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The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction : A Comprehensive Counseling Resource - Janelle Hallman

The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction

A Comprehensive Counseling Resource

Paperback Published: 30th April 2008
ISBN: 9780830834297
Number Of Pages: 311

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The fruit of years of training, research and counseling experience, Janelle Hallman has drawn together a comprehensive resource for those who are interested in understanding and counseling women in conflict with same sex attraction. In this ground-breaking work, Hallman sets forth the unique dimensions of struggle that women experience through the presentation of research, interviews and clinical experience. This is an indispensable guide for understanding and a manual for counseling adult women seeking to "mature in giving and receiving love in all of their] relationships, and no longer be restricted by destructive relational patterns."

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Prologuep. 11
The Building Blocks: Understanding Their Storiesp. 15
The Women and Their Right to Choosep. 17
The Therapist and Professional Competencyp. 36
Missing a "Home": Attachment and Selfp. 50
Lost in Confusion: Gender Nonconformity and Socializationp. 73
Looking for Home: Depending on You for Mep. 98
The Work of Restoration: Leading Them Homep. 115
Securing the Foundation: Acceptance and Attunementp. 117
Rebuilding on a Corrective Relationship: Trust and Empathyp. 138
Four Basic Blueprints: Understanding the Various Profilesp. 158
Discovering Her Own Home: Opening Doors to Healthy Intimacyp. 181
Leaving the Home of Another: Dealing with Same-Sex Attractionsp. 206
Forgotten Rooms: Transference and Countertransferencep. 232
Finding the Feminine Withinp. 258
Venturing Out: The World of Men and Closurep. 280
Epiloguep. 293
Group Therapyp. 295
Male Therapistsp. 301
Referencesp. 304
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ISBN: 9780830834297
ISBN-10: 083083429X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 311
Published: 30th April 2008
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.51

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