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What is one rationalization some have about abuse of the personal contact boundary
are some biases against the validity of the topic of the Sexual abuse of Power
between client and therapists?
is one key factor that adds to the power imbalance between client and therapists?
are hurdles that remain after the client leaves the abusive relationship?
What are characteristics that separate the normal power imbalance in a therapeutic relationship from an unethical power imbalance?
are warning signs that a client may be vulnerable to an abusive balance of
are the categories listed in Schoener's typology of abuse?
What is one reason females are more
vulnerable to therapeutic sexual abuse according to Penfold?
What are some factors exploitative therapy
relationships can contain?
are the three phases a victim may experience once she realizes the truth about
is a key in working with a client who has been abused by a therapist?
What are three phases of healing for
the survivor of abuse?
are some feelings an abuse survivor experiences to detour him or her from informing
A. Many are still programmed to believe that they will be
happy and fulfilled by serving others.
B. Indulgence of professional
privilege, role reversal, secrecy, and a double bind.
C. 1. focuses
on her partner without any regard for her own needs, 2. remains subservient and
self-effacing, and 3. starts to regain some control over her life.
The Bad Apple; Victim Blaming; Sexism; the Eunuch idea; and Codes of Ethics.
Naive and uninformed, healthy or mildly neurotic, severely neurotic, character
disorders, sociopath or narcissistic, and psychotic or borderline personality
F. Experiencing a shutdown of thoughts, feelings, judgment
G. to show I understand, accept, and support
their feelings of betrayal and anger.
H. Faith placed in the therapists
as having special status.
I. Idealization of the professional; wishes
for a rescuer; intense feelings bound up in the relationship; and traumatic transfer.
Diversion, erotic, exhibitionistic, dependency, power seeking, greed, and enabling.
Sexual abuse of clients mainly happened in the 90s, and before. Today therapist
are too lawsuit conscious for this to be an issue.
L. Seeking and finding
support from friends and seeking professional help.
M. Shame, self-doubt,
N. 1. Remembering the
trauma; 2. getting in touch with the feelings; and 3. developing a survivor rather
than a victim mentality.