1st Edition

Sexual Dilemmas For The Helping Professional
Revised and Expanded Edition

ISBN 9781138004863
Published September 11, 2014 by Routledge
304 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

This volume speaks directly to the issues that underlie sexual dynamics between clinicians and clients. Substantially updated and enlarged, this second edition addresses head-on the heightened openness and awareness of the contemporary consulting room.

Table of Contents

1 Troubled Waters 2 Seduction 3 Power 4 Opportunity, 5 Self-interest 6 Morality 7 The Question of Personal Regard 8 Like Client, Like Clinician 9 Relationships Among Staff Members 10 Liabilities, Guidelines

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JERRY EDELWICH, M.S.W., C.I.S.W., is Assistant Professor of Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counseling at Manchester Community College, Manchester, Connecticut. He pioneered both in studying the formerly taboo area of client-clinician sexual dynamics and in developing practical guidelines for clinician training in this area. Edelwich is Director of the New England Association of Reality Therapy, which conducts training on a regional, national, and international scale. ARCHIE BRODSKY, a professional writer, is senior research associate at the Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School.