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Outsmarting the riptide of domestic violence
Pat Pernicano

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Outsmarting the riptide of domestic violence
metaphor and mindfulness for change
Pat Pernicano

Published 2012 by Jason Aronson in Lanham, Md .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Stories for pre-contemplation
Investing in others : relationships
Weighing the risks and benefits of change
Tuning in : parent-child interaction
Repeated exposure to domestic violence
Self-destructive behavior
Confronting entitlement
Stories for contemplation
Peeling away defenses
Safety for self and others
The blame game
Thinking and planning in relationships
Relationship roles
The cycle of abuse
Beyond sex to intimacy
Stores for preparation
The powerful pull of the past
Having the right tools: survival skills
Facing your own monsters
Identifying and expressing feelings
Change takes time
What comes next? : planning ahead
Recognizing danger
Opening your heart
Expecting the worst : fight or flight
Stories for action
Understanding PTSD
Telling your story : trauma narratives
Getting past the obstacles
The whole is greater : becoming new and different
Mood management
Seeking approval : attachment disruption
Cleaning up addictive behaviors
Trauma reminders
Regulating affect
Speaking the same language
Avoiding blind spots
Giving birth to something remarkable
Unconditional positive self-regard
Stories for maintenance
Leaving the past behind
Preventing relapse
Becoming whole
Appendix a: mindfulness overview and narratives
Appendix b: adult attachment questions
About the author.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HV6626 .P457 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

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9780765708854, 9780765708861
LC Control Number


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