A Practical Guide for Therapists & Counselors
A Practical, Hands-On Resource
Treating Sexually Abused Boys is a much-needed resource that offersclinical guidelines for addressing the unique needs of thispopulation. Written by an expert in the field of childhood sexualabuse, the book contains a wealth of exercises and activities thatcan be effectively applied in individual and group therapysettings. The techniques and exercises outlined are specificallydesigned to help sexually abused boys overcome feelings ofhelplessness, fear, and vulnerability and regain a sense ofpersonal power.
"Treating Sexually Abused Boys offers relevant and comprehensiveguidance for all mental health professionals who work with childrenand adolescents. The ready-to-use therapeutic activities make it aninvaluable resource for today's busy clinician."
--Tim Bynum, program director, Sexual Abuse Treatment Services forYWCA of Kauai, Hawaii
"Camino has written a practical, easily understood guide for thosewho work with boys affected by sexual abuse. Both the experiencedtherapist and the newcomer will find it helpful."
--Mic Hunter, author of Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims ofSexual Abuse and editor of The Sexually Abused Male, Volumes I& II
"If you have ever shrunk away from working with boy victims ofsexual abuse-out of fear of the subject's complexity or your ownuncertainty-this book is a must read. It combines practicality witha refreshing directness in teasing apart some of the intricacies ofpower and vulnerability as those issues play out with thistragically underserved population."
--Eugene Porter, author of Treating the Young Male Victim of SexualAssault