Leaving Darkness Behind

Recovery From Childhood Sexual Abuse

APA LIFETOOLSISBN: 9781433833939

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Elizabeth M. Altmaier
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272

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Description

Elizabeth M. Altmaier, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology and Community and Behavioral Health at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on issues of trauma in the experiences of interpersonal offenses, and in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and chronic pain. Her studies also highlight positive processes, such as forgiveness, posttraumatic growth, and meaning-making. She has published on childhood sexual abuse within a faith context, and has authored academic books on meaning-making in trauma. Post-retirement, she is writing, volunteering, and advocating for mental and physical health needs for under-resourced persons. She lives in Iowa City.
Acknowledgments Introduction: Defining Recovery Chapter 1. Childhood Sexual Abuse: You are Not Alone Chapter 2. Understanding Complex Trauma Chapter 3. Recovery Chapter 4. Resilience Chapter 5. Grief Chapter 6. Meaning Chapter 7. Spirituality Chapter 8. Connection Chapter 9. Forgiveness Chapter 10. Hope Chapter 11. Thriving References About the Author

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