Course: Door of Hope: Recovery from Sexual Abuse
by Jan Frank
Through this popular therapeutic book, Jan Frank, encourages victims of abuse to face the reality of what took place in their lives and the aftershocks that continue to take a toll. Then, implementing a Christian therapeutic approach, she walks them through the steps, and the stories of healing.
As a victim of incest herself, Jan Frank understands the confounding feelings with which victims wrestle and she offers empathy, understanding and proven steps toward recovery. Each step is explained in its own chapter: from Facing the Problem to Tracing Behavioral Difficulties and Symptoms, to Rebuilding Self-Image and Relationships, etc., and eventually Restoration. The book concludes with an excellent section featuring answers to questions most often asked by abuse victims and those who love them. Clinicians and their clients will benefit from a touching and therapeutic journey through the Door of Hope.
Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:
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Bio: Jan FrankJan Frank is a licensed marriage, family therapist. She is an internationally recognized expert in leading support/therapy groups for incest and sexual abuse victims. For over 25 years she has led workshops on how to diagnose and treat sexual abuse victims. Her clear communication of the issues vital for healing, disclosure of her own story, commitment to scripture and spirituality brings restoration to hurting people. She is a frequent speaker at converences, women's events, and on radio and television programs. Her other books include Unclaimed Baggage and A Graceful Waiting.
Following the completion of a two year pilot study through Talbot Seminary's Institute of Spiritual Formation she helped launch a Spiritual Formation program at her church where she also leads a Bible study.