Emotionally Intelligent Batterer Intervention: Acceptance-Based, Cognitive Behavioral Domestic Violence Group Treatment Manual

Wendy W Coates (Author)
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Emotionally Intelligent Batterer Intervention is an acceptance based, cognitive behavioral treatment manual. This comprehensive treatment manual utilizes research and scientifically validated methods for producing positive change and growth. While this treatment manual is written for the male batterer, the techniques for emotional regulation benefit all individuals. In addition to group treatment, Emotionally Intelligent Batterer Intervention is recommended for use by private practitioners who are treating individuals struggling with abusive or unhealthy relationship patterns. Batterer intervention treatment is often the first counseling experience for many of our participants. Before attending your first group, you may experience a variety of emotions. Some people discuss feeling nervous or anxious, others express anger or resentment, and still others express interest and curiosity. Regardless of the feelings you may bring to your first group, it's likely you will have questions about what to expect. Many people enter therapy with the false assumption that the therapist is going to fix all of their problems and tell them what to do. If therapists don't tell you what to do and fix all of your problems then what do therapists do? It's helpful to think of a therapist as a guide or a coach. Imagine that you have the goal of summiting Mount Everest. You're an avid hiker and it's your dream to achieve this ultimate goal. People who take on an expedition like Mount Everest are capable of achieving their goal, but they will not make the perilous journey by themselves. In order to safely reach the summit, you will want to join a group who is lead by an experienced guide. The guide cannot climb the mountain for you, all of the hard work will be done by each individual climber. The guide is simply there to share information, provide direction, and reduce high-risk mistakes along the journey. Whether or not you reach your goal is entirely up to you. As a group, we wi

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Outskirts Press
Publish Date
January 25, 2017
8.5 X 0.43 X 11.0 inches | 1.07 pounds
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