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The role of group therapy in incest counseling

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The use of group therapy is an essential component in the treatment program for victims of incest, their families, and offenders at the Center Against Sexual Assault in Phoenix, Arizona. Four types of groups are conducted on a continuous basis: (a) adults who were victims as children, (b) families of victims, (c) offenders, and (d) child victims. Group therapy is the predominant treatment modality for the 400 incestuous families seen at CASA. Details of each of the four groups are given in this article.

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Correspondence to Carol Fowler M.A., M.C..

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Fowler, C., Burns, S.R. & Roehl, J.E. The role of group therapy in incest counseling. International Journal of Family Therapy 5, 127–135 (1983).

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