An Uncommon Dialogue

By: Drake , Debra J.

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A gripping autobiographical account of two years spent in psychotherapy to deal with childhood sexual abuse, this uplifting story is written in two parts: as a dialogue between the patient and her psychiatrist and as a conversation with her mother and sister. The emotions accompanying the narrator's prolonged sexual abuse as a child by her mother's sexual partners slowly unravel and it becomes clear that her mother was aware of the abuse but failed to protect her daughter. Initially a naive, overwhelmed, and confused child, unable to keep a job or develop relationships, the author eventually grows into a clear-thinking adult, aware of her past and capable of understanding its psychological implications.

Title: An Uncommon Dialogue

Author Name: Drake , Debra J.

Categories: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs,

Publisher: Kent Town, SA, Australia, Wakefield Press Pty, Limited: 2005

ISBN Number: 1862546797

ISBN Number 13: 9781862546790

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: As New

Seller ID: 010458

Description: "...it grapples with the controversial and fascinating concept of multiple personality disorder and reveals how learning to trust within a challenging therapeutic relationship can restore hope and change a life."

Keywords: AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIR PSYCHOLOGY,