Dancing in the Shadows

Individual and Group Processes
for Women Survivors of Incest and Sexual Abuse

copyright 1992 Laura S. Bryannan, M.A.

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1. Survivor "Checklist"
2. Why Group Work?
3. Forming A Group
4. Group Leadership
5. Ground Rules
6. Breaking the Ice

7. Creating Sacred Space
8. Allies
9. Story Work
10. Mask Making
11. Myth Work

12. Cleansing
13. Body Love
14. The Woman's Inner Masculine
15. The Inner Feminine
16. Family Work
17. Grief and Anger
18. Identifying the Good
19. Healing Techniques

20. Handling "Body Flashbacks"
21. Woman Ritual
22. In Conclusion

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Last Updated: 1 feb 99
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