Knowledge Exchange: Body-focused mental health approaches with survivors of sexual violence

Abbie Fields, Sophie Namy and Elizabeth Dartnall
This Knowledge Exchange seeks to expand our understanding of effective interventions for managing ongoing trauma resulting from child sexual abuse and sexual violence through the lifespan.

This latest learning resource seeks to expand our understanding of effective interventions for managing ongoing trauma resulting from child sexual abuse and sexual violence through the lifespan,highlighting innovative and increasingly evidence-based body-mind approaches that are showing great promise in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other trauma induced symptoms, and exploring some basics about the neuro-biological underpinnings of body-focused interventions. Read the full document here.

 

Citation: Fields, A., Namy, S. & Dartnall, E. (2020). SVRI Knowledge Exchange: Body-focused mental health approaches with survivors of sexual violence, Sexual Violence Research Initiative, Pretoria.