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Trauma psychotherapy with people involved in BDSM/kink: Five common misconceptions and five essential clinical skills

Return to Articles Y. Gavriel Ansara, PhD Psychol, MSc Soc Psychol, MCouns, BA Intl & Cross-Cultural Health with African Studies, Dip Adv Clin Family Therapy, CCTP-II, CFTP, Ansara Psychotherapy & Imanadari Counselling Melbourne Branch.   Introduction Multiple studies suggest that psychotherapists have negative misconceptions about people involved or interested in BDSM/kink, are largely unfamiliar with …

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Trauma psychotherapy with people involved in BDSM/kink: Five common misconceptions and five essential clinical skills

Y. Gavriel Ansara, PhD Psychol, MSc Soc Psychol, MCouns, BA Intl & Cross-Cultural Health with African Studies, Dip Adv Clin Family Therapy, CCTP-II, CFTP, Ansara Psychotherapy & Imanadari Counselling Melbourne Branch.    Abstract Psychotherapists’ negative misconceptions about people involved or interested in BDSM/kink can result in unethical clinical practices and ineffective or harmful therapeutic outcomes. …

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