She attended twelve appointments over a six-month period. In this scenario, the professional counsellor uses an eclectic approach incorporating Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Abuse Literature Approaches. Background Marna is a year-old woman who was sexually abused by her father when she was a teenager. Although she has always had some recollections of the abuse, it is not until recently that Marna has felt that it was having a big impact on her life. She has not told her partner about the abuse.
Afr J Reprod Health. It is largely underreported and commonly goes unpunished in our society as it is commonly perpetrated by close ones including family relations. Victims are left with the adverse sequelae associated with it sometimes for life. This report highlights the management of a case of PID in a child as a result of incest perpetrated by her father. It also brings to fore the problems and challenges of child sexual abuse in Nigeria.
What difficulties was Elsa having? Elsa was very unhappy at home and at school. She was finding it very hard to get to sleep at night and then she had nightmares when she did get to sleep. When she woke up after a bad night she was often bad tempered in the morning and she argued a lot with her parents. Elsa worried about lots of different things.
It is also Human Rights Day. Violence against women is among the most wide-spread human rights violations globally. It is unacceptable that in the 21st century, one in three women experiences violence at least once in her lifetime.