Spousal rape: A challenge for pastoral counsellors

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Glanville, James A.; Dreyer, Yolanda;
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (issn: 0259-9422, eissn: 2072-8050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/hts.v69i1.1935
  • Subject: BS1-2970 | The Bible | Spousal rape | BV1-5099 | bio-psycho-social matters | cognitive behavioural therapy | Practical Theology | posttraumatic stress | acquaintance rape | pastoral counselling
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | education | mental disorders | behavioral disciplines and activities | social sciences

This article reflects on the criticism regarding the pastoral counsellor’s dealings with spousal rape victims. It argues that counsellors should be sensitive not to be biased, either personally or theologically, and should have an understanding of the biopsychosocial ... View more
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