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(p. 691) Treating Trauma and Abuse 

(p. 691) Treating Trauma and Abuse
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(p. 691) Treating Trauma and Abuse
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Elaine Ducharme

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190272166.003.0057
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date: 20 September 2017

This chapter explores the challenges and benefits of developing a private practice that specializes in the treatment of trauma and abuse. It identifies key areas a clinician must consider in formulating a treatment approach with these clients. The chapter discusses the importance of understanding how to run a business and the clinician’s need to get beyond fears of asking for payment with these often-challenging clients in order to make a living. Concrete ideas for developing this interest into a niche practice are offered. Key resources are also presented.

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