Treatment Resources: Incest
Comforter Network - The Voice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Parents United
Voices of Incest - A non-profit organization meeting needs of adults molested as children in the Greater Los Angeles Area. We provide all day workshops, weekly group therapy and referral services.
I.S.A. (Incest Survivors Anonymous) Int'l. Founded 1980. Based on the 12 steps and 12 traditions of AA. Men, women and teens meet to share their experience, strength and hope, so that they may recover from their incest experiences and break free to a new peace of mind. Not open to perpetrators or satanists. Assistance in starting I.S.A. groups. Send a self-addressed stamped envelope when writing. Contact: I.S.A., P.O. Box 17245 Long Beach, CA 90807-7245.
Incest Resources, Inc. (Resource) Founded 1980. Provides educational and resource materials for female and male survivors and for professionals working with survivors. International listing of survivors self-help groups. Manual for starting survivor self-help group. For complete information send S.A.S.E. with two 1st class stamps. Contact: Incest Resources, Inc., 46 Pleasant St., Cambridge, MA 02139. (NO CALLS PLEASE)
Survivors of Incest Anonymous Newsletter ($15/yr), literature ($33.55 for 42 pieces), assistance in starting groups, volunteer information and referral line, speakers bureau. Send self-addressed stamped envelope when writing. Contact: SIA, P.O. Box 21817, Baltimore, MD 21222-6817. Call (410)282-3400; FAX: (410)282-3400.
Incest - article by E. Sue Blume, CSW
Normative Sexual Behavior in Children: A Contemporary Sample by William N. Friedrich*, Jennifer Fisher*, Daniel Broughton*, Margaret Houston*, and Constance R. Shafran. "Sexual behavior in children can cause uncertainty in the clinician because of the relationship between sexual abuse and sexual behavior. Consequently, it is important to understand normative childhood sexual behavior."
The Welcome to an Incest Survivor's Group - Survivor's of Incest Anonymous website
Readings - Couples
Ghosts in the Bedroom : A Guide for Partners of Incest Survivors by Ken Graber
Incest and Sexuality : A Guide to Understanding and Healing by Wendy Maltz, Beverly Holman (Contributor)
Outgrowing the Pain Together : A Book for Spouses and Partners of Adults Abused As Children by Eliana, Phd Gil
Allies in Healing : When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused As a Child, a Support Book by Laura Davis
Readings - Family
The Hidden Legacy : Uncovering, Confronting and Healing Three Generations of Incest by Barbara Small Hamilton, Bruce Robinson (Editor)
Incestuous Families : An Ecological Approach to Understanding and Treatment by James W., Ph.D. Maddock, Noel R. Larson (Contributor)
A Mother's Nightmare-Incest : A Practical Legal Guide for Parents and Professionals by John E. B. Myers
Families in Recovery: Healing the Damage of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Beverly Engel, Beverly Engel MFT
Systemic Treatment of Families Who Abuse (Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series) by Eliana Gil
Trauma-Organized Systems : Physical and Sexual Abuse in Families (Systemic Thinking and Practice) by Arnon Bentovim
Readings - Groups
Healing for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse : A 12-Session Group Treatment Program by Bonnie J. Collins, Kathryn Marsh
Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse : Healing Through Group Work : Beyond Survival (Haworth Marriage and the Family,)
Group Treatment of Adult Incest Survivors (Interpersonal Violence : The Practice Series) by Mary Ann Donaldson, Susan Cordes-Green
Related Abuse Issues

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site


Selected Readings Adult Survivors
Behind Closed Doors in White South Africa : Incest Survivors Tell Their Stories by Diana E. H. Russell (Editor), Jo Campling (Editor)
Betrayal of Innocence : Incest and Its Devastation by Susan Forward, Craig Buck
Conspiracy of Silence : The Trauma of Incest by Sandra Butler
Coping With Incest (Coping Series) by Deborah A. Miller, Pat Kelly
Father-Daughter Incest (with a new Afterword) by Judith Lewis Herman, Lisa Hirschman
Healing the Incest Wound : Adult Survivors in Therapy by Christine A. Courtois
Incest and Sexuality : A Guide to Understanding and Healing by Wendy Maltz, Beverly Holman (Contributor)
Integrating the Shattered Self : Psychotherapy With Adult Incest Survivors by Nicki Roth
Treating Incest : A Multiple Systems Perspective by Terry S. Trepper, Mary Jo Barrett (Editor)
Victims No Longer : Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse by Mike Lew, Ellen Bass
Banished Knowledge : Facing Childhood Injuries by Alice Miller
Betrayed as Boys: Psychodynamic Treatment of Sexually Abused Men by Richard B. Gartner
Breaking Down the Wall of Silence : The Liberating Experience of Facing Painful Truth by Alice Miller, Simon Worrall (Translator)
The Courage to Heal : A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass (Preface), Laura Davis (Preface)
The Drama of the Gifted Child : The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller, Ruth Ward (Translator)
The Sexual Healing Journey : A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Wendy Maltz, Carol Arian (Illustrator)
Sexual Trauma and Psychopathology : Clinical Intervention With Adult Survivors by Shanti Shapiro, George M. Dominiak
Treating Patients With Memories of Abuse : Legal Risk Management (Psychologists in Independent Practice Book Series) by Leon, Ph.D. Vandecreek, Samuel J. Knapp
Victims No Longer : Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse by Mike Lew, Ellen Bass
Wednesday's Child : Research into Women's Experience of Neglect and Abuse in Childhood, and Adult Depression by Antonia Bifulco, Patricia Moran
Readings - Child/Teen
Children Speak for Themselves : Using the Kempe Interactional Assessment to Evaluate Allegations of Parent-Child Sexual Abuse by Clare Haynes-Seman, David Baumgarten
Daddy's Girl by Charlotte Valeallen, Charlotte Vale Allen
Father-Daughter Incest (with a new Afterword) by Judith Lewis Herman, Lisa Hirschman
How Long Does It Hurt? : A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families (The Josse Social Behavi) by Cynthia L. Mather, Kristina E. Debye, Judy Wood (Illustrator), Eliana Gil (Designer)
Laurie Tells by Linda Lowery, John Eric Karpinski (Illustrator)
Silently Seduced : When Parents Make Their Children Partners : Understanding Covert Incest by Kenneth M. Adams
Treating Abused Adolescents by Eliana Gil
Abused Boys : The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse by Mic Hunter
The Abused Child : Psychodynamic Understanding and Treatment by Toni Vaughn Heineman, Alicia F. Lieberman (Foreword)
Breaking the Silence : Art Therapy With Children from Violent Homes by Cathy A. Malchiodi
The Butterfly Children : An Account of Non-Directive Play Therapy by Carole Kaplan, Rick Telford
Child Abuse : Fear in the Home (Information Plus Compacts) by Mark A. Siegel (Editor), Nancy R. Jacobs (Editor), Margaret Mitchell, Mark Jacobs (Editor)
Child Abuse : Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology (Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry (Cloth), Vol 10)
Even from a Broken Web : Brief, Respectful Solution-Oriented Therapy for Sexual Abuse and Trauma by William Hudson O'Hanlon, Bob Bertolino, Bill O'Hanlon
For Your Own Good : Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence by Alice Miller, Hunter Hannum (Translator), Hildegarde Hannum (Translator)
The Healing Power of Play : Working With Abused Children by Eliana Gil
I Told My Secret: A Book for Kids Who Were Abused by Eliana Gil, Sally Haskell (Illustrator)
Play Diagnosis and Assessment by Charles Schaefer, Karen Gitlin-Weiner, Alice Sandgrund (Editor)
The Untouched Key : Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness by Alice Miller, Hildegarde Hannum, Hunter Hannum