Adults with histories of being abused as children present unique challenges for counselors. For instance, these clients often struggle with establishing and maintaining a therapeutic alliance. They may rapidly shift their notion of the counselor from very favorable to very unfavorable in line with concomitant shifts in their emotional states. Furthermore, they may anxiously expect the counselor to abandon them and thus increase pressure on the counselor to prove otherwise. The motivating factor for many of these clients is mistrust of people in general — and often for good reason. This article explores the psychological and interpersonal aspect of child sexual abuse by a parent and its treatment, with a particular focus on its relationship to betrayal trauma, dissociation and complex trauma.
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The Colt family incest case concerns an Australian family discovered in to have been engaging in four generations of incest beginning with a couple known as Tim and June Colt who emigrated from New Zealand in the s. They all lived on a farm near Boorowa , New South Wales. The name "Colt" is a pseudonym used by New South Wales courts and government agencies, as are all of the family's given names. June, who was the product of brother-sister incest, married Tim in Tim formed a musical band with his family. In , Betty, wanting to know if June could donate a kidney to a granddaughter, found out that her mother June was inbred. The family grew to nearly 40 members ranging from grandparents to mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, aunts, uncles, nephews, brothers and sisters all engaging in various forms of incest. Many of the children suffered from deformities and medical problems. School attendance was transient and happened only when welfare officers came, and children needed remedial teaching once there.
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