Becoming a Kink Aware Therapist by Caroline Shahbaz,Peter Chirinos

By Caroline Shahbaz,Peter Chirinos

As because of the contemporary media curiosity, the perform of BDSM has develop into extra mainstream but continues to be marginalized. Now greater than ever, better numbers of hetero and LGBTQ are commencing to discover a few kind of BDSM. even though, profound misunderstandings proceed resulting in unintended actual and mental damage.



Drawing on present study and ethnographic narratives from the kink neighborhood, this ebook seeks to supply psychotherapists with an introductory figuring out of the tradition and perform of BDSM, and provides particular healing matters concerning universal misconceptions. This e-book strives to de-pathologize BDSM practices, whereas additionally offering concrete how one can distinguish abuse from consent, destructive codependency, and extra. jam-packed with functional feedback and wealthy case stories, this ebook belongs at the shelf of each therapist seeing BDSM and kink clients.

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