Breaking the Silence on Spiritual Abuse

  • Lisa Oakley
  • Kathryn Kinmond

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Lisa Oakley, Kathryn Kinmond
    Pages 1-6
  3. Lisa Oakley
    Pages 7-22
  4. Lisa Oakley
    Pages 23-55
  5. Lisa Oakley
    Pages 56-82
  6. Lisa Oakley
    Pages 83-88
  7. Lisa Oakley, Kathryn Kinmond
    Pages 120-124
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 125-142

About this book


Providing a balance of empirical research and practical concerns, this book explores the definitions and historical context of spiritual abuse, outlines a process model for the different stages of spiritual abuse and includes strategies for therapists working with survivors of spiritual abuse.


Spiritual Abuse Spirituality Abuse Counselling Therapy Supervision Christianity Trauma amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) empirical research individual model research Spirit stage

Authors and affiliations

  • Lisa Oakley
    • 1
  • Kathryn Kinmond
    • 1
  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan UniversityUK

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