Outgrowing the Pain (Paperback)

A Book for and about Adults Abused as Children

By Eliana Gil

Dell, 9780440500063, 96pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1988



This much-needed book pinpoints the typical problems abused children experience when they become adults. The information is presented in a friendly and thorough manner for victims and professionals.

About the Author

Eliana Gil is the author of Outgrowing the Pain and Outgrowing the Pain Together. She has more than forty years of experience working with families and children in need of therapeutic services, and she has contributed to the study of mental and emotional health in children and families. In addition to her therapy services, she lectures, writes books and articles, and is involved with Gil Institute therapy services. Eliana Gil is also the director of the Starbright Institute, which trains other therapists in fields related to child therapy.

Praise For Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and about Adults Abused as Children

"The best book available to help survivors cope and understand." -- Dan Sexton, Director, Childhelp's National Child Abuse Hotline