Counseling Scenario

Janet just completed her fourth divorce. She is in her early 30s. Her personal life is in chaos. She has children by three of her former husbands. Janet has struggled with addiction issues over the years including alcohol and drugs. She came from a very difficult family where her parents were alcoholics and often fought with each other. Janet was sexually abused by her uncle on more than one occasion when he lived with the family during her early teen years. Janet's problems with drugs and alcohol began as a teenager.

Janet has seemingly had a rough early adulthood that was turbulent. Changing her attitudes, belief, and values could be a difficult proposition and will mostly likely time a significant amount of time. It seems reasonable to suspect that Janet's basic human needs are not being met and this could also impact her children's quality of life. Counseling...
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