Clients may request therapy for symptoms that resemble those for sexual abuse survivors, although they have sketchy or no memories for abuse. "Recovered memory" therapy has been the subject of considerable controversy and legal debate. There are still many other options for treating the clients distress without using "memory recovery" techniques. Goals, skills, and techniques for working with these clients are presented here.
Williams, Marleen S.
""Can I Feel Better Even If I Can't Remember?" Helping Clients With Incomplete Memories,"
Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy: Vol. 23
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/irp/vol23/iss1/9