Christiane Sanderson BSc, MSc


Responding to survivors of child sexual abuse

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Christiane has a BSc 1st Class Honours degree in Psychology from University College London and a MSc in Counselling Psychology. She is a lecturer in psychology and counselling at the University of Roehampton and a Sessional Lecturer at Birkbeck College, the University of London. She also lectures at the City Literary Institute. And she is an External Moderator to the MSc in Child Psychotherapy by the Metanoia Institute.

Having written two booklets for One in Four charity, Christiane is also author of Survivors of Domestic Abuse, Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, The Seduction of Children: Empowering Parents and Teachers to Protect Children from Child Sexual Abuse, Introduction to Counselling Survivors of Interpersonal Trauma, The Warrior Within - A One in Four Handbook to aid Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse and Violence, The Spirit Within - A One in Four Handbook to aid recovery from religious sexual abuse across all faiths. 

Christiane is a member of the British Psychological Society with 24 years of research and clinical experience in childhood sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence and complex trauma. Religious sexual abuse. Sexual exploitation by counsellors and therapists. Trauma, PTSD and Dissociation. Secondary Traumatic Stress in professionals working with trauma. Sexuality and sexual dysfunction, in particular paedophilia and sado-masochism. 

Christiane is Trustee to the charity One in Four which provides specialist long term counselling to survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual and domestic violence.