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Rebecca Mandeville, MFT

About Rebecca Mandeville, MFT

Rebecca C. Mandeville, MFT is a Psychotherapist and trauma-informed Recovery Coach, as well as an internationally recognized Family Systems expert. She served as Core Faculty at the world-renowned Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, where she first began identifying, defining, describing, and bringing attention to what she named (for research purposes) Family Scapegoating Abuse (FSA). You can purchase her book, 'Rejected, Shamed, and Blamed: Help and Hope for Adults in the Family Scapegoat Role' on Amazon and most other major online retailers.

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The Invisible Wounds of Psycho-Emotional Child Abuse – Part One

Note: This article was first published in 2014 and revised in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Were You a Victim of ‘Invisible Abuse’ in Your Family-Of-Origin? Ever wonder if you were… Read more »

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5 Critical Things to Know About Family Scapegoating Abuse (FSA)

Since beginning this ‘Scapegoat Recovery’ blog last year, many readers have written me with questions regarding family scapegoating and the challenges faced when attempting to recover from it’s damaging effects…. Read more »