Our expert says:
DO ask the police and prosecutors what victim assistance programs they may have to help you, especially to get through the trial - they're supposed to provide such help, but we all know the police and court services are often deplorable. But you may be lucky and should make use of any help that's available there.
Then it would be useful to see a psychologist for assessment and counselling of you, your husband and parents. The child of 20 months is probably not having nightmares due directly to the awful events, but as a reaction to how upset her mother, so understandably, is.
Any up-to-date pychologist using modern methods like CBT, should be able to help and within a relatively short period of time. There is no national listing of good shrinks, but a group like FAMSA may be able to recommend some good counsellors accessable to you
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