I'm excited to announce a new Survivors Group program is starting on Wednesday, November 4th! This is a group for female adult (age 18+) survivors of child sexual abuse (abuse occurring at age 14 and younger). The Group will meet every Wednesday for 8 weeks from 5:30pm-7:30pm. The weeks of 11/23 and 12/21 will meet on … Continue reading Upcoming Survivors Group Start!
One of the most frustrating things as a mental health therapist working with adult survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA) is how rarely CSA is talked about outside of the therapy office. It creates a taboo, secretive air around being a survivor and can certainly add to the shame, guilt and aloneness often experienced by survivors. One … Continue reading #takebackchildhood
What is dissociation? Dissociation is essentially the lack of integration of mind and body, and is a coping mechanism all humans use, some more often or more intensely than others. Dissociation is arguably one of the most creative and intelligent ways our bodies and minds help us survive. How do I know if I dissociate? Dissociation … Continue reading demystifying dissociation