We’re so grateful for our guest post this week by T. Christopher Crandall who was featured in the male survivor support group in our documentary, Boys and Men Healing. We’re so proud of T. Christopher, his commitment to healing and all his subsequent successes! He is a returning undergraduate student in the Department of Sociology […]
TakingBackOurselves Weekend of Recovery For Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse October 21-23, 2016, Los Gatos, California www.takingbackourselves.com In April, 2015 at the Hope Springs Institute, an unlikely place of refuge in the middle of rural Ohio, women survivors of sexual abuse participated in the second TakingBackOurselves Weekend of Recovery. Over the past two years, women […]
As part of our continued outreach for our films about healing from abuse, we welcome Stephanie March today as she shares how creativity is a vital force in her healing from abuse. Stephanie is a writer, survivor, and advocate. Her articles have been featured on XOJane, Kindness Blog, and The Huffington Post. She is a […]
As part of our continued outreach for Boys and Men Healing documentary, we invite guest blogger, Ken Followell, a survivor of boyhood childhood sexual abuse and leading advocate, who writes from a personal perspective about self-forgiveness. His journey to self-forgiveness required self-examination, determination and placing the blame where it belonged — on the perpetrator. In […]
The Dilemma of Being the Only One in the Room Thoughts from a Survivor Therapist As part of our continued outreach for our documentaries related to healing from childhood sexual abuse, we once again welcome our guest blogger, Mikele Rauch. Since 1983, Mikele Rauch has worked with men and women survivors of sexual, religious, ritual and physical abuse. In […]
One way we continue outreach for our documentary, Boys and Men Healing from childhood sexual abuse, is to engage our audience by offering blogs written by leaders in the field related to the film’s topic. Today, we welcome our guest blogger, Mikele Rauch. Since 1983, Mikele Rauch has worked with men and women survivors of […]
Guest Post by Roger A. Canaff Legal Expert, Anti-Violence & Child Protection Advocate August 13, 2014 Healing can, thankfully, take many forms over a long and perhaps perpetual journey. The trick, I think, is to embrace the ride as something more joyful in its own right rather than a task. Thriving is what then […]
Healing from childhood sexual abuse requires courage, but thriving is the prize.