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 invite voices of survivors to our blog to shed light on healing, thriving and reclaiming their lives. Welcome Stephanie March today as she shares how she mended the broken mirrors of her life caused by domestic violence–relevant to anyone who has […]
We’re continuing our ongoing outreach for our film Boys and Men Healing from childhood sexual abuse, and for The Healing Years, a documentary about women survivors healing from childhood abuse. We hope these quotes will boost hope today as you move forward in your healing. “Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll […]
Healing from childhood sexual abuse requires courage, but thriving is the prize.
We all need self-care, yet after writing our last blog, Time for Rest, I thought about the significance of of self-care for individuals healing from childhood abuse, trauma and addictions. It struck me that by choosing to engage in a daily self-care practice, they heeded the call to embark on a hero’s journey. A commitment to self-care is ultimately […]
We’ve been away quite a long time on a new project assisting in distributing a theatrical release of a feature film, refocusing our work goals, getting a facelift for our website, and managing screenings of Boys and Men Healing throughout the country. Earlier this year, I also completed the production of a documentary for Vertigo Charitable […]