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Welcome to Coffee and Counseling with your hosts Cherlette McCullough and Cristina Ally. We have a great show for you today. Today we are going to talk about The Impacts of Childhood Sexual Abuse and most importantly we will talk about what steps you can take to begin your healing process. So, if you’re ready for a great show, let’s jump right in!
Important Reminder: Please be advised, the content provided in this episode is for psychoeducational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for counseling or for the help of a licensed mental health professional in your life.
Our favorite resources for this episode:
- RAINN.org (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
- Sexual Abuse Statistics provided by the CDC
- Victim Service Center (Orlando, Florida area)
- Listen to our episode on Season 1, Episode 1: “What to Expect In Your First Therapy Appointment”
- 200 Ways to Love the Body You Have
- The Courage to Heal Book
- The Courage to Heal Workbook
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk
- Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman
- 101 Trauma-informed Interventions by Linda Curran (for clinicians)
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Additional Sexual Abuse Recovery resources:
Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
How does it work?
When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider. You can also access 24/7 help online by visiting online.rainn.org.
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