Child Abuse

Child abuse is ridiculously prevalent across the world and it needs to stop. Not only because you’re harming vulnerable, innocent, and trusting young people who rely on us adults for everything but your affecting future generations-the child survivors who grow up. Grow up and continue to struggle with their own mental health, relationships, and repeating the cycle of abuse because they don’t know any other way. It’s time to stop child sexual abuse, neglect, physical abuse, incest, domestic violence, community violence, and other traumas that cause fear in children. This space is dedicated to helping survivors of child abuse heal and recover, and for those who love and support them.

How Child Sexual Abuse Impacts the Developing Brain 

child sexual abuse and the developing brain

How Child Sexual Abuse Impacts the Developing Brain  (part 1 in a 5 part series) We all know that sexual abuse has lasting effects on the person who was abused. This often shows up as chronic feelings of low self-esteem, shame, anxiety, depression, and more. But what is not talked about as much is how…

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What is Dissociation? Why Do I Feel Stuck? 

Part 1 of 2 Do you ever wonder why you sometimes do things you don’t really want to do? Why you will say “yes” or say nothing when you really want to say “no”? Why you feel like you sometimes shut down or feel a sense of overwhelm in the presence of a man? Do…

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