Posts Tagged ‘children’

The Sexualization Of Children and How This Can Impact Your Child Sexual Abuse Survivor: 4 Tips To Help Them Stop Blaming Themselves For The Sexual Abuse They Endured

The sexualization of children is not the same as child sexual abuse and yet the lasting impacts can be just as pervasive. When we sexualize children we place them in adult roles, as opposed to seeing them as children. The sexualization of children refers to placing adult attributes on a child’s body and then assigning…

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How Child Sexual Abuse Impacts the Developing Brain 

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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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Online Therapy with Children

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You see children as young as 7 online? How does this work? This is a question I get pretty regularly, and my answer is typically similar to working with an adult online. Yet that doesn’t feel sufficient enough of an explanation. Therefore I thought I would take the time to talk about that here. I…

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