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In 2010 newspapers nationwide printed over 36,000 stories related to sex crimes. Senator Scott Brown, actor Tyler Perry, Dancing With the Stars
celebrity Cheryl Burke, and Precious
actress Mo’Nique are just a few well-known personalities revealing stories of sexual abuse. Allegations within the Roman Catholic Church and the use of the internet by sexual predators have caught the attention of every major network. Media exposure of these high-profile cases has opened the door for others to break their silence of sexual abuse.
But what happens next? Breaking the silence is only the first step. How does one navigate the journey to healing once the wounds are exposed?Say It Out Loud: Revealing and Healing the Scars of Sexual Abuse
provides proven strategies for healing. More than 70 personal journal entries authenticate the strategies presented in the 55,000-word manuscript, making Say It Out Loud
unparalleled in a market aimed at victims and their families, therapists and educators.
I hold a bachelor's degree in special education and a master's degree in counseling. My professional credentials combined with personal experience in therapy give me both objective and subjective perspectives of the therapeutic process, making me uniquely qualified to write this book.
I write a health and wellness column for [Blank], online local news published by the [Blank] Media Group. I’ve written for the [Blank] and [Blank] National Network’s online journal; blog on [Blank]; and maintain a website: [Blank].