Sexual Abuse or Assault

Sexual abuse is a term uses to describe any type of non-consensual sexual violence, including sexual assault or rape, child sexual abuse, and intimate partner sexual violence. Sexual violence can have lasting psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor. Survivors will commonly feel a range of emotions, including shame, fear and guilt and may develop symptoms of depression, PTSD, addiction or anxiety. If you have experienced sexual abuse or assault of any kind, there is help available. You do not have to handle your issues alone. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s experts specializing in addressing the trauma of sexual abuse or assault.

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My clients include adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, adult sexual assault survivors, and survivors of multiple assaults.

— Julie Collura, Clinical Social Worker in Portland, OR

I work with all trauma and am currently a certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and Certified Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. I am also trained in Brainspotting and believe this to be a powerful tool when processing trauma. We will take our time to process the trauma and my goal is to provide safe space where you feel free to explore how trauma is impacting your life.

— Ashlei Lien, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Inglewood, CA
 

I have worked with hundreds of clients who have experienced sexual abuse/assault. I have seen countless clients experience complete healing from these violations.

— Alissa Beuerlein, Counselor in Nashville, TN

Sexual violence impacts a large portion of our population. I have found that when you make it safe to talk about, many people have stories to tell. My research in graduate school focused on working with sexual abuse victim/survivors. I have worked with a large number of victim/survivors in support groups, as well as providing individual therapy to people struggling with a history of sexual violence.

— Mark Myran, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Alamitos, CA
 

I have assisted many clients become freed from the burden of trauma memories from sexual abuse or assault.

— Jordan Nodelman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Wilton Manors, FL

In healing from sexual abuse or assault we start by creating safety. Safety in your relationship with me, safety in your world, and safety with your body. I support you in connecting with your body and honoring your body’s signals. We will work together to build a healthy sex life that prioritizes your health, safety, and desires.

— Ciara Bogdanovic, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Beverly Hills, CA
 

With over a quarter century & 40k hours of expert treatment for all types of sexual misbehaviors provided, I give you an evidence based, research oriented treating of “sex addiction”, Out of Control Sexual Behavior, App Hook-Ups, Strip Clubs, Massage Parlors, compulsivity, Professional Sexual Misconduct, serial affairs, as a Certified sexual misbehavior professional. James Foley LCSW 60 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10165 718-208-6135 www.sexuallycompulsive.com

— "Sex Addiction", Sexual Misbehavior Absolute Expert James Foley, Psychotherapist in New York, New York, NY

I previously worked at the The Center for Relationships and Sexual Health in Royal Oak, Michigan. My clientele included work with LGBTQ teens and adults as well as individuals who had experienced sexual assault and trauma.

— Leticia Berg, Psychotherapist in Ann Arbor, MI
 

With over a quarter century & 40k hours of expert treatment for all types of sexual misbehaviors provided, I give you an evidence based, research oriented treating of “sex addiction”, Out of Control Sexual Behavior, App Hook-Ups, Strip Clubs, Massage Parlors, compulsivity, Professional Sexual Misconduct, serial affairs, porn, as a Certified sexual misbehavior professional. James Foley LCSW 60 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10165 718-208-6135 www.sexuallycompulsive.com

— "Sex Addiction", Sexual Misbehavior Absolute Expert James Foley, Psychotherapist in New York, New York, NY

Sexual abuse or assault, whether as an adult or as a child is in my opinion one of the most challenging traumas to overcome. With it often comes a host of debilitating mental health symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, relationship issues, and substance abuse. I provide these clients a safe space to tell their stories and heal from these experiences. I am trained in EMDR and have much experience in working with survivors of abuse.

— Lisa Fulfor, Clinical Social Worker in Frisco, TX
 

I have found great fulfillment in my work with people who have engaged in risky or abusive sexual behaviors. I am passionate about preventing sexual abuse in our society and have found my professional niche in working with those who have engaged in such behaviors or who find themselves trying to managing concerning desires and attractions. I pride myself in my compassionate and nonjudgmental approach to my work. I see people, not behaviors and look forward to supporting you in your journey.

— Brian Finnerty, Licensed Professional Counselor in Collingswood, NJ

Sexual trauma is one of the most painful traumas as it's often surrounded by so much shame and self-blame that it can take a very long time to reach out for help. As someone who has worked at sexual assault agencies in Boulder, CO, San Antonio, TX and San Francisco, CA as well as treating trauma in my counseling practice, I have seen first hand the wide spread pain and havoc that sexual trauma causes. The good news is that relief from your pain is possible and freedom is within reach.

— Lalo Rivera, Licensed Professional Counselor in San Antonio, TX
 

I have been working with sexual trauma ever since I volunteered in undergrad at a women's crisis response team on campus. I have had a passion for helping those who have been through sexual trauma and claiming back their power, however that looks. Not everyone is comfortable telling their story and no one is entitled to your story. I hope to help you and make you feel able to process what happened to you.

— Laura Wood, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in SEATTLE, WA

Expert evidence based research oriented treating of “Sex Addiction”, Serial Affairs-Infidelity-Cheating, Child Porn, Prostitution use, Cam Girls, Hook-Up Apps, Strip Clubs, Massage Parlors, Compulsivity, Professional Sexual Misconduct, Sex Offenses, as a Certified sexual misbehavior professional, and I want to help you correct your thinking and behaviors.

— "Sex Addiction", Sexual Misbehavior Absolute Expert James Foley, Psychotherapist in Los Angeles, CA
 

As someone who has experienced this myself, I recognize the pervasiveness with which sexual trauma impacts folks. I take a trauma-informed approach and allow you to choose where we go and at what pace. Let me hold some of it, so you don't have to.

— Gabrielle Gebel, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Chicago, IL

Healing from sexual violence can be an incredibly challenging road. I work closely with the LGBTQ+ community, which is experiencing an epidemic of sexual violence. For LGBTQ survivors, their very identities and the fear of discrimination can prevent them from seeking help and healing. I stand with you and am here as a resource to aid in therapeutic and trauma processing.

— Leta Lawhead, Associate Clinical Social Worker in Bellingham, WA
 

Treating clients with a history of surviving sexual abuse or assault: both single events and those surviving multiple assaults or incidents of abuse. Utilizing a combination of EMDR, Brainspotting, Flash Technique and unique approaches to trauma treatment planning.

— Jordan Nodelman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Wilton Manors, FL

As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, I am deeply aware of the painful and often debilitating challenges that this experience presents. For the last two years I have been a participant in the three-year Somatic Experiencing Training Program (SE)ⓒ for resolving trauma, much of which focused on inescapable attack and sexual assault in particular. I feel well-equipped to facilitate your healing in this area, and to help you regain a sense of wholeness for having fulfilling relationships.

— Peter Carpentieri SEP, LMFT, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Berkeley, CA