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What Sexual Abuse Counseling Can Do to Help You

12 June 2015, 19:59

Moderator

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Christians and psychotherapy haven’t always had the best relationship. Growing up as I did, adjacent to cultural fundamentalists, I absorbed the following dominant assumptions: You don’t need counseling if you have Jesus. Counselors disapprove of homeschooling and Christianity and might want to take you away from your parents. The only good counselor is a Christian […]

Finding Healing and Recovery From Abuse

11 April 2012, 06:00

BrandonS

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Healing from abuse isn’t as cut and dry as many people would like it to be. Victims are often re-victimized by well intentioned, but often misinformed and insensitive friends and family members who try to encourage them to “just get over it and move on.”  To compound things, many victims of abuse are dealing with […]

Spiritual Abuse Recovery

17 February 2012, 06:00

BrandonS

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When I was approached by Recovering Grace to write articles related to recovery and healing, they referred to the analogy of “ripping the scabs off.”  The idea is that people who are trying to get back on their feet–emotionally and spiritually speaking–open up old wounds, but then have no place to go to get help […]