Reclaiming My Life – Michelle Mallon’s Story of Healing

Recovering from therapist abuse is hands-down the most painful experience I have ever gone through in my entire life. Healing was incredibly difficult for so many reasons, some of which make me very angry and some of which have brought me great insight. Because of the impact healing from therapist abuse has had on my …

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When The Pieces Don’t Fit: The Corrupted Puzzle

Note from Kristi: I am happy to welcome Michelle Mallon as an ongoing contributor to the blog! Look for more of her posts in the future. If you had asked me what happened, I would not have been able to explain it to you. I couldn’t tell you who was at fault either. “Was it …

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Escape from the Emotional Black Hole

This is a guest post from one of our readers, Michelle A. Mallon, MSW, LSW. August 2012: Looking back, it was as if I went through months of someone telling me there wasn’t a massive black hole sucking me in. It felt as if he was telling me “Everything is fine. Keep walking. In fact, …

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Survivor Poetry – Come into my Parlour, Said the Spider to the Fly

I am excited to share with you a wonderful poem written by one of our readers. I am sure you will enjoy this creative and moving piece, which can also be found on the Survivor Creativity page. ~Kristi * * * Sue McDonald writes: Although my abuse was not sexual, I feel emotionally raped by …

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Therapist Abuse Resources

Thanks to one of our readers for this great list of resources! She found them very helpful in her own process and wanted to share them with the community. Some of these you may have already found on the site, but it’s wonderful to have them in one place. (All content below is reader-submitted.) 1. …

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On the Radio Sunday, December 6: Kira Love Flores

The following is a guest post from Kira Love Flores of www.HeartsHealing.com. Congratulations, Kira! ~Kristi * * * In the same spirit of grace and gratitude along with Kristi’s wonderful opportunity she received in being published… I was interviewed for a radio show to speak on Professional Sexual Misconduct!! Well, if all goes as planned …

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Black Monday

The following is a guest post from Kira Love Flores of www.HeartsHealing.com. Kira is a survivor of therapist abuse who has her own October story to tell. (Please note: Kira’s “T” and my “Dr. T” are two completely different people. ~Kristi) * * * Anniversaries… dark anniversaries… October is a big month for me, especially …

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