Resource: Melanie Tonia Evans, Narcissistic Abuse Recovery

Happy New Year! I want to share with you a new resource I have been exploring: Melanie Tonia Evans and her website dedicated to Narcissistic Abuse Recovery www.melanietoniaevans.com. Melanie was a victim of serious narcissistic abuse that devastated her emotionally and physically. She then learned everything she could about this type of abuse and learned …

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Survey for Survivors of Therapist Abuse

Hi everyone, I’d love to get your answers and thoughts on the following questions regarding your recovery and post-abuse experience. Some of the questions require a bit of self-reflection, so feel free to sit with them a while before answering. You can also download a Word version of this survey by clicking here and email …

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PTSD Symptoms Reduced 43% with New Web-Based Online Computer Therapy

I caught wind of this on SFGate today. I don’t know how well it works, but for those of you suffering from PTSD, it might be worth checking out. Single sessions are only $20, with a 3-session plan for $35. That’s a lot less than an EMDR session with a psychotherapist, though keep in mind …

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Male Sexual Abuse Survivors – Articles & Resources

Thanks to Oprah’s shows on male survivors of childhood sexual abuse (air dates 11/5/10 and 11/12/10), some great articles and resources are popping up on the web. On Oprah.com: Male Sexual Abuse Survivors Stand Together Sexual Abuse Survivors’ First Steps Toward Healing – by Howard R. Fradkin, PhD. The Aftermath of Male Sexual Abuse – …

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The Untouchable

A couple of weeks ago I was sitting in the office of my most recent therapist. (Oh, yes. Due to circumstances mostly beyond my control—and believe me, I have tried my darnedest to control my circumstances—I am once again between therapists, in a somewhat desperate search for yet another. I do rather feel like I’m …

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Silence Is Not the Answer

Recently I came across an article about Sogyal Rinpoche, the renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher and author of the classic The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. The article, published on the website Dialogue Ireland, dealt with Sogyal’s alleged sexual misconduct with students and devotees and some of the media responses to the stories of abuse. …

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Why Does “Victim” Have to Be a Bad Word?

I read an interesting post by Marcella at abyss2hope called “Victim vs. Being Multifaceted Human Beings.” I encourage you to check it out. This is such an important topic. (I wrote about it a while back in my post “But I Don’t Want to Be a Victim…”) As victims/survivors, we get so many mixed messages …

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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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Little Earthquakes

My life used to be rather banal. I think. I can’t really imagine that my pre-Dr. T life was anywhere near as interesting—or as anxiety-producing—as my life is now. It’s hard to remember, though. It’s all a bit of a haze… In my post-Dr. T life, every so often, little earthquakes occur—random happenings that come …

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Survivor Blogs

Occasionally I discover new survivor sites and blogs, and I often forget to let people know. They go straight into my links or onto my blogroll, with nary a word from me. I shall try to rectify this somewhat by telling you about a few of my recent discoveries. Askios Survivors has a list of …

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