Healing is Possible

It's never too late to get help.

Many survivors carry the secret of sexual abuse in childhood well into adulthood before seeking help. You are not alone. We’re here to help.



Shepherd's is an inclusive organization and welcomes people of all races, colors, sexual orientations, gender identities, religions, ages, ancestries, ethnicities, and national origins. We are honored to provide therapy services specialized to meet the needs of adults who were sexually abused in childhood. Welcome!


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Just Three Little Words

April 11, 2017

It seems like such a simple thing to say. How can it be that hearing just these three words, I believe you, can be positively life changing? And how can it be that not hearing these three little words can cause decades of shame, sorrow, and pain? ... Why is it, then, that as a culture, we find it so easy to remain in denial? ... (read more)


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Read the story of one survivor's journey to healing: "It feels like those old movies where everything starts in black and white and then a switch is flipped and everything is touched by beautiful technicolor."

Paige's story.



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“I had no idea how much those early childhood experiences affected every aspect of my life, but with Shepherd’s help, I have learned so much ..."

Discover the healing in our Annual Report.


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Each of us has a story ... We want each and every adult survivor to know that sexual abuse is not the end of their story....


For Partner's of Survivors


"Sexually Abused Men - Is your partner one of them?" (full article)

"Was a Man in your Life Abused?," article featuring Shepherd's Executive Director Janice Palm