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.

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Celebrating 30 Years - Shepherd’s Counseling Services provides specialized individual and group therapy services to men and women who were sexually abused as children, their partners and families. Human Rights and Non-Discrimination Policy. Welcome!

 

 

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Director's Blog

Why Awareness Matters

April 4, 2018

The shame, confusion, and self-blame that a child experiences in the wake of sexual abuse drive any impulse to speak up far away in to the recesses of obscurity.

Sadly, because survivors (child and adult) are so adept at hiding their shame, we, as a culture are only too happy to comply with their desire to remain in the shadows. And as long as the secret is safe, the journey to healing remains hidden. . . . . (read more)

 

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"I will always live with being a survivor, but for the first time in my life, I can accept it for what it was and live a life free of the many emotions that swirled around it." - Chuck

Discover the healing in our Annual Report.

 

 

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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.

 

 

"A New Chapter"

(Video)

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....

 

 

 

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3rd Annual Fall Luncheon

October 3, 2018
11:30am-1pm

At the Pacific Tower Panorama Room

Learn about Table Captain and
Sponsorship opportunities today!

 

 

 

 

 

THANK YOU to every donor making scholarships available for survivors this year!

10th Annual Hope In Healing
Scholarship Fund Campaign

SEE THE RESULTS!

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 May 1-15, 2018

 

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 How to Keep Kids Safe

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Prevention

Warning Signs

What to do

Resources

 

Sexual Abuse in the News

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Visit our Media page for perspectives and insights into child sexual abuse, understanding survivors, and being part of positive change.

 

For Partner's of Survivors

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"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