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I Believe You: How to Heal From Child Sexual Abuse

Brooke Woon is a Psychologist who has spent over 20 years helping child and adult victims of child sexual abuse. She has also worked with paedophiles. Brooke, also a former victim of child sexual abuse at the hands of two different perpetrators, knows firsthand the devastating affect this abuse can have on us, long after the abuse is over. Her own inspiring journey is shared throughout the book. Many people who have been sexually abused as children keep what’s happened to them a secret, carrying around the pain and injustice of what they have been through. This can lead to depression, anxiety, relationship problems, addictions and poor self-esteem. This book give’s people support and encouragement as they process and heal from the past, and become empowered to create the fulfilling, happy life they have always wanted. It can be hard to overcome deep, personal trauma, but it IS possible. This book will give people the tools to transform their life into their version of wonderful. Life isn’t about survival. It’s to be enjoyed.

This book is written for:

  • Adult victims of child sexual abuse
  • People who have loved one’s that have been sexually abused as children and are seeking to understand what they have been thorough and support them.
  • Specialists who work with people affected by child sexual abuse. This is an ideal book for practitioners, because it’s written in a more personal, empathetic way, which helps when working with clients. It really gets into how it feels to be sexually abused as a child, and how this can impact on all areas of functioning. It covers all the main clinical challenges of working with this client group.

I Believe You – How to Heal from Child Sexual Abuse offers insights into:

  • The cycle of child sexual abuse – Why it keeps happening within families and communities
  • Grooming – How perpetrators infiltrate themselves into the lives, families and communities of their victims, and how grooming can affect the relationships we have as adults and our ability to trust
  • The personality profile of a paedophile– What motivates someone to sexually abuse a child
  • The long-term impact - How it can affect our self-esteem, body image, sexuality, mood, relationships, sleep, and our overall mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being
  • How to heal – How to move past survival into creating the life of your happiest dreams - and then some!

Author Bio:

Brooke Woon is a Psychologist who specialises in child sexual abuse and trauma recovery. She has worked extensively in the areas of child sexual abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, forensic psychology, eating disorders, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders, ADHD, social difficulties, addictions, sexuality and intimacy, relationship, family and anger issues and parenting. No matter what the struggle, most people are looking for the same thing: They want to live a life that has a feeling of value and joy. They want to share this happiness with people who love and support them - Brooke can help you achieve this. Brooke has worked for various mental health programs, community and government agencies, including the Western Australian Police Force. Brooke has extensive experience in individual, couple and child counselling. She enjoys creating and running workshops, seminars, and support groups on a variety of mental health issues and self-help topics. Brooke has had her own successful Psychology Practice and loved the creativity and freedom of this.

I Believe You: How to Heal From Child Sexual Abuse

Author: Brooke Woon

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