Leaving Darkness Behind Recovery From Childhood Sexual Abuse

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/26/2021
  • Publisher: APA LifeTools

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Survivors of childhood sexual abuse can begin a recovery journey informed by accurate understandings, not myths, and empowered by processes that help them thrive.

This book helps survivors find the road to recovery and learn healthy practices that will lead to thriving, not just surviving.

Written for men and women by an author who is herself a survivor, this guide tells the truth about what complex trauma means for your physical and mental health. Readers will learn how to build key recovery processes into their lives, including grieving, meaning-making, forging healthy connections with others, and finding hope. This guidance is scientifically-based, in findings from positive psychology.
With self-assessments, journaling prompts, and suggested action steps to help you leave your darkness behind, this book is your essential interactive guide through the recovery journey.

Chapter 1. Childhood Sexual Abuse: You Are Not Alone 
Chapter 2. Understanding Complex Trauma 
Chapter 3. Recovery 
Chapter 4. Resilience 
Chapter 5. Grief 
Chapter 6. Meaning 
Chapter 7. Spirituality 
Chapter 8. Connection 
Chapter 9. Forgiveness 
Chapter 10. Hope 
Chapter 11. Thriving 

Also includes references and an extensive index. 

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