Sexual Assault Survivors: Voices of Experience and Healing
60 minutes · 2018
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Join Kristin Sunanta Walker, counselor Shari Botwin, and Patricia Leary Steuer, all sexual assault survivors as they discuss their experiences and the healing necessary in order to find measures of peace. All three of these women keep it real and very personal as a shared discussion on the trauma, long-term PTSD, anxiety, and depression that we all suffer after these kinds of experiences. A full transcript of the show can be downloaded here.
Shari Botwin, LCSW has been counseling survivors of trauma and abuse for over 20 years. She has given expert testimony on most major news outlets and will be featured in a documentary later this year on healing from sexual trauma. She is working on her second book, Conquering Trauma. Through the years she has witnessed patients go from surviving to thriving into a full life. Listen to Shari's first interview here. Shari's article in the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding the Bill Cosby trial is here.
Patricia Leary Steuer joins us to share her personal story as another survivor of sexual assault. Her interview in New York Magazine can be found here.
Kristin Sunanta Walker is the CEO of www.mhnrnetwork.com and host of Mental Health News Radio. A long time advocate and speaker about sexual abuse, incest, and trauma.