Aug 21 2023
Invisible Scars: Healing Sexual Trauma in Boys
Sexual trauma is a topic often cloaked in silence and secrecy, particularly when it involves boys. In this essential episode, hosts Gregg Homme and Kelly Lewallen, MFT, shine a spotlight on this delicate subject, breaking down myths and barriers surrounding the emotional and psychological impacts on male survivors.
This episode discusses sexual trauma in young boys, its impacts, and the journey of recovery. The content can be deeply sensitive and potentially triggering for some listeners. Please prioritize your well-being and consider whether this episode is appropriate for you.
This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide direct advice. If you or someone you know is struggling, we encourage seeking support from a qualified professional.
Carol Teitelbaum, Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in treating sexual trauma in boys, started the It Happens To Boys Too movement in the Coachella Valley. Carol brings a wealth of knowledge from her decades of working with survivors, addressing the complexities of societal expectations that make it challenging for boys to come forward.
Daniel courageously shares his personal journey as a survivor of sexual trauma. Through his story, listeners get an intimate insight into the struggles and triumphs of healing. His raw and real experiences highlight the importance of breaking the silence and finding a support network.
1in6: This organization offers information, resources, and support for male survivors of sexual assault and abuse.
MaleSurvivor: Provides critical resources to male survivors of sexual trauma and all their partners in recovery by building communities of Hope, Healing, & Support.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): While not exclusively for males, RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and has resources for all survivors of sexual assault.Hotline: 800.656.HOPE (4673)
Men Healing: Offers workshops and support for male survivors.
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