by Teresa M. Lauer
Get your life back … one step at a time and at your own pace.
If you were raped, recently or even years ago, you know that desperate feeling of wanting to get your life back together - but how? If it feels like everything is broken and you're all alone, The Truth About Rape is a safe and reliable guide to recovery. It's based upon the author's own rape experience and journey through healing as well as her professional experience providing counseling to other rape victims. All the material here is perfect for using on your own or with a therapist. It's organized around four major areas of healing: emotional, spiritual, physical, and sexual. Even your most intimate concerns are covered here. Chapter by chapter, you can easily find what you need, when you need it, to ease the pain and start living in peace with yourself and the world around you.
A wealth of honest insights, gentle advice and critical information.
Excerpts from more than 50 therapy sessions, from the first to the last, between the author and her therapist.
Answers to more than 40 frequently asked questions about rape and recovery, each from the perspective of both a rape victim and a professional therapist.
A best-pick of more than 600 associations, web sites, books, videos, and other helpful resources as well as suggestions for selecting professionals you can trust to assist you in your recovery: a physician, therapist, massage therapist, and others supportive of your unique needs.