Saturday, August 29, 2009

A Guide to Support Groups for Adult Survivors of Child Abuse

".. Child abuse survivors are more likely to grow up and become violent, abuse their children, go to jail, abuse alcohol, abuse drugs, and get diagnosed with at least one psychiatric disorder. Adult child abuse survivors are able to cope through therapy and support groups .. Connections between child abuse survivors can bring people together. The sharing experience can be liberating and offer strength. Child abuse survivors often lead a fulfilling life through the help of support groups .."

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  1. Thomas Edward knows first-hand the emotional and physical pain associated with sexual abuse and neglect. He understands what it’s like to suffer in silence with nowhere to turn. And he’s passionate about helping other male survivors heal from the aftermath of their abuse and move from surviving to thriving.

    Tom wrote Healing a Man’s Heart, a workbook designed to help Christian men face, admit, and deal with their abuse. He says, “I wrote this workbook for men who are stuck just like I used to be—men whose hearts long to be set free, but fear dampens and steals any ray of hope.” His goal is for men to become comfortable addressing the issues within them and eventually arrive to a point of breaking the silence.

    Tom also conducts “Healing Broken Men” workshop retreats, which are great for participants to start or continue their healing in a safe, private, and supportive environment. Workshop sessions include losing the victim status, removing the fear factor, destroying lies and myths, repainting your picture with truth, and reclaiming God’s identity for you.

    For more information about Thomas Edward, the Healing a Man’s Heart workbook, or the Healing Broken Men workshops, visit