For Partners and Supporters of Survivors

Survivor Resource Pages (Forty pages of resources, non-profit organizations, articles, and healing support for survivors of child sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and the aftermath of child sexual abuse.)

What You Should Know About Rape and Sexual Assault

The Impact of Sexual Abuse

Healing from Child Sexual Abuse Resources

Rape/Sexual Assault Resources

Male Rape/Sexual Assault Resources

How to Help a Friend

What Survivors Need from Loved Ones

Tips for Friends and Family of Rape and Sexual Abuse Survivors

What the Partners of Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Want to Know

How to Help Your Partner Cope with Male Sexual Abuse

For Loved Ones of Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivors

Child Abuse Triggers and Dissociation Pt. 3 (Helping Someone after they Dissociate)

Role of Carers and Supporters

How to Help Rape Survivors

For Parents and Partners of Rape

Watching Them Survive: A Website for the Friends and Family of Violent Sexual Crime

Specifically For Partners:

Primer for Partners of Sexual Abuse Survivors

Partners with PTSD

Partners of Survivors

Partners of Rape Survivors

For Parents and Partners of Rape

A Man’s Guide for Helping a Woman Who Has Been Raped

The Dos and Don’t for Partners of Survivors of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse

When Your (Lesbian) Partner is a Survivor of Sexual Abuse or Incest

Partner Sexual Abuse Questions and Answers

How to Help Your Partner Recover from Eating Problems

How to Help Those Who Self-Harm

Support for Partners.com

What About Me? The Partner of Sexual Abuse Survivor

What Partners Need

A Partner’s Dilemma

Tips for Helping a Partner Heal Sexually

Self-Care for Supporters of Rape and Sexual Abuse Survivors

On the Topic of Dissociative Identity Disorder:

Dissociative Identity Disorder Resources

Specifically for Partners of Survivors with DID:

Blog: Loving Someone with DID

Organization: Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors

My Experience as a Partner of a Dissociative Disorder

For Better or Worse: Life as the Partner of a Dissociative Survivor

The Road Less Travelled Part One: How to Support Your DID Partner (Part 1)

The Road Less Travelled Part One: How to Support Your DID Partner (Part 2)

Don’t do it!” – A Partner’s Perspective on Self-harm and Suicidality

When the One You Love is MPD/DID

Partners of Dissociative Survivors

The Significant Other’s Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder

Help! My Friend Has DID. How Can I Help?

Therapist Abuse

Survivor Resource Pages (Forty pages of resources, non-profit organizations, articles, and healing support for survivors of child sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and dealing with the aftermath of child sexual abuse.)

Surviving Therapist Abuse

TELL: Therapist Exploitation Link Line

Abuse Checklist: Is There Something Wrong or Questionable in Your Treatment

Do You Need Help?

Danger Signs

Consent

Vulnerability

Healing

Keeping the Secret

Guilt: Blaming Ourselves

Emotional Abuse in Psychotherapy

It’s Not About the Money…

The Patient’s Bill of Rights

Survivor Creativity Page

Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex (Califonria Department of Consumer Affairs)

Sexual Misconduct by Professionals: Some Historical Perspectives

Above All, Do No Harm: Abuse of Power by Health Care Professionals

Sex Between Therapists and Clients

Sexual Abuse in the Therapeutic Setting

Don’t Call it Consent: Being Groomed for Sex

Why We Stay: How Childhood Loss, Abandonment, and Neglect Can Make it Hard to Leave an Abusive Therapist

Why Did You Keep Going For So Long? Issues for Survivors of Long-Term, Sexually Abusive “Helping” Relationships

Sexual and Other Ethical Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy: The Victim’s Perspective

A Male Survivor’s Story

A Husband’s Story

Shock and After-Shocks: A Husband’s Story

Taking Action Against Your Therapist– Whatever Your Feelings Are

Taking Action Against the Abuser–Emotions and Inner Conflicts

Taking Action: A Success Story

Professional Organizations and Licensing

Writing a Licensing Board Complaint

How to Choose a Lawyer After Your Therapist Has Exploited You

Civil Litigation for Negligence and Intentional Misconduct

Letting G0

Subsequent Treatment

Advice for Subsequent Therapists– from a Colleague who Learned the Hard Way

The Problem of Subsequent Therapists and Language Deficits

Helen Bramson: Treatment After Sexual Abuse by a Mental Health Practitioner

Countertransference and Special Concerns of Subsequent Treating of Patients Sexually Exploited by a Previous Therapist

The Hypocrisy of Boundary Violations

Recommended Books

Suggested Readings

Resources: Rape/Sexual Assault

Survivor Resource Pages (Forty pages of resources, non-profit organizations, articles, and healing support for survivors of child sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and dealing with the aftermath of child sexual abuse.)

RAINN Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Networ

If You Are Healing From Sexual Violence, Read This Every Morning

Grounding/Coping Skills Links

Self-Soothe/Comfort Skills Links

Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder Links

Self Injury/Self-Harm Links

My Resource Links Page Covering Abuse and Healing Issues

What to Do if You Have Been Raped

Self-Care for Survivors

Self Care After Rape

How to Be Alone Video

Was It My Fault?  Self Blame and Survivors

Coping with Flashbacks

Coping with Body Memories

Coping with Panic Attacks

Challenges for Survivors: Watching Movies and Television Shows

Challenges for Survivors: Watching Talkshows

Stress Responses in Sexual Violence Victims and in Others Experiencing Overwhelming Events

Rape Trauma Syndrome

Safety Planning

Surviving Your First Therapy Session or a Difficult Therapy Session

Coping With Anniversaries

Sexual Violence and Grief

Rape, Sexual Abuse, Loss and Grief

Secondary Wounding

Real Rape: What Nobody’s Telling You

When the Survivor is a Lesbian

Woman-Woman Rape (from Our Bodies Ourselves)

No More Denying: Facing Woman to Woman Sexual Violence

Sexual Assault and Rape Information for Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Women

Lesbians and Sexual Assault

Sexual Violence Against Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Dealing with Rape as a Hate Crime Within the Lesbian Community

Corrective Rape (Rape of a Lesbian in South Africa)

Survivor Project (Intersex and Trans Survivors)

Sexual Assault in Transgender Communities

Gender Non-Conforming Youth and Sexual Assault

Male Rape/Sexual Assault Resources

Just Detention International

Surviving Oral Rape

Grey Area Rape

Losing Your Virginity to Rape

Sexual Arousal and Sexual Assault

Rape and Pregnancy

Protecting Yourself From Drug Facilitated Rape/Sexual Assault

For Survivors of Gang Rape

Rape by a Member of Law Enforcement

Military Women Sexually Abused

Aphrodite Wounded: Help for Women Sexually Assaulted by Partners

For Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Rape

Overview of Partner Rape

Marital Rape

Short and Long Term Effects of Intimate Partner Rape

Considering the Differences: Intimate Partner Sexual Violence in Sexual Assault and Violence Discourse

Falling into a Crevasse Within the Crack: My Experience of IPVS

Vow of Silence

Raped by Someone You Love

Sleeping With the Enemy

Making the Connections: Advocating for Survivors of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

Making Marital Rape a Crime: A Long Road Traveled, A Long Way to Go

SOAR: Speaking Out about Rape

SOACR Silent Ones Against Crimes of Roofies

Abuse and Women with Disabilities

Rape Victim Advocates

Take Back the Night