Review: A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard (US, 2011)

The story is very familiar and has been widely covered by television news and documentary teams across the world; Jaycee Lee Dugard is kidnapped aged 11 in 1991 and only returns in 2009 with her children. After missing multiple chances to catch her kidnapper, the father of her children, and his wife, they are picked…

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Links (weekly)

Finding One’s Self – Recovery From Dissociation tags: CA Mom discovers child has been sexually abused. What now? tags: CA Transforming Trauma: From No Words To Your Words | Healing Together for Couples tags: CA Introducing Therapy Case Notes tags: CA Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Survivors UK launches Rugby-related Male Rape Campaign

Male Rape and Child Abuse charity Survivors UK launched a new ad campaign at the start of the week, mounting large posters on London’s Underground subway system and also at the city’s busiest train station Clapham Junction. The Daily Mail and New York Daily News have the story here and here. Hopefully the money spent on this…

Male CSA Survivor Piece in The Guardian

There’s been an ongoing debate about the memory of child sexual abuse and whether it would be better to have forgotten entirely and never have remembered after shutting down the initial trauma, compared to processing the experiences through therapy. The Guardian newspaper ran a Weekend magazine article today about a survivor whose memories had to…