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Just One Look Can Destroy a Life

This could happen to any family at any time. It’s one of those topics we don’t like to talk about. “According to a cross-party parliamentary report, published last week, the scale of the exposure is so vast that four out of five 16-year-olds regularly access porn online — while one in three ten-year-olds has seen explicit material.” (Excerpt from the article) Can […]

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The Impact of Sexual Abuse on a Family

Sexual abuse is not only an abuse of a child but also the abuse of a parent’s trust. Parents often feel just as violated and manipulated as children. I have seen many adult clients over the years who have struggled to deal with the impact of abuse on their children. To highlight this I have included below an impact statement from Natasha, whose daughter had been sexually abused by her father. I was fortunate enough to be a part of her daughter’s support network during the time the abuse was discovered.

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The Unsurprise

There’s something so joyful and endearing about a child’s openness about absolutely everything. They have no secrets. No skeletons. No hidden agendas.

What you see is what you get.

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My Teen is out of Control

Do you have any ideas on how to deal with a teenager who has changed her whole attitude towards life?  She no longer wants to attend school and has started smoking. I don’t know what to do. Not every parent is in this position, but those who are know they are faced with an intense

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