CATEGORY: Sexuality and Sexual health > Sexual Trauma / Survivors 8 articles

Sexual trauma: an unwanted sexual situation that causes a person to experience intense fear - and frequently are unable to stop the situation. Have you experienced an unwanted sexual encounter? Been raped? Survived incest or other forced sexual experience? If so, keep reading.

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


How To Support A Survivor Of Sexual Assault

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

How to Support Your Partner Who’s Survived Sexual Assault: The United States is in the middle of tackling a monumental problem: sexual assault and harassment.  Seemingly, every other week, people are…


Sexual Trauma and Shame

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Sexual Trauma and Shame

There are many aspects of shame that can develop for a survivor of sexual trauma. Here at the Center for Growth in Philadelphia, a common false belief…


What is Trauma?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

What is Trauma?

From a trauma counseling therapist’s perspective, trauma is defined as a deeply disturbing experience, which can be sexual, physical and / or emotional. Here at the Center for Growth…


Rape

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Rape: It’s not your fault. These are some of the first words you need to hear if you have been raped or sexually abused. You’ve gone through a traumatic experience.  The…


Trauma:  Coping with Your Partner’s Isolation

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Trauma Therapy in Philadelphia: 267-324-9564

As the partner of someone who experienced trauma, you have likely noticed significant changes in your partner, not to mention your relationship.  These changes have probably…


Understanding the Role of PTSD Symptoms in the Cycle of Isolation

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

PTSD Treatment in Philadelphia: 267-324-9564

Some of the actual symptoms of PTSD can cause a person to isolate himself/herself.  PTSD is characterized by three categories of symptoms:  hyperarousal, intrusion and constriction. …


Eating Disorders & Sexual Trauma

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Most of the tips on sexual trauma and eating disorders can be found at:

http://www.sextherapyinphiladelphia.com/eating-disorders-and-sexual-trauma

to schedule an appointment with an eating disorder therapy / sex therapist call 267-324-9564


Self-Care for Partners of Trauma Survivors

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Trauma Therapy in Philadelphia (267-324-9564)

Self-Care for Partners of Trauma Survivors tip focuses on the importance of self-care for partners of trauma survivors and offers some ideas about how to engage in…