In this groundbreaking book, leading psychologist Dr. Beverly Engel reveals the truth about how childhood sexual abuse affects victims, dispels common myths surrounding this type of abuse, explains the nuances behind the emotion of shame, and teaches readers how to develop more self-awareness about how shame has manifested in their lives along with powerful and effective shame-reduction strategies.
About the Author
Beverly Engel, LMFT, is an internationally recognized psychotherapist and an acclaimed advocate for victims of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. She is the author of numerous self-help books, many of which have been bestsellers and has appeared as a guest on Oprah and CNN, among others. Her writing has been featured by Cosmopolitan, Redbook, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and many more. She has been practicing psychotherapy for 35 years.