Introduction: about this book and how to use it
This book is intended for anyone who has suffered sexual abuse as a child or adolescent. If this is something you have experienced, then this book will help you to consider some of the possible links between events in your past and some of the dif®culties you may have as an adult. Furthermore, if you are thinking about going into therapy, this book is speci®cally intended to help you make informed decisions about what is most likely to help you. Thinking about this in advance, and considering the options, will help you get the most from therapy if you decide to proceed.