The number of sexual abuse disclosures by children has been increasing at a steady rate. Therapists are faced with the dilemma of limited resources and training to help them best serve this vulnerable population.

Choosing to Heal breaks new ground as the first resource to use Reality Therapy and Choice Therapy in focusing on the treatment of sexually abused children. Mental health professionals are provided with numerous techniques and strategies to utilize during the treatment process.

Parents, caretakers, teachers and anyone helping children heal from sexual abuse can obtain an understanding of the process in simple and understandable language. Choosing to Heal is a must-have resource for anyone helping a child heal from sexual abuse.

chapter 2|20 pages

Sexual Abuse and Coping Mechanisms

chapter 3|14 pages

Survival and Self-Preservation

chapter 4|18 pages

Connecting and Caring

chapter 5|16 pages

Personal Empowerment

chapter 6|15 pages

Freedom of Choice

chapter 7|14 pages

Fun, Curiosity, and Sexual Development

chapter 8|12 pages

Reporting Abuse

Ethics and Cultural Competence