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Transforming Trauma S6 Ep. 2: Behind the Scenes with Two Leaders in the Field of Sexual Abuse Recovery

In this episode, Eve and Rachel draw back the curtain to give a behind the scenes look at their work together.


We both share about our passion for abuse prevention work, cultivating trauma-informed leadership, and bringing a social justice lens to sexual abuse recovery. We chat about the importance of family and community, the origin story of the Transforming Trauma podcast segment, the upcoming Emerge: Unleash Your Empowered Self Retreat...and much more! 


Resources:

Healing from Sexual Abuse Facebook Group


White Rage, by Carol Anderson


Emerge: Unleash Your Empowered Self Women's Retreat


Boston Area Rape Crisis Center



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