Learn how you can create a safe place for survivors of child sexual abuse to talk. Whether you're a medical professional, parent, sibling, friend, neighbor or colleague - you could be the one who brings a child to safety or an adult survivor to healing just by listening.
Diane Cranley Interviews:
Mary Felch MFT - Mary Felch is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Expressive Arts Therapist. She earned a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from Pacific Christian College/ Hope International University. She has specialized training in treating survivors of trauma, and physical and sexual abuse. For many years Mary has led groups for survivors of sexual abuse at Straight Talk Counseling Center, Coast Hills Community Church, Orange Coast Counseling and Laguna Expressive Arts Center , in Orange County, California. As a survivor of incest, she draws hope and passion from her own healing journey as she works to help others heal from the devastating wounds of childhood sexual abuse.
Dr. Sandra P. Riggin, DMin, MEd, LPC, BCPP, BCPCC, CCM, CVE - Dr. Sandra P. Riggin currently works as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia providing traditional and Christian counseling services to people who suffer from childhood abuse, neglect and/or trauma. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Masters Degree in Counseling and Jacksonville Theological Seminary with a Doctorate in Christian Counseling. She is Board Certified in both Professional Counseling and Christian Counseling. She has written two books: Forbidden Memories which is her personal story of childhood abuse designed to break the silence of childhood abuse and Breaking the Cycle to teach abuse survivors how to recover.