Healing is Possible


It's never too late to get help.

Many survivors carry the secret of sexual abuse in childhood well into adulthood before seeking help. You are not alone. We’re here to help.


Shepherd's is an inclusive organization and welcomes people of all races, colors, sexual orientations, gender identities, religions, ages, ancestries, ethnicities, and national origins. We are honored to provide therapy services specialized to meet the needs of adults who were sexually abused in childhood. Welcome!


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Shepherd's Blog

Begging for Help

July 12, 2017

Perhaps we will come to see that treatment of those whose world is shaky and confusing is not only the compassionate, but the most helpful action to take. And perhaps in the future, when suffering individuals who struggle with complex mental and emotional difficulties call out for help, they will receive the support and care they need to live a healthier life. . . . (read more)


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Read the story of one survivor's journey to healing: "It feels like those old movies where everything starts in black and white and then a switch is flipped and everything is touched by beautiful technicolor."

Paige's story.



A New Chapter - Video


Each of us has a story ... We want each and every adult survivor to know that sexual abuse is not the end of their story....




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“I had no idea how much those early childhood experiences affected every aspect of my life, but with Shepherd’s help, I have learned so much ..."

Discover the healing in our Annual Report.


Sexual Abuse in the News

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Shepherd's Counseling Services' executive director, Janice Palm, speaks out.

Visit our Media page to gather different perspectives and insights into child sexual abuse - understanding survivors, gaining awareness, and being inspired to be part of positive change.


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For Partner's of Survivors


"Sexually Abused Men - Is your partner one of them?" (full article)

"Was a Man in your Life Abused?," article featuring Shepherd's Executive Director Janice Palm