Providing for the needs of adult survivors
of childhood sexual abuse through affordable
therapy, education and advocacy.

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. Shepherd's has fluent Spanish speaking therapists who are comfortable conducting therapy sessions in Spanish or English.


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Critical Lessons from the Duggars' Fall from Grace

May 29, 2015.

It’s been just over a week since Josh Duggar (of the popular reality show, 19 Kids and Counting) publicly admitted to sexually abusing 5 young girls (some of them his sisters) when he was 14…

...The Duggars’ minimize their son’s sexual abuse of 5 young girls, some of it committed against their very own daughters, as “a teenage mistake.” Leaving the gas tank empty in the family car is a teenage mistake. Hosting a raucous party when parents are out of town is a teenage mistake. The sexual abuse of a child is not a mistake—it is a crime—a reportable crime that necessitates intervention… Read More


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Hear the voices of four prominent community members as they speak to child sexual abuse in our culture and communities and inspire us with their stories and messages of healing.

“… if abuse happens in your life or you know someone who it’s happened to, your life is not ruined. Healing is possible. In fact, that wound is a call to figure out what it is to be human. We suffer, and we learn from suffering. And there’s help.”  ~ Martin Moran

Hear these community voices and the latest news in our 2013 Annual Report.





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Shepherd's in O, The Oprah Magazine


When you see someone you love suffer and become vulnerable it's very hard to take care of yourself – but it is crucial for both of you.

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