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.

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Celebrating 30 Years - Shepherd’s Counseling Services provides specialized individual and group therapy services to men and women who were sexually abused as children, their partners and families. Human Rights and Non-Discrimination Policy. Welcome!



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Director's Blog

Just One

July 31, 2018

As I tearfully watched this strong, beautiful, and inspirational presentation, this one sentence spoken by US Champion Gymnast Aly Raisman, has stayed with me:

“All we needed was one adult to have the integrity to stand between us and Larry Nassar.

If just one adult had listened, believed, and acted, the people standing before you on this stage would never have met him.”

For over 20 years . . . (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.



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"I will always live with being a survivor, but for the first time in my life, I can accept it for what it was and live a life free of the many emotions that swirled around it." - Chuck

Discover the healing in our Annual Report.



"A New Chapter"


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....



For Partners of Survivors


Nationally recognized leaders in providing the unique services of support for partners of survivors. Learn more about our partner support services.

O, The Oprah Magazine:

"Was a Man in your Life Abused?" Article featuring our Executive Director, Janice Palm

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

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3rd Annual Fall Luncheon

October 3, 2018 



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 How to Keep Kids Safe



Warning Signs

What to do



Sexual Abuse in the News

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Visit our Media page for perspectives and insights into child sexual abuse, understanding survivors, and being part of positive change.


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to support healing for survivors!