SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists cautioned todaythat intense news coverage of sexual assault and harassment cases, including the Supreme Court hearings and the imprisonment of comedian Bill Cosby could trigger significant emotions and unpleasant memories for some. Anyone who is experiencing difficulty is urged to see a therapist.
Recovering from sexual trauma takes time, and the healing process can be painful. When survivors are able to share their story with sympathetic loved ones, they can feel supported and empowered to move forward. With the right strategies and support from a therapist, survivors can find strength to move past the trauma, rebuild a sense of control and self-worth, and come out feeling stronger and more resilient.
For help finding a local therapist, visit CounselingCalifornia.com.
About California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
CAMFT is an independent professional organization representing the interests of over 32,000 Marriage and Family Therapists who are experts in diagnosing and treating mental health issues. It is dedicated to promoting mental health, advancing the MFT profession, maintaining high standards of professional ethics and expanding awareness for the profession.
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SOURCE California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
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