Survivorship Webinars – Three Steps to Let Go of the Pain of Childhood Abuse

Survivorship webinars are open to everybody, not just Survivorship members, and are easy to join. If you can make a telephone call and click a button you are technically savvy enough to attend a Webinar. They are informal and survivor-friendly. You can take breaks if you need or ask for on-line or e-mail support if you get overwhelmed. They are informative and a great way to feel less isolated and they are totally private. There is no camera and you can choose any user name you wish.

Upcoming Webinar:

Date: Sunday September 28th, 2014
Time: 5pm PT/8pm EDT
Presenter: Rachel Grant
Topic: Three Steps to Let Go of the Pain of Childhood Abuse and Finally Feel Normal  

Do you feel worthless, undeserving, unfixable, or unlovable? Are you ready to let go of the pain of abuse and finally feel normal?

If you are beyond sick and tired of feeling broken and burdened by the past, this 90 minute webinar is for you. You will be taught the three steps you need to take in order to let go of the pain of childhood abuse and finally feel normal. Rachel will also share with you her secret to becoming a beyond survivor

By participating in this webinar, you will:
•    Discover the number one thought that is getting in the way of you believing you can heal
•    Rewire your brain and end the emotional roller coaster of feeling good one day and miserable the next
•    Identify exactly what is preventing you from being your genuine, authentic self
•    Learn three doable step that will lead you out of the pain of the past and into the future you have always wanted

Rachel Grant is the owner and founder of Rachel Grant Coaching and is a Sexual Abuse Recovery Coach. She works with survivors of childhood sexual abuse who are beyond sick and tired of feeling broken, unfixable, and burdened by the past. She helps them let go of the pain of abuse and finally feel normal. She is also the author of Beyond Surviving: The Final Stage in Recovery from Sexual Abuse. Rachel holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology. She provides a compassionate and challenging approach for her clients while using coaching as opposed to therapeutic models. She is a member of the International Coach Federation & San Francisco Coaches.



Registration closes Thursday evening, September 25, 2014

To reserve a space in the webinar, e-mail Shamai at and give her this information:

1.Your name

  1. The webinar you wish to attend: Three Steps to Let Go of the Pain of Childhood Abuse and Finally Feel Normal
  2. Amount and method of payment (check, PayPal, money order)
  3. Your preferred e-mail address (so we can send you instructions)
  4. The name you will be using for the webinar. (This does not have to be your real name or your message board screen name.)

You will receive a confirmation email immediately and a guide and instructions after the registration closes


Webinars are on a sliding scale from $50.00 to full scholarship (Please remember to factor in the cost of the telephone call.)

If you wish to pay by check please send it to: Survivorship, Family Justice Center, 470 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612.


Experiences of Torture among American Indian, Alaska Native and First Nations Sex Trafficking Victims – Dr. Alexandra (Sandi) Pierce
Sunday October 12th 5pm PT/8pm EDT

The purpose of this webinar is to provide information on the role of torture in breaking, prostituting, and controlling young American Indian sex trafficking victims. Historical and current factors are described to increase participants’ understanding of Native girls’ extreme vulnerability to sex traffickers, the interaction between historical trauma and current vulnerabilities, and victims’ complex trauma responses.

Dr. Alexandra (Sandi) Pierce is an applied sociologist of Onondowagah (Seneca) and European descent. She is the principal investigator and author of Shattered Hearts, the first research report ever published in the U.S. on the commercial sexual exploitation of American Indian girls and women. Sandi holds Master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Minnesota’s Department of Sociology and is founder and President of Othayonih Research, an independent applied research and evaluation firm. She is a member of the American Psychological Association’s and the State of Minnesota’s Human Trafficking Task Forces. She is also an active member of a national coalition of domestic sex trafficking survivor-leaders. Sandi’s current research, a partnership with Dr. Lauren Martin, Research Director at the University of Minnesota’s University Research and Community Outreach/Engagement Center, focuses on the market aspects of juvenile sex trafficking in Minneapolis.


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