Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the psychological reaction following exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV-TR (DSM-IV-TR) the “experience must involve actual or threatened death, serious physical injury,

Shame on us – Is it Consent?

I’ve been thinking a lot about what is true consent. Working in the field of sexual violence I am faced with what is consent all the time. I deal with cases in which a child

What is ‘normal sexual behavior’ in children?

I don’t know how many parents have asked me, “How do I know what is normal sexual behavior in my children?” or “What did I miss?” or “How did I not notice that something was