We, of course, know that abuse of any child is wrong, but when boys are sexually abused, it is often not reported.  There are a lot of reasons for that. Ill be talking with Dr Kelli Palfy, who got interested in helping men who had been sexually abused as children when she was an investigator with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. We discuss some of the reasons it’s not talked about it, how it affects men when they carry the secret and some great organizations where they can find help and healing. 

In this episode we discuss :

  1. How Dr Palfy’s careen in Law Enforcement and corrections spurred her interest into helping men who were sexually abused as children.
  2. Relevant studies demonstrating how much  access perpetrators find to children.
  3. Why the abuse sometimes isn’t recognized as abuse to the victims.
  4. How Secondary Trauma happens
  5. Are there signs to look for to recognize if a child is being molested.
  6. How attachment difficulties can arise when a survivor carries their trauma with them alone into adulthood.
  7. The barriers that men face to seeking help for their trauma.
  8. How parents can discuss healthy touch with their sons.
  9. Organizations that can help.

Please check out Dr. Palfy’s website Peaks and Valleys Psychology  

You can find her book on her website or on the Coaching Through Chaos Podcast Bookshelf on Amazon (#commissionsearned). 



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