Episode 14 – Why Therapy Is Important For Survivors
Interview with Dr. Lisa Elwood
Shaunestte talks with clinical psychologist Dr. Lisa Elwood about the effects sexual trauma has on the mental health of sexual abuse survivors. They discuss how therapy can help people struggling with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and negative behaviors that can arise as a result of sexual trauma. Dr. Elwood explains the different types of therapy to consider along with some advice on how to select a mental health professional to help survivors on their path to healing.
Dr. Lisa Elwood is an assistant professor for the University of Indianapolis College of Applied Behavioral Sciences and a licensed psychologist. Her research is centered on PTSD and additional reactions following traumatic experiences.
Host – Shaunestte Terrell
Guest – Dr. Lisa Elwood