Redeem the Silence: An Unintended Journey

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WestBow Press, Jul 24, 2012 - Psychology - 196 pages
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There is a silence that is killing us.Millions are impacted by rape and sexual violence andare plagued with struggles they cant talk about.The time is now to start the healing and Redeem the Silence. Redeem the Silence is a powerful expose on the subject of rape in the 21st century. With stories that are raw and riveting, the dialogue tears at ones emotions. A subject that is almost overpowering, it is almost unspeakable. But that is the point of Sherrills book: the subject of rape must not be unspeakable because it happens every day while our silence protects the guilty and torments the victims. Sherrill Nielsen tells the truth about sexual violation and blows the cover off cultural taboos. JIM COFFARO, Senior Pastor at New Song Foursquare Church, San Jose, CA A pathway to healing! Authentic, no formulas, compassionate, real life guidance for those who have been abused, and those who love them. DR. DAVID SMITH, Lead Navigator, Theodyssey Group Gripping, insightful, Sherrill Nielsen counsels from a survivors perspective. MIKE YORKEY, co-author of Every Mans Battle and The Swiss Courier

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Highly recommend this book.

User Review  - Patty -

Sherrill shares her heart and life experience with us, which makes the information easy to digest. Their is so much information for the survivor and family member to help get on the road of recovery ... Read full review

Highly recommend an insightful practical book.

User Review  - jeanwarner -

Sherrill Nielsen is passionate about the subject of sexual violence. She has an amazing heart for those who suffer its consequences. She has written Redeem the Silence as a healing tool for both SV ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Sherrill Nielsen received her bachelor’s degree in sociology with a minor in special education for the mentally retarded from San Jose State University. She received her teaching credential after finishing a year of graduate school required in California. She was a public school teacher for five years. She went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. After a four-year internship, she received her license as a Marriage and Family Therapist.

After many years with Christian Counseling Centers, Nielsen founded what is now Discovery Counseling Center in Morgan Hill, California. She served as the director there for seven years.

She was adjunct professor at Western Seminary for three years teaching Human Life Span Development in their master’s degree program. She has been a speaker/presenter for churches, community workshops, and William Jessup University (formerly San Jose Christian College).

Nielsen is a rape survivor and has been on the Recovery Road herself for thirty years. She has been a professional therapist for over twenty-five years, specializing in the treatment of sexual violence.

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