Childhood's Thief: One Woman's Journey of Healing from Sexual Abuse

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Rose Mary Evans
Macmillan, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 313 pages
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Childhood's Thief is the story of two remarkable women: attractive, middle-aged JoAnn, gripped by severe depression, unable to remember any details of her childhood; and Rose Mary Evans, the therapist who treated her. With unflinching determination, JoAnn set out to recover her lost memories and heal herself, at first jotting down vague recollections, soon filling notebook after notebook with richly detailed material.

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Childhood's thief: one woman's journey of healing from sexual abuse

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Therapist Evans adds to the plethora of recent books about abusive sexual childhood experiences by detailing her encounters with a client she calls JoAnn. Blatantly admitting that her social work ... Read full review

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Well, what can you say really? A true story of one little girls' incredible journey through horrendous sexual abuse. The chapters alternate between client and therapist which allows you to see both perspectives which is nice. Sad to see what cruel people exist in the world. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Evans is a clinical social worker in private practice in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. She lives in the countryside of West Virginia, where she gardens and raises shiitake mushrooms.

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