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Advocacy

SST Survivors Speaking Out!

 

Jane Epstein, Sibling Sexual Trauma survivor, speaker, advocate, supporter, co-founder of 5WAVES and IncestAware

Website: Complicated Courage

Facebook: Jane Epstein Complicated Courage - Home | Facebook

Webinar: Dear Stop It Now! Helpline...My Daughter Sexually Abused Her Sister>

TEDx Boca Raton, 2022:

Maria Socolof, MS-EHS, survivor of SST and chronic pain, writer, advocate, 5WAVES co-founder

Books: The Invisible Key

Blogs: trauma that manifests as physical pain, recovering suppressed memories, and encouragement for survivors of incest with The Mighty, IncestAware and others 

Website: healingfromchronicpain.com

Podcast: Hush No More: Can a person really forget a sexually traumatic experience?

​​Coffee and Cocoa interview with Maria and Jane

Handing the Shame Back, Maria's interview with Gloria Masters:

Carole Brooks, Sibling Sexual Abuse Survivor and Specialist, Lived Experience Consultant    

Carole tells her story in this video--includes descriptions of abuse from the child's perspective

Siblings Too Podcast: It's Not Your Secret to Keep featuring interview with Carole Brooks

Carole was a major consultant to the UK's SARSAS Sibling Sexual Abuse Project  and is featured in this video from the 2022 National Conference on SSA for Frontline Sectors:

Nancy Morris, MSc Applied Psychology, Survivor and Overcomer of Sibling Sexual Abuse

#SiblingsToo Podcast and Research on Sibling Sexual Abuse

Facebook: Siblings Too - Home | Facebook

Siblings Too Podcasts:

It's Time for My Story​ host Nancy Morris shares her journey from sibling sexual abuse victim to survivor, overcomer, and advocate

A Survivor's Story: Chris' Normal Response to an Abnormal Situation

Lisa Hilton, Certified Trauma Recovery Coach Hiltoncoachingconsulting.com

Monthly online sibling abuse support group (scroll down for details)

Lisa's blog telling her story of sibling sexual, physical, and emotional abuse

Memoirs and Writing by SST Survivors

Maria Socolof, The Invisible Key Unlocking the Mystery of My Chronic Pain

Dr. Vanessa Dunn Guyton, Hush No More: Healing Through Words, poetry anthology including contributions by SST Survivors

Hannah Cartwright, RN, MA Healing Sibling Sexual Trauma A Very Personal Story

Risa Shaw, Not Child's Play An Anthology on Brother-Sister Incest

Diana E. H. Russell, The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Women and Girls, includes Breaking the Myth of Mutuality, a chapter on brother-sister incest

Share Your Story! 

Telling your story as a survivor of sibling sexual trauma/abuse lets others know they are not alone.  There are opportunities to tell your story anonymously if you wish

 

#SiblingsToo is specific to sibling sexual trauma; has a tool to tell your story anonymously to be used for research purposes, and also welcomes survivors to speak on a podcast

Adult Survivor Lived Experience Survey: Emma's Project: Complete the Survey - Australian Childhood Foundation

Sexual Abuse Survivors Stories | The Younique Foundation will post your story online but you do not need to give your name

 

The Survivor’s Trust: Survivor Stories will post your story online but you do not need to give your name

 

Out of the Shadows: Share Your Story (name required)

 

Share Your Story - Darkness to Light (name required)

 

Guidelines for submitting a Story of Hope | Stop It Now (reviewed for possible publication)

More to come!

Follow 5WAVES.org, the team of five founders in five time zones who are a collective voice bringing Worldwide Awareness, Voice, Education, and Support for prevention and healing from sibling sexual trauma.

Video below: Hear the story of the founding of 5WAVES, and What Sexual Assault Advocacy Organizations Can Do to help bring sibling sexual trauma out of the shadows and bring support and healing to those who are affected