The blame for abuse lies solely with the abuser - contact us and let US work to help YOU.
Childhood abuse covers many areas including; emotional, physical, sexual and parental neglect.
Childhood Abuse Counselling
We have a - Counsellor in Newcastle Upon Tyne dealing with sexual abuse,emotional abuse,physical abuse,parental abuse.
Sexual abuse is the predominant reason most clients seek counselling but there are other forms of abuse, including; emotional, psychological and physical which can range from a smack to a severe beating and also parental neglect. It's understandable that people often approach these issues with fear and trepidation but our abuse counselling services are here to listen to you and help you learn to cope with everything you're carrying - not to reprimand or correct you.
Myths surrounding Childhood Abuse
Effects of sexual abuse
- Lack of self confidence
- Sleep problems
- feeling like a victim
- feeling self-conscious
- feeling different from others
- feeling powerless
- feeling dirty
- obsessed with cleaning or washing
- constant worrying thoughts
- suicide attempts
- no interest in sex
- fear of sex
- aggressive sexual behaviour
Damage caused by sexual abuse
- Marital problems
- Distrusting people
- Alcohol problems
- Drug problems
- Aggressive behaviour
- Unable to love, or show affection
How ASCA Can Help
ASCA Counsellors are here to listen to you and help you understand the reasons and fear as well as help you work through what YOU want to work through - we won't judge you or attempt to minimise your feelings as we know each client is individual and have their own ways of coping and reasoning.
The adult survivor may experience a variety of other perceptual difficulties and distortions, including delusions and hallucinations. Seemingly neutral or innocent noises can become disturbing to the survivor if he/she links them to his/her CSA experience.
ASCA's abuse counselling services are designed to help you deal with any flashbacks and cope with any previous experiences you may have had - all you need to do is make the first step by contacting us.
You can access further information relating to CSA and flashbacks here.