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The Trauma Therapist

Guy Macpherson, PhD

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The Trauma Therapist
30 min2020 NOV 23
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Alisa is a storyteller, writer, facilitator and childhood sexual abuse survivor. Her work focuses on offering emotional support to other young survivors healing from sexual trauma.

Alisa is a MothStorySLAM competition champ ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=1s&v=HpAmX1PCwm0 ) and has been in publications such as Allure ( https://www.allure.com/story/childhood-sexual-abuse-activists?fbclid=IwAR3YzbWiWYebDA-lopfR11DWk11giEFBnnIEvEkCkM9m0PcacDtKovHUgb4 ) , Teen Vogue ( https://www.teenvogue.com/contributor/alisa-zipursky ) , BUST ( http://bust.com/feminism/19272-best-friend-survivor-healing.html ) , TIME ( http://time.com/5413109/brett-kavanaugh-supreme-court-survivors-trigger-ptsd/ ) , The Guardian ( https://www.theguardian.com/intimacy-secrets-for-all/ng-interactive/2017/jun/01/how-to-communicate-with-your-partner-for-better-intimacy ) , Bustle ( https://www.bustle.com/p/9-awkward-things-you-your-partner-can-do-to-feel-emotionally-safe-in-your-relationship-10247983 ) , Thought Catalog ( http://thoughtcatalog.com/alisa-zipursky/2016/10/how-learning-to-hurt-people-is-helping-me-heal/ ) , Oprah Winfrey Network ( http://www.oprah.com/own-queensugar/the-theme-that-resonates-with-this-fan-healing ) , Hello Giggles ( https://hellogiggles.com/love-sex/how-to-stop-gaslighting-in-a-relationship/ ) , Brit+Co ( https://www.brit.co/how-to-support-a-friend-with-family-stress-holidays/ ) , and the Voices for Change 2.0 podcast ( https://www.spreaker.com/user/bekalombardo/vfc-2-22?autoplay=1 ).

While based in DC, she travels around the country giving talks and facilitating workshops to support other young survivors in their communities.

*In This Episode*

* Alisa's Website ( https://healinghonestly.com/ )
* Work With Alisa ( https://healinghonestly.com/speaking-and-workshops )
* Love WITH Accountability: Digging up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse ( https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1849353522/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?creative=9325&creativeASIN=1849353522&ie=UTF8&linkCode=as2&linkId=26e183aa62d862b6ca1ef102f0ced138&tag=wescoatrapro-20 ) , Aishah Shahidah Simmons

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