How To Help Child Victims of Sexual Abuse

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

by Gina Simmons, Ph.D. Victims of child sexual abuse often develop problem anger as a defensive reaction to a profound violation of safety and trust.  These children need our love, support and acceptance as they try to recover from the abuse.  As we learn more about the Penn State child rape scandal, my thoughts and […]


In Memory of…

March 3rd, 2010 · 6 Comments

By Gina Simmons, Ph.D. Chelsea King, 17, went for a jog after school last Thursday.  Her body was found Tuesday in a shallow grave a half mile from her car.  Chelsea was a straight A student, an athlete and a musician in the prestigious San Diego Youth Symphony. Beloved by many for her charming personality, […]