“This is a safe place, this place called Shepherd's.” ~ Shepherd’s client
For over 25 years, adult survivors of child sexual abuse have come to Shepherd's Counseling Services for professional, affordable therapy to help them restore and rebuild their lives.
All of Shepherd's experienced, Licensed, Master's-level therapists have specialized training and are skilled in treating the complex issue of childhood sexual abuse. Shepherd’s uses a need-based sliding fee scale, and also offers special scholarships to the clients who can afford the least.
There is an immense need for services that provide specialized support for survivors of sexual abuse to heal. The number of children sexually abused before 18 is estimated to be 1 in 4 girls, and 1 in 6 boys. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006) An estimated 42 million adult survivors of child sexual abuse currently live in the United States. Left untreated, the burden of past abuse causes great harm to survivors and the community.
Shepherd’s helps individuals heal from the effects of abuse, so that they become more able to create safety for themselves and for those in their care. Individuals, families and communities become safer and stronger and quality of life increases as the effects of abuse decrease.
"Shepherd's is leading the way in ending child sexual abuse." ~ New Day Northwest