In part-two of the premiere episode of season two of Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault, host D.J. Burr talks with author and survivor, Nanette Kirsch, about her personal experience as a survivor. Nanette states early on in the interview that this is her first time publicly sharing about the emotional and physical abuse she endured in her young life. Nanette also shares how her own story helped her write her new book, Denial: Abuse, Addiction, and a Life Derailed which she talked about in part-one of this interview. Thank you Nanette for giving us the gift of your journey.
Nanette is offering 15% off Denial for Journey On listeners. You can purchase the book at www.denialbook.com and enter promo code: JourneyOn at check out. Proceeds will benefits organizations supporting survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
About D.J. Burr
D.J. Burr is a survivor in long-term recovery. He is a psychotherapist practicing in Seattle, WA. D.J. is also the author of I Just Wanted Love: Recovery of a Codependent, Sex and Love Addict. His mission is to provide support to those who are still suffering and help them understand that they are not alone. You can learn more about D.J. at www.djburr.com.
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