Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully

Linda's Corner Podcast - Overcoming clergy and therapist abuse with Amy Nordhues

May 09, 2022 Linda Bjork/Amy Nordhues Season 3 Episode 37
Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully
Linda's Corner Podcast - Overcoming clergy and therapist abuse with Amy Nordhues
Show Notes


Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, Amy Nordhues talks about overcoming the tragedy of clergy and therapist abuse.   Amy is the author of “Prayed Upon,” she is also an abuse survivor, and an advocate for victims of clergy and therapist abuse.  You can learn more about Amy and her book at her website https://amynordhues.com.

Some of the highlights Amy shares:

  • How past abuse can make an adult vulnerable to predators
  • Amy shares her personal story of being manipulated and sexually abused by her trusted, highly recommended therapist
  • Insight into how this could happen - gaining perspective from the point of view from the victim
  • The process of healing from past abuse
  • If you've been abused by a trusted authority figure, you're not alone and it's not your fault
  • Transitioning from thinking "I'm garbage" to "I am the daughter of the King"  
  • And more

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