Book Talk: His History, Her Story: A Survival Guide for Spouses of Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Trauma, with Debra Warner
By: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Published: 11/01/2017
Uploaded: 11/21/2017
Uploaded by: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Pockets: Book Talks, Gottesman Libraries Archive, Gottesman Libraries' Education Program
Tags: abuse, relationships, self help

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Description/Abstract: Book Talk: His History, Her Story: A Survival Guide for Spouses of Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Trauma, with Debra Warner, Monday, 11/13, 4-5:30pm


"His History, Her Story (American Ghost Media, 2017) is the first book to explore the impact of male childhood sexual abuse on adult relationships. Aimed at helping both the partners of trauma survivors and mental health professionals, the book is written from the unique perspective of Dr. Debra Warner, the leading American forensic psychologist in the field of male trauma who is married to a trauma survivor.

Dr. Warner, who is one of few women specializing in male trauma shares both her story and her husband’s as they make the journey to healing and recovery. Using the wisdom gained from her personal and professional experience, she provides hands-on direction as both wife and forensic psychologist to help survivors and their partners lead the rich and fulfilling relationships that they deserve.

For mental health professionals, this book represents a groundbreaking resource that explores in detail the phenomenon of male trauma and related issues. It contains the largest compilation of papers by leading psychologists and professionals working in the field of male trauma and relationships."
-- Book Summary

Dr. Debra Warner received her Master of Arts and Master of Education in counseling psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, in New York City. She completed her doctorate in Forensic Psychology from Alliant International University, in Fresno. She has served as an adjunct professor for several universities and as Lead Faculty for Chapman University's Marriage and Family Therapy program. She is currently a Full Professor for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's Psy.D. program in Clinical Forensic Psychology. She has also served as Special Assistant to the Dean of Academic Affairs: Diversity and Community Engagement and Lead Faculty for the Forensic Psychology department for the Los Angeles and Irvine campuses. Her additional professional accomplishments have included working with the Department of Homeland Security, Los Angeles Police Department, C.U.R.E.-A Better Los Angeles, the Department of Defense, the Department of Corrections, and Regional Center. She has served as clinical supervisor relating to human trafficking, trauma, PTSD and multicultural therapeutic techniques in multiple organizations.

This book talk is co-sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Please rsvp no later than Friday, November 10th with your interest.

Where: 306 Russell