Matt Carey_SurvivorsUK

Trying to make sense of it all

When I was eight years old, I was targeted by a group of predatory paedophiles who subjected me to 18-months of horrific sexual abuse. Like almost all survivors, I was too ashamed and scared to tell anyone what had happened…not my parents, friends or family.   Where I am today My life has been one […]

Helping male survivors of sexual violation to recover - Sarah Van Gogh

Helping Male Survivors Of Sexual Violation To Recover, by Sarah Van Gogh

One of the counsellors who works at SurvivorsUK, Sarah Van Gogh, has written a book about helping male survivors of sexual abuse to recover and move on in their lives. The book is published this month. Here is a short extract from the introduction: “Men who have experienced sexual violation often have a kind of […]

Read a book day

National Read A Book Day 2017: our picks

There are probably as many reasons to read a book as there are books and people to read them and National Read A Book Day is a great opportunity to celebrate books and reading. At SurvivorsUK, we see many men who find reading about the experience of sexual abuse and how to cope with such […]

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