Sexual Assault Therapy and Domestic Violence Counseling

You may have experienced sexual abuse as a child.
Perhaps you are dealing with the trauma of a recent sexual assault.
You may be enduring ongoing sexual and domestic violence at the hands of an abusive partner.


AS A SURVIVOR OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And, every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. Meanwhile, only 5 out of every 1,000 perpetrators will end up in prison. ~ RAINN.org

We know the numbers. But, we also know you are much more than a number. You never wanted to be a statistic. While you don’t have to be defined by your trauma, it is okay to get help.

Common Reasons Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Seek Therapy

Everyone responds to violence and trauma in different ways. So, there is no “one-size-fits-all” way to cope. Just because you have a friend or family member who has had a similar experience, it doesn’t mean you will both respond the same way. In fact, you will probably react very differently and find different ways of coping that work better for you. Often, we see survivors of violence who are worried about:

Counseling for Rape and Sexual Assault in Indianapolis, IN 46220

At Northside Mental Health, we are not going to shy away from helping you with recovery from rape, sexual assault, intimate partner violence or another form of sexual violence. We know how to help. We are here to listen to you. You will be believed and respected throughout this entire process. You deserve to get the help you want now. We are here to help.

PTSD - post traumatic stress disorder. Mental health issue. Word cloud sign with the words "PTSD. Survivor. Trauma. Danger. Sexual Assault. Domestic Violence. Stress. Nightmares. Victim. Injury. Support and more for survivors of violence in Indianapolis, INThe Northside Mental Health Approach to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Therapy

Please know that there is no timeline for recovering from sexual assault or abuse. Therefore, we tailor your therapy to your specific needs. One popular approach you may be curious about is EMDR.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in Indianapolis, IN

EMDR is getting a lot of attention right now, and we have experts who can treat you with this therapy in Indianapolis, IN. Most recently, research on EMDR shows that it can be very effective for survivors of sexual assault.

For survivors of sexual trauma, our caring, professional and trauma-informed therapists will work to:

  • help you cope with the assault
  • provide support following the assault, and through any legal or judicial process if applicable
  • shorten the long-term effects of sexual violence

Ready to Take Back Control after Sexual Assault or Violence?

If you are looking to establish care for yourself or a loved one at our Indianapolis treatment center, we are ready to get started. Sexual assault and domestic violence does not have to define your life forever. We know you have questions, so please follow these simple steps to move forward in your life:

  1. Contact us to set up your first appointment.
  2. Meet with a skilled, caring therapist.
  3. Work toward healing and the next chapter of your beautiful life.

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Other Mental Health Services Offered in Indianapolis, IN

Did you know? Our founder’s original passion and experience is in eating disorder treatment, supporting parents and partners, and addiction recovery. We also love working with individuals and families who are ready to work on various concerns. Throughout the year, we also hold workshops and groups for a number of issues you may be dealing with. Please reach out and let us know how we can help support you to live your best, most fulfilled life.

COVID-19 Office Policy Update.
In an effort to keep both our clients and our staff healthy, all Northside Mental Health providers are now offering virtual appointments. Appointments can be scheduled directly with your provider or contact lindsey@northsidementalhealth.com.
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