2014 Through the eyes of the wounded: A narrative analysis of children’s sexual abuse experiences and recovery process.

Several children who have experienced sexual abuse undergo counselling, but the scholarly literature significantly lacks their own opinions on the assault, the consequences of disclosing it, and the healing process. By examining the trauma narratives that kids wrote as part of a therapy session, this study filled this gap. Three themes emerged from the qualitative analysis: memories of the abuse, the disclosure and its consequences, and the healing process. In order to improve the effectiveness of the care given, counselling experts are given recommendations based on descriptions of children’s thoughts, feelings, and beliefs regarding their experiences.