My Therapist Called My Rapist a “Wise Older Man”

How I went from fear and shame to taking back my life

Anne Shark
May 15, 2020 · 9 min read

Trigger Warning: this article contains discussions of sexual assault that may not be suitable for all readers. Fearless community, please read with care.

I had been seeing a therapist, *Jeanne, for a couple of months when the topic of sexual trauma came up.