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HELPING SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE HEAL 

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PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING

Participation in a Shelter from the Storm© support group is not a replacement for professional counseling. Most sexual abuse victims experience profound emotional problems. Virtually all sexual abuse survivors could benefit from professional care.


Since sexual abuse is the most personal and damaging form of betrayal, recovery from sexual abuse can be the most intense and emotionally challenging form of recovery. Survivors of sexual abuse often struggle with powerful issues such as shame, thoughts of suicide, addictions, and even dissociation.


For these reasons, it is strongly recommended that participants begin the recovery process with a professional evaluation. Subsequently, they are required to connect with a professional counselor on a weekly basis. This person should be trained in working with survivors of sexual abuse to monitor the participants progress while participating in the sexual abuse recovery group. 


Counseling for Sexual Trauma Victims 


Professional Services - ARISE! International is not a counseling facility and does not provide onsite counseling. Please review the following resources of trained professionals to assist in recovering from the effects of sexual trauma.

ARISE! International is not a counseling facility and does not provide onsite counseling. Please review the following resources of trained professionals to assist in recovering from the effects of sexual trauma.

For information on how to choose a counselor see the link below.

Choosing a Christian Counselor

  • Proverbs 1:5 - A wise man will hear and increase learning and a man of understanding will attain wise counsel......
  • Proverbs 11:14 - Where there is no counsel, the people fall; But in the multitude of counselors there is safety.
  • Proverbs 15:22 - Plans fail without advice, but with many counselors they are confirmed.

  • Proverbs 19:20-21 - Listen to counsel and receive instruction, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.
  • Proverbs 20:18 - Plans succeed through good counsel....
  • Proverbs 24:6 - For you should wage war with sound guidance– victory comes with many counselors.

Christian Counseling 

A New Me

Dr.  Estrelita Bruce "Dr E"

www.anewmedre.com

Office: 424.263.9632


Interfaith Dallas-Family Services

5600 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Kimberly Pearson, Counselor - 469.828.1827


Wholesome Intimacy

Lila Stephenson, MA, LPC

600 Strada Circle, Suite 112, Mansfield, TX 76063

817.456.4893


Holman Family Services

Aisha Holman

3200 N MacArthur Blvd #101

Irving, TX  75062 

(469) 844-5437


Harmony Counseling Center

6969 Pastor Bailey Drive-Suite 250

Dallas, TX 75237

214.584.7657

Contact: Dr. Brenda Richardson, LPC-S

[email protected]


Operation 220

(formerly Exchanged Life Ministries) 

2001 West Plano Parkway, Suite 3800

Plano, TX 75075, 972.941.4442

e-Counseling available through Skype


Charis Counseling Center

M. Louise Foster-Wilson, LPC

407 N. Cedar Ridge, Ste. 200

Duncanville, TX 75116

972.283.9282


LCS Counseling and Consulting Agency

​1751 River Run, Suite 200 Ft. Worth, TX 76107

Office:  682.990.2866

LaToya Smith

 Email: [email protected]


Door Of Hope Counseling

Cynthia A. Thompson, M. Ed., LPC-S

1201 North Watson Rd, Suite 299, Arlington, TX 76006

817.360.2450

Email: [email protected]


Elledge Counseling Associates

For information or to schedule an appointment

 please call 972.268.3096 


Hope for the Heart Biblical Counseling Services

2001 West Plano Parkway

Plano, TX 75075

972.212.9200


Shepherd's Call Counseling & Teaching Ministry

Penny McAdams

711 E. Lamar Blvd Suite 105, Arlington, TX 76011

817.459.8488


Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship 

1808 W. Camp Wisdom Rd,Dallas, TX 75232

For more details or questions contact the Counseling Ministry at 214.672.9100 Ext. 9152


Lifeline of Hope Family Services, Inc

Jennifer Lewis-Johnson

1700 N Hampton Rd, Suite 106, DeSoto, TX 75115

(972) 850-8116



PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - ARISE! International is not a counseling facility and does not provide onsite counseling. Please review the following resources of trained professionals to assist in  recovering from the effects of sexual trauma. 

Trauma Support Services of North Texas, Inc

24 Hour Crisis Hotline - All services are free and confidential

Dallas Area Office

407 North Cedar Ridge Rd. Suite 315

Duncanville, TX 75116

972.709.4904


Ft Worth Area Office 

1000 Bonnie Brae

Fort Worth, TX 76111

817.378.7158


New Outlook Counseling & Wellness Center

9535 Forest Lane Suite 258

Dallas, TX 75243

214.838.3660


Kelley McCoy, M.A., LPC

1401 N Central Expressway, Suite 375

Richardson, TX 75080

[email protected]

214.733.9877


The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center

P.O. Box 866754

Plano, TX 75086

972.985.0951

24-Hour Crisis Hotline - 800.886.7273

(Services are free of charge to those impacted by sexual violence)


Denton County Friends of the Family, Inc

P. O. Box 640

Denton, TX 76202-0640

24 Hour Crisis Hotline - 940.382.7273 or 800.572.4031


The Women's Center

1723 Hemphill

Ft. Worth, TX 76110

(817) 927-2737 Hotline – answered 24 hours, 7 days per week

(817) 927-4039



The Golden Cross Academic Clinic (Southern Dallas Area)

Turning Point Rape Crisis Clinic 

1-800-886-7273 (24/7) Crisis Hotline 


Lena Pope Counseling Services

401 W. Sanford St, Suite 1600

Arlington, TX 76011


The Family Place

Incest Recovery Services - Free counseling for victims of incest

Individual counseling and support groups 

Free service 

214.443.7701


Diversity Counseling Services

Margret Ward, LCSW, CEAP, SAP

18601 LBF Frwy, Suite 160

Mesquite,TX 75150

972.744.9990


Parkland-Victim Intervention Program/Rape Crisis Center

Dallas, TX 75235

214.590.2926

24 Hour Hotline: 214.590.0430

(Services are free to Dallas County residents)


Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (darcc)

24 Hour Hotline 972.641.RAPE (7273)

Counseling Office

4210 Junius St

Dallas, TX 75246


Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (darcc)

Jackson Building-Lower Level

8198 Walnut Hill Lane

Dallas, TX 75231

(Services are available to anyone impacted by sexual violence. All services are confidential and free of charge. Services are also available in Spanish).



FAITH BASED MINISTRIES 


A Renewed Mind Ministries

Dr. Diana Brown

Mesquite, TX 75149

972.333.1300



Bethesda - Healing Wounded Emotions

Trinity Church - Cedar Hill

469.523.2745





Christian Counseling of Houston

Director - Cynthia Kubetin Littlefield

26010 Oak Ridge Dr, Suite 105

The Woodlands, TX 77380

281.681.1717