WORKSHOP FOR MALE SURVIVORS
FREE PUBLIC TALK
WORKSHOP FOR FRIENDS, FAMILY AND ALLIES
S.O.A.R. has invited the renowned therapist, workshop leader and author, Mike Lew, to provide two day-long workshops. Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 2018 at Louis Millet Center, New Minas, NS
- Friday Daytime: Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
- Friday Evening: Public Talk and Discussion
- Saturday: Support for Supporters of Sexual Abuse Survivors: Family, Friends, and other Allies.
Download a PDF brochure for the event!
Mike Lew is a celebrated speaker, author and therapist from the USA.
He has worked with thousands of men and women in their healing from the effects of childhood sexual abuse, rape, physical violence, emotional abuse and neglect.
Mike Lew will provide a full day workshop on Friday, June 22 for adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, followed by a free evening talk open to the public.
On Saturday, June 23rd, he will present a workshop open to persons working/associated with survivors and peer supporters. These persons include partners and family members of survivors, and individuals that are faced with the impact of survivor issues in their work lives or personal lives.
- Friday, June 22, 2018 (Males only) – workshop fee $50.
Click here to Register for Friday daytime
- Friday, June 22, 2018 (Open to the Public) – Evening workshop is FREE
but please register to ensure your space.
- Saturday, June 23, 2018 (for people who support survivors) – workshop fee $50.
Click here to register for Saturday
If you are in need of financial assistance, please contact S.O.A.R. to inquire about bursaries.
Mail: 32 Cornwallis St., Kentville, N.S. B4N 2E1
Phone: 902-679-7337 or 877-679-SOAR (7627)
Thanks to our supporters!
About Mike Lew
Mike Lew, M.Ed., is a psychotherapist and group therapy leader, and Co-Director of The Next Step Counseling and Training Center. As a cultural anthropologist specializing in the field of Culture and Personality (Psychological Anthropology), Mike worked with the late Margaret Mead and Colin Turnbull. After further training in Counseling Psychology, he became a leading expert on recovery from sexual child abuse, particularly issues of male survivors.
Mike has worked with thousands of men and women in their healing from the effects of childhood sexual abuse, rape, physical violence, emotional abuse and neglect. The development of strategies for recovery from incest and other abuse, particularly for men, has been a major focus of his work as a counselor and group leader. He works with both the survivors and their partners and families.
Mike taught at The City College of New York, Quinnipiac College, The College of New Rochelle and the University of California at Santa Cruz. Now he conducts public lectures, workshops for survivors, and trainings and consultations for mental health, medical, human service, clergy, law enforcement and other professionals throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Asia.
Mike’s publications include Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse (Second Edition, Revised and Updated Quill, 2004) and Leaping Upon the Mountains (Small Wonder Books and North Atlantic Books, 1999).
Mike has been a part of the editorial board of the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse and the review board of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.