Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault

Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault

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In this mini bonus, D.J. talks with film producer Evie Warner regarding her latest project, "15 Minutes," which highlights male sexual assault. To learn more about the film and Evie, check out her Facebook page. 

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December 1, 2017 12 min

In the Season Two finale, D.J. Burr talks about "Me Too" and how he has been impacted since the nation and the world FINALLY began to take notice of the horrendous behaviors committed against female and male survivors. D.J. expresses a myriad of emotions, and details what he plans to do to take care of himself during this tumultious time. He shares recommendations and offers continued support to those still suffering.  Read more

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In this week's episode, D.J. talks with a friend and colleague, Liz, who reached out to D.J. for help sharing her story of what it was like to be a sexual assault survivor while being in a relationship. Liz talks about an important topic we need to talk more about. Even in a relationship, you have the right to say 'no' or 'not yet' and have your boundaries respected. When that doesn't happen, shame, fear,... Read more

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In this week's episode, D.J. Burr talks with Neil Jaffee, distinguished filmaker and lawyer, about his two documentaries: Off The Record: Justice Denied to Child Sex Abuse Survivors(Best in Show - Rosebud Film Festival) and Pursuit of Truth. Neil and his co-producer, Valerie Gibson, are advocates for ... Read more

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In this week's episode of Journey On, D.J. talks with sexual assault survivor turned author and advocate, Eddie Kedge. In 1980, Eddie was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a serial predator. Eddie says he is a "ten percenter", referring to the statistic that only ten percent of those abused are abused by a stranger. Here his inspiring journey.  To Learn more about Eddie, check out his book  Read more

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On this week's episode, D.J. talks with author Dan Quennevile, otherwise known as Alter Pain, about his book The Heartest Story Finally Told: Jesus's Glory Divinely Bold. Dan shares what it was like for him growing up; experiencing molestation at a very young age; and living with a man he consid... Read more

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In this week's episode, D.J. talks with David Lorenz, child abuse advocate, member of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priest) and male sexual abuse survivor who speaks out regularly about child sexual abuse and statute of limitations which prevent some survivors from coming forward with their truths. David was featured on Netflix's The Keepers as he, and other advocates, voiced concerns about the statue of lim... Read more

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In this week's episode of Journey On, D.J. talks with psychotherapist and life coach David Lohman Devore about his experience as a surivor of childhood sexual abuse. David shares on spiritual abuse, shame, and regaining a sense of self after healing from the deep wounds of his past. David offers compelling insight and inspiring action steps you can take to heal ... Read more

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In this bonus episode, D.J. talks with Nanette Kirsch, author of Denial: Abuse, Addiction, and a Life Derailed, and her husband Craig. Craig provides his perspective as a spouse witnessing the affects of the abuse his wife suffered had on her and their marriage. This intimiate conversation opens up a lot of avenues for further discussion and we hope it gives you, the listen... Read more

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In part-two of the premiere episode of season two of Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault, host D.J. Burr talks with author and survivor, Nanette Kirsch, about her personal experience as a survivor. Nanette states early on in the interview that this is her first time publicly sharing about the emotional and physical abuse she endured in her young life. Nanette also shares how her own story helped her wri... Read more

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In part-one of the two-part premiere episode of season two of Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault, host D.J. Burr talks with author and survivor, Nanette Kirsch, about her new book, Denial: Abuse, Addiction, and a Life Derailed. Nanette had the privledge of writting Denial, which is about a dear friend, David Wagner, and his childhood sexual abuse ... Read more

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September 21, 2017 1 min

This season on Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault, you will hear more inspiring stories of hope, resiliency, and recovery. Men and women are coming together to help one another heal from the abuse and trauma of their past. Our stories are different, but our paths are similar. Join us October 1 for Episode One of Season Two featuring Nanette Kirsch, survivor and author of Read more

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In the season one finale of Journey On: Men Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault, host D.J. Burr talks with Patrol Officer Mike Steven of the Avon and Somerset Constabulary in the U.K. Mike is a strong advocate for male survivors. He is working diligently to increase awareness about male sexual abuse and assault; increase accessibility to services for male survivors, and increase the visibility of the services provided by eng... Read more

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In this episode, D.J. goes off script a bit to talk with James Reyes' mom, Earlene. James' story of early childhood molestation and subsequent predatory behavior was featured on Episode Eight. Earlene insisted on giving her side of the story, as well as accounts of her experience dealing with various systems which are preventing James from getting the proper care h... Read more

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In this episode of Journey On, D.J. talks with James Reyes – a 38-year-old from Tennessee. James shares his experience of being abused from 4yrs old to 12 years of age by three different people. James is not only an abuse survivor, he is also a sexual offender. It’s important to talk about James story, because it is one that we generally only hear negatives things about. Sexual predators m... Read more

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In this week's episode, D.J. talks with Ken, a person in long-term recovery from early childhood sexual abuse and sexual addiction. Ken has been a longtime mentor and friend to D.J. He shares his harrowing story of abuse by a trusted adult from his childhood and the subsequent battle with sex addiction that resulted from the early trauma. 

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D.J. talks with Gino, a 50yr old New Yorker, who was abused by his uncle as a kid. Gino talks about the lasting impact the abuse had on him. He held onto his secret until he was 31 years old and married. Gino used online resources and male survivor communities to move through the pain of his past. 

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In this episode, DJ talks with Andre Bisquera who shares his experience as an incest abuse survivor and the challenges he has faced, as well as the support he provides to those in need. Andre who is working within the legal system to enact change for survivors regarding statute of limitations. Many survivors find that the legal system is unfair and unjust when a survivor d... Read more

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In this episode, D.J. talks with Joe Braxton. Joe is an author and advocate. His new book, Still Breathing: How to Regain Your Life After Being Robbed, chronicles Joe's struggle with realization and acceptance that he is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Joe was groomed by a family friend, someone Joe has known almost his entire life and molested and sexually assau... Read more

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D.J. Burr talks with Patrick Dati, a survivor of the prolific serial killer, John Wayne Gacy. Patrick shares the heart-wrenching story of how he escaped the grasps of Gacy and found his way to becoming a national speaker on child abuse and assault; bullying; and LGBTQI rights.

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