ELAINE WESTERLUND, EDD, DABPS, DAPA
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

ONE ARNOLD CIRCLE
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139
(617) 661-9400

Sexual Abuse Treatment and Consultation
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Consultation on Survivor Sexuality
Women's Sexuality After Childhood Incest
Self-Esteem, Boundaries, and Assertiveness for Survivors
Living and Loving Better as Survivors
Survivor Sexuality Series
Drop-in Discussion Group
Childhood Sexual Abuse and Your Health
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Incest Resources, Inc.

ABOUT MYSELF AND MY PRACTICE:

I am a licensed psychologist and survivor with dual board certification as a specialist in sexual abuse and trauma/PTSD. I have been involved in the field of sexual abuse since 1980 when I co-founded Incest Resources, Inc., the first survivor organization in the country. I hold a doctorate in counseling psychology from Boston University with master's specializations in counseling women and cross-cultural counseling. I am the author of Women's Sexuality After Childhood Incest, Responding to Incest: In Memory of Nancy, and a number of published articles on trauma and recovery.


AVAILABLE SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • individual, couple and group therapy for survivors
  • individual therapy for partners of survivors
  • individual therapy for nonoffending parents
  • survivor and nonoffending parent therapy
  • individual, couple, and group therapy focused on sexuality


CONSULTATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON SURVIVOR ISSUES SUCH AS:

  • disclosure within and outside the family
  • confrontation with the offender
  • initiation of a civil suit
  • response to the "false memory" backlash
  • healing the body
  • exploring sexual preference
  • intimacy and sexuality
  • considering children
  • preparing for pregnancy, childbirth and nursing
  • parenting and family life
  • survivor health issues
  • survivor work issues
  • survivor spirituality


I also offer ongoing supervision and case consultation to therapists working with survivors, and training to helping professionals of all kinds on a national/international level. For more information please leave your name, telephone number(s), and the best days and times for me to return your call at (617) 661-9400.