Abuse Counseling

Types of Abuse

Wounds come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You might think of abuse as a very strong word that refers only to a narrow group of experiences that affect a few people. Take a look at the following categories. Does this change how you perceive abuse? Does it change how you look at what happened in your own story?

  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Visual Sexual Abuse
  • Verbal Sexual Abuse
  • Psychological Sexual Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Spousal Abuse or Battering
  • Spiritual Abuse
  • Satanic Ritual Abuse

Each of these abuse categories is described in detail by following the links in the "Topics" box at the right.