This is the second part of our season three finale. Sexual abuse and purity culture messaging has presented a culture of shame and guilt. This episode follows a deeply personal episode where Amy accounts a day in Dr, Petit’s office where immense healing occurred as she was able to shed the shame of sexual abuse and purity culture messaging.
In this second episode, Amy sits down with her counselor, Dr. Thomas Petit, who will give his account of the day that shame lost and Amy felt freedom from the shame of sexual abuse as it pertains to purity culture messaging. Dr. Thomas Petit, a trauma informed counselor, also brings highlights to this episode as it pertains to self care when shame is present along with anxiety management. This episode ends our season on childhood trauma and it is an episode filled with hope and a story of ridiculous redemption, straight from Amy’s counselor.
This episode also highlights the heart and mission of the podcast, to provide access to help for those who need it. The Wednesdays With Watson podcast exists to not only educate, but to raise money for counseling scholarships for those who can not afford it. If you would like to participate in that mission, there are many ways you can do that by clicking here.
**A portion of the song “Isn’t That Amazing Grace” written and performed by Josh Bales, is used by written permission**