I was abused as a child I want to get help, where do I start?

Attorney Irwin Zalkin of the of Zalkin Law Firm answers the question.
I was abused as a child I want to get help, where do i start?

If you are a middle-aged person and you are now coming to grips with the reality of having been abused as a child, and you don’t know where to turn, you should first and foremost try to get psychological help.
You need to see a therapist. You need to see a counselor. If you don’t know where to find a therapist or a counselor that can help you, contact a lawyer who does work in this field, who represents victims of childhood sexual abuse. I can almost guarantee you that the lawyer will know of experts in the field in your area and will be able to guide you to somebody, a therapist that can help. The lawyer can be of help as well. Lawyers who do this kind of work have a certain sensitivity of it, have a certain understanding of the issues and can be of tremendous help in your dealing with this issue in your life.