Parenting Against the Rape Culture

on Tuesday, 29 November 2016.

Parenting Against the Rape Culture

There may be nothing worse for parents than having to help their children deal with rape. It is sad, but rape and other examples of male dominance and sexual control are so common in our society that people often become immune to it. The recent media coverage of well-known public figures further highlights the prevalence of unwanted sexual assault in our society. We are generally somewhat removed from the circumstances. That is, of course, until it becomes personal.

While, as a society, we often strive to do what we can to make rape and these other examples of male dominance less common and morally unacceptable, there are things parents can do to help children deal with this issue and the so-called rape culture.

Dr. Jennifer Sager, a provider associated with us here at The ITM Group, co-authored an article that appeared in The Washington Post called How to parent against rape culture (for one thing, start young).This informative article gives valuable insights to caregivers and parents on how to cope with this extremely serious issue.

Welcome to ITM

on Tuesday, 15 November 2016.

Welcome to ITM

This is the first in an ongoing and regular series of blogs you will see here from the ITM Group that are designed to let you know about us, our services and the complicated issues involved in life when you need services like those we provide.

It is our hope that these blogs and the rest of the information on this website will be used as educational tools if and when you ever find yourself in the position of needing help from mental-health therapists.

Our more than dozen therapists can help you deal with the challenges of life through individual and group counseling. ITM services include juvenile programs, adult court-related programs, competency restoration and a theft fraud intervention program.

ITM therapists all have advanced degrees and generally more than 10 years of experience in their practice areas. Our therapists typically work with children, adolescents and adults with various challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulty, career issues, eating disorders, grief and stress.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality of treatment and care to our friends and neighbors in the North Central Florida area. To learn more about our staff and services, please review this website. 



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