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Maeve Lewis: Breaking the Cycle of Child Sexual Abuse

Date of Lecture: March 20, 2019

Maeve LewisAbout the Speaker: Maeve Lewis is executive director of One in Four Ireland, an organization that provides professional support to men and women who had experienced childhood sexual abuse. A psychotherapist, Lewis also has also worked overseas in post conflict situations in the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone, training local trauma counselors. She is a registered expert witness in sexual trauma at the International Criminal Court at The Hague and has provided training in sexual trauma to legal professionals at the Court.

About the Talk: Maeve Lewis discusses the impact of child sexual abuse across the lifespan. She outlines a systemic attachment-based approach to psychotherapy with adult survivors and their families, and with sex offenders, situating the work within an Irish societal context.