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Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 535

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Tonight's special guest is Sandi Atmore from Los Angeles, a child abuse survivor who's now a Grief Recover Specialist. Born in a naval hospital in Portsmouth, VA, her childhood was tumultuous. She suffered physical, sexual and verbal abuse from the time she was 2 until the age of 15, always kept behind closed doors. To deal with the stress and abuse Sandi developed the same coping skills she learned from her caregivers, denial and suppression. Sandi spent years unsuccessfully trying to escape the pain by focusing on success. Using drugs and alcohol failed her, too. By 2003 Sandi was VP of Marketing and smoking crystal meth every day. In 2005, after facing the abuse of her childhood Sandi walked away from drugs. She discovered Grief Recovery in 2006. The Outreach Program gave her the structure and tools to heal from the inner wounds. Sandi is now a mentor, business coach and Grief Recovery Specialist. Ms. Atmore is a founder of Freedom From Grief. Her journey to healing from childhood trauma has given her deep understanding in to pain and bondage this kind of trauma can create. Sandi is married, resides in southern California and has a BS in Business Administration. She also write a BLOG.