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Telling Secrets
An Artist's Journey Through Childhood Trauma

Artist/Author: Jane Orleman

128 pages
9"x12" hardcover with dust jacket
104 color plates
Publication date: March 1998

"This book should be read by everyone––survivors of childhood abuse, therapists, perpetrators, and concerned bystanders––who wants to learn how to survive abuse. Jane Orleman takes us through her experiences of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse by calling on the most profound sources of inspiration: art, dreams, and the compassionate presence of a skillful witness. By sharing her journey with us, she lays down a path that each of us can take to confront our deepest fears. Bravo."

Fran Henry
STOP IT NOW! a child sexual abuse prevention program
Ms. Henry is an abuse survivor

"Much has been written about childhood experiences and their impact on maturation and development. In this book, a sensitive, private child experiences a number of overwhelming physical, sexual, and emotional assaults that strongly influence her development. Using her paintings, her dream journal, and insights from a remarkable seven-year-long therapeutic intervention by Dr. W., Ms. Orleman tells her story with sensitivity and clarity. She has exhibited her paintings, given slide shows, and written about her work to, in her words, 'create an awareness of the emotional wound that devastates our society.' This book does just that."

S. Norman Sherry, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School