Know that it is “OK” – Survivors in Strength & Love

  This blog is my rambling about the many emotions and fears I am left with after 32 years in abuse. The sexual abuse as a child and my mother’s neglect is what’s affected me the worst. This has left the deepest impact on my life. Each day I hope to share with you a lookContinue reading “Know that it is “OK” – Survivors in Strength & Love”

“DYSFUNCTION”

Many of us have said at some point in our lives, “I’m suffering from some dysfunction lately.” What does this statement initiate in your thoughts? I can tell you that for the many millions who live as survivors of abuse, or if you are dealing with some type of abuse, this statement carries an entirelyContinue reading ““DYSFUNCTION””

Speaking Out as a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

          Here is one local Illinois woman who has finally found the voice of the child she used to be!!!           Ms. Patricia A. McKnight, is now an Author/Speaker/Advocate & Blog Talk Radio Host for Dreamcatchers for Abused Children, but just TWO YEARS AGO she was a mental wreck. Ms. “Tricia” McKnight is now asking all News Channels andContinue reading “Speaking Out as a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor”

Clearing the head…Clearing the shame…

For years now I’ve believed writing good for the soul. When I began thinking about putting my nightmares into words it was frightening to imagine revisiting those feelings. It took so very much to put “My Justice” together for my children. They deserved to know how this evil first invaded our family. How could IContinue reading “Clearing the head…Clearing the shame…”

Do We Really Understand What This Means????

   This is a picture of me as a child when the abuse from the man who became my stepfather first occurred. Do you see the innocence shared in this child’s face? Do you see the sparkling young girl who is waiting to bloom? This child died!!!! In the very midst of the Sandusky Trial,Continue reading “Do We Really Understand What This Means????”

June Line Up for Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio

Dreamcatchers For Abused Children Blog Talk Radio June Guests & Special Shows http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers/2012/06/07/child-abuse-and-survival-education-with-patricia-mcknight Please join with me and the amazing team at Dreamcatchers as we welcome this month’s wonderful guests. There are just a couple that we are welcoming back who we had problems with their previous broadcast or there was more to their story. I hope that allContinue reading “June Line Up for Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio”

Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio – Upcoming Shows

Dreamcatchers for Abused Children Blog Talk Radio Programming http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9pm e.s.t. Exec.Director & Host Tricia A. McKnight            We have had a very busy 6 weeks on the radio program, with so many amazing advocates and survivors coming to share their empowerment and inspiration with us. This will continue through the month of May and into June,Continue reading “Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio – Upcoming Shows”

Male Sexual Abuse Survivor/Author/Advocate; Jan Frayne

Dreamcatchers for Abused Children Blog Talk Radio Programming Welcomes Tonight Mr. Jan Frayne http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers/2012/05/18/child-abuse-and-survival-education-with-patricia-mcknight Tonight our guest is a man I’ve been communicating with personally via Twitter/Facebook for about 6 months now. I was honored when he asked me to provide a write up about his new novel, “Beyond Survivor – Rising from the Ashes of Childhood SexualContinue reading “Male Sexual Abuse Survivor/Author/Advocate; Jan Frayne”

Domestic Violence Healing with Angelica Harris

Dreamcatchers for Abused Children Blog Talk Radio Welcomes Tonight Author/Advocate; Ms. Angelica Harris http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers/2012/05/17/child-abuse-and-survival-education-with-patricia-mcknight Our Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio Program w/ Exec. Director & Host; Patricia “Tricia” McKnight, welcomes an impressive survivor of Sexual Abuse and living within the Domestic Violence of her parents and her mother’s sinking into mental illness. This wonderful and inspiring Author/Advocate, is using her story,Continue reading “Domestic Violence Healing with Angelica Harris”

International Parental Abduction w/ Peter Thomas Senese

Dreamcatchers for Abused Children Blog Talk Radio Special Guest Peter Thomas Senese & Attny. Ann Marquez http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers/2012/05/10/child-abuse-and-survival-education-with-patricia-mcknight Tonight on the Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio our host & Exec. Director, Tricia McKnight, will be sitting in with two very special guests from the I CARE Foundation. Please join us in welcoming Author/Advocate Peter Thomas Senese and Attorney Ann Marquez, whoContinue reading “International Parental Abduction w/ Peter Thomas Senese”