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Journey to Wholeness Course

A digital course for Survivors of childhood sexual abuse

A Courageous Journey of healing mind, body, heart, & soul.

How often do you ask yourself why you feel the way you do or beat yourself up for not reacting, thinking, feeling, or behaving in the way you “should”?

Have you sometimes wondered if you’re crazy or the only one who thinks, feels, or experiences things in the way you do?

Do you judge yourself for struggling even though things in your life “seem” good?

These are just some of the ways we reinforce the damage done by sexual abuse.

1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men has been sexually abused. Think about that for a moment... If you are one of them you've likely gone through the majority of your life believing your struggles were just part of who you are or something you would have to continue to live with.

How many times have you said "I'm not effected... it was a long time ago, I forgave, I don't think about, or even I've been to therapy, coaching, or read all sorts of self-help books so I've healed"?

Yet, you still find you struggle with self-worth, shame, relationships, or allowing yourself to be fully seen.

The long term impact of abuse is insidious. It hides in the crevices of our mind, body, and heart.

The impact is reinforced over time when we use coping mechanisms to "deny" the continued impact. Examples of this are above.

I created this course to help you truly understand…to see the truth of why the struggle exists and actionable steps to help you navigate this journey.

Through this deep understanding the doors to healing open, beckoning you to walk through... allowing you to step into the life you deserve... allowing you to experience what it means to be free & whole.

"Sister, open your heart, fling your hopes high and set your dreams aloft. I am here to hold your hand.”

"I thought my therapist of 30 years "got me!" But in a couple hours you have explained through your videos what has taken me almost a lifetime of therapy to learn. And I feel you truly get it and talk about the key points that are so relatable and more importantly helpful!"

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Journey to Wholeness is an exciting new way to experience self-help and healing.

Imagine browsing your local bookstore or Amazon perusing the self-help or psychology section looking for something to help you feel better. Something that will help you finally gain the understanding you’ve been searching for to take you to the next level of your healing. Whether you’re just getting started or you’ve been on the journey a while…

Suddenly you come across something you've never seen before. It’s not really a self-help book, a textbook, or even a video training.  It’s a new healing tool. A new way to understand, apply, and achieve the healing you deserve. 

Journey to Wholeness is a digital course designed to help bring awareness, understanding, self-compassion, & healing.

Think of it as an up-leveled, interactive self-help resource for healing from sexual abuse.

Journey to Wholeness will help you understand:

~The ways in which we are wounded. It is so much more than the experiences themselves.

~ How the lasting impact of sexual abuse continues to show up in your life. The insidious ways abuse weaves itself into your heart, mind, body, and soul.

~... And honor the courage, resilience, and determination it took for you to get to where you are now. If you're reading this you are much further ahead than you think.

~Why even well meaning, platitudes of "put the past behind you", or "find the blessing or gratitude in the experience", create more struggle and keep  you from being able to heal.

~The steps necessary to truly heal and the inspiration and belief in your ability to navigate the journey.

From this place, all the other healing work you do will integrate with more ease as the foundation you've built is far more structurally sound.

"I am so very glad that a friend introduced me to Peggy Oliveira's YouTube videos, which then led me to her Facebook pages and groups, and then this online course. This course made me see and understand things differently, and helped me to change many of my (false) beliefs from childhood...that it was my fault, that the childhood sexual abuse was about me, that I am damaged and unlovable and unworthy of love, and that I will carry this pain to my grave. Peggy's video lessons, journal prompts and mediations were a godsend and I now understand that the childhood sexual abuse was not my fault, was not about me, that I am not responsible, damaged, I am worthy of love and acceptance, and I am enough." ~ Becky

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The Course

Lesson 1 ~ Taking Root

In Taking Root we create (or strengthen) the solid footing to help you navigate your journey. We’ll dive into techniques to keep you grounded and feeling energized in this process together. This practice is both practical and purposeful. You will be able to use these tools in all areas of your life.

Lesson 2 ~ Strengthening Root

In Strengthening Root we settle in and build (or strengthen) the foundation of understanding the “why”. As humans, we have an innate need to make meaning and understand. This week we’ll be uncovering the mechanisms that lead to long term impact on our beliefs and life-long coping mechanisms.

Lesson 3 ~ Honoring Your Path

In Honoring Your Path we’ll be connecting the dots. There will be “Aha” moments as you see your struggle (anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, self-sabotage, unhealthy coping, etc) through the lens of someone who is experiencing a normal reaction to the trauma you experienced, not as someone who is damaged or weak. Through this understanding, you open the door to the life waiting on the other side.

Lesson 4 ~ Honoring The Warrior Within

Honoring the Warrior Within is being able to connect to your innate capacity for growth and healing. You’ll be able to identify and feel the truth of who you are. The woman who has survived an unbearable truth and has the courage to strive for something better. In connecting with this capacity for growth you will more clearly see the healing possible for you.

Lesson 5 ~ Courageous Growth

In Courageous Growth we’ll build on the connection from the previous week as we explore avenues to help you continue on this path and navigate the steps necessary on this journey. We’ll explore connection, trust, vulnerability, joy, and allowing yourself to dream.

Lesson 6 ~ Courageous Freedom

In Courageous Freedom we’ll explore specific ways for you to bring it all together to help you get to the other side of healing… to see the clear path to the summit.

How it Works

After you sign up you will have access to Taking Root, the first lesson. You will also have access to Getting Started, a bonus lesson with a meditation, journal prompts, and course mantra.

The remaining lessons will be available every two weeks. This will give you time to explore and integrate the experience without it feeling too overwhelming.

"I've learnt so much about myself, and for the first time in my life I'm feeling positive about what the future holds and my ability to heal. I am so very grateful for this experience."- K

Peggy Oliveira, MSW is a trauma therapist, speaker, mentor, & survivor.

Her soulful way of getting us to connect to our truth...pain, fears, dreams, and desires inspires us, with arms and hearts wide open, to look under the surface and honor the whisper of our soul.

Known as the Survivor Whisperer, she weaves her story of impact & healing from childhood sexual abuse with her 15+ years as a trauma therapist and advocate to inspire us to release what holds us back, and courageously step into the life we deserve.

Peggy is the founder of Courageous Journeys, a practice of guiding people on their Journey to Freedom through 1:1, online programs, and transformational healing retreats.
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All the information I share on this site is for informational and educational purposes only. Your participation on the site does not constitute a therapeutic relationship. If you are struggling and need immediate support, please contact RAINN @ or call your local emergency services.
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