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Heroes, Villains, and Healing

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OVER 1200 COPIES SOLD & WINNER OF 4 NATIONAL INDIE BOOK AWARDS!!




1 in 6 males will be sexually abused in their lifetime. This fact is often ignored or not believed.
Heroes, Villains, and Healing is a guide to help male survivors of childhood sexual abuse understand and heal from the trauma of their past using DC Comic Book superheroes and villains.
This helpful book is divided into three parts. The first is "Heroes," which explains how some coping strategies of male survivors are similar to the archetypes of such DC superheroes as Superman, Batman, and the Flash.
The second part, "Villains," examines how other coping strategies may not be as positive, having traits and attitudes of villains such as Lex Luthor and the Joker.
"Healing" is the final part, which explains how striving to live the life of a hero or a villain can be sustainable. To truly heal from childhood sexual abuse means working through the stages of healing and receiving help from a therapist or counselor. This final section includes writing exercises and examples that help male survivors know they are not alone, as they come to terms with their abuse and heal from past trauma.
The book was written to help male survivors open up about their abuse, seek help, and stop suppressing their trauma through drug and alcohol abuse, or suicide.
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How to Master Your Inner Superman


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How to Master Your Inner Superman uses the DC comic book superhero, Superman to help male survivors of childhood sexual abuse understand and heal from their childhood trauma.

This self-help guide explores the use of internal family system therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy to conquer the need to cope with the trauma of childhood sexual assault through the use of living life behind the facade of a false identity.

Kenneth Rogers uses writing exercises, his own autobiographical stories, and the different identities of Clark Kent', Superman, and Kal-El throughout DC comic books as an extended metaphor to help guide male survivors toward understanding how to save their inner Superboy and heal their childhood sexual abuse.
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How to Kill Your Batman

How To Kill Your Batman (new cover)

WINNER OF 3 NATIONAL INDIE BOOK AWARDS!!




How to Kill Your Batman uses the character Batman to help heal male survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Using material from his previous award-winning self-help book, Heroes, Villains, and Healing: A Guide for Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Using DC Comic Superheroes and Villains, author Kenneth Rogers, Jr.Tthis time focuses on the character Batman, to help male survivors understand the pitfalls of hypervigilance after being sexually abused.

The trauma of childhood sexual abuse is related to the childhood trauma in Batman’s story, when a young Bruce Wayne witnesses the death of his parents. In the first part of the book, the author explores the term “Boy Code” and the societal norms of being a “real” man.

In part two, the harms of hypervigilance are explained, using Batman and the development of cognitive distortions by male survivors as a result of being sexually abused.

Part three helps survivors understand how to “kill their Batman,” allowing them to explore the need for intimacy and healing rather than hypervigilance. Throughout each part, Kenneth includes autobiographical stories of his own struggles with hypervigilance as a sexual abuse survivor striving to heal, grow, and become a “good” man rather than a “real” man.

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