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Lifecentre praises rape victim who spoke out

Lifecentre’s Director Maggie Ellis recently featured in The Argus, lauding a local girl who found the courage to speak publicly about childhood sexual abuse she and her sister had suffered at the hands of their step-father.

Maggie Ellis, psychosexual therapist and director of Chichester-based Lifecentre, said: “Amy and Emma have taken a courageous decision to speak out publicly about the childhood sexual abuse they suffered. We hope this will empower other survivors to also break the silence and find the support they need. There is no shame on those who suffer someone else’s abuse – the shame is all on the perpetrators. Speaking out, whether confidentially to a service like ours, or more publicly, is a powerful step to breaking the damaging effects of abuse.”

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