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Workshop offered for sexual abuse survivors

Women who have survived sexual abuse are invited to sign up for an eight-week workshop offered at Grace Community Church in Gresham.

The workshop, “Taking Back Control: Restructuring Your Life After Sexual Abuse,” will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 15-March 5.

Presented by Leila Rae Sommerfeld, a life purpose coach, author, former volunteer counselor at Good Samaritan Ministries in Beaverton and former advocate of Washington County Sexual Assault Resource Center, the workshop is open to women who want to help survivors heal.

The cost is $25 and includes Sommerfeld’s book, “Beyond Our Control,” and a companion workbook. Class size is limited and will not be open for additional participants after it begins.

Participants may register online at leilarae.com or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, call Leila Sommerfeld at 503-465-2134.