Trauma, music therapy, childhood sexual abuse, Mental Health, video, healing

Break The Silence: Let Music Heal

Music therapist Karla Hawley shares her harrowing story of childhood sexual abuse in this TEDx Talk. Karla found her healing through a nostalgic piece of music which helped her through her trauma.

Karla tells the story of her childhood traumatic sexual abuse, which she was unable to express as a child. She took refuge in the healing powers of music to find peace, courage and healing. As a therapist and abuse survivor, Karla gives a unique and harrowing perspective of the pain and sufferings of childhood sexual abuse and healing. Her message radiates hope and emphasizes the transformative role that music played in her journey to peace.

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