About the Author
Elaine Ducharme, Ph.D., APBB
Elaine Ducharme, Ph.D. has specialized in the treatment of trauma and abuse for over 25 years. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Glastonbury, Connecticut and is an adjunct professor at the University of Hartford. She is the author of Must I Turn the Other Cheek, a book about the effects of premature forgiveness on recovery from sexual abuse. Dr. Ducharme has lectured locally and nationally, and is a frequent guest on both radio and television. Her weekly blog on WRCH, (www.wrch.com), where she is a monthly guest on their morning FM radio show, provides information on a variety of mental health issues. As Public Education Coordinator for the Connecticut Psychological Association she is a frequent contributor to local and national magazine and newspaper articles. Dr. Ducharme is often called upon to provide expert testimony to the courts on issues related to sexual trauma.