191: Jesse Ellis: A Personal Story about Sexual Abuse as a Child and Now Helping Others

Warning: Child sexual abuse is discussed in this episode.

Jesse Ellis joins Host Jennifer White in this episode of Mormon Mental Health. Jesse experienced sexual activity by a family member early on in his life. He is on this episode to share his story and to provide insight and to help others overcome similar challenges, including to parents with young kids who have been abused. He also gives his thoughts and advice to LDS leaders.

Jesse is a licensed social worker currently working as a therapist at Intermountain Healthcare. He specializes in treating addictions, mood instability, marrital or relational conflict, faith transitions, LGBTQ specfic needs, suicidal ideation and complex personality disorders. You can reach out to him directly by emailing him at jesse.ellis@imail.org.

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Jennifer White is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and has been employed professionally in the mental health field since 2005. She is proficient in helping adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Jennifer works with clients in a variety of environments. Jennifer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science at Utah Valley University and a Masters Degree in Social Work at Brigham Young University.

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