Healing from Childhood Abuse with Rachel Thompson

In this episode, join PollyAnnamazing and Rachel Thompson of "Rachel in the OC" for an enlightening and healing conversation about using your voice to heal from childhood abuse, finding healing later in life and more!







About Rachel Thompson


Rachel Thompson is the author of the award-winning, bestselling Broken Places

  • 2017 Journey Book Awards for Narrative Non- Fiction First in Category Winners, Chanticleer Book Review

  • 2016 Bronze Winner Readers’ Favorite (Non-Fiction)

  • one of IndieReader’s “Best of 2015” top books

  • 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in both the Los Angeles and the San Francisco Book Festivals

and the bestselling, multi-award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed.

She released her first business book, the BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge, (newly updated for 2020) to stellar reviews. Her second business book, How To Best Optimize Blog Posts for SEO, is also available to help writers understand the importance of blog optimization – always only 99c!



She is thrilled to be included in Feminine Collective’s two anthologies, Love Notes From Humanity: The Lust, Love & Loss Collection and Raw and Unfiltered Vol 1: Selected Essays and Poems on Relationships with Self and Others.


She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post, Feminine Collective, IndieReader.com, The Verbs on Medium, Vocal Media, Mogul.com, and several other publications. Connect with Rachel at RachelintheOC.com or BadRedheadMedia.com.


Not just an advocate for sexual abuse survivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the hashtag phenomenon #MondayBlogs and the live weekly Twitter chats, #SexAbuseChat, co-hosted with Cee Streetlights and Judith Staff (Tuesdays, 6 pm PST/9pm EST), and #BookMarketingChat, co-hosted with author assistant Emilie Hudson (Wednesdays, 6 pm PST/9pm EST).

She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.