Monday, May 27, 2024



“This is too much sorrow and pain for me to bear by myself….”
“Maybe a therapist can bring clarity.”

Attending a post-abortion healing women’s retreat or a men’s workshop can be daunting for some. For those who would rather have individual counseling for the abortion experience and/or other related or non-related issues, a licensed therapist is trained to address these issues by integrating prayer for healing, compassionate Catholic values and teachings with psychotherapy.

Also offering therapy for:

  • Premarital and Marital issues
  • Depression, Fears
  • Past regrets
  • Grief & Loss
  • Childhood Issues
  • Despair
  • Anger
  • Communications
  • Intimacy Problems
  • Addictions, etc.

Sliding scale fee offered for those who need assistance.

Credentials Minimize

Dr. Paul Santero
5480 Baltimore Dr. #103
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 507-9294

NARTH, National Association for Research Therapy Homosexuality


Deep Dark Secret

An abortion usually becomes "the deep dark secret" that imprints upon the psyche like a photograph frozen in time, with all associated feelings related to that event. The memory of the secret trauma may go deep into "repressed mode," but the psyche has not lost track of the painful experience. An emotional eruption can occur like a volcano anywhere in time, and often in issues unrelated to a past abortion experience, or so it seems.Unless an abortion is faced head-on and related issues dealt with, there is a much greater chance for current and future relational failure, and a diminished quality of life.

Jim Benefield, MA, MFCC, MPC

Contact Information

Rosemary Benefield
Phone: (858) 581-3022

Fax: (858) 581-0952
Mail: P.O. Box: 17363
San Diego, CA. 92177

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