Alisa Zipursky is the founder of, a website that supports young people healing from sexual trauma. Her book, Healing Honestly: The Messy and Magnificent Path To Overcoming Self-Blame and Self-Shame, will be published by Berrett-Koehler in 2023. She is a writer, storyteller, and coach who brings transparency and humor to the topics of sexual trauma and mental health, promoting healing in a way that feels accessible and not so damn scary.

Her writing has been published in Allure, Teen Vogue and BUST; and she is often quoted in publications such as TIME, The Guardian, Bustle, Hello Giggles, Brit+Co, and she has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Alisa was also named one of NPR's The MothStorySLAM champions.