about speak your silence

To help those affected by sexual abuse and assault move forward to live great lives.

We were founded in 2012 by Matt Pipkin, who was sexually abused by a trusted family friend at age 6. Believing he was at fault and fearing he'd devastate his family, Matt carried his secret burden for twenty years. In his mid-twenties, he finally shared his story, was overwhelmingly loved by his family, and sought counseling. Matt's counselor helped him realize and truly believe in his innate, unchangeable value and worth, which changed his life.

At Speak Your Silence, we’re focused on helping others realize their innate value and worth so that they can take the necessary steps to move forward and live the great lives they were created to live.

Meet the crew

  • Bridget Wiefels
    Outreach Manager (& Bus Driver)
  • Matt Pipkin
    Founder, CEO

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Currently, we’re elbows deeps in an awesome project geared toward helping people move forward with their lives in a self-guided way, allowing us to help people in more ways than strictly through our (awesome) counseling program. More to come on this soon!

In the mean time, you can seek counseling through us, read our blog, buy some of our sweet merch featuring our orange zigzag, or donate to support us with our upcoming endeavor!

Thanks so much for being part of this. 🙂 

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