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REFOCUS ON FAMILY STABILITY

REFOCUS ON FAMILY STABILITY

Is focusing on youth and children services, rather than family stability, underserving the very children we hope to help and support?

CHANGE CHALLENGES US

CHANGE CHALLENGES US

It is true we grow from meeting the challenge and many live for the adventure that accompanies change, but there are those who are quickly overwhelmed when their expectations are met with surprise.

THE SALUTOGENIC ASSET-BASED APPROACH

THE SALUTOGENIC ASSET-BASED APPROACH

If you want to truly help others grow and change, ditch the traditional deficit-based approach in favor of the salutogenic asset-based approach.

TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEALER

TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEALER

No longer are clients seen as broken people who need to be fixed. Instead, they are viewed as whole people who have the ability to heal and grow. This positive, strengths-based perspective is transforming the field of counseling and changing lives in the process.

BUILDING TOWARD RESILIENCY

BUILDING TOWARD RESILIENCY

Building toward resiliency takes courage. Facing fear does not mean the fear goes away, rather it means we use courage to inform our fears that they are not in charge.

Are You Resilient?

Are You Resilient?

Learn how to become more resilient. Become a little bit tougher, a little bit wiser, and a little bit more prepared for whatever life has in store!

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth by becoming more informed about bias and historical trauma. Becoming more trauma-informed will help to spread compassion for others and empower the work that remains to be done for racial justice and equity.

Why are so many people unmotivated?

Why are so many people unmotivated?

We are all motivated by different things. Often people with complex or chronic trauma histories are frequently motivated to avoid negative thoughts, emotions, or consequences.

What about developmental trauma?

What about developmental trauma?

Developmental trauma is one of the most common forms of complex trauma. It has the tendency to complicate growth and emotional maturity.

HEALING SHAME

HEALING SHAME

You might feel shame because of something about your appearance, events related to your family, or even a lack of education. You might feel you’re not worthy somehow. Shame shows itself in many forms. But the one common thread is that shame makes you feel terrible about yourself. Is healing shame possible?

Irrational Beliefs

Irrational Beliefs

There are many influences that tend to be ignored systemically in the mental health culture.

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