Reclaiming Integrity Lost to Clergy Abuse

Introduction Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder * When Mike suggested I introduce his reflection (below) on the distressing news of seminarians and priests suffering the fate of our shared experience of abuse, I couldn’t understand why. What Mike has to share reflects, already, everything The Healing Voices Magazine stands for. In short, we come together to… Read More Reclaiming Integrity Lost to Clergy Abuse

Child Abuse Prevention Month – The Chicago Community Comes Together

Mike Hoffman, Founder  * I wish to express gratitude for a variety of successful events this April 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, which helped raise awareness of child abuse prevention efforts and  which will impact our community and ultimately serve to protect children from harm. Abuse of children can occur in a culture of silence, but,… Read More Child Abuse Prevention Month – The Chicago Community Comes Together

Pinwheel Awareness Event in Chicago’s Healing Garden

Here’s a look the last year’s (2017) Child Abuse Prevention Event in the Healing Garden of the Archdiocese of Chicago, including pinwheels for prevention and kind reflections by a renowned spiritual counsel for survivors of clergy abuse, Fr. Larry Dowling. (The 2018 Event will be posted soon….) Do you have videos of events to promote… Read More Pinwheel Awareness Event in Chicago’s Healing Garden

Peer Support for Secondary Victims

Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder As another in the series about loved ones seeking to support survivors, this article considers the wisdom available in groups which support secondary victims of different but related traumas. One renowned group dedicated to secondary victims is the Alanon Family Groups program. Alanon grew out of families gathering together meeting with… Read More Peer Support for Secondary Victims