Excerpt for our Christmas 2017 Issue Denise Mann, WEBMD ‘Tis the season to be jolly? Not necessarily. For many people the holiday season, which kicks off with Thanksgiving and spans through New Year’s, is anything but blissful. In fact, this time of year may trigger a bout of the blues or perhaps ignite… (more here).
Teresa Pitt Green, Founder I carried rosary beads for years after I stopped praying them. I carried rosary beads even after I made it clear to God we were no longer on speaking terms. Here’s my simple case for why you should too. In therapy, we all face how portions of our young lives were buried… Read More Rosary Beads
Jessica Eaton is an independent writer, speaker and researcher in sexual violence, forensic psychology and mental health. In her blog post, “I’m Here to Call Out the Psychiatric Diagnosis of Victims of Sexual Abuse and Violence,” she challenges the trend toward diagnosing victims, saying that is it “time to stop the practice of diagnosing humans… Read More Labels and Words of Healing
By Rev. Kenneth W. Schmidt, MA, LPC, NCC Trauma is an event or series of events combined with an individual’s vulnerability that creates an obstacle in normal human development. Trauma can be either abuse or neglect, and it affects the way we think, feel, and behave. Trauma which occurs during childhood has common outcomes regardless… Read More The Trauma Recovery Program
By Teresa Pitt Green, Founder Founders are often asked about therapy. How do you get the most out of it? How do you know you’ve gone as far as you can? What does “done” feel like? Ultimately, everyone resolves these questions differently. This Special Edition simply suggests some ways to diversify paths to recovery, or… Read More Options in Healing
Wrestling with Our Inner Angels: Faith, Mental Illness and the Journey to Wholeness A Book by Nancy Kehoe By The Bookworm Surprise! They invited me back to write another review. Either I did okay with Elie Wiesel’s Night or they’re hard up for contributions. Either way this review is about a book a survivor gave me… Read More Wrestling with Our Inner Angels, by Nancy Kehoe
In America magazine (March 17, 2008), James Martin S.J., wrote an article “Shadows in Prayer,” which reviews a book titled Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta (Brian Kolodiejchuck (ed.), New York, NY: Image, 2009). In social media Fr. Martin asked: “Mother Teresa faced great spiritual darkness in… Read More Darkness or Depression?