Teresa Pitt Green, Founder * People often ask me for tips on finding a good therapist. It has been hard to find a single source for great info, until now. Recently I found an article that I’ll summarize below, with a link to the full article, and I’ll add a few topics here that arise… Read More Finding a Therapist Who’s Right for You
“Take your power back,” says Will Smith. “Take responsibility for your heart, your life. Taking responsibility is not the same as letting somebody else off the hook for what they did.” One of the hardest realities about having been abused as a child — and suffering all the fallout over all the years that follow —… Read More Fault vs. Responsibility
Effective Pastoral Care for Adult Survivors of Abuse or Trauma Copyright © T. Pitt Green 2014. Reprinted by Permission. Don’t talk. Listen. Don’t know. Learn. Don’t defend. Acknowledge guilt of abusers and enablers. Don’t minimize. Recognize the burden. Don’t intellectualize. Permit strong feelings. Don’t launch a pep talk. Know if it were possible, we’d… Read More Do’s and Don’ts in Survivor Ministry
A HELPFUL READER TO-DO LIST Help Us: Things for You to Do Let yourself be rejuvenated and inspired by this Special Issue of The Healing Voices Magazine. Get a copy of, copy and share the book and The Healing Voices Magazine with others in your diocese. Encourage them to subscribe and read! Share a copy… Read More How to Help Us: A Checklist
Not Just a Disclaimer If you are in need, get help. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 911 immediately or go to your local emergency room, or Call the national suicide help line at 1-800-784-2433. If you have been abused as a child, teen or vulnerable adult, find solid counseling, turn… Read More Activate!
Survivor Wisdom Practice Radical Love: Do something kind for yourself today. Go ahead. Just do it. See how it makes tomorrow even better.