Domestic abuse is sneaky, it’s crafty, and it is invisible to the untrained eye. It rears its ugly head in many forms. And let’s call it what it is. It is using psychological violence against another person as a way to manipulate and exert control. You don’t have to lay a finger on someone to abuse them.
“Our capacity to destroy one another is matched by our capacity to heal one another. Restoring relationships and community is central to restoring well-being. ” -Bessel Van Der Kolk
Wounded Hearts is a group for women dealing with childhood sexual abuse and/or sexual assault. This group is an adjunct to individual therapy, not a replacement for individual therapy.
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. The Refuge Center for Counseling is participating once again, raising funds for our programs that support domestic and sexual violence. GIVE A SECURE, TAX-DEDUCTIBLE GIFT TODAY ON #GIVINGTUESDAY Your […]
Once in an abusive relationship, it is hard to find a way out. Especially if a healthy relationship was never modeled for you growing up. Leaving an abusive relationship is scary and needs to be treated with care. Join Mariam, Aron and Lindsey, the creators of InRelationship podcast, as they discuss relationships and also tune […]