I have worked with folks who are dealing with grief for years. My sense of compassion pulls on me to hear the stories & share the sorrows. I don’t think our culture does a good job of handling loss. We want to stuff it, avoid it, & just make it go away. I became a Certified Grief Specialist in April of last year so that I could have more techniques to help clients work THROUGH their grief vs putting it on the back burner of their souls. “They” say that experience is the best
From the time of childhood stories, the mirror has been used as both hero and villain. Yet I surmise that mirrors can be very frightening. (I still get scared when using my 30x magnifying mirror & my face becomes some alien landscape.) FYI, this is why photographs of ourselves never seem to look right to us – we’re used to seeing the reverse of what the world sees. Yet it’s not only external mirrors that can haunt us, it’s the internal ones too, or perhaps even the imaginary
As I begin to grow the Services here at Your Sanctuary, I want you to know what got me started in Restorative Counseling to begin with. I have a heart for those who are hurting. And there are a lot of us out there. Most of us in fact. Bad things continue to happen to good people: cars wreck, hearts break, and jobs don’t make just to name a few. I love listening to both the tearful & the triumphant story. It’s my passion to pump up those in peril, and to lift up the listless.