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CEO Update 6.24.2021

Men are survivors too… Something that still surprises individuals when we do outreach presentations is the statistics around the number of men who suffer the trauma of domestic abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence. Nationally, the statistics are that one in seven men will be involved in an abusive relationship, and one in six will […]


June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month and Immigrant Heritage Month

While you may not know it, I am the firstborn child of Norwegian immigrants. My parents came to this country in 1948 after World War II, seeking more opportunity after enduring the German occupation. While both of my parents were gainfully employed in Norway—my father had a Civil Engineering degree and my mother had a […]


CEO Update 6.3.2021

 Healthy relationships begin with respect and trust. Over the long weekend, I had the chance to spend time with my two grandsons—ages two and three. Thinking about my interactions with them and how special my relationship is with each of them, I can’t help but reflect on how the connections we have formed will influence […]


CEO Update 5.27.2021

When Jessica realized she was good enough. A story from a Clinician: I have a client, Jessica*, that I have been working with for about six months. We began the work with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Jessica to recognize thought patterns that were no longer serving her, like having the reoccurring thought that she […]


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