Brave Step Group Therapy September 2022

I’m excited to facilitate this 12-week closed group for those identifying as female and are survivors of sexual violence. We will meet Sundays from 7-8:30pm at Noda Yoga(1620 Oakhurst Commons Dr, Suite 301, Charlotte, NC 28205). Dates are as follows: September 11 September 25 October 2 October 16 October 23 October 30 November 6 NovemberContinue reading “Brave Step Group Therapy September 2022”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Abby Glen, Shelves Bookstore

Photo by ELEANORKATH Photography. This episode is with Abby Glen, the owner and founder of Shelves Bookstore. Shelves just celebrated their 2-year anniversary as an online and pop-up new book store. Shelves started as a pop-up store partnering with local coffee shops when COVID-19 hit. Abby quickly shifted to an online model and has nowContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Abby Glen, Shelves Bookstore”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Challise Cantleberry, Changed Choices

On today’s episode, we meet Challise Cantleberry, the Director of Detention Center Services at Changed Choices. Changed Choices is a local non-profit that supports women impacted by incarceration. They do this through the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, North Carolina area prisons, and in the community. When women are residents at the detention center, Changed ChoicesContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Challise Cantleberry, Changed Choices”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Hannah Kay Herdlinger, Thread Talk

Today’s conversation is with Hannah Kay Herdlinger, the founder of Thread Talk.  The company came from her personal story as a domestic violence survivor who wanted to give back to other survivors and shelters.  Thread Talk sells blankets with names such as “Confidence, Love, Serenity, Strength, and Resilience” with 10% of the proceeds going backContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Hannah Kay Herdlinger, Thread Talk”

Post-Traumatic Growth

Many people outside of Mental Health professionals have never heard of this term. Ironically, those who exhibit PTG have definitely not heard of it. Quite interesting that one embodies this phenomenon without even knowing that’s what it is. So what is Post-Traumatic Growth? Well, it’s a term coined in the 90s by researchers, Richard TedeschiContinue reading “Post-Traumatic Growth”