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Embrace Your Voice

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018 Embrace Your Voice: Using Your Voice to Provide Empathy by Megan Hennessey, LMSW Clinical Services Supervisor The National Sexual Violence Resource Center has chosen “Embrace Your Voice” as the theme for this year’s Sexual Assault...

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Sexual Assault Triggers

Coping with reminders of trauma when sexual assault and harassment stories dominate in media by Megan Hennessey, LMSW, Clinical Services Supervisor Center for Women in Transition   Since early October it has been impossible to listen to the news, view one’s...

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#WeAreHere

Addressing recent reports of sexual violence. by Holly Seymour, Program Director, Center for Women in Transition   I can’t keep up: Charlie Rose, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K., Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Roy Moore, Senator...

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Make A Gift to Center for Women in Transition This Giving Tuesday What is Your Giving Story?   My Giving Story from Donna and Jim Brooks   “We support the Center for Women in Transition because we believe in their mission of responding to, reducing and...

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Giving Tuesday

Tracy’s Story

“What would you know? You and your ‘Leave it to Beaver’ family.” That’s one of the things my ex-husband used to say to me. He meant it as an insult – he couldn’t understand a family that respected one another. I grew up in a loving family, spending my teenage years in...

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Why Didn’t She Just Leave?

A message from Beth Larsen, Executive Director Center for Women in Transition   In the wake of the domestic violence homicide that occurred in Holland earlier this week, we know many are asking, “Why didn’t she just leave?” Crimes such as these are difficult to...

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Gaslighting

Gaslighting

“I felt like I was going crazy!” “Gaslighting” & Domestic Abuse The term “gaslighting” has recently gained some popularity in mainstream media. The term comes from a 1938 British play, Gaslight, about a woman whose husband slowly and methodically manipulates her...

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