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¿Qué es Trauma?

Written by: Lucy Silva-Machado, VSC’s Pulse Therapist La palabra trauma se deriva del griego y significa “herida”. El trauma es una “herida psicológica” que puede ser provocada por variadas situaciones. Usualmente, cuando oímos hablar de traumas lo asociamos a problemas originados por grandes desastres naturales o aquellos causados por el hombre, como guerras, accidentes, abusos, etc. Read More…

Written by: Holly Smith, VSC’s Lead Therapist and Expecting Mother Over the last 6 years with VSC, I have had the privilege of working with so many wonderful people.  Colleagues, clients, and community partners alike have all become a part of my family.  As I prepare myself for the next major journey in my life Read More…

Healing for the Nonprofit Community

Healing for the Nonprofit Community – A Conversation with Barry Kerzin, MD Written by: Brandi Godbee, VSC Victim Advocate On a warm summer morning, Rollins College’s Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership hosted “Healing for the Nonprofit Community – A Conversation with Barry Kerzin, MD”. Barry (as he prefers to be called) provides Read More…

Kathy's Story

Every day, our team serves victims of  past childhood sexual abuse. Oftentimes, these individuals seek help many years after the assault, sometimes far into adulthood. Healing from a sexual assault is a very personal experience and is different for everyone. The process takes time and happens gradually. Here is Kathy’s story: “I am a survivor Read More…