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Times are changing. We have all been exposed to something new and something terrifying, some more than others. It takes great courage to stand up for yourself. It takes even more courage to reach out for help.
What is counseling?
Some counselors are made and some counselors are born. Some have an innate ability to listen, guide, and comfort others. Others learn how to counsel others through study, training, hard work, and practice. Counseling links people to resources and is perfect for those who wish to be helped.
Counselors help you help yourself, whether it is overcoming childhood sex abuse or evaluating life’s challenges. Like most professionals, some counselors are better than others. You may have to keep trying until you find a good match for you.
Why Does Sisterhood Agenda Offer Counseling?
Sisterhood Agenda offers counseling services because we understand the impact that trauma, particularly violence, can have on women and girls. To be a truly empowered and effective global sisterhood, we must be healthy. For most women, this means healing from trauma.
Self-knowledge and self-acceptance are the key to healthy self-esteem. Counseling can help you gain self-knowledge and self-acceptance, thereby aiding in the development of healthy self-esteem.
In addition to giving you a foundation of healthy self-esteem, individual counseling can also prepare you for life success. As a valued member of a sisterhood, you also gain resilience, the ability to “bounce back,” respond to adversity, and overcome it.
A process of self-discovery and self-mastery through talk therapy, counseling can reduce: