Empowered

Trauma, Mental Health & Supporting Girls & Their Incarcerated Mothers with Ilyse Kennedy

Ilyse Kennedy is the founder of Moving Parts Psychotherapy. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professional, and EMDRIA Certified Clinician. Ilyse has always been a helper by nature. As a child, this meant befriending children who struggled, and talking bullies down to empathy. She enjoyed having deep connections…

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Suicide Prevention, Kevin Briggs, The Guardian of The Golden Gate Bridge

Sergeant Kevin Briggs (also known as the Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge) was a California Highway Patrol officer noted for his work in suicide intervention, having dissuaded more than two hundred people from jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge into the San Francisco Bay. He retirement from the California Highway Patrol in 2013…

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Surviving the Golden Gate Bridge, Suicide Prevention & Mental Health with Kevin Berthia

Kevin Berthia’s Story: “Hearing, Hope, & Healing” Kevin Berthia is a suicide survivor and prevention advocate. Kevin was born with a genetic major depression disorder. In 2005, at the age of 22, Kevin attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. “I had never dealt with any of the problems…

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Heather Shurina, If At First You Don’t Conceive, Cry, Cry, Cry again! My Infertility Journey

This is a conversation for anyone whose dream of becoming a parent hasn’t come to fruition in the “traditional” way. Whether you’ve faced the pleasantries of infertility, required a surrogate, given the gift of adoption, are navigating this journey without a partner, or accidentally got knocked up by some random one night stand; there is…

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When “Prophetic” Evangelicals Call It Wrong

  Over the past few months I have seen and heard many Prophets or in some cases profits “prophesy” and some “prophi -lie” about what is going to happen in the 2020 election. Now, I know this has been going on for decades, but it seems to have really ramped up in the past few…

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