Guest Editor Rev. Dr. Barbara Welch talks about "Existential Shame", substance abuse, and the world of local churches Research Associate’s Note: As part of our new PANDEMIC section, we are continuing to reflect on how helping institutions, particularly the Church, can be present to meet people’s needs in a time of fear, stress, and isolation. … Continue reading PANDEMIC EDITION: Pastors, Is Your Church Safe for Survivors of Abuse?
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who sparked worldwide school strikes against global warming, has joined thousands of students in Hamburg in calling on politicians to take action on climate change. — Read on http://www.dw.com/en/greta-thunberg-joins-hamburg-school-strike-4-climate/av-47745122
Sometimes, nothing can make you feel worse than looking at the mirror. Society has high standards for all its females, but someone whose body is in the process of changing (puberty) or worse, not changing, to meet the standards of hypothetical beauty can scorch away any self esteem.So, if you worry about how much you eat, how … Continue reading GIRLS HEALTH: Get Happy with Your Body!
Do you need help? What kind? Recent studies suggest that matching the circumstances of the client to those of the therapist has a big impact on the success of therapeutic models of help. That is, a black teen will get better results when her therapist is black; a lesbian will do better with a lesbian … Continue reading GIRLS: Are You OK?