You may be weighing the pros and cons of your relationship – analyzing all of the good things your partner has done and all the times he has hurt you. You may be remembering the good moments at the beginning of your relationship and hoping that he will be that sweet, caring man once again. […]
Working Together …
to end sexual assault and domestic violence. I am an author, speaker, attorney, advocate, and survivor. My passion is empowering and inspiring us all to end these epidemics. I would love to help you feel excited about your work, and about
changing the world.
The Empowered Advocate
Advocacy is one of the toughest, and most rewarding, professions in the world. You see people at their lowest, and you have the opportunity to see them rising to become their best. You see the invisible and mend the broken. You give people hope and help them find their voice. Advocacy is more than a job – it’s a passion. It becomes part of who you are. But as you focus so much energy on empowering survivors, you may have forgotten to empower yourself. You may be starting to feel helpless, frustrated, burned out, unappreciated, and exhausted.
This book is for you.
To help you remember why you got into this work – and why you stayed. It will help you unpack survivors’ trauma, as well as your own. Get your copy today >
What I Do
I have served in this field for over 17 years, as an attorney and advocate. I’ve worked with thousands of survivors, and trained thousands of professionals. I help people connect with one another. I help us remember why we got into this work in the first place. Above all, I help people remember that they matter – that we all do.
From the blog
So often, life brings us struggles that can make us give up on our dreams and settle for less than we deserve. Because, sadly, we forget who we really are. Maybe a person you loved treated you badly, and tried to make you believe it was your fault. Maybe someone left you and made you […]
1. Recognize that your relationship is not healthy. The first step toward making any real change in your life is to become aware of and accept your situation as it is right now. Be honest with yourself about how your partner makes you feel. Do you truly feel supported, respected, cherished, and loved? Or, does […]
The number one mistake we tend to make in relationships is holding on to hope of who our partner could be, or holding on to memories of who they used to be. So many people believe that if they just do something differently or work on the relationship a bit more, their partner will go […]