If you are starting to wonder whether the relationship you are in is right for you, you have probably researched articles, talk d with trusted friends and family, and wavered between being optimistic and completely fed up. There are probably days when you feel connected to your partner, and hopeful that the relationship will work […]
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
Some people believe there are inherent biological differences between boys and girls. And some of that may be true. But, there are also differences that we, as parents, have created by the messages we give our children – especially our sons. These messages are creating a dangerous culture where girls are often in danger, and […]
If you are in a new relationship, you may be wondering whether your new partner is the right person for you. Or you may have been in a relationship for a while, but you’re starting to notice some concerning behavior or red flags. If you are wondering whether your relationship is healthy, here are a […]
There are many reasons it can take a long time to end an abusive relationship. One common reason is simply not recognizing that you are being abused, or not wanting to admit it. We have all read articles and watched movies about abuse. You may have found some similarities with other people’s stories and your […]