Things were great in the beginning. There were sparks. You felt butterflies. And you felt truly safe and cared for. But now, you’ve been together for a while, and things have changed. You are often upset, sad, or frustrated. You feel unappreciated, overwhelmed, and exhausted. You wonder whether you’re overreacting, or if it may be […]
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
Domestic violence is an epidemic that impacts at least one in every three women and up to one in seven men. Abuse is very prevalent, yet it is still an issue we rarely discuss. One of the main tactics used by abusers is to isolate the victim from friends and family, making it more difficult […]
Every day in this country, three men choose to murder a current or former wife or girlfriend. And studies have shown that at least 20% of men will abuse a woman at some point in his life. We’ve all heard the stories. You may have even witnessed abuse in your family or community, or experienced […]
For some, Valentine’s Day is filled with gifts, love, and appreciation. And for some, it’s filled with sadness, and thoughts of all they are missing. For some, this is a day of constant disappointment, wishing someone would love and appreciate them, or show them the kind of love they show everyone else. These feelings can […]