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openness in adoption
Adoption is complex, emotional, sometimes difficult, and can lead to the most amazing gift of your life. During the adoption process there are so many questions and uncertainties, including the decision of an open or closed adoption. At The Village Family Service Center , we are advocates of openness in...
The body has an amazing ability to heal itself from trauma. This fairly new type of therapy uses a client's visual field to uncover unprocessed trauma, negative emotions, and pain. Identifying and utilizing “ brainspots ” can allow us to access deeper emotions and traumatic memories that we maybe didn’t...
How To Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
What is Identity Theft? Identity theft happens when someone obtains your personal data without your permission and uses it to buy things, use your insurance, or open accounts in your name. Identity theft is a crime , and it can happen to anyone . How Does Identity Theft Happen? There...
Sober Living
You Can Still Have a Social Life When you’re in recovery , every season (and month and week and day) poses its own challenges. Staying on a sober path can be difficult, especially when going out with friends, getting together with family, or going to almost any event. You shouldn’t...
Recovery is a fresh start, regaining freedom, and living your best life
September is Recovery Month! Recovery Month is the perfect time to recognize what recovery really means, take a closer look at the effects of addiction and celebrate those who have started on the pathway to long-term sobriety. The Village’s First Step Recovery program provides a caring environment for adults struggling...