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Life Lived Together: Meet De’Leathia Hightower

De'Leathia Hightower, Joy House Community Manager We’re excited to introduce you to De’Leathia Hightower, our new Joy House Community Manager, who describes her calling to share "life lived together" with our residents as they recover [...]

By |2023-04-12T14:09:20-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Blog, Colorado Gives Day, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

“Daddy’s mean!” Play Therapy and Domestic Violence

Wall art in the Joy House playroom. Brenda Johnson, MA, LPC, RPT-S, NCC Joy House Counseling Co-Director “Daddy’s mean!”  These two words powerfully sum up the reality of a 3-year old girl who [...]

By |2023-04-12T14:35:37-06:00October 26th, 2022|Blog, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

Kintsugi, Finding Beauty and Strength in Brokenness

Brenda Johnson, MA, LPC, RPT-S, NCC Joy House Counseling Co-Director  Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) comes from the words “kin,” meaning golden, and “tsugi,” which means “to join or repair.” The legend of the Kintsugi comes from 15th [...]

By |2023-03-10T10:00:11-07:00October 22nd, 2022|Blog, Domestic Violence|0 Comments
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