26 10, 2022

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

By |2024-02-14T13:45:42-07:00October 26th, 2022|Blog, Domestic Violence, Transitional Housing|0 Comments

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 [...]

22 10, 2022

Kintsugi, Finding Beauty and Strength in Brokenness

By |2024-02-14T13:52:32-07:00October 22nd, 2022|Blog, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

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 [...]

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