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Trauma-Informed Therapy: a client poem

by Northwest CASA

It’s the tension to releaseIt’s the burden to unburden Not the speed, it’s the directionNot the speed, it’s the direction It’s a quiet voice that listensTo a body speaking softly It’s the forest for the treesAn open mind. A field of vision. Not the speed. The direction.Not the speed. The direction.

Job Opening: Bilingual Counselor

by Northwest CASA

We have an opening! Are you a Master level counselor? Do you want to leave your mark in the community? Do you feel passionate working with Survivors of sexual harm? If so, we have space for you. NWCASA is in a unique position to offer the security of an established non-profit (over 45 years in […]

Protect This Inner Light: a client poem

by Northwest CASA

The sole-ness of my soul. The essence of my essence. There is deep within me An indestructible source of light That never fails to protect me. I must protect this inner light That never fails to protect me. I must protect this inner light Within the people I love and let Their inner light shine […]

Multiple Examples of Love: A Poem

by Northwest CASA

A talented NWCASA client provides multiple examples of love. Trauma creates opportunities for growth. When I suffer flashbacks, I want to curl up into a ball and disappear. Shrink from life. Today, rather than panic, I give myself permission to curl up into a ball, to become, for a moment, an object. And I do. […]