· Our counseling methodology is based on the Murray Method as outlined in the book of that title. Marilyn Murray has dedicated her life to healing childhood trauma by becoming a healthy balanced person. She is focused, as we are, on providing the skillset, tools and methods to create wholeness beyond trauma, abuse, neglect and addiction.
· The Murray Method is used in treatment facilities throughout the United States and has been taught to thousands of health professionals, students and clergy from over 30 countries
· We follow basic Guideposts to progress toward becoming a balanced person outlined in her book:
o Guidepost 1 – Purpose and Processes – Identifying the emotional pain as well as the Root causes and Patterns of ineffective ways of dealing with our past.
o Guidepost 2 – Balance and Health – Relieving the pool of pain; Recognizing the importance of allowing ourselves to feel; Reclaiming our Original Feeling Child; Re-Establishing our intimacy with God.
o Guidepost 3 – Faith and Values – Returning to our roots and establishing a new baseline for normal with hope for the future.
o Guidepost 4 – Actions and Accountability – Facing our old patterns of behavior including victimization and addictions with the focus on becoming balanced
o Guidepost 5 – Wisdom and Maturity - Defining the healing journey and establishing healthy goals for our future state