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Mental Wellbeing

Meet Jonathan

Meet Jonathan

June is Pride Month, a month when we can recognize the LGBTQ+ community and their achievements. I not only want to acknowledge accomplishments, but I also want to acknowledge their value as human beings. I want to bring awareness to the challenges this community endures. I want to share their strength and stories connecting you […]

Celebrating Pride Month

Celebrating Pride Month

June is Pride Month, a month when we can recognize the LGBTQ+ community and their achievements. I not only want to recognize achievements, I want to recognize their value as a human being.  I want to bring awareness to the challenges this community endures.  I want to share their strength and stories connecting you to […]

Meet Seema Patel

Meet Seema Patel

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Month, we are proud to feature one of the 9Paths staff members, Seema Patel. Seema is a resident in training for 9Paths working towards her master’s degree in clinical counseling. Seema is an Enneagram Type 2, bringing warmth, compassion, and intuition to our team and clients. Seema’s high […]

Welcome, Seema Patel

Welcome, Seema Patel

Welcome, Seema Patel! Seema Patel is a graduate student at Lipscomb University in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She is committed to giving her clients the best therapeutic experience. She understands that for many taking care of your mental wellbeing might be stigmatizing and desires to create a safe, understanding environment for her clients […]

What We Do

What We Do

We combine organizations and humans. Our goal is to connect people with a deeper understanding of themselves and others. We believe that organizational success is more about people than processes. Businesses can’t succeed without bringing individuals together as humans, without creating a workspace that drives connections to help people transform subtly but surely. With a […]

Trauma: Past and Present

Trauma: Past and Present

Trauma occurs when we are unable to make sense of an event from our past, resulting in an inability to integrate our feelings. This process intertwines with and taxes our nervous system, leading to an inability to process the original disturbing event.

The Lingering Effects of Trauma

The Lingering Effects of Trauma

“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.” – Fred Rogers Trauma is an event, or series […]

Overview of the Impact of Trauma

Overview of the Impact of Trauma

The effects of trauma vary depending upon what type of trauma, the age and environment of the person and their past experiences. We know trauma is an experience that threatens the safety and security of the person. This threat can be directly to the person or indirectly to those who are aware of the traumatic […]

Trauma in the Workplace: Route 91 Shooting

Trauma in the Workplace: Route 91 Shooting

The Vegas shooting affected so many people; musicians, fans, producers, crew, vendors, bus drivers, hotel owners and exectutives, booking agents, managers, bystanders, hotel doorsmen, security officers, police officers, fire fighters, the list could go on.  The point is that trauma does not pick and choose who it wants to affect.  Trauma crosses all religious, cultural, […]