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Connection is the driving force in our lives, which helps us evolve yet to stay authentic.

Mental Wellbeing

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, […]