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ESPECIALLY FOR MEN

MALE SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS WEEKLY GROUP

MONDAY EVENINGS  6PM TO 8PM

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW GROUP MEMBERS. 

Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

On-Going Since 1994

Creators of, and featured in, the groundbreaking documentary,

“Boyhood Shadows: I Swore I’d Never Tell”

Stephen Braveman, LMFT, DST facilitates this healing group and provides men a safe, private and nurturing environment to move beyond the pain related to childhood sexual abuse. Participants work through isolation, fear, confusion, depression, low self-esteem and anger with other men who have had similar experiences.

Join the hundreds of men that have worked through our program and have become empowered to take their lives back.

PEASE CALL WANDA AT 831-375-7553 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ONE

OF A KIND MEN’S GROUP, 

 $30.00

 

 

 

LIVING WITH A SURVIVOR, SEXUAL ABUSE WORKSHOP

ISGC PRESENTS: “ME TOO!” LIVING WITH A SURVIVOR, SEXUAL ABUSE WORKSHOP NOVEMBER 18th  9 am to 5 pm   Stephen and Wanda Braveman co-facilitate this unique and rare one-day Couple’s Workshop for Survivors of Sexual Abuse or Rape, regardless of gender and sexual orientation. Loving Partners learn to increase Communication and Heal Past Wounds. They… Continue Reading

  VEG ON THE EDGE   It is with great pride that ISGC of Monterey endorses a new “vegan restaurant”.   Veg On The Edge is a “vegan restaurant” with West African influences. Akindele Bankole (founder) worked in the restaurant business for a number of years before he decided to take the knowledge he acquired… Continue Reading

We Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists feel strongly about the rights and freedoms of all Americans. That’s why our professional association, AASECT, has released this statement.   ISGC of Monterey is proud to share it with you.     On behalf of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), we are heartbroken,… Continue Reading

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Psychotherapists using service dogs as co-therapists can have many beneficial advantages both to the patient as well as the therapist? Service dogs reduce stress, increase resonance between patient and therapist and can help patients become more aware of emotional reactions and support resiliency. Many patients while petting or loving a dog… Continue Reading

ELLIE JACK JOINS ISGC AS NEWEST SERVICE DOG!

ISGC AND STEPHEN AND WANDA BRAVEMAN WELCOME BOB’S DAUGHTER, ELLIE JACK AS THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE ISGC FAMILY.     ELLIE JOINS ISGC JULY 26TH AS THEIR YOUNGEST SERVICE DOG IN TRAINING. STEPHEN USES SERVICE DOG’S IN OUR PSYCHOTHERAPY PRACTICE. “THE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AND LOVE THESE DOGS OFFER TO OUR PATIENTS IS HEARTWARMING.” STEPHEN… Continue Reading

ISGC INTRODUCES, SPIRITUAL MEDIUM, CINDY GILMAN

CINDY GILMAN SPIRITUAL MEDIUM, HOLISTIC ENERGY PRACTITIONER Certified Holistic and Hypnosis Counselor OFFICE 401.885.4115     ISGC of Monterey is proud to introduce CINDY GILMAN, CHC as an off-site collaborator. I was encouraged to contact Cindy Gilman after my former husband passed away with Early On-set Alzheimer’s. I was told that she may be able… Continue Reading