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Hi, I’m JoAnn, a silent victim. My husband was a victim of an attempted murder at his place of employment by a disgruntle ex-coworker who ended up stabbing him in his head with a pair of scissors.  During his outpatient therapies, his speech therapist asked me if I was taking care of myself and talking Read More…

My Journey Toward Healing

This former VSC client came to us with decades of repressed feelings and maladaptive coping behaviors. After deciding he desperately wanted to change his life, he made that courageous first call and attended that initial appointment. And then he followed up and came back to the next appointment. And the next. Before long, he was Read More…

The Intersection Between Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Written by: Orialis, VSC Crisis Counselor Many victims are in an intimate relationship with their abuser. Sexual assault and domestic violence exist within the scope of oppression. It is how a perpetrator abuses power and control over a victim. A perpetrator can use a variety of violent Read More…