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February 26, 2015
by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.


Sex Trafficking: It Could Happen to You

February 26, 2015 07:55 by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.  [About the Author]

Sex trafficking is one of the most complex, under-investigated, and misunderstood issues today (Estes & Wiener, 2001). Not to be confused with willful prostitution, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act defines sex trafficking as "the recruitment, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age" (Kerry, 2013). [More]

August 6, 2014
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

personal authenticity going beyond justbeyourself

Personal Authenticity: Going Beyond “Just be yourself”

August 6, 2014 04:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

personal authenticity going beyond justbeyourself
You have probably heard people say things like “be real” and “just be yourself”, and ‘stay true to yourself”. This is common advice given to children and adults alike. It should be simple, right? Just be who you are. But, there is much more to it than that, and it takes real courage and strength to be your genuine self. [More]