Entries by Amy Julian

Understanding Trauma Bonds

October 17, 2022  2:00 PM MDT 60 minutes CEU’s available Description:  Exploitive Relationships create betrayal bonds. These occur when a victim bonds with someone who is destructive to him or her. We typically think of bonding as something good. However, adult survivors of abusive or dysfunctional families, abortion, and other traumatic events struggle with bonds […]

The Power of Secrets

Breaking Free from Trauma with Truth February 28, 2022  2:00 PM MDT 60 minutes CEU’s available Description:  Truth Heals. This workshop will explore how secrets can make you sick and how what you hide can hurt you. Lies that keep us from acknowledging the truth can result in physical or emotional pain, debilitating shame, and […]

Care-Fronting Conflict

February 28, 2022  12:00PM  MDT 60 minutes Description:  Team unity does not mean that disagreements never arise and contrary opinions are not expressed. With a healthy mixture of personality, styles, and opinions we can expect conflicts to arise. So instead of unity, we seek to build community. The mark of a healthy healing community in Rachelʼs […]

The Healing Power of Tears

October 17, 2022  12:00 PM MDT 60 minutes Please note: this session is available for Rachel’s Vineyard Team Members only Description:  This seminar will focus on the amazing health benefits found in tears! We will begin the seminar with a personal experiential reflection followed by brainstorming the many reasons that people are afraid to cry. […]

Processing Living Scriptures

June 13, 2022  12:00 PM MDT 60 minutes Please note: this session is available for Rachel’s Vineyard Team Members only Description:  The core of the Rachelʼs Vineyard is a series of meditations called “Living Scriptures,” in which retreatants are invited to listen to a reading from Scripture, and put themselves into that scene, hearing Jesus […]

Abortion Survivors

October 17, 2022  11:00 AM MDT 45 minutes CEU’s available Description:  Children born because they are wanted, try to stay wantable. Eventually, they resent being dangled by the tenuous thread of wantedness and violently rebel. Children who live in countries where many or most children are aborted, have siblings who were aborted, who are part […]

Abortion and Depression

October 17, 2022  9:45 AM  MDT 60 minutes CEU’s available Description:  The psychological bond between mother and unborn child is triggered by both physical/ hormonal changes, as well as the motherʼs support system and culture. The nine months of pregnancy are a journey of dramatic and rapid developmental transformation for both mother and child.

Buckle Your Safety Belt

Crash Course on Personality Disorders October 17, 2022  8:00 AM MDT 90 minutes CEU’s available Description:  Safety tips for helping companions on the Bipolar Roller Coaster to manage projections and being cast as a perpetrator in the trauma drama repetitions. We begin with a brief overview of how trauma can distort natural gifts into the […]

Adverse Drug Reactions

June 13, 2022  10:30 AM MDT 60 minutes CEU’s available Description:  This seminar will focus on an array of drugs including the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), of which Prozac (fluoxetine) was the first. Antidepressants have been recognized as potential inducers of mania and psychosis since their introduction in the 1950s. With the widespread prescribing […]