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Category: Behavioral Health

The Effectiveness of Prayer in Mental and Spiritual Health

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at January 01, 2012
The practice of healthcare delivery to the marginalized in our society is a difficult and at times frustrating road to travel. How can you change the thinking of people to value health, care for themselves, have a concern for others and, most importantly, live their lives with God’s guidance when so many are consumed by their own hurts to the point of immobilization? We live in a society where anxiety, depression, chemical dependency and abuse in all its forms seem to be rising exponent... Read More »

We Wait In Hope

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at January 01, 2012
When I made my decision to enter into a traineeship at Los Angeles Christian Health Centers (LACHC), it was not based on the attributes of the clinic, the size of the clinic, or the wonderful supervision I was going to get, but on the fact my friend worked there. That connection enabled me to apply for a traineeship with a little less stress than my peers. After an interview with the Mental Health Director at the clinic I was offered a position as a marriage and family therapist trainee. I wo... Read More »