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Archive for October 2018

Prairie View welcomes Latuch to clinical staff

NEWTON, Kan. (October 22, 2018) – Prairie View Inc., welcomes Dr. Albert “Donnie” Latuch, PsyD, LMLP, to its clinical staff. Latuch is a Doctoral Level Psychologist and will provide group and individual therapy to adolescents, adults and older adults at Prairie View’s Newton campus, located at 1901 E. First St. He is also a member…

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Eat the Rainbow: White, Tan and Brown

Yes I know, the colors white, tan and brown aren’t in the real rainbow, but they are an important part of our food rainbow. This week we will be wrapping up the Eat the Rainbow series with this dull but important color. I am sure you have heard about avoiding white bread or white rice.…

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Living Compassionately

Recently I heard someone say that what is needed in the world today is more compassion. This person even went so far as to say that people have forgotten how to be compassionate. What is it about compassion that is so difficult? In her new book Boundless Compassion, Joyce Rupp says that “Living compassionately is…

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Eating the Rainbow: Blue/Purple/Black

At the end of our mnemonic Roy G Biv to remember rainbow colors, we have BIV, which stands for blue, indigo and violet. We will be exploring blue, purple and black foods. This category of foods is limited in size, so it is sometimes difficult to add to our diets. However, the benefits from this…

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Prairie View Names Fuqua as Chief Financial Officer

NEWTON, Kan. (October 8, 2018) – Matt Fuqua is passionate about data-driven decision making. In today’s world, he says, where a lot of data is available, data’s true value is when it’s understood and used effectively. Fuqua has been named Chief Financial Officer of Prairie View, Inc., effective Oct. 15. “I am very excited to…

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Healing Trauma from Abuse in Faith Communities

Powerful feelings and reactions emerge when faith communities realize that a faith leader has harmed someone. Fortunately, most faith communities have leaders who care deeply for their followers and provide safe places of worship. However, when any kind of abuse has occurred, immediate action must take place in order to bring about recovery and healing…

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Listen To Me

For those of us who follow the news, we were profoundly affected by the recent United States Senate Judiciary Committee hearings in the “advise and consent” testimonies of both Judge Brett Kavenaugh and Professor Christine Blasey Ford.  The issue of sexual violence was front and center. For those of us who are caregivers (professional therapists,…

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Eat the Rainbow: Green

As we move down the spectrum of colors in the rainbow, this week we reach one of my favorites: green! I am sure your mom spent time trying to get you to eat green vegetables as a kid, and with good reason. The green color comes from chlorophyll, the substance that helps plants turn carbon…

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