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Archive for August 2019

Guilt & Shame: How you can break through the toxicity and find freedom

I have the privilege of working in a treatment center with young people who have mental illness and to hear their stories. Many of them have a history of traumatic experiences or other difficult situations that cause them to doubt themselves or others. Most of these young people have parents or guardians in their lives…

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Prairie View promotes staff

Newton, Kan. (August 13, 2019) – Prairie View announces the promotions of Georgia Berning, Jill Cartwright, RN, Amber Peterson and Stefanie Roth, RN. After serving as a financial counselor at Prairie View since the fall of 2017, Berning now serves as Patient Service Coordinator. Her primary responsibilities include monitoring and evaluating daily admissions and scheduling…

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Don’t Be Afraid

When our family lived in Kansas City, my mother once asked me, “Aren’t you afraid?” Her farm seemed so different than our busy inner-city street. “It’s just so noisy. How can you sleep?” And I had to think in my mind, “How do you sleep, Mother, in the absolute silence of a star-lit country night?”…

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Soriano Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

Newton, Kan. (August 9, 2019) – Justin Soriano joins the Prairie View clinical staff as a Licensed Master Social Worker and Temporary-Licensed Masters Addiction Counselor. He provides inpatient and outpatient substance use treatment for clients ages 12+ at Prairie View’s Newton office, located at 1901 E. First St. Additional treatment specialties include anxiety, PTSD and…

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Salsbery Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

NEWTON, Kan. (August 8, 2019) – Prairie View has hired Karen M. Salsbery, CSJ, MDiv, LMSW, to provide outpatient therapy to adults and older adults ages 18 to 65 at its Newton office, located at 1901 E. First St. Salsbery will also serve clients three days a week at The Resiliency Center by Safehope, located…

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Honoring Hoarding Disorder

It wasn’t a fire, actually. The newspapers, stacked tightly, had been shoved against a floor furnace. They didn’t burn; they smoldered. Cause of death: smoke inhalation. This shouldn’t have happened. Friends and family had loved the dear woman who suffered. Many knew of her hoarding but didn’t know what to say or how to help.…

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