Living and Leading by Design
EMPOWERING LIFE BEYOND THE CHILDHOOD ILLUSIONS OF TRAUMA
Living and Leading by Design is a family-friendly, trauma-informed approach providing Transformational Models of Care for families facing debilitating, challenging, and traumatic life issues. In today’s world, many families find themselves facing emotionally traumatic events with ever increasing frequency. This five part initiative tackles, hard-hitting, challenging life issues from a solution-focused world view that’s refreshingly faith-based. The practical and novel ideas make complex counseling concepts easier to understand and apply. This behavioral motivational system builds on holistic, biblically-based, interventions; capable of providing person-centered cognitive healing from traumatic life issues. A strong creation base, recognizable points of reference, and viable clinical pastoral approach, combine to foster meaningful outcomes, applicable in all phases of life.
The intrigue of familiar characters, from the Wizard of Oz, provide a profound realization of the effects traumatic life events actually have on families mental health; provoking readers to rethink their approach to emotionally traumatic experiences. A new and insightfully empowering way to look at out of control behavior is also explored. Providing families with real tools, understanding behavior is communication, offering practical interventions capable of transforming difficult behaviors. There’s also an engaging true story embedded in this work, speaking volumes about the hope available through forgiveness, for families facing traumatic life events of the worst kind.
The discovery process is non-threatening allowing for natural engagement. A healthy realization of ourselves being fearfully and wonderfully made, encourages everyone to learn how to Live and Lead By Design. Also, there’s a Good Grief pain process providing clarification, leading followers out of the trauma trap, establishing clear grief work paths that lead to emotional healing. There is so much more to The Living and Leading by Design model, but these time-tested concepts are the foundation for the family support system of care that’s espoused at Joshua’s Friends for Exceptional Families. Inc. and Your Best Life Now Counseling. As all facets of The Living and Leading by Design model come into sharp focus, be sure to share it with families facing challenging life issues. Emotionally traumatic events can be devastating if left unaddressed. “Don’t worry, time heals all things,” is one of the biggest lies ever perpetrated on modern society.
For families looking for tools to address emotionally traumatic events like: abuse, tragic losses, clinical depression, addictive and maladaptive behavior issues, learning disorders, traumatic brain injuries and developmental, as well as, emotional disorders, then this transformational model is a must! If knowledge is power, then understanding is empowerment. And empowering families to live beyond disabilities and traumatic life issues is what Joshua’s Friends is all about. May you discover a family system and model of care that emboldens families to experience Christ’s compassion as a shared reality.