Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness

Balance of Blessings

Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness | Posted on June 25, 2018 | Author mJD7649

Pat Omidian discusses ‘Balance of Blessings”, from Reaching Resilience. We need to recognize that, even in the worst situations, there are good things in our lives.  Please click here to help us bring this work to more communities.

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Carrying Relationships Forward

Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness | Posted on June 10, 2018 | Author Pat Omidian

Join Lynn and Charlotte on November 15, 2016. In this video they explain their upcoming workshop and how they will explore how we can sense into our relationships as well as ourselves, and the other. We will show how giving voice to all three dimensions (the […]

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Listening To Orphans in Pakistan: Pat Omidian brings CWF to teachers and staff

Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness | Posted on May 21, 2018 | Author mJD7649

Just outside of the city of Peshawar in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan is an orphanage, actually a residential boarding school with 180 boys, ages 5-12, who had lost their fathers and were street beggars. The facility, called Zamung Kor, Pukhtu for ‘Our […]

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I use the Calm Place all the time

Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness | Posted on April 26, 2018 | Author mJD7649

Being aware of our internal signals is the core of Focusing. It’s also the key to handling our difficult emotions or just feeling better. Usually, to sense our felt wisdom inside requires a slower pace than we can find in our hectic lives. Using the […]

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My Experience with Community Wellness

Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness | Posted on April 19, 2018 | Author Diana Scalera

Nasser ben Hassen discusses who Focusing Initiatives International helped him learn focusing and how he has shared those skills with his community. He talks about how the teaching and learning of focusing is organic and not linear. #Community Wellness #

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Good Listening creates Cooperation in Liberia (or anywhere)

Psychosocial Support and Community Wellness | Posted on April 10, 2018 | Author mJD7649

As an anthropologist, I am trained to listen to people and understand their point of view. In Liberia, I and my team of local researchers went into communities and said, “We are from WHO (the World Health Organization) and we need to know what you […]

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This initiative's Team

Anna Willman
Annika Frohböse
Fida Muhammad
Georgia Kaltsidou
Haqmal Daudzai
Hunter Keller
Jerry Conway
Nasir Khan
Nazia Jamshed Khan
Nina Joy Lawrence
Ocen Daniel Osako
Pat Omidian
Wajid Syed

Reaching Resilience: A Training Manual for Community Wellness