Latino community services

INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING

This counseling process is aimed at decreasing the emotional and psychological symptoms associated with experiencing traumatic events. Our psychological treatment provides individuals with the opportunity of identifying, analyzing and restructuring cognitive and cultural beliefs that may be preventing them from achieving a better quality of psychological and emotional experiences.

Our approach is also composed of an important psycho-educational process that provides survivors with specific tools which can be utilized to expand the understanding of their traumatic experiences and gain the skills needed to overcome the daily challenges associated with their distressful emotional experiences.

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS:

Survivor's Pathway provides individual and family mental health services to children and adolescents who have endured physical, emotional, and/or sexual trauma. Survivor's Pathway Center aims to promote socio-emotional wellness and healing to its clients through building resiliency and encouraging emotional growth.

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS GROUPS:

Trauma Group: This group provides psycho-education, support, and empowerment to children and adolescents who have endured physical, emotional, and/or sexual trauma. Through techniques such as trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and expressive arts therapy, this group specializes in fostering healing and resiliency in each individual with the goal of encouraging the adjustment toward a healthy and satisfying life.

BEREAVEMENT GROUP:

Loss can often be devastating. Survivor's Pathway bereavement group provides emotional support to children and adolescents grieving significant losses in their lives. The group unites those experiencing the aftermath of a loss, which can often bring forth feelings of denial, sadness, isolation, and/or anger, and leads them on a path towards healing, empowerment, and healthy adjustment.

"ART HEALS" THERAPY GROUP:

This concept utilizes the creative process, through painting and drawing, as an opportunity for individuals experiencing emotional distress associated with domestic violence, sexual abuse or other violent crime, to express feelings and emotions and retell their traumatic stories in a positive and empowering manner that facilitates healing.

STRESS INOCULATION TRAINING

This training combines psycho-education with anxiety management techniques such as relaxation training, meditation and breathing techniques to help reduce emotional and physical distress.

HOME VISIT THERAPY

We understand that as result of the violence and trauma experienced some individuals and their families are unable to come to our facilities. Additionally, factors such as lack of resources, intense emotional distress and physical impairments make it difficult for some clients to attend sessions at our offices. Therefore, therapists at Survivors Pathway Center conduct assessments and treatments at clients' homes.

HOME VISIT SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF MIAMI DADE COUNTY:

NORTH: Miami Lakes, Miami Gardens, Hialeah, and North Miami, Opa-Locka, Doral.

SOUTH: Kendal, West Kendal, Homestead, Sweetwater.

PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT

Survivors' Pathway offers comprehensive psychological evaluations for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and victims of rape, for adults and children. These evaluations include victim's interview, behavioral observations, formal test administration, assessment reports, personal feedback to the victims, and legal consultation as appropriate.

SPYCHO-EDUCATIONAL AND SUPPORT GROUP FOR LATINO MEN AND WOMEN

This group was created with a specific cultural approach to provide support and education to Latino men and women survivors of domestic violence. Support is provided in Spanish and English. During this group process participant will have the opportunity to share experiences with other survivors, gain knowledge about factors that influence domestic violence, explore cultural and societal beliefs associated with the Latino communities that may have an influenced the development of violence. We consider that one the most important results in terms of education during this group process is the opportunity that participants will have in developing skills to identify and create healthy relationships.