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Annapolis, MD 21401

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In the unfolding drama of the human narrative, there exists parts of the story that will horrify and frighten even the most brave observer. Trauma, by its very definition is unbearable and intolerable, and it is difficult to assign chapters in our story to abuse, neglect, violence and catastrophe. However, for those that have experienced it, there is a profound sense that the traces of trauma are left on our minds, emotions, relationships and even physical bodies. Trauma is stored deeply within, and unless we choose the pathway of acceptance and courage, the trauma will dictate our relationships, our moods and even our thoughts, affecting not only ourselves, but those that are closest to us.

"As long as you keep secrets and suppress information, you are fundamentally at war with yourself. The critical issue is allowing yourself to know what you know. That takes an enormous amount of courage."
Bessel A. van der Kolk

At Solace Family Counseling, we want to journey with you into the pain and darkness, with the hopes of discovering light and life in the next pages of your story. We recognize that the path to healing is not around the trauma, but through it. We believe that there is hope for those that will claim it in healing from deep emotional and relational wounds.

We hope to compassionately inspire courage within you to discover:

  • Healing and wholeness through meaningful relationships
  • Relief from the physical presentations of trauma
  • Emotional stability and manageable reactions to life stressors
  • Renewed freedom from messages of shame
  • New opportunities for growth and self-acceptance

Let us guide you through the forest

The way through is often cluttered and unpredictable. We are honored to join you in your healing journey and believe that wholeness is possible.

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