Child Abuse

Recovery for both Children and Adults

Sadly, many children in our nation grow up with abuse or neglect, not having the healthy experiences they’ve needed from birth to become whole, mentally and emotionally healthy people. Fortunately, counseling and therapy can help many people restore what was taken from them with child abuse.

A lot of days in our counseling office are spent making a safe place, with appropriate boundaries, so clients can have a healthy, safe, relationship experience in their lives. Providing this safe space can give them the security they need so that they can do the work of repairing the damage from the past; when the damage is acknowledged and repaired, abuse survivors regain their appropriate feelings and their personal power, allowing them to become healthy, thriving adults again.

Child abuse victims do a lot of grieving, not only for what was done to them, but also for what should have happened – the love and the caring they needed… and deserved. Mistreated victims can break the chain of abuse in their lives, inventing new ways of parenting that they did not enjoy themselves, passing on a legacy of blessing, moral values and light instead of darkness and pain. In such difficult situations as those who have suffered mental, physical and sexual abuse find themselves, faith can play a significant role in overcoming the fear and confusion caused by child abuse. Healthy Christian values can provide a solid foundation on which to build a renewed life, restoring courage, self confidence and faith.

If you have suffered abuse in your life, you can recover your real self and find joy in life and the world.
I am here to help you on your journey… Please Call: (509) 466-6632

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About us

We are small group of licensed therapists and counselors specializing in marriage counseling, child abuses, drug addictions, and depression, with a fundamental goal to help all individuals who are experiencing personal challenges and be able to resolve them by improving their emotional well-being with modern mental health techniques.

Dr. Ray Smith

Ed.D., D.Min.

Hello, I’m Dr. Ray Smith.
I am an ordained minister and a mental health counselor. In my counseling practice, I combine my Christian faith with my knowledge of mental therapy to provide [...]

Barbara Folden

M.Ed. LMHC, CFMHE

Hello, I am Barbara Folden,
I am a Licensed Mental Health Professional and a Board Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator. I have a Master’s degree from Whitworth College. I enjoy […]

Holly T. Meginniss

MSW, LSWAIC

Hello, I’m Holly Meginniss.
I have a Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Southern California where I specialized in Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapy. I have [...]


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