How did Interchange change you?
My life had been fantastically and tumultuously upturned a few years before I decided to attend Interchange. Becoming a Certified Counselor was the next step for me in a series of transformational experiences and I believed the program would help me discover the final pieces of the puzzle that were keeping me from my personal healing. Equally, if not more prominent to that, professionally choosing to become a Counselor seemed like a natural and fulfilling next step for me in my healing arts practice. So I dove in with those things in mind, with courage and a certain amount of confidence. At the time, I felt I most needed to work through the debris left from a fourteen-year marriage that had ended in the admission by my partner that he had been having affairs from the beginning. Navigating my divorce had been complicated. It was a mix of holding it all together while simultaneously unraveling everything I had believed to be true and trying to do it all in such a way that my three children would come out on the other end tethered to love.
Through the progression of the course, I began to face the ways in which I would abandon substantial parts of myself in relationship. …Read More