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The power of love to heal the trauma of domestic violence

December 27, 2016

In her latest blog published this month on HuffingtonPost.com, Sojourner Center CEO Dr. Maria E. Garay-Serratos discusses Sojourner Center’s Pet Companion Shelter and the healing opportunities it provides to residents and their pets.

But as soon as we opened our shelter in 2015, it was apparent that providing this service to our residents was about so much more than just safeguarding pets, as important as that is. It is an opportunity for pets and people to heal together. Watching this process unfold before our eyes is a reminder that when we work to address the complex, multi-faceted social problem of domestic violence, the most important clues can emerge from the simplest, most loving interactions.

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