Counseling

Meet Jada

[embed]https://vimeo.com/[/embed] [vimeo 215745370 w=720 h=405] When Jada’s father was disabled in a car accident, the path of her childhood and her family’s stability was deeply affected. Her parents struggled to keep up with monthly bills, including mortgage payments. “My dad wasn’t able to work,” Jada says. “So we weren’t able to pay for...

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We’re Moving!

After years of planning, we are THRILLED to announce our upcoming move to the SAY Dream Center! Our offices on Airway Drive will be closed starting at 5 pm on Thursday, December 17th 2015. Our offices will re-open at 9 am on Monday, December 28th. Our new address at the SAY Dream...

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A Welcome Celebration at WillMar Grief & Healing Center

SAY has a long history in Sonoma (we began offering counseling services in 1994!) and we're excited to have the opportunity to expand our services by taking over the operations at WillMar Family Grief and Healing Center. To mark this new beginning for WillMar, which had previously announced their upcoming...

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SAY Offers Mental Health Counseling in Santa Rosa Schools

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (October 5-11). Throughout the week, people from across California are coming together to spread awareness about the importance of mental health and to show their support for the issue. With counseling at the heart of we do, here at Social Advocates for Youth,...

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Girl's Stress Management Group

Summer Counseling Groups Now Open for Sign Ups

This summer, SAY therapist Julie Iverson is kicking off a series of counseling groups for teens, children and young adults. Topics include: teens as parents, a social anxiety group for teen girls, self-harm recovery group for girls, anger management for boys ages 10-14, stress management for teen girls, and a...

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Jennifer Kennedy, MFT trainee with SAY

A Spotlight on SAY’s MFT Traineeship and Internship Program

Jennifer Kennedy, MFT trainee with SAY For over 43 years, SAY has focused on three things: housing, counseling and jobs.Counseling is at the foundation of many of our programs here, from on-site counselors at Tamayo Village, to 24-hour crisis intervention staff at the Coffee House Teen Shelter, at schools throughout the...

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Youth Homelessness Rises in Sonoma County

Youth homelessness has risen by over 61% in the last 2 years. While family homelessness has decreased (read more in the Press Democrat here) young adults are having a harder and harder time finding affordable housing and jobs. Overall, 1 in 4 homeless people in Sonoma County is under 25...

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Secret Santa Makes a Difference for Kids

Our Medi-Cal Counseling Clinic serves over 250 families each year, providing therapy and counseling to youth between the ages of 5 and 25. Over the holiday season, many of the parents we work with are worried about how they will be able to afford Christmas presents for their children. This...

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