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Today, our guest will be Ivonne Zucco, Executive Director at The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education in Stamford, CT. We will discuss sexual violence, and what we as a community can do to prevent it, where the victim can turn for help and what kind of help is available at The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education.
Ivonne Zucco has served in a number of roles at The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education since 2009. In 2011 she became the Executive Director of the agency.
Ms. Zucco has a particular interest in prevention and believes education is of the utmost importance. The agency spreads awareness through community involvement starting as early as the pre-school years. Ms. Zucco has also played an active role in legislation re: sexual assault.
The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education provides free, 24-hour confidential help to men, women and children who have experienced sexual assault, serving the eight towns of lower Fairfield County, CT since 1979. They can be there from the time the victim enters the emergency room, throughout their making a police statement, and remain involved in preliminary court proceedings to the date of trial. They can also be with the victims as the healing takes place, delivering goal-oriented counseling. All of their services are available in English and Spanish.
Some highlights of the clip:
11 min: Discssussed relationship with mothers
20 min: Discussed ideal relationships, being Pan, Poly & Single after marriage.
28 min 45 sec: Potentially triggering due to speaking about abusive relationships.
I would love to discuss intimate relationships of all types. We have monogamous couples, bi-couples, polygamous couples, open relationships, closed relationships, single relations, swingers, BDSM, Fetishes and probably more than even I just listed. I want to know how they work? What makes a relationship functional? What is going to make them fail? How do we really define relationships today? What do they mean to you? How do you handle them? Are certain relationships better than others? If so, why, what makes one thing better than another. Relationships and sex are another area I want to hear from you on.
Relationships form the backbone of society. In every person's life they have formed relationships with many different people. All of these relationships are not the same though. Some the person might not even consider to be relationships. Also the interactions and dynamics of each of these relationships are so vast. Yet we do them without thought. We are on auto pilot with most. However we think about relationships at times to the point of obsession. I want to hear what you have to say about relationships. Guest can call in at (347) 843-4325 during the show and just listen or come online and talk.
I believe you can also come online and listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/everimprovingme/2015/02/02/relationships-sexual-love-couples-open-closed-bdsm-monogamous-polygamous
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Carol the Coach will be answering emails and taking your calls to answer questions about sexual addiction or loving someone who has a sexual addiction. This disorder can wreak havoc in families with sexual addiction so ask the expert what you can do if you suspect sexual addiction in your life!
Join hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman, and Research commentator Shasme Jackson and they talk to Tracy Wright about the impact of sexual assault on survivors and their families. We will also discuss innovative ways to engage youth of color around sexual assault and look for better approaches to the lack of response of the criminal justice system to the crime of sexual assault.
Join us to learn the ten things to do to succeed in any relationship! All About Relationships is a different type of talk-show with Hosts Evinda Lepins, and Steve Atkinson, M.A. Evinda is a survivor of emotional, physical and sexual abuse, and Steve was her therapist for over seven years. Together they transparently talk about emotional wounds which lead to weaknesses and cause worries and bring to the table through their wit, encouragement and life experiences ways to acknowledge those things that keep us just surviving instead of thriving. They offer, in real-time,ways to overcome these wounds, weaknesses and worries. They have been reaching out to the walking wounded for several years, helping to make a difference one life at a time. If you struggle with any kind of wound, a weakness, aka an unhealthy habit, and/or are consistently worrying about anything and everything, then you will want to tune in for 30 minutes of free life coaching/counseling! Do you have trust issues? Then you will want to join us for the first of ten things to do to succeed in relationships.
1 Cor 6:18-20 says Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. We were bought with a price, and a costly one it was for all the sin of mankind. But its something about sexual sin that has a dangerous and disasterous effect to it. Simply put, its short term pleasure with long term consequences . This perhaps gives real meaning to the phrase "you reap what you sow".....this includes shame, guilt, pain and heart ache as well as a life time of regret. Truly a price we can't pay. The good news however is that Christ understands our struggle with the desires of the flesh and He loves us so much He seeks to save us from the bondage of sin. We must ask ourselves these and many other questions regarding sexual sin. Am I willing to lose my marriage with sexual sin? Am I ready to lose my family, friends to my own lustful cravings? How much am I willing to pay? And the master manipulator, Satan will never tell you the cost of this sin up front but he will be expecting you to pay in the end. Thanks be to God that we already have a way of escape through the cross, becuase Jesus already paid it all.
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Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery and take your life through the journey so that you not only conquer the "Addict" but develop into the person you were meant to be!
Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.