|"Roadside Assistance" On Your Journey Through Life
Service/Client-centred - - - Client-driven
COUNSELING/Guidance: LIFE COACHING and CONSULTING
at Dawn Cove Abbey
Adaptive to Client needs and Circumstances
In-Person, or (Online Distance/Tele-Counseling 24/7)
Dawn Cove Abbey
- Dedicated to helping people return (and maintain) sanity and decency to life -
HEALING YOUR WOUNDED INNER CHILD
Specializing in helping Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families
Contact me today to start your healing
Questions and comments welcomed.
I welcome inquiries. There is no obligation, and there will be no unwanted
follow-up solicitation. All inquiries are totally confidential: see Contact.
We all lead busy lives, me included: since I also do chaplaincy work, I am regularly on the road. As well, as an
itinerant associate staff member of M.E.N.D, with office hours on alternate Wednesdays, the adaptive
modalities work very well - not as substitutes for in-person contact, although since 2008, my international
clientele is growing constantly, utilizing Skype/Facetime, WhatsApp and Email almost exclusively.
The Dawn Cove Abbey conjunctive adaptation provides an option that brings assistance to you as close as
your phone, or computer, tablet or laptop: "distance and time differences" no longer matter for they are
Distance Counseling/Assistance Benefits
- Availability is almost instant: available virtually 24/7
- Flexible (it works around your schedule)
- Maintains privacy/anonymity where desired
- Efficiency (email is the most efficient)
- Reduces expense (no travelling - no sitters, etc). You don't have to leave home (this is especially
beneficial if you are a "shut-in", for example - or have disabilities that make travelling/transportation
- You maintain your own flexibility: there is no "set program" or contract to commit to, if that is your
Note: Email (used in conjunction with the other modalities) has this benefit:
- when writing or using e-mail, there is less emotional distraction, there is more time to gather thoughts
and compose a more coherent response, or prepare a more comprehensive picture of the issue or
problem of concern.
All of the above contribute to expediting your journey to Recovery and Healing
|Recovery, Overcoming, Healing and Bringing Closure are possible at any time.
However, in most cases there are not always easy, simple solutions or 'quick-fixes';
- the journey will often be a difficult challenge with much inner work and time required.
But if you are ready to make the change / transition
to begin your healing journey; help is available
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|Thinking outside The Box
Distance Assistance is a Convenient, Instant and Flexible
modality for unexpected crises, and other circumstances,
In-Person: Office, or in your Home (for
shut-ins, etc), plus other, adaptive modalities;
In 2008 Dawn Cove Abbey parted with convention:
for a client said, "sometimes I only have a single
question"; and another said, "sometimes I get an
insight or question in the night, or while at work".
And yet another said, "Crises and other
unexpected circumstances don't always
conveniently happen 9-5 on weekdays".
All said, "often they could be addressed in a few
minutes - or in another way - hardly necessary for
a full in-person appointment - or for a regular
The Solution? (Arrived at consensually)
Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp, and Email
in conjunction with In-Person appointments.
While In-person is customarily the preferred way, face-to-face, for many reasons it is not always
possible, convenient, comfortable, or expedient - hence the need for adaptation.
Gender issues/sensitivity is an important consideration: for example, clients who have suffered abuse
and/or violence may be uncomfortable with a guide/cousellor who is the same gender as the abuser/perpetrator.
In this case, WhatsApp, or Skype/Facetime (with or without video), or Email may be (are) viable options.