Why “The Wounded Healer Project”?
The concept of “wounded healer” was coined by Swiss psychologist, Carl Jung, which describes how a healer is most effective after having been healed themself. Being wounded does not prevent them from being able to work with those in need of healing; On the contrary, the wounded healer is a companion and an equal – someone who can humbly meet another in their suffering without a sense of superiority. We believe the healer is not someone who heals you, but rather someone who helps you find the key to healing that allows you to heal yourself.
We’ve called ourselves The Wounded Healer Project because of the sense of work our mission carries. We want to set in motion lasting change and this can only occur if we continue to pay forward the healing we personally experience in this work.
Help Veterans interested in mental health careers find their way.
Partner with organizations that have mental health care needs within marginalized communities
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