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OUR LOVE LETTER TO BIPOC & 2SLGTBQIA+ COMMUNITIES
Dear BIPOC & 2SLGTBQIA+ Communities,
Welcome to ERC! We are so glad that your search landed you here. ERC is on a mission to:
1. Offer acknowledgement, advocacy, and continued reparations to BIPOC & 2SLGTBQIA+ individuals.
2. Provide clinical services to improve skills, encourage healthy processing, build on strengths, and facilitate growth. ERC is committed to affirming, connecting, and empowering care to foster positive relationships with self, family, and community.
We are here to witness your experiences from a place of non-judgement, to acknowledge systemic racism and generational trauma, and to leave you feeling slightly better after each contact with us. You are important to us. Who you love is important to us. Because Lizzo has a way with words that we don’t, we will quote her here, “In case nobody told you today: you’re special. In case nobody made you believe; you’re special. Well, [we] will always love you the same; you’re special. [We’re] so glad that you’re still with us.”
We promise to seek social justice and decolonize our practice in honor of you. We love you and we believe that the world is a more wonderful place because you’re in it! You matter and you are enough exactly as you are - in this moment.
Love, Empowering Relief Counseling “ERC’s” Therapists & Staff
The therapists and staff at Empowering Relief Counseling, “ERC,” acknowledge the land we practice on at 5814 South 900 East and 5784 South and 900 East in Murray, Utah, is named for the ancestral home of the Newe Sogobia (Eastern Shoshone), Goshute, and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) Tribes.
We recognize the intersectional identities of those who are Indigenous or Indigenous and Queer, along with the disparities they face from systemic oppression. We recognize the toll this takes on one’s mental health, relationships, and overall well-being. We honor the individual and layered identities of our clients. Period.
To do this in a continued way, ERC therapists and staff “do the work” needed to examine privilege, hold self-awareness, and work through discomfort, so that we can better serve the American Indian and Alaska Native people that we serve.
To learn more about the Newe Sogobia (Eastern Shoshone), Goshute, and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) Tribes, click below:
The therapists and staff at Empowering Relief Counseling, PLLC acknowledge the land we practice on in Murray, Utah, is the traditional and ancestral home of the Eastern Shoshone, Goshute, and Ute Tribes.
Throughout life, you may forget that you have what it takes to find relief from what ails you; counseling can provide that, often much-needed, reminder.
At Empowering Relief Counseling, ERC, we emPOWER you to be reminded and to find strength and peace.
Here, you will work with a counselor in a compassionate and non-judgmental environment to explore your concerns and build on your strengths.
Mental Health Specialists (therapists) at Empowering Relief Counseling have years of experience working with individuals and families through:
We have affordable and quality options to discuss with you! If you're ready to make a change, call us today: 385.800.3272
Although each of us is on our own path, we are all a part of a shared human experience. We're here to support changes that work for you.
Call today to schedule an appointment and discuss available services.
5814 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121, United States
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