April 2019 – Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani  conducted its second talk event for 2019 on sexual assault and domestic violence on 20th April, 2019 at Naperville library at 95th street, Naperville from 2.30pm - 4pm. The objective of this free event is to spread awareness in the community about these issues and to arm the audience with information, precautionary measures, tools and resources they may require to deal with them. The event had two guest speakers- Saira Sial and Arti Persaud, both of whom are highly accomplished and seasoned mental health professionals. They together addressed issues like sexual assault, marital rape, relationship issues and mental health coping for domestic abuse survivors. Arti Persaud is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor (LCPC) currently working at Core Psychotherapy Centre, Schaumburg. She is an MA in clinical psychology from Argosy University and…
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Press release : Inauguration of Aurora Walk-in

Press release : Inauguration of Aurora Walk-in

Public Event
Press release of official inauguration of the 'Walk in Clinic " program at Aurora city. ============ Inaugural function of Walk-in-clinics by Sanjeevani Aurora: Sanjeevani inaugurated its free walk-in clinics on 12th March, 2019 at Aurora Public Library (Eola branch), Aurora from 10.30 am-11.00 am. The objective of these clinics is provide in-person counselling and support services to those suffering from for mental health and domestic abuse concerns. These clinics have been made possible by a grant from City of Aurora.This is the second year of the program running at Aurora. The inauguration was attended by Alderman Shermin L. Jenkins, Alderman Judd Lofchie, Alderman Richard B. Mervin from Aurora City Council; Mr. Dan Barreiro, Chief Community Services Officer from Aurora city; Mr. Harley Jones, CEO of 360 Youth Services; Christina from Linden Oaks and…
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To Separate or Not to Separate

To Separate or Not to Separate

Blog
I went to boarding school at 13. My parents preferred it that way to shield us from the aftermath of a custody battle. This is my theory as I navigate the 40s. We started our married lives based on an intimacy with our boyfriend who became the husband OR We were holistically paired up as the best combination by our learned ones; in both situations the objective was to become intimate, procreate the human species and hopefully find solace in each other’s company. We were intimate as we gave them the power to make us feel secure , loved and happy. But intimacy is cliched as it also makes us feel insecure , unhappy and unwanted when our partners criticize , deny or hurt us.  Some hurt is irrevocable ;…
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Feb 2019 – Laws and Legal Process

Feb 2019 – Laws and Legal Process

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani had a successful talk event on February 1 at the Indo-American Center. Guest speaker Vishal Chhabria who is a Business and Immigration lawyer provided very useful information and insights on asylum, immigration, divorce and custody questions. The video will be posted shortly so that you can hear the information. We sincerely thank Vishal for his time & input and Indo-American Center - their staff for the hospitality and for providing the space. [foogallery id="993"]
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