Success! Jenny The Running Thriver

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Jenny, a survivor of domestic violence, attended one of Susan Omilian’s My Avenging Angel Workshops,™ supported by CT-ALIVE’s Never Going Back to Abuse Project in March 2011. The work she did in the two-day workshop inspired her to continue her journey from survivor to “thriver” and she began running again.  Starting with half and full marathons, Jenny chronicled her story on her blog, The Running Thriver and began a fundraising campaign for CT-ALIVE which she calls Running for the...

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Trish Helps Others Step Forward into a New Life

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A survivor of intimate partner violence in college, Trish attended one of Susan Omilian’s My Avenging Angel Workshops™ in the fall of 2012 which are supported by the CT-ALIVE Never Going Back to Abuse Project . “Susan’s two-day workshop allowed me to address the fears and self-doubt that I had carried around with me for 30+ years. The writing exercises helped me to articulate and own my feelings and learn techniques to quiet my “Inner Critic.” Both of these exercises enabled me to move...

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