The Empathy & Resilience Center offers programs, workshops, events and conference to assist in focus on mental health awareness, self-esteem and training.


You Deserve More (YDM)

The mission of the YDM program is to empower women to stop settling and overcome depression, unhappiness, self-doubt, fear, low self-esteem, poverty and domestic violence by embracing and living in one fundamental truth: that they Deserve More. Members receive psycho-educational training, group support, relationship and business assessments, counseling, coaching and members-only pricing for admission to workshops and conference.


Recognition and Appreciation of Diversity Program (RAD)

RAD is a diversity education program for adults and youth who desire to gain a better understanding and appreciation of different ethnic groups. Individuals are taught the importance of respecting and honoring cultural differences. Stereotypes, racial biases and racism is discussed in safe and intimate group settings. Throughout the program, participates are challenged to explore and examine their beliefs and perceptions about other ethnic groups.


Sensitivity and Trauma Exposure Program (STEP)

STEP is an empathy enhancement program that is designed to help individuals become more empathetic through exposure and sensitivity training. Participates are exposed to stimuli that contribute to or cause anxiety related emotions. Through guided group discussions, individuals are encouraged to express their emotions and are taught how to process and cope with them in a healthy manner.