women

H.E.A.R.T.

Healing the Effects of Abortion Related Trauma

Grace Church offers hope and healing through a program called H.E.A.R.T.  The group is a seven-week workshop designed to assist women in dealing with the pain associated with PAS (Post Abortion Syndrome). It guides a woman through the specific steps of forgiveness, emotional healing, and restoration.

Are you hurting because of a past abortion decision?

Because our culture says that abortion is a quick and safe solution with few consequences, many post-abortive women cannot acknowledge that they have experienced a significant loss and need to grieve. They minimize the impact abortion has had on them.

Post Abortion Syndrome (PAS) is best described as a person’s inability to process the FEAR, ANGER, SADNESS, and GUILT related to her abortion. She will often find it difficult to grieve the loss of her baby and come to peace with God, herself and others in relationship to her abortion experience.

Women will often go into denial, making it difficult for them to identify post-abortion stress in their lives. It is important to recognize these symptoms, acknowledge them, and receive healing.

Do you find yourself preoccupied with the abortion experience?

Do you feel a deep sense of loss and emptiness?

Have there been noticeable disruptions in your intimate relationships?

Have you felt that you do not deserve to have happiness?

Below are some questions and a list of symptoms to help you identify if you are experiencing PAS.

  • Sadness/Sorrow
  • Secrecy
  • Feelings of loss
  • Anxiety
  • Isolation
  • Regret/Guilt
  • Anger/Rage
  • Suicidal Impulse
  • Self-destructive behavior

"He will restore all the years the locust has eaten..." Joel 2:25

 

Contact Lisa (all information is confidential) with questions.

 

Lisa Mullins true2last@sbcglobal.net

 

map-footer 7393 Pearl Road
Middleburg Heights
Ohio 44130

P: 440.243.4885
F: 440.243.0297
E: gracechurch@gracecma.org