Comforting others after abortion loss

Cradle My Heart Radio | Cheryl Korb O’Connell interview airs 10-20-15

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Cheryl Korb O'Connell

Cheryl Korb O’Connell

Cheryl Korb O’Connell is a professional counselor whose shortcomings motivated her to learn about the inner workings of our hearts and minds. She pursued her studies as a direct result of coming to terms with the pain of her past.

Cheryl was a churchgoing believer when the unplanned pregnancy occurred. Shocked by her own reaction, she breezed through the decision and the abortion with very little reflection. In the short term it appeared to have been a great decision as her life continued on track.

Cheryl now works to help her clients deal with individual and family issues. When dealing with those who have experienced abortion, her healing as well as her training has helped her see the need to address common issues:

  • Denial-how to break through to yourself
  • Spiritual vs emotional needs
  • The value of sharing your story in a safe space
  • Identifying grief as separate from guilt

From Cheryl’s bio:

Cheryl has over 10 years of combined therapeutic experience with a variety of populations. Specializations include: adult individuals, couples, relationships, premarital, marriage, and family counseling. Originally from Buffalo, New York, she is a graduate of Erie Community College, with an Associate of Applied Sciences in Paralegal Studies, a graduate of Psychology, and a graduate of Argosy University in Atlanta, GA with a Masters of Community Counseling, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy. Cheryl is actively engaged within local charities such as Angels Among Us, Ahimsa House, Forsyth County Humane Society, and many others. Cheryl has a private practice in suburban Atlanta.

If you have had an abortion, please know that I wrote Cradle My Heart, Finding God’s Love After Abortion just for you. Throughout its pages you will find affirmation and hope from the Scriptures. You may also browse a list of resources for help and healing. The Good News is that you are forgiven in Jesus’ Name and you will be welcomed into fellowship as you seek your restoration. If you are pregnant and need free, confidential help call 1-800-712-HELP. If you’ve had an abortion and need safe, private confidential help call 1-866-482-LIFE.

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    October 21, 2015

    so awesome and a much needed work! Keep going!



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