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Meditating on the Gumdrops

Posted by Entrada Field Staff, Anthony Salerno on February 09, 2015 | 1 comment(s)

This month marks two years into my journey as a field instructor at Entrada. As I prepare to head into the field this Tuesday, I can’t help but reflect upon my experiences thus far. Above all, I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude! I am grateful for the friends I have made, the participants I have both taught and learned from, and for the development opportunities I have encountered while working here.

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Guest Speaker, Richard Ribb, at Second Nature Entrada’s Oasis

Posted by Katie Rehani on October 04, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

Diving the Depths of Our Story

One of the first assignments completed by participants upon arriving to Second Nature Entrada is a life story. Reading the life story is the first introduction a person will make to the group and little direction is given on how to write it. What stands out to me is how consistently people write their stories as a linear journey that highlights the events leading to Second Nature. The subtle labels that clients put on themselves – addict, unmotivated, anxious, etc. – tell a story of people with little dimension who have “messed up” and need to “get back on track.”

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