Thinking differently now18 March 2015
When Lynda graduated from Merivale in February 2015, she was excited about the prospect of a new future with her partner and children. Six months before, when she first came to Merivale, things looked quite bleak. Five of her children were already in the care of other family members. She was worried she would lose her two youngest as well. However, through one-on-one counselling and participation in the group learning programmes at Merivale, Lynda gained a new way of thinking about herself and life. She learned how to express herself without anger, and how to bond with her children. She learned how to transform her family life for good.