Sjoekje F. Sas(a)bone, LCSW, EMHA has served the mental health field since 1984 in various capacities. This includes serving as a volunteer, educator, administrator, philanthropist, board member, public speaker, and California Board Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Sjoekje has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), an Executive Masters in…

Donor Acknowledgement List

JANUARY 2023 MAJOR DONORS* AND MONTHLY DONORS Sandra Barks Rudolf Goutier Marghuerita Ilcken Scaglione Connie and Phil Johnson Ingrid McCleary Mabel Neys* Conner Pollet* Nicole Teunisse Peter Wiersma www.ezd.marketing GIVING TUESDAY DONATIONS Amina Fliers* FACEBOOK GIVING TUESDAY FUNDRAISERS Gil Anda Joyce Canfijn-Leamy* Babs Coert Maureen de Schepper Gaybie Drinko Jeannette Funcke* Gary Hopkins Benjamin Jacobs*…

Podcast The Indo Project - Echoes of the Archipelago

2 – Transgenerational Trauma

In this second episode, Gerald and guests explore the profound impact of transgenerational trauma, examining how historical events shape the psychological well-being of subsequent generations and delving into ways to acknowledge, address, and break the cycle of inherited trauma for healing and resilience. Experts and personal stories contribute insights into the lasting effects and coping…

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Walking on Eggshells

by Sjoekje F. Sas(a)bone, LCSW, EMHA Loving an Indo Parent with Borderline Personality Disorder I consider myself lucky to have loving, talented, hard-working, and attentive parents. They ensured I had the best opportunities for a solid education to establish a career and secure a future. They fostered a creative environment by extending their artistic and…

Indo Sjoekje Sas(a)bone dressed in COVID protective gear

Resiliency in the Time of COVID: Strategies for Indo Families & Loved Ones

Indo Sjoekje F. Sas(a)bone, LCSW, EMHA, encourages resiliency in her mother and aunt during the COVID-19 pandemic with strategies that can help Indo families and loved ones. The Calm Before the Rona Storm Pre-pandemic, my family titles were “technology repair person,” “phone call mediator,” “forms completer,” “‘can you get something on your way here’ retriever,”…