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– A Note from Nicole: Welcome!
– Idea of the Week: Have a winter picnic!
– Feature Article: What’s in a Name?
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Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter, On the Horizon.
My team and I have wanted to do this for quite a while now, and we’re really looking forward to connecting with you on a weekly basis. You can expect articles that make you think, inspire you, make you laugh, teach you something new—or maybe a combination of all those things! We’ll also throw in some of our favorite quotes, tips, activity ideas, and anything else we think is worth sharing. If there are certain topics you’d like to read about, send an email to let us know. We’ll do our best to include your ideas in upcoming editions.
Family is important to us at Horizons, and we are so proud of the clinic family that we have formed here with our clients. By subscribing to our newsletter, you have now become a part of our Horizon’s extended family. While we may never meet in person, we will have the opportunity to touch each other’s lives in small ways from a distance. So, welcome to the family! Now sit back, relax, and enjoy what we hope will be the first of many moments spent together.
Looking to the horizon,
Have a winter picnic!
What’s In a Name?
By Nicole Beurkens
As we wrestled with this, there were two words that continued to grab us – connections and horizons. We were driving in the car one day, and the name “Connections Center” came to mind. I quickly wrote it down on a scrap of paper so I wouldn’t forget it. Later that night after the kids were in bed, I sat down and Googled “Connections Center” only to find that it already existed. For those of you who don’t know this, the Connections Center in Houston is the clinic where Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) ® was founded. To this day I know it was no coincidence that I thought of that name. I had not heard of RDI ® before, but had been seeking a treatment philosophy and program that addressed what I found lacking in everything else. Suddenly, the search for a name for my new clinic had led me to the program that would later certify me and become the philosophical foundation of our clinic.
I then decided that we would use the word “horizons” in our name. Why Horizons?
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