When I begin working with a family; usually regarding their son, during an initial assessment I can discern quickly if it’s a “shame based” family. Shame based families are about controlling behavior to conform (i.e. shame more to get behavior we want). Whether intentional or unintentional it’s fundamental that we clean that up first. Here’s why….
Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays! The Quest Project® is and always has been a labor of love, this year was filled with unexpected challenges and obstacles. Combined with your continued dedication and support, and my mission “to create healthy lifestyles by teaching, facilitating, research, writing and example we are helping our boys grow into healthy, […]
In the midst of a crisis, your first response may be to seek counseling; due to the unusual circumstances we’re social distancing and staying at home. I’ve talked to parents grateful for the time with their kids and parents that are ready to pull their hair out! Not every family who experiences crisis needs counseling. […]
For over 25 years it has been my pleasure providing mental health wellness and guidance to my clients. Over the recent weeks we are all faced with challenges, the ability to be flexible and change. My first priority is to ensure the health and safety of my client. With the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) […]
Have you set your goals for the new year? Here at The Quest Project® we’re on track to make 2020 a memorable year! Growth! I’m happy to announce a new Quest Project facilitator is in training! He is working hard, I look forward to introducing him once training is completed. We continue to aggressively market […]
Greetings and Happy Holidays to you all! The Quest Project® is a labor of love, this year was filled with accomplishments and growth. With your continued dedication and support, together we will help our boys grow into healthy, happy young men. A Year in Review The year started with the publication of “Generation of Men-How […]
“It’s a labor of love.” That’s how Dr. Clay describes his work with Charity Patch and the group of Quest Project young men that show up every Saturday during the summer to help.
What a significant year for The Quest Project®, and for me personally! Life is a journey and when you allow yourself to grow and expand, it will enhance your mission. Meeting a New Friend When Peter McGennis, filmmaker/producer from Buffalo New York, contacted me about featuring The Quest Project in his upcoming documentary “Within Reach” […]
As an avid researcher, when I detect a shift or change in adolescent behavior, I dig in with the goal of determining the cause. Naturally as the facilitator of The Quest Project-A Modern Day Rite-of-Passage program for adolescent boys my observations are “real time and accurate!”
Peter McGennis is a filmmaker/producer from New York. He is underway with the filming of his new documentary “Within Reach (working title).” He invited me and The Quest Project to be a part of this very exciting new film! It was an experience I’ll never forget! Here’s a Glimpse Here are a few fun photos […]