Suicide Prevention and Awareness
To help raise awareness, Shawna Burns collaborated with the Arkansas Department of Education and AETN/Arkansas PBS on a 17 part series named "Suicide Prevention - Looking Deeper." Please click the link below to find out more!
As Seen on FOX News:
Shawna Burns tells the story of a young girl who, through the use of the Seed Digging technique, is no longer suicidal.
What is "Seed Digging?"
The technique is based on a simple analogy of a garden and teaches that we all “have gardens” inside our hearts where weeds and flowers grow. The weeds present those negative feelings and actions that cause problems for ourselves and others. The flowers represent those happy feelings and positive actions that bring joy and peace to our lives.
Seed Digging helps a person uproot weeds and replace them with flowers which results in helping the person live with incredible inner peace.
Seed Digging Wellness Center
The Seed Digging Wellness Center has trained mental health professionals who guide clients through counseling sessions to help them “pull weeds.” Eventually, clients learn how to use the technique themselves and the goal is that they use Seed Digging to stop future emotional or behavioral problems as they arise.
Seed Digging counseling sessions occur at The Seed Digging Wellness Center located in Harrison, Arkansas.
Address: 1003 N Main St.
Shawna Burns, a Licensed Counselor has authored four books on the concepts of Seed Digging. Each provide an overview of how the technique and strategies of Seed Digging can literally change a person's life:
Before becoming a counselor, Shawna taught special-education in the public school system & absolutely loved it. She almost didn’t finish her counseling degree because of her passion in the classroom, yet her heart desperately wanted to work with children in a one-on-one setting in hopes of making an even greater impact. She eventually ...
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Upcoming Live Trainings
North Carolina School-Based Health Alliance
March 31, 2020 - postponed until March 2021 per COVID
East Central University-Brandon Whitten Institute
Suicide Prevention Training
August 26th, 2020 - postponed per COVID
Concord School District - postponed per COVID
Shirley School District - postponed per COVID
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