Siah B. Hagin
Poet - Author - Counselor
Siah Bonita Hagin, MSEd. MHC, is a School Counselor with the New York City Department of Education. Her love of working in the mental health field grew from her love of psychology. In 2011, with a passion for pouring into the lives of young girls, she established Real Girls Real Feelings, an empowerment curriculum-based group for girls ages nine and ten. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse she began writing poetry on her journey to healing. Ms. Hagin is a Christian and an active member of The Greater Allen A.M.E.Cathedral located in Jamaica, New York, where she co-chairs The Children's Grief Share Ministry and Haven for Healing, a support group for survivors. She currently resides in Long Island, New York.
At times we seem to take on the weight of the world. We worry about what we can't control and carry burdens that are not our own...
What burdens do you carry that belong to others?
excerpt from The Journey Continues: Stories of a Survivor
JOURNEY WITH POET AND AUTHOR, SIAH B. HAGIN, AS SHE TELLS HER STORY OF SURVIVAL, HEALING, AND REDISCOVERY THROUGH THE ART OF POETRY.
The Journey Continues: Stories of A Survivor is a collection of poetry that leads readers from tragedy to victory, and from defeat to triumph. Journey with Siah B.Hagin, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, as she explores the many emotional layers of healing, wholeness, and freedom. With Siah's Thought-Provoking Questions (TPQs) readers are invited to embark on their own journey and continue on...for the journey never ends.
"When I purchased this book I figured it was just going to be a great read but it was actually lifechanging. It opened my eyes to many things I thought I already dealth with already. This book enabled me to make some adjustments in my life."
"When I ordered this book I was not sure what to expect. This is a book that forces you to reflect on your life expereinces and choices, but they reflect gently. The poems are beautifully written and bring up emotions and feelings that will probably be diffeent for each reader."