“When a person tells his story and is truly heard and understood, he undergoes actual changes in his brain circuitry that corresponds to a greater sense of emotional and relational connection, decreased anxiety, and greater awareness of and compassion for others’ suffering.” (Curt Thompson, M.D., Anatomy of the Soul)
Recalibrate! provides multiple contexts in which missionaries can tell their story:
- Within the large group (15-20 people) setting
- With peers (one-on-one or in small groups)
- Individually with a facilitator (one-on-one debriefing)
By processing the past they are enabled to move into the future in a healthy way.