Anita Colombara (MDiv, MSW) is a mental health professional. After spending many years in Asia, she founded Remote Access Mental Health LCC ( She currently resides in Seattle, where she works with a community-based agency serving at-risk youth and families and enjoys the great outdoors with her husband and two children.

Healing in the Space Between
by Anita Colombara

I SAW THEM through the second floor window. A family of at least 20 — playing loud music, dancing, singing, eating, laughing at each other's jokes, holding each other's babies.