Recovery Strategies 4 Life

Unlike traditional recovery programs that only address the soul and body, RS4L combines healing strategies for all three parts of our being: spirit, soul, and body.

It is specifically developed for individuals who are looking to get to the root of their pain. Whether coming out of abuse, addiction, or a painful loss, RS4L promises a journey that will completely transform how you see healing and recovery.

Life is never the same when you know how to use the fertilizer of your past to bloom!

Professional therapists, lay counselors, and pastors, will also find this a perfect tool to enhance the healing journey of anyone they counsel.

52 Lessons

Workbook & Exercises

Flexibility: Learning at your own pace

Meet the Developers & Instructors

Our highly qualified and dedicated board members come from diverse backgrounds across the U.S. They believe in serving hurting people to the best of their ability.

Paula Mosher Wallace

Ordained Minister & Trauma Coach
Born in the jungles of Peru to missionary parents, Paula began life saturated in the Word of God. With Bible classes as part of every school year plus 4 years of Bible college, Paula’s knowledge of the Truth grew. An Ex-Victim of abuse, Paula became the author and founder of Bloom In The Dark. She also produces and co-hosts Bloom Today, an international TV show discussing abuse. In RS4L, Paula teaches Biblical recovery, highlighting God’s heart for healing the broken. |  615-788-5882

Ginny Priz

Certified Professional Life Coach
Being born with her right arm stopping just below the elbow taught Ginny to trust God’s plan. But her recovery journey from codependency, alcohol, and panic attacks taught her to trust God with the deep, broken parts of her heart – one moment at a time. To help other women find this freedom, Ginny became a certified Christian life coach, speaker, and author of Ditch The Drama. She also anchors Bloom Today, a Christian talk show broadcast in over 200 countries.

Evonna Surrette, MA, LPC

Trauma & Attachment Therapist
Evonna’s life passion is to provide hope and healing to those who suffer from trauma, attachment, eating, and mood disorders. As an Ex-Victim of trauma and eating disorders, Evonna has extensive professional experience in working with trauma, attachment, and a wide range of mental health issues. Evonna has over a decade in ministry and leadership. Evonna takes a holistic approach (spirit, soul, & body) as she believes in removing the roots, not just treating the symptoms.

What You'll Learn

RS4L is a 52-week course, separated into 5 units. This creates flexibility and allows leaders to schedule each unit according to the needs of their participants.
  • Relationship With God
(11 Weeks)
By understanding the loving, trustworthy character of God, participants can feel more secure in surrendering their lives and repairing their relationships with the creator.

  • Healing Strategies
(11 Weeks)
Participants learn healthy coping skills and strategies that will help bring awareness to their thoughts and cognitive distortions – empowering them to better navigate their emotions, circumstances, triggers, and even flashbacks.

  • Healing From the Past
(16 Weeks)
Examining how lies and sin affect our emotions and behavior, allows participants to release shame and find clarity.  They will also identify, disown, and get rid of personal and generational strongholds.

  • Claiming Your Freedom
(7 Weeks)
Participants begin to embrace freedom with a renewed perspective, to form new habits, and to receive physical healing. Through the power of forgiving others and oneself, participants also begin to repair their interpersonal relationships.

  • Walking In Freedom
(7 Weeks)
Participants learn how to walk in their new, healthy lifestyle with strategies focusing on prevention and maintenance. Then they can thrive for the long term and help others along their journey.

What To Expect

RS4L was built to be flexible. Anyone can walk through this course on their own, one-on-one with a professional, or with a group. Start the class when you’re ready. Go at the pace that’s best for you.
You’ll have 24/7 access to the videos and materials online for your convenience. Need to watch on the go? Want to watch the video more than once? We’ve got you covered.

Weekly Lessons:
Each week you’ll watch a half hour video lesson with Paula, Ginny, and Evonna while following along with a written Listening Guide.

Rather than purchasing a large set of DVDs, all 52 video lessons and materials are available online through Bloom-U Training Center. is the online training platform that hosts all of Bloom In The Dark’s courses, videos, and materials.

There are 5 RS4L workbooks total. These workbooks are available through Amazon and major online booksellers. Most participants prefer to have the workbook in-hand to write all their notes and answer homework questions.

Worksheets or and exercises which are included each week will help to empower participants in the application of strategies and new concepts they are learning each week.

Unit Assessments:
At the end of each unit, you’ll be asked to complete a series of questions addressing what you learned and applied. The answers are not graded. They are simply a review of the material to help you get a sense of how far you’ve come.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I get access to the course all at once, or only in pieces?
A. Due to the building-block nature of this course, only Unit 1 will be available immediately. When a unit is completed, the next will become available. We’ve designed it this way because skipping ahead without understanding a key foundational piece might be confusing, and could even be damaging.

Q. Can I download the course?
A. You will be able to download the Student Workbook and several audible pieces of the course, however, our video lessons are will not be available for download.

Q. What does a typical lesson look like?
A. A typical lesson includes a half hour video lesson and a Listening Guide worksheet to fill out as you watch the video.

Discussion questions are available in the workbooks so group facilitators can help participants explore in more detail how to apply the strategies in their own lives.

Worksheets and/or exercises are provided in the workbook for the student to complete on their own each week. Each assignment and exercise will help the participant gain a deeper understanding of the strategies and concepts they are learning.

Q. Are There Requirements to Take This Course?
A. Just a willingness to participate!

Q. How can I become an RS4L Group Facilitator?
A. Anyone can be a group facilitator. All you need is a willingness to serve and participate.

Q. Are the assessments confidential?
A. Yes. When you answer the assessments for each unit, the answers will be completely confidential. You are welcome to enter censored answers in the electronic version if you have any concerns. We have made a written version available for you in the workbook as well.

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