Participating in Therapy Groups can be very helpful for victims of sexual assault. Being alongside other survivors, you know that you truly are not alone. Here is a sample of some of our Therapy Groups. We often add groups based on interest from our clients.
Call to get information about our current group schedule.
From Pieces to Peace - Healing from Sexual Assault for Adolescents (12-17) Group
Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hybrid: In-person and Virtual Over Zoom!
STARTS 12/8/21. This therapy group provides a safe space for adolescents to come to together and discover that they are not alone with their suffering from sexual violence. This present-focused group provides psychoeducation about symptoms that arise in response to trauma and utilizes cognitive-behavioral approaches to help individuals reduce/manage symptoms. This group incorporates teachings and activities from The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls: A Guide to Recovery from Sexual Assault and Abuse by R.C. Lohmann & S. Raja and The PTSD Workbook for Teens by L. Palmer.
Seeking Safety (all-gender)
Tuesdays, 3:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Over Zoom!
Seeking Safety is an evidence-based, present-focused counseling model to help people attain safety from trauma and/or substance abuse. It can be conducted in group or individual settings.
Grupo de "Buscando Seguridad" (TEPT/Trauma) - en Español
Viernes, 10:00 a.m. a 11:30 a.m.
Aprenda a comprender mejor síntomas relacionados con el trastorno de estrés postraumático (TEPT). Libérate de patrones nocivos al aprender habilidades seguras de afrontamiento. Nota: este no es un grupo de procesamiento; los miembros no comparten sus historias personales de trauma hasta más tarde en el tratamiento.
Safety in Relationships (Intimate Partner Sexual Violence) Group
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Over Zoom!
This Intimate Partner Sexual Violence group *for women* helps individuals increase their knowledge and awareness of the cycle and warning signs of abuse. You will learn about mindfulness, healthy relationships, increasing self-esteem, effective communication skills, trauma recovery, defeating shame, and more.
I Thought it Was Just Me - Shame and Trauma Group (Women Only)
Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Virtual over Zoom!
This process group explores the work of Brene Brown and focuses on building self-love, belonging, resiliency and authenticity in recovery from trauma. Questions that the group centers around include: What is shame? Can you recognize your shame triggers? What is shame resilience? Do you know the power of empathy? How do you want to be perceived? How do you cope? How do you disconnect from others? How can you reach out to people for help?
Prerequisite to attend I Thought it Was Just Me Group: Participation requires referral from individual therapist or attendance in Seeking Safety group to assess for appropriateness for trauma processing.