"Workshops are designed to help increase understanding, gain knowledge, learn strategies, and build confidence."
Healing Together (adult women)
10 WEEK CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP
We will focus on a variety of topics including coping skills, self-care, healthy relationships, understanding trauma, managing emotions, self reflection and empowerment.
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Defining sexual abuse, discussion of common responses, debunking myths
Week 3: Taking stock: identification of strengths, survival and coping strategies
Week 4: Breaking the silence: Dealing with memories and triggers
Week 5: Connecting with and nurturing the child inside
Week 6: Grieving, dealing with the anger toward offender and those who did not protect
Week 7: Spirituality-breaking through the chains of shame and redefining self
Week 8: Intimacy and wholeness-defining healthy relationships versus the cycle of abuse
"Give yourself the time and space you deserve."
Group facilitated by Sarah Cain, LCSW. Sarah hasextensive experience working with individuals who have been affected by the trauma of sexual abuse.
When: October 6- December 22, 2016, Thursdays 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: 808 S. Eldorado Rd., Suite 102 Bloomington, IL 61704
*Group counseling is a benefit typically covered by insurance.