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Women's Sexual Assault Survivors Group

A SAFE SPACE FOR SURVIVORS TO FEEL UNDERSTOOD, VALIDATED, AND EMPOWERED

8-Week Virtual Group Series

DATES: 9/​17/20 - 11/5/20

THURSDAYS 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Led by Kalene Khan, LMFT#99357

via secure HIPAA-complaint video chat platform

ENROLLMENT CLOSED

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MORE ABOUT THIS GROUP

Long after experiencing rape or sexual assault, you can still have strong feelings of grief, shame, guilt, fear, or a sense of isolation and disconnection from others. It may feel too daunting to begin building trust and emotional or physical intimacy in a relationship. Or you may suddenly struggle to recognize what a trusting relationship looks like. It may also feel too scary to open up to people around you because you're not sure they'll understand.

 

This group is all about regaining your self-worth and sense of empowerment and to help you recognize that you're not alone. It offers a safe, healing space for woman survivors (ages 18 and up) to support and empower each other, and to learn new skills to help navigate through relationships and deal with difficult emotions that come up for survivors. Additional goals of the group include:

  • Having a safe environment where you can be heard, believed, and validated 

  • Reclaiming your identity so you don’t feel defined by the trauma  

  • Exploring topics like trust, intimacy, and boundaries to help you confidently seek out healthy relationships

  • Changing your relationship with the inner critic so it has less control over your self-esteem 

  • Learning about how the trauma of sexual assault affects the mind and body, including practical coping skills that utilize the mind-body connection

  • Understanding how societal and cultural issues have impacted your experience

  • Using group talk therapy, expressive arts, and psychoeducation to help you process feelings of grief, shame, fear, and disconnection.

This group is for you if you:

  • Want explore what you can do about the effects of the trauma that you're experiencing NOW rather than revisiting and processing the trauma itself in depth (referrals are available if you'd like support with this through individual therapy)

  • Are able to commit to at least 6 of the 8 weeks in this series

Investment is $45 per group ($360 for the full 8-week series) plus one FREE individual session.

Registration for new clients includes a 50-minute intake session for a one-time fee of $150.

Payment plan available. A portion of these costs may be covered by insurance.

Space is limited to 6 members. 

Due to licensing laws, members must attend virtual groups from California.

 
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