In 2018, I designed, co-created, and co-facilitated an open group for female-identified survivors of sexual violence at OurVOICE Rape Crisis Center in Asheville, NC. There, I also initiated the creation of the informal staff-led "Growth group" for workplace wellness. In the beginning of my career in San Francisco, I participated in a Staff Development group among staff, administration, and treatment team members, where we examined and processed our responses to the work we were doing with adolescent foster youth. These experiences contribute to the creation of the following group offerings, and inform the work I welcome with organizations:
Workplace Trauma process group: This group is designed for anyone in a profession that affects their personal life and/or ability to continue doing heavy, important work that takes a toll. Social workers, counselors, environmental sustainability workers, activists, and disaster relief workers are very welcome. Let's see if we can create a community of resilient, recognized earth and humanity stewards.
Trauma Recovery psycho-education group: This group focuses on the emotional and somatic impacts of living through traumatic experiences. Interpersonal violence is far more common than we assume. Share in this group the ways in which your worldview has been impacted by experiences of violence, discover that you are not alone, and learn about strategies for grounding, regulating, and thriving after trauma.
Being a Human in this World process group: This group is a broad-range call to discover ways of life that serve us by sharing what works. Explorations of spirituality, self-compassion, and celebrations of humanity are the subject of this uplifting empowerment group.
Email me at email@example.com to express interest in any of the above group therapy offerings, and I'll add you to the loop for the next start date. A brief screening will be conducted to gain information about your interest in this type of support. I always recommend having individual therapy alongside your group work.
Would your workplace benefit from a group processing space? It's likely.
Curious what that would be like?