Healing Groups for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Shofar Coalition and Jewish Community Services are proud to present two 16-week healing groups for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Beginning in late October, 2008 these groups will meet in a private, confidential location in the Pikesville area.
Creating Balance and Wellness: Recovery Through Art
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.Through artwork and reflective writing participants can:
- release emotions and regulate feelings
- identify environmental stressors
- build support networks
- find a safe place for challenging memories
- learn creative problem solving
No art skills needed! Art Therapy offers nonverbal creative expression that promotes a safe environment to explore the challenging issues of sexual abuse.
Facilitator: Peggy Kolodny, MA, CPC, ATR-BC, a board-certified art therapist with 27 years of experience working with survivors of sexual trauma.
To make a referral or to discuss participation and group fees, please call Peggy Kolodny at 410-292-4848.
From Survivor to Thriver: Building Coping Strategies
Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.Participants will discuss topics such as:
- setting healthy boundaries
- recognizing and dealing with triggers
- relationships and trust
- intimacy and sexuality
Participants will shift their worldview from fear to confidence while expanding their coping strategies and learning how to value and care for themselves.
Facilitator: Chris Cronin, LCSW-C, a therapist with many years of experience addressing women’s issues and trauma.
To make a referral or to discuss participation and group fees, please call Chris Cronin at 410-843-7440