Psychoeducation addresses the causes and consequences of domestic abuse and its traumatic effects. We offer a range of initiatives designed to assist women develop necessary skills to understand and overcome their experiences and prepare them for a safe and productive reintegration with society.
The programs are created and facilitated by licensed clinical psychologist, Kate Baggs, focusing on cognitive and emotional skill development to address trauma-related symptoms and other life goals and concerns.
- Building your safety framework
- Building self-esteem from within
- Developing healthy boundaries
- Identifying and building healthy relationships
- Emotional regulation and distress tolerance
- Healthy lifestyle – self-care and creating joy and hope
Practical Skills Workshops:
- Attention to ongoing safety
- Planning healthy meals on a budget
- Managing your personal finances
- Employment preparation
- Parenting and play
- Communication skills
Body and Spirit Classes:
- Meditation and mindfulness
Community and Volunteer-Led Activities
- Clothing donations and swaps
- 12 step meetings
- Community kitchen garden
- Art workshops
- Music appreciation initiatives
We place an important focus on promoting survivors’ strengths as well as their cultural past experiences on which they can draw. We seek to provide women with a mentor to share their forward journey to independence and success.