• ADULTING: HELPFUL TIPS TO OVERCOME CHILDHOOD TRAUMA

    Are you struggling to navigate the complexities of adult life while carrying the weight of childhood trauma? Do you find yourself grappling with deep-seated emotions and experiences that seem to linger, impacting your relationships, your sense of self, and your overall well-being? You’re not alone. Many individuals have faced adversity in their formative years, leaving lasting scars that can be difficult to overcome.

    But there is hope. This program is designed specifically for those who have experienced childhood trauma and are seeking support and guidance on their journey toward healing and resilience. Through a series of compassionate and empowering sessions, you’ll explore strategies for overcoming the challenges associated with past trauma, reclaiming your personal agency, and building a brighter future.

    RAISED BY A PARENT ADDICTED TO A DRUG OR ALCOHOL

    In our first session, we’ll delve into the unique challenges and coping mechanisms associated with having a parent struggling with addiction. You’ll discover tools for healing and moving forward, as well as insights into how to break free from the cycle of addiction and create a healthier, more fulfilling life for yourself.

     

    (10/1/2024)

    ONE OR BOTH PARENTS WERE INCARCERATED BEFORE YOUR 18TH BIRTHDAY

    Navigating the complexities of having a parent incarcerated can be incredibly challenging. In this session, we’ll explore the emotions and experiences that come with parental incarceration, and you’ll learn how to overcome its impact on your personal well-being and relationships. Together, we’ll discover strategies for finding strength and resilience in the face of adversity.

     

    (10/8/2024)

    EXPERIENCED THE DEATH OF A PARENT BEFORE THE AGE OF 18

    The death of a parent can leave a profound void in our lives, but it’s possible to find healing and meaning in the aftermath of loss. Join us as we process grief and honor the memory of our loved ones, while also discovering ways to move forward with resilience and strength.

     

    (10/15/2024)

    EXPERIENCED THE DEATH OF A SIBLING BEFORE THE AGE OF 18

    Sibling loss brings its own unique set of challenges and emotions. In this session, we’ll explore strategies for coping with grief and finding meaning in the wake of loss. You’ll discover how to honor your sibling’s memory while also nurturing your own well-being and resilience.

     

    (10/22/2024)

    RAISED BY A PARENT WITH A CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITION

    Caring for a parent with a medical illness can be emotionally and practically demanding. In this session, we’ll navigate the challenges of parental illness together, exploring ways to support both yourself and your loved one through difficult times. You’ll gain practical strategies for self-care and resilience, as well as insights into how to navigate the complexities of familial dynamics with grace and compassion.

     

    (10/29/2024)

    RAISED BY A PARENT WITH ONGOING MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES

    Understanding the impact of parental mental illness on personal well-being and relationships is crucial for healing and growth. In this session, we’ll delve into the complexities of navigating familial dynamics affected by mental illness. You’ll learn valuable strategies for self-care, boundary-setting, and fostering resilience in the face of challenging circumstances. Together, we’ll explore ways to support both yourself and your loved ones while maintaining your own mental and emotional well-being.

     

    (11/4/2024)

    SEXUALLY ASSAULTED DUE TO INCEST, FAMILIAL ASSAULT, OR NON-FAMILIAL ASSAULT BEFORE THE AGE OF 18

    Surviving sexual assault is a deeply traumatic experience, but healing is possible. In this session, we’ll confront the complex emotions and challenges that arise in the aftermath of sexual violence. You’ll discover strategies for reclaiming your personal agency, rebuilding trust in yourself and others, and finding empowerment in your journey toward healing. Through compassionate support and practical guidance, you’ll learn to navigate the path from victim to survivor with courage and resilience.

     

    (11/12/2024)

    WITNESSED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YOUR HOME

    The impact of witnessing domestic violence can leave lasting scars on our well-being and relationships. In this session, we’ll explore the emotional aftermath of exposure to violence in the home and its effects on personal resilience. You’ll learn strategies for breaking free from the cycle of violence, fostering healing in yourself and your relationships, and building a future defined by safety, stability, and healthy boundaries.

     

    (11/19/2024)

    WAS RAISED IN A “BLENDED FAMILY” DUE TO DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE

    Navigating the dynamics of blended families requires resilience and adaptability. In this session, we’ll explore the complexities of family dynamics shaped by divorce and remarriage, offering practical strategies for fostering healthy relationships and communication in blended family settings. Whether you’re a stepparent, stepchild, or navigating relationships with step-siblings, you’ll gain insights into building trust, setting boundaries, and cultivating a sense of belonging and connection in your blended family.

     

    (11/26/2024)

    HAD SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SELF-HARMING BEHAVIORS, OR MADE A SUICIDE ATTEMPT BEFORE THE AGE OF 18

    Struggling with suicidal thoughts or self-harming behaviors can feel overwhelming, but you are not alone. In this session, we’ll explore the underlying factors that may have contribute to these thoughts and behaviors, offer compassionate support and practical strategies for building resilience and finding hope if you still struggle with thoughts of suicide. You’ll discover resources for seeking help, developing coping mechanisms, and creating a support network that empowers you to navigate life’s challenges with courage and resilience.

     

    (12/3/2024)

    RAISED BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN A PARENT OR IN FOSTER CARE

    Growing up in foster care or being raised by someone other than a parent comes with its own set of challenges and complexities. In this session, we’ll explore the unique experiences and emotions associated with this upbringing. You’ll gain insights into building resilience, finding belonging, and navigating the journey of identity formation in the face of adversity. Together, we’ll uncover strategies for healing from past wounds and creating a sense of stability and connection in your life.

     

    (12/10/2024)

    EXPERIENCED COMMUNITY VIOLENCE BEFORE THE AGE OF 18

    The trauma of experiencing community violence can have far-reaching effects on our well-being and relationships. In this final session, we’ll confront the impact of community violence on personal resilience and explore strategies for coping with trauma. You’ll learn techniques for fostering healing, finding strength in community support, and reclaiming a sense of safety and security in your environment. As we conclude our program, you’ll leave with a renewed sense of hope, resilience, and empowerment to navigate life’s challenges with grace and courage.

     

    (12/17/2024)