Trauma and Transitions

For Women 18-28 struggling with the transitions surrounding entering, completing, and graduating from college.

Our lives are full of change and growth, and transitioning into college and then life beyond are significant changes. Growing up with mental illness and trauma makes these transitions even harder.  Having a place to talk with other women who are struggling with similar issues, as well as have some skills thrown in here and there, will help you navigate these uncharted waters. You will have a safe place to talk about your struggles without fear of judgment.

In this 12-session process/skills group that meets for 1.5 hours each session, you will have the opportunity to share your struggles and get feedback and guidance both from peers and a licensed Therapist.   You will also learn and discuss new skills. These skills will teach you how to navigate the emotional ups and downs of life with greater ease.  You will build a sense of connection and learn you aren’t alone in your frustrations.

What's Included

This 12-week group is a process group for women 18-28 struggling with navigating the waters of transitioning to adulthood.  No matter if you have a history of trauma or are just floundering, you will find yourself at home.

You will learn skills including boundary setting and keeping, internal and external coping skills, self-advocacy, healthy relationships, and mindfulness.  You will leave this group feeling more prepared for your daily life.

Groups will be limited to 8 people to allow for a smaller more intimate setting where you can get to know your fellow group members.

Who can join?

Women ages 18-28 that have completed high school and are struggling with the transitions related to going to and graduating college.

When do we meet?

Tuesday nights from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm starting early February (exact date TBD)

How do I learn more?

Click this link and the therapist will call you for a free 10 – 15 minute consultation


Benefits of Group Therapy

Groups can act as a support network and a sounding board. Other members of the group often help you come up with specific ideas for improving a difficult situation or life challenge and hold you accountable along the way. Group therapy can help you put your problems in perspective as you listen to other group members’ challenges and struggles while providing support and feedback.  

Often it can feel like you’re the only one struggling sincefew people speak about their difficulties with depression, anxiety, trauma, oremotional struggles.  It can be a reliefto find out that you aren’t alone as others discuss their experiences, especiallyas you find you have more skills than you thought you did as you support othergroup members.

People are often surprised about how beneficial and rewarding the group experience can be. Opening up to a group of strangers can sound intimidating at first, bu t he bonds you build in this group, as well as the differing perspectives, will help you navigate these waters with a sense of peace and calm.