"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." Viktor E. Frankl (psychiatrist and Holocost survivor)
- Do you feel lonely or isolated: according to their survey 60% said yes
- Women are not engaging or talking about things that matter face to face
Play Therapy Group: Held on Tuesdays from 11:30-12:30
Current format: Phase 10 card game
The three pillars of mental health are love, work and play. When playing the pillars are interwoven and contribute to psychological and physical health. Research shows that adults who know how to “play” and access creativity have higher self-esteem, increased productivity within the workforce and one’s personal life, and lower levels of stress (which contribute to decrease in risk of cardiovascular disease and certain cancers). In a society of adults who so often forget to stop and play, adult play therapy provides an opportunity for individual growth that is often so rare to find.
Women's Mindfulness Group: Held on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 PM
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a groundbreaking, research-based, educational and experiential program designed to help people who suffer repeated bouts of depression, chronic unhappiness and/or anxiety and stress. It combines the ideas of cognitive therapy with meditative practices to cultivate mindfulness
- Discover what makes us vulnerable to downward mood spirals, and why we get stuck at the bottom of the spiral.
- See the connection between downward spirals, and:
- High standards that oppress us or feelings that we are simply “not good enough”.
- Ways we put pressure on ourselves or make ourselves miserable with overwork.
- Ways we lose touch with what makes life worth living.
- Learn how to break free from the hold that our thoughts and emotions have on our choices and behaviors.
- Learn to manage anxiety, depression, pain and illness with mindfulness.
Women's Twelve Step Group: Held on Saturdays from 1:00-2:00
Addiction recovery support group based on the Twleve Steps Recovery philosophy.