Transforming Your Journey Support Group

Beginning October 2nd; 5:30 to 6:45 PM, 1st and 3rd Monday

This support group is intended for survivors of sexual violence. Members of the group must be 18 or older. This is a “drop in” group meaning that members can come to every session or only attend when they are in need of support.

Throughout the year, we will cover the following topics:
· The neuroscience of trauma
· Reconnecting with the body
· Healthy coping skills
· Boundaries
· Self-esteem
· Self care
· Empowerment

We will incorporate several methods of healing, such as talking, journaling, creating, and meditating.

For more information call Kelliann at 540-667-6160

Taking Control - A Self Defense Class for Women

Basic: February 8, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Advanced: February 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Participants will learn Situational Awareness, Safety Information, and Basic Self-Defense Techniques and Applications. The class will be held at Runner's Retreat, 135 N Loudoun Street. Don’t miss out on this FREE, hands–on class co-sponsored by The Winchester Police Department, The Laurel Center and special sponsorship from Runner's Retreat. 

Call Kelliann at (540)667-6160 for more information or to sign up.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Choosing Me - A Healing Support Group for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence

1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month; Arrival begins at 5:15 pm. Group runs from 5:30 until 6:45

This group is appropriate for any individual who is currently experiencing or has experienced intimate partner violence. Yes, all forms of domestic violence count! Domestic violence includes mental/emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. It provides a safe place to consider the effects of abuse on your life while providing social support and positive feedback from other victims/survivors. The overall goals of the group are to restore a more hopeful outlook while empowering you with healthy coping strategies. It is designed to be "drop in" meaning you can attend each session or just when you need support. Please call before participating the first time to make sure the group is a good fit for your needs.

Call Kelly at 540-667-6160 to register

Arrivals after 5:30 pm will not be admitted. No childcare is available.

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