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Group Therapy: Overcoming Barriers to Healing from Sexual Assault


When: Thursday April 9, 2015, at 1pm (Eastern) Language: English

About this webinar: In this webinar, Kim Melnyk (Case Manager) and Karen Wilson (Youth Therapist) from the Laurel Center will speak about their experience running 2 therapeutic groups for women ages 16-24. The groups focused on the dynamics of healthy relationships, parenting relationships and healthy attachments. The presenters will discuss the participants’ experiences and responses to addressing the many barriers encountered in their lives. 

About the presenter: Kim Melnyk (Case Manager) and Karen Wilson (Youth Therapist) are co-facilitators at the Laurel Centre.

The Laurel Centre provides direct services of individual and group therapy for women who have experienced childhood and or adolescent sexual abuse. TLC provides information about the impact of abuse and understanding about the ways in which present lives are affected by the past. They encourage the sharing of experiences, feelings, and beliefs about abuse and help to identify the strengths that have assisted in survival. 


We would like to thank the Department of Justice Canada for their generous funding. 

Event date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 01:00 to 02:00