Groups at NYC Affirmative

 
 
 

Creating A New Normal

This 8 week process group is for individuals who are looking to discover and get help with how to live a more robust lifestyle.  In this nonjudgmental space individuals will explore their substance use with others. They also will be empowered to create a “new normal” that enhances their well-being, by incorporating new and healthier life choices.  Through various exercises and discussions, group members will uncover the root of what is keeping them stuck in destructive behaviors, in order to replace those behaviors with more beneficial coping responses to stressors.  The group will attempt to breakdown the beliefs that the individuals have of themselves and their trauma to discover, with support, how to overcome obstacles and live a more content existence.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 7-8pm

DATES:

January 16th, 2019 January 23rd, 2019
January 30th, 2019 February 6th, 2019
February 13th, 2019 February 20th, 2019
February 27th, 2019 March 6th, 2019
 

LOCATION: 19 W. 34th St., Suite 602, Room 602

GROUP COST: $55 per weekly session OR for a discounted rate $400 up front

GROUP SIZE: Limited to 6 participants


SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African) Women's Group

The SWANA women’s group is an 8 session bi-weekly process group.  The purpose is to create a safe space for women who identify with the SWANA region so that they can share their histories and lived experiences with one another in an effort to develop culturally specific strategies and methods to facilitate their own self-discovery and healing.  Group topics will include overcoming shame, guilt, gender, sexuality, setting boundaries, and improving relationships.

WHEN: Every other Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30pm

DATES:

January 31st, 2019 February 14th, 2019
February 28th, 2019 March 14th, 2019
March 28th, 2019 April 11th, 2019
April 18th, 2019 April 25th, 2019
 

LOCATION: 19 W. 34th St., Suite 602, Room 602

GROUP COST: $55 per weekly session OR for a discounted rate $400 up front

GROUP SIZE: Limited to 6 participants


Seeing Red: When Anger Controls Us

Do you find yourself getting so angry that you feel out of control?  Have other people in your life commented about the impact of your anger on them?  This 12-session, structured group explores what anger is, how it impacts us, and its effects on our relationships.  Using various exercises, we will learn ways to manage our anger and not let it manage us, so we can live healthier lives knowing we have more ways to respond in the heat of the moment instead of reacting.

WHEN: Fridays, 5:45 - 6:45pm

DATES:

January 25th, 2019 February 1st, 2019
February 8th, 2019 February 15th, 2019
February 22nd, 2019 March 1st, 2019
March 8th, 2019 March 15th, 2019
March 22nd, 2019 March 29th, 2019
April 5th, 2019 April 12th, 2019
 

LOCATION: 19 W. 34th St., Suite 602, Room 602

GROUP COST: $55 per weekly session OR for a discounted rate $600 up front

GROUP SIZE: Limited to 6 participants


Trauma Exploration and Imagination Reclamation Group

A group for Cis and Trans Women of Color ages 25-40

This 8-week group will focus on the basics of trauma and its impact on people’s spirits, minds and bodies in the moment and over time. It will also help to break down the stigma surrounding traumatic experiences and responses. In addition to discussing healthy coping strategies and self-care, the group will explore their individual pathways to imaginative power and provide safe space for creative healing possibilities. 

WHEN: Mondays, 5:15 - 6:15pm

DATES:

January 28th, 2019 February 4th, 2019
February 11th, 2019 February 25th, 2019
March 4th, 2019 March 11th, 2019
March 18th, 2019 March 25th, 2019

**Note that Feb 18 is skipped due to Presidents' Day.

 

LOCATION: 19 W. 34th St., Suite 602, Room 602

GROUP COST: $55 per weekly session OR for a discounted rate $400 up front

GROUP SIZE: Limited to 5 participants


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