Caregivers Together

Caring for others requires caring for oneself. - Unknown

Our program offers a nurturing environment where you can share experiences, gain practical advice, and find strength in a network of compassionate caregivers. Together, we can enhance our caregiving abilities and promote personal well-being.

Don’t navigate caregiving alone—become a part of Caregiver Connect and thrive with us.

What is Caregivers Together all about?

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What are our goals?

GOALS Caregivers are dedicated heroes of empathy… the protectors who look after the elderly, the disabled, the parents, children, loved ones , the needy friend or even the neighbour …. they too require care and our goal is to provide a safe space  for exchange of experiences strength and hope.

To help each other by encouraging and understanding their needs and by welcoming and giving comfort to one another. We talk about the problems we ourselves have encountered and with the help of certain tools , work through the problems. We listen and we learn, identifying with the stories others tell and discovering new ways to approach our particular circumstances by hearing how others have dealt with similar issues. We suggest that you take what you like and leave the rest.

Topics we will cover

  • Burnout -How to manage physical and emotional exhaustion.

  • Self care - To ensure holistic wellbeing.

  • Codependency - To maintain healthy boundaries.

  • Enabling - How to stop doing for others what they can and should do for themselves.

Meet Your Facilitator Sarita Anand

Sarita has worked for 30 years in the field of De-addiction and Recovery to help shed light on living beyond addiction by showing how to tap into new perspectives and practices to heal and thrive on this amazing path of recovery and discovery.

Her area of expertise has been in preventive care, expression therapy and counselling. Working with children, prison inmates and families, in the field of drugs and alcohol abuse has been immensely rewarding for her.

Sarita has been associated for 17 years with SANA (Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association) which has the President of Singapore as its Patron. In 2012, Sarita was awarded the Certificate of Honour for outstanding services to SANA which recognized her excellent and impressive work, commitment and contribution in helping to curb and battle against drug abuse in Singapore.

Sarita’s body of work also comprises working with the Singapore Prison Service, supporting their rehabilitation program for the “Special Care Drug Addicts/HIV” inmates @ the Community and Family Engagement Branch of the Rehabilitation and Reintegration Division for which she was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by SANA in 2015. In November 2016 Sarita was conferred the Long Service Award by the National Council of Social Services and another Certificate of Appreciation from SANA for her contribution and support towards a drug-free Singapore.

Sarita has also regularly participated over the last 30 years in the 12 step therapeutic process and personally benefited from active membership in self-help groups, finding understanding and support for recovery from the effects of someone else’s problem drinking.

She brings Art as an Expression Therapy to help children – and adults – deal with negative situations, disabilities and trauma. Sarita honours all paths of recovery from all addictions.

FAQ

Who can join the support groups?

Anyone interested in seeking support and sharing experiences related to the topics covered is welcome to join. This is a support group to connect peers on their healing journey. Our groups are designed for adults of all ages. The group is NOT for training or education and those seeking either should join the relevant programs.

Each support group session lasts for 75 minutes.

The support groups meet once a week.

The cost is 1500/- per month.

It’s okay to listen and participate at your own comfort level. Sharing is encouraged but not mandatory. You can benefit from hearing others’ experiences and insights.

No, our support groups are open and do not have a limit on the number of participants. Everyone is welcome to join and benefit from the shared experiences and support within the group. However we will maintain intimate small groups and create break out sessions if a particular group has large participation.

Yes, there are opportunities for one-on-one sessions with the therapist leading the group. These sessions are available for their actual fee. Alternatively, if needed, the therapist can also refer you to other professionals for individual support.

Unfortunately, once you join a support group, switching to a different group is not allowed. This policy helps maintain consistency and trust within each group.

 If you miss a session, you can catch up with the group in the next meeting. We do not provide refunds for missed sessions, but we encourage you to attend consistently to get the most benefit.

You can expect a safe, non-judgmental space to share your experiences, listen to others, and gain insights and support from peers and the therapist leading the session.

Yes, you are welcome to join multiple groups if you feel that it will benefit you. Each group has its own monthly fee.

​No prior experience or knowledge is necessary. The support groups are open to everyone, regardless of their background or familiarity with the topic.

Absolutely! We welcome feedback and suggestions from participants to ensure our sessions meet your needs and interests.

If you have an emergency, please inform us as soon as possible. While we cannot offer refunds for missed sessions, we will do our best to provide you with notes or resources from the session.

Our support groups are designed for adults. We also offer specialized groups for adolescents if there is enough interest.

We use a secure and user-friendly video conferencing platform such as Zoom or Google Meet to conduct our online support group sessions.

Payments can be made online through our secure payment portal. We accept major credit cards, debit cards, and other common payment methods.

Currently, our support groups are conducted in English. Please let us know if you have specific language needs.

Disclaimer

This group is not therapy/replacement for therapy or any type of medical or mental health care. It is a shared environment to feel supported and learn from experiences of each other.

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