Trauma: Care Together

Trauma is not what happens to you, but what happens inside you as a result of what happened to you” - Dr. Gabor Mate.

A space of understanding and care for those affected by trauma because we believe “Healing begins with support.”

Join us to find comfort, share your experiences, and learn tools for healing and recovery in a supportive and empathetic environment.

What is Trauma: Care Together all about?

Details

What are our goals?

This is an open group and is designed for adults with experiences of adverse childhood experiences. These experiences could look like growing up in chaotic and dysfunctional homes with caregiver(s) who were absent, witnessing neglect, deprivation, sickness/death of a caregiver, separation/divorce, substance use and violence. Adverse childhood experiences can create feelings of being unsafe in relationships, within yourself and impair basic survival functions such as of trusting, relying and bonding.

A diagnosis of Complex PTSD is not required to join, anyone is welcome who has a history of abuse/neglect. Disclaimer: This group will remain open for first three meetings only. It will require minimum of 6 group members to function and a maximum of 15 group members.

Groups will have conversational approach and topics will flow with group members common consensus and facilitators probe.

Topics we will cover

  • Expectations from the support space

  • Exploring nature of trauma and its impact for each one

  • Reflective looking through feelings

  • Learning to feeling and body check-in

  • Breath work and grounding experiences in different settings

  • Exploring safety within and in relationships

  • Understanding our unique ways of responding – WOT and trauma responses style

  • Exploring different coping strategies and creative expression

Meet Your Facilitator Sanjoni Sethi

Sanjoni is a RCI registered clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with 6 years of experience overall.

Sanjoni is curious about human sensitivity and sees honesty as a strength in herself and in her patients. She believes in creating a transparent connection with her patients to attend to their inner needs, early childhood experiences/attachment and present relationship styles. Sanjoni has supported her clients/patients to work with difficult emotional feelings, family disagreements, relationship /work stress and self-esteem concerns.  She believes what is beyond books can be found when a connection is formed with people to make them feel supported and not alone. Sanjoni uses an integrative therapy approach carefully blending trauma care with psychodynamic oriented psychotherapy, EMDR therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy and parts work. She continues to be a part of personal psychotherapy and supervision for the welfare of her clients/patients and self.

As a clinical psychologist, Sanjoni is trained to perform psychological assessments with children, adolescents and adults. She is skilled to perform IQ/DQ/ Neurodevelopmental testing, personality and behavioural assessments. Her M.Phil training equipped her with strong foundations to conduct assessments and provide diagnostic impressions for patients experiencing depression, anxiety, OCD, postpartum depression, autism, ADHD etc.

She is a professional life member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (IACP) and International Affiliate, American Psychological Association.

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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