We run a 12 week support group twice a year which takes place in January and September.
The group meets at the same time and place every week, which is based in our office in Derby. You can access this support group either while you are on the waiting list for therapy, during therapy or after therapy.
The group is run by two professionally qualified therapists with around 6-8 women attending. (We currently have no male groups, but are keen to offer this support. If this is something you are interested in please get in touch.)
This support group provides a safe and confidential space for you to look at areas such as the impact your experience may have had on your:
Feelings such as shame, guilt, anger and grief
Behaviour and ways of coping
Your relationship with yourself and others
The group is there to encourage your self care and support you to adopt healthier coping mechanisms.
This is not a therapy group. You do not have to share your personal circumstances. This is a psycho-educational group and aims to empower you to understand how your experiences have impacted you, and how to move on.
What previous group members have said:
‘The group worked well alongside personal therapy’
We’ve achieved a lot in a short space of time. We’ve built up some trust and grown stronger together. Nothing seems impossible. We have all made positive changes. We have moved from victim to survivor. Thanks to the support group we are looking forward to thriving.’
“We are looking forward to thriving!”
Parent and Carer Support Group
We will soon be running a group for parents or carers of children who have experienced sexual abuse. The group will be tailored to suit the attendees, looking at the behaviour and issues associated with the effects of the abuse for the parent and for the child.
The dates for meeting are:
Tuesday 21st May 17:30 – 18:30
Wednesday 26th June 10:00 – 11:00
Tuesday 23rd July 17:30 – 18:30
Location: 41 Leopold Street, Derby, DE1 2HF
There will be a 6 week Parent Group in June and July (dates tbc), which look in more depth at the impact of sexual abuse on the child, communication with children, Understanding child’s behaviour, healthy boundaries, Self Care for parent/carers etc.
To book your space or find out more, please speak to one of our staff at SV2 or call 01773 746115 option 2 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Help and support
Our team are here to help you and offer support for recent and past vicitims of sexual abuse. See how we can help you to move forward.