SUPPORT GROUPS
 

Critiquing Your Pain Creatively
                  

Participants are able to tell their stories, share their struggles and feelings, solve problems, set goals, and discover their creative imagination. 

“Creative expressions enable individuals to trust and mature as they explore emotions in new insightful ways that affect behavioral, emotional, physical, spiritual  and relational changes.

Creative expression  is engaging and can transform your life and the lives of others in ways that heal, strengthen and rebuild relationships. Its a safe place where individuals can honestly share, receive support and guidance for healing and growth in order to restore emotional balance so they can flourish and fulfill their God given destiny.

The acronym "WHAT'S UP" is defined as

W-Wellness and Recovery

H- Hope

A- Affirmations

T-Time

S-Support

U-Understanding Self and Others

P-Possibilities

 

Creative expression combined with Scripture-based principles & strategies can help clients to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, and defuse conflict. 

Creative expression also helps individuals' find personal meaning and empowerment to maintain new levels of confidence that fosters creative and critical thinking to bridge emotional and behavioral discrepancies within ones life. Creative expression therapy helps you to recognize and conquer counterproductive behaviors and assists with guiding you towards spiritual and personal growth to handle life's challenges and individual awareness through creative expression in a safe trauma-informed care environment.

 
Trauma-informed care, as defined by the National Center on Trauma-Informed Care, is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives.