If you’re a victim of crime or trauma, these programs provide specialized professional assistance through education and therapeutic intervention in both individual and group settings. All sessions are held at Mount Carmel West, and an initial intake meeting is required before you can attend. Call 614-234-5900 for more information or to schedule an intake meeting.
Circle of Hope
This 12-week group focuses on support, processing, coping skills, and therapeutic processing for women 18 and older. You must be working concurrently with an individual therapist in the community to participate in this group.
Circle of Strength
This 14-week therapeutic program is for adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Services include an intake assessment and establishment of treatment schedule, 12 weeks of group participation and weekly individual sessions, and individual exit appointment-long term referrals made and group participation discussed.
This is a therapeutic group for female survivors of a sexual assault which will meet weekly for 10 weeks. It is a closed group format with two facilitators and no more than eight members focused on education, therapeutic process and support to assist with healing. Topics may include, but are not limited to: guilt and shame, anxiety/fear, intimacy, self-esteem, trust,anger, self care, and coping.
Trauma Group for Parents and Children
Parents will participate in the “Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma” group curriculum developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. While you are in group, your child will attend a trauma-focused group to improve feeling expression, coping strategies, and process traumatic memories.
This group therapy experience for male and female survivors of violent crimes provides education, support, coping skills, and therapeutic processing. This is an 8-week group with two facilitators, utilizing the group process to provide a healing environment. Topics may include, but are not limited to: guilt and shame, anxiety/fear, intimacy, self-esteem, trust, anger, spirituality, and coping. Suggestions for other topics by participants are always welcome.
Trauma Response Group (TRG)
This group will provide you with basic information on the effects of trauma and opportunities to learn practical skills to manage the effects.
This is a closed group format with two facilitators and no more than eight members focused on education and support to assist with trauma healing. Topics may include, but are not limited to: trauma response, trigger awareness and management, mindfulness, boundaries, understanding of self and natural sleep aids. Suggestions for other topics are always welcome.