Group Counseling

Independence House offers group counseling and support for survivors and their children.  Groups can be an important aspect of healing and empowerment for some survivors.

Independence House Current Support Groups:

Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Group.

Adult Sexual Assault Support Group for Survivors of Incest. 

Domestic Violence Survivor’s Support Group.

Seeking Safety Support Group:  An 8 week group addressing the intersections of trauma and addiction.

Self-Esteem Support Group.

Parent Support Group: A supportive environment to increase healthy parenting skills and relationships. Topics include: how domestic violence affects children, talking to children about domestic violence, conflict preventing/limit setting, strengthening relationships and more. This group runs simultaneously with our Children’s Support Group for children who witness domestic violence.

Teen Support Group: An 8 week support group for tweens/teens faced with domestic and/or sexual violence and who are ages 13-17.

Children’s Support Group (ages 6-9): A supportive environment to learn about family violence and meet others who share similar experiences. Topics include: exploring, feeling, learning about abuse, safety planning, grief and divorce, choices, and more.

Secondary Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Group: A secondary survivor is a significant other to the victim such as a sibling, a friend, a parent, or anyone involved with an individual who is a victim.

If you are interested in any group, please call Independence House at 508-771-6507.

Please note: Childcare is not available for all groups.  All groups are free and confidential.  

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