Group Work

Utilizing Mindfulness & Reiki in Healing the Effects of Trauma

Topics will include: 

• Psycho-education on how traumatic events effect the body and mind. Specifically how sometimes we have body memories but no concrete memories of traumatic events. 

• Psycho-education on current research on how somatic approaches and mindfulness practices can assist in healing the effects of trauma 

• Exercises to assist you in learning to listen to your body so you can understand how your experiences have affected your body and mind 

• Exercises will be explored on how to identify your unique resources and how to utilize them in your healing. Additional resource skills will be taught 

• Psycho-education and exercises will be taught on how to use mindfulness and Reiki, a Japanese relaxation technique which research has shown can reduce the effects of stress on the body and mind, to reduce the effects of trauma. 

Who: Women who have experienced a traumatic event or childhood trauma. This group is limited to 6 woman. 

When: Tuesday from 6-8pm; August 6, 13, 20, 27, September 3, 10, 17, & 24 

Where: WellPath Counseling, 1720 NW Lovejoy St, Ste 115, Portland, OR 97209

Cost: $240