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Relaxation and Coping - Survivors' Empowerment Workshop
Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)
Relaxation and Coping
Presented by Marilyn Bray, Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Relax Cope Empower
Relaxation and Coping Survivors’ Empowerment Workshop
December 8, 2012
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, FL 33613
Start off the New Year in an environment that fosters relaxation, coping and self-care. This survivor workshop is an opportunity for survivors of sexual violence to come together in a supportive atmosphere, learn techniques that can be used for transformation and healing.
Participates in this workshop will be taught the techniques of Somatocognitive body work developed by Dr. Robert Macy from the International Disaster Resiliency Center. These techniques include elements of Thai Chi, Chi Gong, Tapping and Stillness Practices. There will be a guided meditation and Empowerment discussion circle for participants to share their positive coping techniques.
Benefits of this workshop include
- Learn and practice techniques for dealing with triggers and flashbacks
- Learn stillness practices to calm the mind
- Learn new ways to calm the body
- Acquire techniques to help move trauma from the body
- Share positive coping techniques
- Learn and practice Somatocognitive techniques
This workshop is not counseling and should not be considered therapy.
When & Where
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
At the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay we offer help, hope and healing to all people experiencing life’s problems and challenges, big and small. We are located in Tampa, Florida, and provide services throughout the State and beyond.
We can help you deal with the devastating trauma of sexual assault or abuse, domestic violence, financial distress, substance abuse, medical emergency, suicidal thoughts, emotional or situational problems.
We are here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Dial 2-1-1 where you will receive free, confidential crisis counseling, along with referrals to a Crisis Center service or to over 4,600 other community resources.