It started with a hope to gather together and look at the basic every day issues that creep up in our lives which hardly anybody talks about. We hope to make the problem visible and come with ways to tackle it when it shows up again.
To hold conversations within the group and to facilitate and guide it. To make sure that the conversations are respectful, inclusive, safe and therapeutic in nature. To also navigate and steer the conversations to be helpful for all members present.
Notes: The above information may change from time to time, and is shared with you to understand the background of where the support group comes from.
We hope to take a narrative stance and believe that the ‘problem is the problem, the person is not the problem’ By externalising the problem and talking about it, we aim to understand how it functions in our lives and how it impacts us. We also aim to come up with ways in which we can tackle it.
We are a mental health care organisation and we have clinical psychologist and therapist on board to help people, if we feel help is needed. We also have connections with psychiatrists if medical attention is needed.
It’s a 2 hour long session with members introducing themselves first and then we move into a theme based discuss of the concern at hand and we share our stories one by one. Then the facilitator wraps the conversations up with safety and care.