Group therapy

We develop in and through relationships. Each new relationship experience presents another opportunity to move, sense and feel in deeper, more creative, and more fulfilling ways.

What is a Group work?

A therapeutic Group(s) offer an exquisite canvas for connections, insights and capacity building. Being part of a group is an important experience in witnessing and being witnessed, supporting our biological needs for social engagement and safety. The experience of interpersonal patterns in a group, ‘tenderlymirror our inner landscapes and propensities. **

Group work invites us to inhabit a ‘sheltered refuges’ to feel safe, be seen, acknowledged and nurtured. Over time, the group becomes a collective incubator for validating strengths, creative risk-taking and practising new ways of being. The most significant benefit of group process is alleviating isolation and social/cultural alienation. “I am NOT alone” or “this is a shared experience” becomes the significant voice of interconnection.

As the group solidifies, the inter-personal connection grows, the individual feels fostered.

Typically a closed group has 5-7 humans unhurriedly journeying together. As a group leader, I focus on creating a climate of ‘choice’, ‘play’ and ‘experimentation’. Each ‘being’ honours their preference to deep dive or float on the surface, affirming their curiosity and interest.

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What you can expect from me as a group leader?

  • Traversing expressive art(s) therapy, Psychodrama, somatics and process work.
  • Relational safety and trust
  • Warm, attentive, spacious and playful creative processes.
  • Experiential, depth-oriented and integrated experience.

Training and experience as a group leader.

  • Rigorous and ongoing extensive training and supervision in group therapy including process work and Psychodrama.
  • 15+ years of experience in leading multiple in-depth multi-cultural layered group intervention(s). These have included unstructured intensives, semi-structured personal growth intervention(s) [eg. growth labs, self-awareness workshops, relating to self/other etc], leadership & diversity and post traumatic growth.

Next steps

  • Record your interest in the upcoming open group in 2023.
  • Book time to discuss potential groups for organization/school in 2022-23.
  • Constitute a group with like-minded peers, colleagues or friends on the theme of your choice.

Upcoming offering

  • In person customised creative play, psychodrama and movement-oriented group(s) seeking culturally safe space(s). [Age 10+]

Healing is an ongoing, organic process, not a single “big bang” moment.