UMass Amherst Everywoman's Center

The Center for Women and Community

Support Groups For Survivors of Sexual Violence

  • Support Connect Heal: Healing for Survivors of Sexual Violence
    This group is intended for survivors seeking to cope, connect, and heal with other survivors. With a focus on coping, group discussions will include topics such as shame, self-blame, relationships, breaking silence, anger, loss, self-worth and empowerment. This group will provide a safe, supportive and non-judgmental space for survivors to share their experiences.
  • Using Artistic Expression as a Tool for Healing: Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Violence
    In this group, survivors are encouraged to explore art as a tool in the healing process. No previous experience or artistic ability is needed! This group provides an opportunity for survivors to explore and practice using creativity to transform trauma into art. Participants will be encouraged to create art in response to prompts that are designed to evoke soul searching and healing in a supportive and collaborative environment.

To Register

Please call
413-545-0883