¬†Fridays ¬†8/11 & 8/25: Peer Connections
The Center for Community Resilience after Trauma (CCRT) hosts open hours for self-directed Peer Connection opportunities on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 2-4
Thursdays,8/3, 8/10, 8/17: Eight Tools for Mindfulness: A Learning and Practice Group
Based on the Koru mindfulness curriculum which teaches mindfulness & stress reduction techniques, CCRT will be offering this 4-session class which¬†includes group practice, home practice, and encouragement to explore how using these techniques increases one’s sense of calm and self-compassion. ¬†Must attend all four sessions. ¬†Facilitated by Chase Giroux, LMHC and Kelly Broadway, CCRT staff. 9:30-10:45 AM. Held a CCRT, One Arch Place, Greenfield–Main Entrance, 2nd floor. Contact CCRT@csoinc.org or call (413) 773-5090 to reserve a spot.
Tuesday, 8/8 : Take Time to Heal Retreat
Join CCRT staff for a day of healing and peer connection at the Ange’s Rest Retreat Center in Leyden. ¬†Spend a day participating in structured group activities like medication, art-making, and movement. ¬†Enjoy the pool & hot tub! Lunch is provided. Space is limited and priority is given to those that have not attended before. ¬†Held at Angel’s Rest Retreat, 63 N. County Rd., Leyden, MA, 9:30 AM-3:30 PM ¬† Contact CCRT@csoinc.org or call (413) 773-5090 to reserve a spot.
Monday 8/21 (Greenfield) or Monday 8/28 (Florence): Getting Rid of What’s Stuck
When traumatic events¬†occur, the nervous system’s natural rhythm is disrupted, often leaving us feeling “stuck” and unable to tolerate or manage normal daily stressors. ¬†In this session, we will learn simple techniques to increase our ability to handle emotions, manage sensations, and help restore the nervous system’s natural rhythm and flow. ¬†Led by Leslie Gould-Barkman, LMT, NCBTMB, MSW and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner in Training. ¬†8/21 held at CCRT, One Arch Place, Greenfield. ¬†8/28 held at Indigo Yoga, 45 Main St., Florence. ¬†Contact CCRT@csoinc.org or call (413) 773-5090 to reserve a spot.