Women's Empowerment Support Group Launched in Acton

Boost your confidence and wellbeing at free sessions

Samia Nelson will run the group

February 8, 2023

A free support group for women will be hosted by YARDO Community wellbeing for eight weeks in Acton.

The group organised an Empowerment programme in the area last week and the latest sessions will be facilitated by psychotherapist Samia Nelson MSc.

This eight-week, therapeutically-informed group is designed for women of all life stages and backgrounds and will be held during the day on Wednesdays (10.30am - 12.30pm). It begins on Wednesday 22 February and continues to Wednesday 26th April with two weeks off for Easter.

There is a limit of ten places on the course which takes place at the Acton Gardens Community Centre.

Samia Nelson aims to supports you to increase your confidence, self-awareness, communication skills and positive mental health.

Themes include managing emotions; personal power; setting boundaries; nurturing ourselves; and accessing support, using Transactional Analysis psycho-educational resources, tailored to the group's needs.

You are invited to let the group know if there are any issues you would like to explore when you register or when you join the programme. Generally, this programme focuses on developing the resilience and positive mental health required to face life's challenges be they related to health, work, family or relationships.

The hope is that the course provides an opportunity to build lasting friendships and a peer support network is an important component of empowering yourself and others. At the end of course, each participant receives a completion certificate.

The course is provided free due to funding from Acton Gardens Community Chest & Greene & Co Charity Ltd

You can book your free place online.


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