Moving Forward Group of Merton

Moving Forward Group of Merton is due to run on Mondays at 10:00 to 11:30, from the 24th of June for 8 weeks at 35 Wimbledon Hill road. 

The criteria for joining is

  • Have a connection with the borough of Merton.
  • Have been affected by domestic or sexual abuse/assault either recently, currently or in the past. This can mean physical, emotional, psychological, sexual or financial including coercive control and other harmful practices
  • Want and can commit to regular counselling or psychoeducational group sessions on a weekly basis
  • Are emotionally robust enough to manage their own safety in terms of coping with possible anxiety or emotional pain that might come up without this posing a risk to their well-being
  • Want to make changes happen for themselves and are willing to consider personal possibilities
  • Are psychologically well enough to maintain contact for the duration of the time agreed
  • Are not currently receiving counselling with another service or about to start soon (not applicable if attending ‘Moving Forward’ psycho-educational group)
  • The counselling service is unable to provide crisis intervention or give emergency appointments if a woman is in immediate psychological crisis and potentially at risk. If this is the case, please refer to her GP or to the appropriate Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)

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