Resilience Events

Emotion Character Art Therapy Workshop (Virtual)

Google Meet

Join us for Emotion Character, a virtual art therapy workshop. Participants will be encouraged to use their creative thinking skills to personify an emotion of their choice in order to get to know that emotion better. The workshop will include guided art-making time followed by reflective writing prompts to deepen understanding. Resilience's Art Therapy Workshops […]

Partners of Sexual Assault Survivors Workshop

Zoom

A free, two-hour workshop for partners of people who have experienced sexual violence, ages 18+ and all genders welcome. Must live in IL. Individuals, couples, or partner groups (survivors and non-survivors) are welcome and encouraged to attend. This workshop will give guidance on ways to support your partner, how to better respond to your partner's […]

Workshop for Parents of Sexual Violence Survivors

A free, one-time virtual workshop for parents of survivors of sexual violence who would like to process their feelings within a small group, learn how to support your loved ones, and learn coping skills to be able to support yourself. Attendees should be 18 or over and reside in Illinois. Space is limited. For more […]

Intro to Somatic Experiencing Workshop (Virtual)

Join us for Intro to Somatic Experiencing Workshop: Exploring Our Mind-Body Connection, on Monday, November 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Participants will receive an introduction to approaches that use their body for managing trauma-related stress responses. The workshop will include education, open discussion, and guided experiential exercises. Open to survivors ages 18+. All […]

Let’s Talk About Sex Workshop Dec 2023

Zoom

About The Training Join us for an introductory level training designed to introduce participants to the basics of being comfortable with talking about sex & intimacy with clients, presented by Erica Hungerford, LPC, NCC. By providing an understanding of pleasure inclusivity, queer sex & identities, non-monogamy, and kink, as well as offering skills to help […]

Workshop: Communication with Partners Around Intimacy

Zoom

This free workshop is open to survivors of sexual violence ages 18+ residing in IL. Participants will learn techniques for communicating with partners related to sexual intimacy, including: boundaries, asking for what you need, starting the conversation, and more. Contact Erica Hungerford, LPC, to request to join or with any questions.

Journaling and Meditation Group: Navigating the Holidays (Virtual)

Google Meet

A one-time, virtual space for survivors of sexual violence to process difficult feelings while navigating the holidays through journaling and guided meditation on Wednesday, December 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Contact Alexa Diego, NCC, LPC at adiego@ourresilience.org to request the Google Meet link.

Crochet & Mindfulness Workshop

Zoom

A free two-hour virtual workshop teaching entry-level crochet skills as well as mindfulness techniques for survivors of sexual violence. No disclosures about experiences are required; however, group participants are welcome to discuss this if they wish to. No crochet experience is needed. Open to Illinois residents, ages 18+, all genders are welcome. Materials needed: One […]

Crochet Skills Workshop

Zoom

A free virtual workshop expanding on beginner crochet skills - teaching half double crochet and double crochet, reading basic patterns, troubleshooting individual issues. For survivors of sexual violence (all genders) in Illinois, ages 18+.  Some experience necessary. Materials needed: One crochet hook, size 5mm or 5.5mm; one ball of yarn, medium weight (size 4). Free […]

Recurring

Virtual Open Art Studio

Zoom

Join Art Therapist Annalise Castro, LPC, ATR for creative inspiration, start a new art project, or take a pause while connecting with others. Participants are welcome to drop-in for the full 2 hours, or partial time, as their schedule allows.  Open to survivors in IL, 18+.  All genders welcome. Please contact Annalise Castro to register.

Recurring

Virtual Open Art Studio

Zoom

Join Art Therapist Annalise Castro, LPC, ATR for creative inspiration, start a new art project, or take a pause while connecting with others. Participants are welcome to drop-in for the full 2 hours, or partial time, as their schedule allows.  Open to survivors in IL, 18+.  All genders welcome. Please contact Annalise Castro to register.