Creative Arts Healing Group

Support group for survivors of sexual assault/sexual abuse

API Chaya works to build power primarily in Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander communities through community organizing and direct services.

Who: People of color (included mixed race and adoptees) of all genders who have survived any form of sexual assault or sexual abuse.

(All experiences are welcome. Some specific examples of experiences that might apply include: any non-consensual sex, unwanted touching, child sexual abuse, molestation, incest, etc.)

When:  This will be an evening group that will be held once a week for 2.5 hours, on a day/time to be determined based on participants’ schedules, beginning in March and going until June. The last two weeks of March will be spent doing individual check-ins.

Where:  Seattle– confidential location.

Interested? This group is free. There will be an initial interview/screening process to ensure this group will meet participants’ needs. Interpreters and childcare can be provided if needed. Please contact us with any specific accessibility needs.

Contact:   If interested please contact Angeli at 206-467-9976 ext: 304 or angeli@apichaya.org.

This 10-week, closed psycho-educational group will incorporate creative approaches to healing using various mediums of art and expression. There will also be educational components focused on deepening our understanding of sexual violence and trauma, as well as skill-building around coping with triggers, self-care, sexuality, and relationships.