What we're about

Emotional Support Collaborative, offers FREE Therapeutic Support Groups to the community led by trained facilitators. The first 60 days are free. After the 60 days, if you want to continue attending groups you just pay $25 for annual dues for unlimited groups. We typically run 2-3 groups weekly Sept - April and 1 group per month May - August.

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We all need emotional support. Sometimes we find that the best place to get support is from other like-minded individuals who are facing the same challenges as we are.
The emotional support collaborative meets on different life challenging topics. Our goal is to provide an atmosphere of understanding, compassion and support. Group founder is a trained Facilitator who, in conjunction with other trained group facilitators, will help lead and give helpful input in each support group.

Each member is met with compassion, respect, non-judgment, confidentiality and a strong belief in the potential for attaining the balance, strength and joy that exists for each of us!
We're looking forward to having you join us!

Upcoming events (5)

Online Depression & Anxiety Group

Online event

You need to be supported, not judged.

Depression and Anxiety can sometimes rule our lives and have a large impact on us as individuals as well as impact others in our lives. Come to the group to gain support, helpful input, share your challenges and possibly successes when dealing with Depression and Anxiety.

*Please complete one of the forms below at least 1 hour prior to the start of this virtual group in order to receive the Zoom link in time.

**Form for attendees who have not yet attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/mzhqy7j15cwx6e/
**Form for those who have attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/zlrpxyk1aayyxo/

This group is virtual. Please find a quite and private space to be in with no other distraction. We ask that no other people are around from the group to remain confidential.

Breakout Rooms: Some of our groups will use breakout rooms and either pair people up or put them in smaller groups for practicing therapeutic exercises. This is optional, you can choose to participate or not during the exercises.

**RSVP / Very Important- Please complete the online form included in this event description so we can save you a space in group. Also, due to RSVP limit, please update RSVP if you cannot make it so that someone on the waiting list may take your spot.

***No-Shows - If you have more than 5 "no-shows" and you are signed up for an event, unfortunately organizer will have to remove you from event to make space for those who attend regularly as space is very limited. To re-instate your no-show status, contact Head Organizer, Charity Loring through Meetup. Thank you.

This group is donation based. Suggested donation is $5 or more. To make a donation using PayPal follow this link: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/aamjaworski or you can make a donation using venmo: @alexandra-jaworski.

Navigating Life

Online event

Navigate life in a way that meets more of your needs by shifting your perspective and seeing how dark & light can coexist. Together we will acknowledge and sit with our 'unmet' needs while saving a seat for our 'met' needs to also be seen. Develop empathy skills to see yourself and others with more compassion, discover a new way of being in relationship with yourself and others, have a safe space to explore your feelings, and experience freedom from either or thinking.

*Please complete one of the forms below at least 1 hour prior to the start of this virtual group in order to receive the Zoom link in time.

**Form for attendees who have not yet attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/mzhqy7j15cwx6e/
**Form for those who have attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/zlrpxyk1aayyxo/

This group is virtual. Please find a quite and private space to be in with no other distraction. We ask that no other people are around from the group to remain confidential.

Breakout Rooms: Some of our groups will use breakout rooms and either pair people up or put them in smaller groups for practicing therapeutic exercises. This is optional, you can choose to participate or not during the exercises.

**RSVP / Very Important- Please complete the online form included in this event description so we can save you a space in group. Also, due to RSVP limit, please update RSVP if you cannot make it so that someone on the waiting list may take your spot.

***No-Shows - If you have more than 5 "no-shows" and you are signed up for an event, unfortunately organizer will have to remove you from event to make space for those who attend regularly as space is very limited. To re-instate

This group is donation based. Suggested donation is $5 or more. To make a donation using PayPal follow this link: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/aamjaworski

Online Depression & Anxiety Group

Online event

You need to be supported, not judged.

Depression and Anxiety can sometimes rule our lives and have a large impact on us as individuals as well as impact others in our lives. Come to the group to gain support, helpful input, share your challenges and possibly successes when dealing with Depression and Anxiety.

*Please complete one of the forms below at least 1 hour prior to the start of this virtual group in order to receive the Zoom link in time.

**Form for attendees who have not yet attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/mzhqy7j15cwx6e/
**Form for those who have attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/zlrpxyk1aayyxo/

This group is virtual. Please find a quite and private space to be in with no other distraction. We ask that no other people are around from the group to remain confidential.

Breakout Rooms: Some of our groups will use breakout rooms and either pair people up or put them in smaller groups for practicing therapeutic exercises. This is optional, you can choose to participate or not during the exercises.

**RSVP / Very Important- Please complete the online form included in this event description so we can save you a space in group. Also, due to RSVP limit, please update RSVP if you cannot make it so that someone on the waiting list may take your spot.

***No-Shows - If you have more than 5 "no-shows" and you are signed up for an event, unfortunately organizer will have to remove you from event to make space for those who attend regularly as space is very limited. To re-instate your no-show status, contact Head Organizer, Charity Loring through Meetup. Thank you.

This group is donation based. Suggested donation is $5 or more. To make a donation using PayPal follow this link: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/aamjaworski or you can make a donation using venmo: @alexandra-jaworski.

Online How to Set Healthy Boundaries/ Assertiveness

Online event

Learn how to build self-confidence, express your ideas, say "no" without guilt, and stand up for yourself in life, love, and on the job while respecting yourself and others, all with this proven, simple, step-by-step method learned in our groups. You do not need the book or be present in previous groups to attend.

*Please complete one of the forms below at least 1 hour prior to the start of this virtual group in order to receive the Zoom link in time.

**Form for attendees who have not yet attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/mzhqy7j15cwx6e/
**Form for those who have attended a virtual, emotional support collaborative group before: https://emotionalsupportcollaborative.wufoo.com/forms/zlrpxyk1aayyxo/

This group is virtual. Please find a quite and private space to be in with no other distraction. We ask that no other people are around from the group to remain confidential.

Breakout rooms: Sometimes we will utilize breakout rooms to practice therapeutic exercises in either pairs or small groups. This is optional.

All are welcome, but you must RSVP and complete the form mentioned above in the description as space is limited. We will be leading the groups using "The Assertiveness Workbook" written by Randy J. Paterson, Ph.D. We will not be able to provide copies of the book in group, so if you would like your own guide to work out of in and out of group, you can purchase the book here: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/assertiveness-workbook-randy-paterson/1101969064?ean=9781572242098 If you would like to find a more inexpensive version of the book, you can look it up in Amazon.com or half.com. If you cannot afford to purchase your own copy, feel free to bring writing material to group and take notes.

***No-Shows - If you have more than 5 "no-shows" and you are signed up for an event, unfortunately organizer will have to remove you from event to make space for those who attend regularly as space is very limited. To re-instate your no-show status, contact Head Organizer, Charity Loring through Meetup. Thank you.

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Online How to Set Healthy Boundaries/ Assertiveness

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