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Men's Sexual Trauma Support Group


  • 250 Main Street Pawtucket, RI, 02860 United States (map)

Description

This is a therapeutic support group for men who have experienced any form of sexual violence, including assault, rape, coercion, and sexual harassment. Over the course of eight weeks, participants will come together to provide support, perspective, and community as we begin to confront the ways in which unwanted or violent sexual experiences have impacted our lives. Together, we will develop strategies for coping with trauma and moving forward in healthy and positive ways. This group is open to all self-identified men eighteen and older.

Location

The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health
250 Main Street, Unit 1, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Dates

Weekly on Tuesdays from March 6-April 24, 6:30-8pm

This is an 8-session closed group. Participants must register in advance by calling the CSPH at (401) 489-5513 or sending an e-mail to therapy@thecsph.org.

Cost

Sliding scale $10-$30 per session

Group Therapist

Kira Manser is a therapist in Pawtucket, RI with expertise in helping individuals and couples with sexual communication, gender affirmation, sexual functioning, sexual pleasure, and sex positivity. She is currently the Clinical Director for The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health.

Kira works with clients age 18 and older, including couples and incorporates a combination of Feminist, Narrative, and Relational Therapies. She prioritizes forming strong connections with her clients so while in session they can be their authentic selves.

Energetic and friendly, Kira strives to create spaces that challenge and support individuals to explore sexuality by using active methods and affirmative and feminist informed therapeutic modalities. She received her MSW and MEd in Human Sexuality from Widener University and her BA from Brown University.

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