Wellbeing Check

Wellbeing Check

Sexual assault has been all over the news. Are you…

  • Feeling inspired or triggered by #MeToo?
  • Feeling empowered or overwhelmed by media coverage of sexual assault?
  • Excited or anxious about spending time with family during the holidays?

Take time to prioritize YOU. Join a safe space to discuss your emotions and responses, share strategies for self-care, and refresh and recharge in community.

Who it helps: Designed for anyone who wants to process through recent events
When: Tuesday December 5th, 6:00-7:30pm
Where: MESA – 1333 Iris Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304 (group room)
Suggested donation: $5-10
For questions: Contact Natalie at 303-443-0400; groups@movingtoendsexualassault.org.

Fall 2017 Primary Group

Survivor’s Support GroupSurvivor's Support Group

  • A warm, safe, private setting with 3-6 members
  • Understanding on how trauma has affected you
  • Tools to help you manage difficult thoughts and feelings
  • A chance to share support with other survivors



Who it helps: This group is for primary survivors of sexual trauma
When: Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30pm starting October 3rd (8 weeks, no group on Halloween)
Where: Ryan Wellness Center, Flatiron room (1000 Alpine Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304)
Facilitator: Taylor Millard, MSW
Suggested donation: $10 per session
For questions, contact Natalie at 303-443-0400; groups@movingtoendsexualassault.org




Fall Yoga Dates Announced!

Trauma-Informed Yoga

This trauma-informed yoga group is a confidential and safe space to get in touch with your own body, engage the parasympathetic nervous system in healing, synchronize breath and body, and release body tension and stress.

Who it helps: Designed for those affected by trauma of any kind. For all level practitioners and even non-practitioners.
When: Wednesdays from 5:30-6:45 October 6 – December 4 (10 weeks)
Where: Integral Center, 2805 Broadway Ave, Suite B, Boulder 80304
Facilitator: Megan Connolly
Investment:  $150 per 10- week series ($15/session). Victim compensation accepted as payment form.
For questions, contact Natalie at 303-443-0400 or groups@movingtoendsexualassault.org




Mindfulness Workshop September 9th

Workshop: Changing Your Brain

In this full-day workshop, participants will: learn the science behind anxiety and practice relaxation; practice techniques to build new neuroscience-pathways that change the way you think; discover how to shift your mood and feel more comfortable; increase your awareness of your physiological responses to stress.

This is the second module of a 3-part series. Participation in module I is not necessary to participate in module 2.

Who it helps: Designed for anyone who wants to learn more about healing and recovery after trauma
When: Saturday September 9, 9:30am-3:30pm
Where: MESA – 1333 Iris Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304 (Norton East room)
Facilitator: Tami Boehle-Satterfield, MSW, LCSW-C, NCBCHH, HTP
Investment: $50
For questions: Contact Natalie at 303-443-0400; groups@movingtoendsexualassault.org.




Neurobiology workshop August 3rd

Workshop: Neurobiology of Trauma and Implications for Healing

This presentation will be a combination of lecture and audience participation on the topic of trauma and its psychobiological effects. The presentation will explore the nature of traumatic events and the difference between normal, situational, and traumatic stress. Next, physiological components of trauma will be introduced including brain structures, dissociation, hypervigilance and flashbacks. Traditional and non-traditional approaches to treatment will be explored.

Who it helps: Designed for anyone who wants to learn more about the impact of trauma
When: Thursday August 3rd, 6:30-8pm
Where: Ryan Wellness Center, 1000 Alpine Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304 (in the Colorado Rooms on the second floor of the building)
Facilitator: Dr. Janine D’Anniballe
Suggested donation: $10
For questions: Contact Natalie at 303-443-0400; groups@movingtoendsexualassault.org.




Primary Survivors Support Group Summer 2017

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is now offering a support group for primary survivors of sexual assault. This group offers a space for 3-6 members who meet weekly, facilitated by a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in trauma therapy. The group will focus on psycho-education around the effects of trauma, coping skills, a sense of safe community to talk about struggles and successes you may be having, and flexibility to address group-specific needs as they arise.

Who it helps: This group is for female-identified primary survivors of sexual trauma
When: Thursdays from 4:30-6pm starting July 20th, 2017 (8 weeks)
Where: Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) – 1333 Iris Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304
Facilitator: Christine Springer, LPC
Suggested donation: $5-10 per session

For questions, contact Natalie at 303-443-0440, groups@movingtoendsexualassault.org

Register here!


Join Men Standing Up

men standing upMESA’s Men Standing Up is a group committed to challenging social and cultural norms that reinforce violence against women and serving as positive role models of healthy, non-violent masculinity. We are looking for volunteers to join us in raising awareness about sexual assault prevention through community outreach and education! Training starts February 10. For more information contact lora@movingtoendsexualassault.org