Finding Calm After the Storm

Currently Offered , Self-Compassion , Resilience, Trauma

For individuals who have had exposure to or experience with violence or sexual assault.

Finding Calm After the Storm

What is Finding Calm After the Storm?

An 8-week gender inclusive, closed, weekly support group for individuals to focus on self-care, regulation and support through artistic/ body expression and psychoeducation. For Individuals who have had exposure or experience with; Person violence, family violence, Intimate partner violence, or sexual assault. This could be a recent or historical event.

Ideally it is intended for individual who may need connection with others and the learning of new tools in an effort to address concerns and challenges in regulation and self- care.

How does it work? 

Group activities will focus on self-care, regulation, and support through artistic/body expression and psychoeducation.

How do I register?

To join, set up a screening survey by emailing Larisa Fry at your name and email. You can also reach out to them in case of any questions about this group.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Early June (TBD based on registrations)

Tuesdays | 2:00pm -3:30pm

Check out Upcoming Session for any updated times or changes to the sessions.

Upcoming Session

About the Facilitators

Larisa Fry


Larisa is an individual and group trauma counsellor, working collaboratively with SFU’s Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office (SVSPO). She holds a M.A. in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Psychotherapists. Applying a Human Rights and intersectional social justice framework, she centers the client’s needs and experiences while ensuring a trauma and violence informed care practice.  She actively applies mindfulness, narrative, acceptance and commitment therapy, and EMDR to her daily work.

Veronica Li