Trauma Recovery Group

To: Priests, Deacons, Parish and Chancery Staff
From: Sue Stubbs, Director, Victim Assistance Program; Office of Child and Youth Protection

Following ten successful groups, the Victim Assistance Program for the Archdiocese of Atlanta is offering another Trauma Recovery Group. This co-ed group will begin October 3, 2018 and run for nine Wednesday evening sessions at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

Please review the attached flyer for more information on this counseling opportunity and share it with anyone you may know who could benefit from this experience. An announcement for your parish bulletin or newsletter is available below.

Thank you for your supporting this vital opportunity for survivors of trauma. Please share this information until the registration deadline of September 19, 2018. For questions or additional flyers, please contact me at or 404-920-7554.

Sample Announcement
The Archdiocese of Atlanta Victim Assistance Program is offering a Trauma Recovery Group for survivors of childhood trauma on Wednesday evenings, beginning October 3, 2018. Registration deadline is September 19, 2018. The group is limited to 10 participants.

We will meet at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 4465 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 until December 5, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per session, with partial scholarships available. The co-leaders will be Dr. Ann Howe, PhD and Julie Berger, MS, NCC, LPC. Please contact Sue Stubbs at 404-920-7554 or for an application. Read more about the Trauma Group online at