Trauma Recovery Group

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

Following eleven successful groups, the Victim Assistance Program for the Archdiocese of Atlanta is offering another Trauma Recovery Group. This co-ed group will begin on March 7, 2019 and run for nine sessions on Thursday evenings at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Alpharetta, 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 provided below and a slide for your in-house TV system is available.

Thank you for your supporting this vital opportunity for survivors of trauma. Please share this information until the registration deadline of February 13, 2019. 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 Thursday evenings beginning March 7, 2019. Registration deadline is February 13, 2019. The group is limited to 10 participants.

We will meet at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 535 Rucker Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004 until May 9, 2019 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per session with partial scholarships available. The co-leaders will be Dr. Ann Howe, PhD and Sue Stubbs MS, NCC. Deacon Thomas McGivney will provide spiritual assistance. Please contact Sue Stubbs at 404-920-7554 or for an application. Read more about the Trauma Group online at