SARASOTA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Women’s Resource Center announces two new programs focused on enriching life. ‘Trust in Transformation’, a weekly support group led by school psychologist Dr Judy Sedgeman, begins Jan. 11 via Zoom and continues. “You Are Worthy” is an eight week series hosted by Chris Florand and Denise Whalin. This in-person series takes place at the WRC office in Sarasota at 340 S. Tuttle Ave. For more information, visit their website or call (941) 256-9721.
In ‘Trust in Transformation’, Dr Judy Sedgeman, a school psychologist with over 30 years of experience as a mental health mentor, will explore building resilience in the face of trauma, adversity and others. stress of life. Just as resilience involves “bouncing back” from difficult experiences, it can also involve deep personal growth. “Participants will explore our natural intuitive ability to transcend circumstances, understand our power to think as the gift of a continuous new beginning, and recognize how to navigate our own states of mind,” said Sedgeman. This program, offered through Zoom, meets every Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., starting January 11. The fee is $ 10 for the series.
In “You Are Worthy,” Chris Florand and Denise Whalin will help participants develop skills to improve self-confidence, assertiveness, limit setting and negotiation. This program meets weekly, with each session focusing on developing self-awareness skills, the cornerstone of true personal growth and the power to change lives. Florand and Whalin help participants stop habits that affect healthy self-esteem and replace self-defeating thoughts and behaviors with positive opinions. The two-hour “You Are Worthy” workshops help participants develop healthy actions and boundaries for an enhanced life experience. This program runs every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and consists of eight weekly sessions starting February 10. A fixed registration fee of $ 25 is charged for all eight sessions.
“Our programs reflect the progress we’ve all made over the past year and a commitment to taking care of ourselves in the New Year. Many of our clients rarely have the time to focus on themselves. With these programs, we hope to empower women to prioritize their mental health and well-being, ”said Ashley Brown, CEO and President of the Women’s Resource Center.