Join the presenter, director and protagonist of her movie "Groomed" for an in-depth session on the role of the significant other in survivors' healing process and the importance of including the significant other in a professional support setting. The role of the significant other is an underexposed but critical part of the healing journey. By providing practical tips and information, significant others can not only provide better support to their partner, but also get the support they need themselves as they navigate the difficult journey of post-traumatic healing. This session will include clips from Gwen's movie "Groomed," in particular the scenes where her significant other's response plays an important role in her transition from victim to survivor.
Understand the role of the significant other in a survivor's healing journey
Learn what specific behaviors significant others should (and shouldn't!) display to effectively support their partner's journey
Provide practical tips for professionally supporting significant others as they navigate the difficult post-traumatic journey with their partner