Support Group Information
"Surviving Your Controlling Ex"

If you’ve done any research at all into emotional abuse, whether from a narcissist or someone else (which I’m guessing you probably have!), you know there are some strategies out there that can help: going “no contact”, avoiding toxic people, doing self-care, etc.


However, if you have children or another key tie with someone who has been controlling and/or abusive in the past, you also know that sometimes those strategies just don’t work.

This 5-session support series is designed for the individual who is tired of the controller always winning. It’s for the person who is sick of waiting for the other shoe to drop or the next drama to occur. It’s for the person who thinks they might deserve better, but can’t see a way past the controller’s effects on her or his life.


Cost: FREE

Group size is limited to 5 participants.


THURSDAYS from 11:45 am (check in) to 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch if you want. Water, coffee, tea available.

September 7, 2017

September 14, 2017

September 21, 2017

September 28, 2017

October 5, 2017


445 Minnesota Street, Suite 1500

Saint Paul, MN 55101


What you will get:

--connection to others in similar situations

--concrete strategies for managing how your controller tries to manage you

--an opportunity to imagine what life after being controlled can look like

--therapeutic support

I am a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and work almost exclusively with people who are divorced or divorcing. More importantly, though, I’ve been where you are and bring 8 years of experience to the table. You CAN get through the stress of this. You CAN have a much, much better life. 

For more information or to register, please complete the form to the right. 

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What topics will we be covering?

Session 1: Identify your “hooks” and triggers, share your story

Session 2: Create strategies around communication and physical proximity

Session 3: Create strategies around financial separation and stability

Session 4: Learn about your own emotional “parts” and how they can work for you to provide relief from ongoing stress

Session 5: Imagine your “inspired identity” and make a plan to work toward it