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Navigating Anger

Navigating Anger

Form a non-judgmental relationship towards anger and learn coping strategies to beat those anger blues.

Starts 25th Feb, 2023

4 sessions | Conducted every Saturday 10:30 AM

Small group, 6-8 people

75-minute online video conversations

Led by Shivangi Anil

Program Fee - INR 2500 for India-based participants | INR 3500 for participants outside India

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Goals of the group

The goal of the group is to understand the functions of anger as a secondary emotion and learn some easy, time-sensitive and effective strategies to cope better with anger. The aim is to offer a safe and non-judgmental space for attendees to voice their struggles and current ways of coping with anger. From these struggles, we will curate coping strategies that work for everyone using a variety of modalities like writing, movement , art and narrative work.

Who is the group for?

This group is for anyone who has ever faced difficulties with anger as an emotion. This space is for everyone regardless of age, gender, location or nature of work. There is an important take away for everyone.

Glimpse of the regime

Session 1: Nature & Functions of Anger

• What is anger
• Why do we get angry
• The functions of anger and how to spot them

Session 2: Anger and your body

• How anger shows up on the body
• Letting anger go through your breath and writing

Session: 3 Befriending anger

• Listening to anger's message
• Understanding anger's message
• Acting upon the message delivered by Anger

Session:4: Revisiting and Coping with anger

• Identifying patterns in anger's messaging
• Using bodily resources• breath, movement, silence, wring and others to let go of anger
• Restoring a state of calm

  • I can’t believe the difference the group has made in my life. Kept looking forward to Saturday sessions. Helped me finally make real progress.

    Nidhi

    Struggle with anger & impulse control

  • I felt energized and relieved. My group helped me think differently—and clear some hurdles—that I had in my mind.

    Aviral

    Anxiety gets channeled into anger

  • I feel happier and stronger than ever. The group helped me more in 4 weeks than more than a year of individual therapy!

    Madhu

    Have anger issues

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Meet your Facilitator

Shivangi Anil

Shivangi is a psychotherapist who works with Indian adults globally to support them achieve better mental health. Some of the concerns she specializes in include workplace mental health, burnout , stress, relationship conflict, anger management, body image concerns, emotional wellness, depression and anxiety

Shivangi holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Lady Shri Ram college for Women and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Ambedkar University, Delhi. She is registered with the counselors council of India. While she is trained in a variety of therapeutic techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, she considers narrative practice and solution focused brief therapy her home base. Shivangi is trauma informed, queer and disability affirmative in her practice.

Shivangi happens to live with Cerebral Palsy quadriplegia. As an adult living with a disability in India, Shivangi is an advocate not just for mental health but also inclusion and disability rights. She hopes to create a space to talk about all things mental health, disability and its intersection through her support groups.

When not working with clients or reading about mental health concerns, you can find her binge watching videos on skincare and curly hair care or a bollywood movie.

FAQs

What are SoulUp Groups?

At SoulUp, you'll meet people who get what you're going through and might be living some of the same realities. People looking for extraordinary conversations, just like you.

✔️ Small group, 6-8 people

✔️ Every meeting led by a world-class facilitator

✔️ Weekly 75-minute online video sessions

What happens in a group session?

While the format can vary as per topic, here’s a flow that most sessions follow

Check In. Participants check-in with each others' feelings and answer the prompt given by the facilitator if any.

Conversation. Your facilitator will guide the group in a free-flowing conversation—with the goal of sharing openly, talking honestly, and deep emotional connection.

Check Out. Participants share what they're taking away from the session.

What am I going to get out of this?

Participants say that they feel heard, understood, more in control, and a feeling that you’ve got people rooting for you. By talking about your emotions and what's going on in your life, you'll realise that you're not alone and get ideas for how to improve your situation.

How long has SoulUp been around?

SoulUp was founded in Feb 2022 by Punita Mittal and Mahak Maheshwari - a team of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay with more than 20 years of combined healthcare experience. SoulUp is redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.

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