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CKD Caregiver Circle

CKD Caregiver Circle

Caregiving for a loved one with a chronic condition can be extremely overwhelming and daunting but you don’t have to go through it alone.

Starts 20th June, 2024

Unlimited peer calls included

Confidential | Small group, 6-8 participants

Group Type: Support Group

6 Zoom sessions | 75 minutes each

Led by Therapist

Program Fee - INR 3600 (incl. GST) for India-based participants | INR 6000 (incl. GST) for participants outside India

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Goals of the Group

Taking care of a loved one is a difficult task, especially if you have to try and deal with guilt, pain, and fear on your own. This group is for sharing personal stories and finding a community of people with similar experiences. All the parts of the participants are welcome - including parts of you that feel difficult emotions while or toward caregiving.

Who is the group for?

For caregivers - A caregiver cares for those who may require extra assisitance taking care of themselves. This group is a place to invite shared experiences from all those who are caregivers for children with paediatric chronic kidney disease.

What will we talk about?

• The challenges of caregiving
• Self-care is not selfish
• The overwhelm of managing health & financial issues
• Feeling pulled in too many directions.
• Stressful experiences, strong feelings and frustrations
• Changing roles: Shift in family dynamics
• Longing: things I'm missing out on
• What helps us help others?
• Silver linings - learning things I never knew
• Asking for, accepting, and giving help
• Finding joy and connection despite the stress"

  • I joined the group when my daughter was diagnosed.
    Of course it was suspected but still reality, just like hit. I am so thankful for having access to this group at right time.


    Caregiver for daughter with CKD

  • The group experience was wholesome. For the first time I met people and related so hard.


    Caregiver to 10 yr old son

  • Thank you to all of you for your rants, advise and a place to go when everything felt so dark and never ending.


    Caregiver to son (on dialysis)

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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.

What is SoulUp's refund policy for Groups?

1. After you have registered for the group and you'd like to opt out:
- Full refund if you cancel 30 days before the group start date.
- 50% refund if you cancel 16-30 days before the group start date.
- No refund if you cancel 0-15 days before the group start date.

2. If SoulUp cancels a group, we will refund the entire signup fee.

3. If SoulUp reschedules a group by more than 2 weeks, we will inform you and give you an option to opt out and get a full refund.

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