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Teens with Chronic Conditions

Teens with Chronic Conditions

A weekly group for 12-17 years old with disability or chronic medical condition to to open up about their view of 'self' and find support through each other.

Starts within next 3 months

4 Zoom sessions | 75-minutes

Confidential

Small group, 6-8 people

Led by a therapist

Early Bird Fee (at 50% off) - INR 2000 for India-based participants | INR 3200 for participants outside India

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Goals of the group

The goal of the group is to help establish an affirmative relationship between an individual with their condition/disability at the age of adolescence. By providing a safe space, participants will be encouraged to open up about their relationship with condition/disability and their view of 'self'. Using various tools like storytelling and art, participants will be engaged in conversations around mental health, body image, navigating through internalized ableism.

Who is the group for?

People between 12-17 years of age living with disabilities or any chronic illness.

  • I was able to let out my thoughts that were bothering me and definitely understand myself better.

    Mudit

    Has congenital heart condition

  • I didn't think I'd like it as much. The group was my safe place and I didn't feel judged for being ME

    Laxmi

    Lives with cerebral palsy

  • My group was rad. I looked forward to the sessions and felt an impact on my thinking.

    Arjun

    Has CKD Stage 3

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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.

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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