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"Dry January" is a popular month-long challenge to abstain from alcohol. Whether you're detoxing from the holidays, test-driving a sober resolution, or just practicing restraint with your drinking, January is a great time to join forces with others hoping to do the same.

The Dry/ish January Support Group is a 6-week small-group workshop that offers a space to set intentions, build skills, process challenges, and integrate growth. No perfection required. Come as you are—with a sober streak, or simply doing your best. 

   For questions and registration, email me!   

Location: Online/Zoom

Schedule: Weekly on Thursdays from 7-8:30pm

Duration: December 28 to February 1

Cost: Pay what you can ($0-120)

What to expect:

  • Small group of up to 8

  • A short 20-minute skills presentation each session

  • Remainder of session to share experiences, voice challenges, and support each other

  • Daily tips sent each week to support you between meetings

Dryish January Support Group flyer

Group Agenda

Week 1:

Setting Intentions & Preparation

  • Get to know each other and share intentions for January

  • Learn how your nervous system works and how to identify physical signals that relate drinking behaviors.

Week 2:

Building Non-Judgmental Awareness

  • Learn about what mindfulness is and how to use it to support your Dry/ish January.

  • Connect with group to process early hopes and challenges.

Week 3:

Learning to Socialize Not-Drunk

  • Talk about the role our social lives play in drinking patterns, and beliefs about ourselves that come up in these environments.

  • Learn more about how compassionate practice can help us navigate emotions and triggers related to drinking.

Week 4:

Getting to Know New Parts of Yourself

  • Learn more about Parts Work and how this can help you expand your resources during Dry/ish January

  • Group processing of mid-month progress, feelings, and challenges.

Week 5:

Tending to Our "Boundaried" Parts

  • Learn skills for gently holding boundaries with ourselves around drinking.

  • Share observations, techniques, and reflections as a group.

Week 6:

Closing & Integration

  • Explore techniques for integrating and solidifying your growth from this month.

  • Closing reflections and setting intentions for the future.

Member Access

Registered group participants can use this link to access workshop resources, weekly tips, and extra reading materials here.

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