A unique program designed for a small group of women (15) who suffer with PGAD and chronic vulvar pain. From the comfort of your home, you'll have the opportunity to connect with each other in a safe environment, using private encrypted meeting platform (Zoom.us) while learning evidence-based therapeutic solutions for both your physical and emotional healing process. Each class is 2 hours held every 2 weeks for a total of eight(8) classes over a four month time period.
Health care experts from the fields of physical therapy and social work will be teaching this one of a kind program: Evelyn Hecht, PT, ATC and Eva Margot Kant LCSW-R . Their combined 35 years of experience will help you learn effective self-help tools for your mind and body while connecting and supporting each other on your journey to health.
Evelyn Hecht, PT, ATC owner of EMH Physical Therapy has been treating women with pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction for 20 years. She and her team of Doctor of Physical Therapists will be teaching self-care techniques and exercises that can be easily implemented into your healing routine. The DPT’s will will answer questions about physical symptoms and exercises to the best of their virtual ability.
Physical therapy topics will include
- Breathing and Meditation
- Symptom Tracking to identify triggers and solutions
- Pelvic Floor stretching exercises
- Neuroplasticity – break the pain cycle
Eva Margot Kant, LCSW-R is a compassionate sex/psychotherapist in private practice with 15 years counseling patients with chronic and sexual pain. She helps clients navigate life’s transitions, address fears and questions about chronic illness/pain. As a group therapy facilitator, she has worked with organizations including the American Cancer Society and National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Eva teaches courses on sexuality at Columbia University Graduate School of Social Work.
Talk therapy topics will include:
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
- Educating the Clinician
- Sharing Information to Loved Ones
- Dating/Love Relationships
Additional Experts may be incorporated into the separate groups to share information and resources.
Length of Online Group Class: 7PM to 9PM Eastern Standard Time
Start Date: Thursday January 19, 2017
2017 Class schedule: 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/13, 4/27
Number of Classes: Eight (8) classes over a 4 month period January thru April 2017
Cost: Each two hour class is $40.00 per person. You must register and pre pay for all 8 classes, at a cost of $320 per person one week prior to the first class. The price of attending one personal session with a counselor or physical therapist can range between $80 to $250 per hour, depending on where you live. This program offers you access to speak to and learn from a pelvic physical therapy professional with experience treating PGAD, vulvodynia and a clinical social worker seasoned in treating sexual issues and chronic pain for a total of 16 hours at a reduced rate of $320.
While Online Educational & Empowerment Course for Women with PGAD &/or Vulvodynia does not substitute for individualized therapy, the evidence-based strategies, techniques and support you will gain without leaving the comfort of your home is a one of kind opportunity.
Online Educational & Empowerment Course for Women with PGAD &/or Vulvodynia welcomes a maximum of 15 attendees.
To Register: contact Cindy or Star at (212) 288-2242. Payment is accepted by check, no credit cards. Write check to “Evelyn Hecht, PT” in the amount of $320 and mail to following address:
Evelyn Hecht, PT,1317 Third Avenue,9th Floor, New York, NY 10021
Payment in full is due by January 12, 2017.
Space is limited, so please Sign Up Today
This course will only be conducted with a registration of 15 women. If the course is cancelled, all monies will be refunded.
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