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Own My Life


Grampian Women’s Aid are delighted to offer this online course for women living in Aberdeen or Aberdeenshire.


An innovative, creative & educational 12-week course supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse by a partner to regain ownership of their lives – our mind, body, choices, relationships, world and feelings.

Content includes short videos, structured discussions and group and individual activities.

Using multimedia content, the sessions explain complex concepts about trauma and abuse in easy to understand video clips.  Along with videos evidencing how popular culture reinforces, or perpetuates, sexism, rape culture, violence, misogyny, disrespect in relationships and abusive behaviour.

Each course attendee receives an individual learning journal which provides women with space for reflection and includes all the information provided throughout the course.  In addition, the journal can be used as a useful ongoing resource after the course has finished.

Course sessions run on the same day and at the same time each week and each session is 2 hours duration. 

You can find out more about the course here: www.ownmylifecourse.org/


In 2021, we are running five OWN MY LIFE courses:  

  • Starting 4th February. Every Thursday, 12:00 to 14:00. Online (Zoom)
  • Starting 14th April. Every Wednesday, 17:00-19:00. Online (Zoom)
  • Starting 24th August. Every Tuesday, 10:30-12:30. Location Aberdeen
  • Starting 1st September. Every Wednesday, 10:30-12:30.  Online (Zoom)
  • Starting 17th September.  Every Friday, 12:00-14:00.  Location Banff 

If you are interested in joining, or would like to talk some more about the course before deciding, email us at info@grampian-womens-aid.com or call us on 01224 593381.  Leave your contact details and the Group Facilitator will get in touch.

OWN MY LIFE Taster Sessions for Agencies

We are offering agencies the opportunity to attend an online Own My Life taster session. These half-day online training sessions introduce Own My Life course content with the purpose of enabling professionals to more confidently and effectively refer women onto the course.   

Taster sessions in 2021 will run on:

Click on a date to book your place. Or, for more information, and to talk with the Group Facilitator, email us on info@grampian-womens-aid.com