Personal Growth & Development

Asha regularly deliver specialist groups and activities aimed at helping women deal with specific issues (sometimes provided in partnership with other relevant agencies) led by qualified, experienced tutors. These activities currently include:

‘Alcohol ‘n Me’

A group work programme of five two hour sessions aimed at developing a better understanding and awareness of alcohol use.

Freedom Programme

This Programme is run in conjunction with West Mercia Women’s Aid and co facilitated with Asha and Women’s Aid staff. It is a 12 week rolling programme for women who have experienced Domestic Abuse.

Does the action center offers a domestic abuse course?

The aim of the programme is:

  • To reveal the effects of Domestic Abuse on children
  • For women to feel more confident in the choices they make
  • To help women understand the beliefs held by abusive men
  • To recognise which of these beliefs we share as humans
  • To help women recognize potential abusers

Barbie meets Grok

A group work programme of 4 sessions of 2 hours each that explores themes around body image.

The aim of the programme is:

  • To enhance learners’ quality of life by helping them to improve their body image acceptance
  • To help learners stop focussing on their perceived imperfections and start feeling more confident about their bodies
  • For learners to make the most of what they’ve got!

Managing Emotions

Asha orginises a group programme for women to lern how to manage their emotions.

A group work programme of 6 sessions of 2 hours each for women to explore how to manage anger and feelings.


  • To explore the complex nature of women’s anger
  • To develop learners’ awareness of their own behavioural and cognitive anger
  • To help learners stop their anger from undermining their self-esteem, emotional balance and relationships by using healthier ways to manage and use it constructively

Exploring Womens Lives

This is a longer group work programme of 10 sessions of 4 hours each which allows for in-depth exploration of a range of issues and areas that may impact upon participants their lives. This programme is accredited by NOCN at Level One Award in Progression.

The programme has 5 primary learning units on developing & Understanding:

  • Own Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Confidence and Self-Awareness
  • Personal Development Skills
  • Teamwork & Group Communication Skills
  • Personal Relationships