The following groups will begin in April:
Anger Management Group: Ages 7 to 12.
This eight week group enables children to gain a deeper understanding of what causes them to become angry and have difficulty controlling it. Following a more in-depth understanding, practical strategies are taught and reinforced. The goal of this group is to help children learn to better recognize what makes them angry and develop coping strategies in order to reduce anger and manage it in socially appropriate ways.
ADHD Group: Ages 7 to 12.
This six week group provides children with an opportunity to work on improving their ability to function successfully at school and in the home. The focus is on improving children’s ability to self-regulate their behavior/emotions, delay gratification, and improve executive functioning skills.
Bullying Group: Ages 11 to 14.
This six week group provides children and adolescents with an opportunity to discuss being victimized by bullies and develop coping/problem solving strategies to handle bullying more effectively.
Chronic/Terminal Illness Support Group: Ages 12 to 18.
This eight week group is geared towards adolescents who have a close family member suffering from a severe chronic or terminal illness. It provides participants with an opportunity to meet others in similar positions and learn strategies to cope with the illness of their close family member.
Please contact us if you are interested in more information and/or in joining one of our groups.
Executive Functioning Skills Groups: Ages 8 to 17.
This three session group provides children and teens with opportunities to learn basic time management and organization strategies to help them improve their academic functioning for the following school year. Two separate groups will be run, broken down by age.
ADHD Social Skills Group: Ages 12 to 16.
This four week group provides children/teens with an opportunity to work on improving social skills related to ADHD symptoms. Individuals will learn how to better regulate their emotions, impulses, and read social cues.