Group Therapy Offerings

Spring, 2023

Weekly Adolescent Skills/Support Group

For the motivated or conflicted teenager - the focus is on peer support, emotion regulation skills, interpersonal effectiveness, and DBT/CBT skills. This is also a safe place for teens to explore depression or anxiety, conflicts, dilemmas, and trauma. Teens learn relationship skills to enhance connections with siblings, peers, and parents, to come out of isolation into social well-being, etc.

Tuesdays 5 pm - 6:30 pm (in-person)
Dana Boyko, LCSW

Bi-Weekly Parents-of-Teens Skills/Support Group

For the parents of the teens in our weekly group therapy: The primary goals of parent group are relationship enhancement and effective parenting in addition to parent well-being during a very challenging time of life.

Tuesdays 5 pm - 6:30 pm (in-person)
Carol Cash, LMSW, LCDC

Chronic Illness Group

This support group was designed to support those experiencing chronic illness:

Multiple Sclerosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Chronic mood disorders
Neuropathy, etc.

Fridays 11:30 am - 1 pm
Judi Turner, LPC, LMFT

"The Good Life" Recovery Group

This group was designed for newcomers to therapy or those who have tried individual therapy but continue to experience rather severe symptoms of anxiety, depression, difficulty coping, self-harm thoughts, etc. This 20-week program is for the motivated individual who wants a variety of fun, inspiring, and effective treatment approaches to make progress in self-regulation, mood, relationship enhancement, and achievement of progress. Accountability is a component of this group therapy, as is application of learning.

Tuesdays 11:30 am - 1 pm
Martha Fontana, LCSW

"The Good Life" Discovery Group

This evening group is generally for working individuals or college/graduate students who are relatively stable and "functional" in their life but who are "missing" overall well-being, a zest for life, who struggle with boredom/anxiety/low grade depression and may be "blocked" in achieving their personal or career goals. This group is for the motivated individual who needs accountability and who wants to make progress using new, creative and inspiring approaches to living.

Wednesdays 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Martha Fontana, LCSW

Happy Destiny Group

This group is for those who have struggled with substance abuse issues and would like to have more joy in their life. Whether new to recovery or an "old timer", this group focuses on exploring possible obstacles to create healing and attain what you want most out of life.

Modalities utilized include DBT and CBT skills, 12 Step recovery, psychoeducation, relapse prevention, and joyful living skills.

Areas to explore include:

Family-of-Origin issues
Mood issues

Thursdays 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Carol Cash, LMSW, LCDC

Journey to Wellness Group

This group is designed for healing from issues that were created due to growing up in any type of dysfunctional family. Examples of such issues may include codependency, a need for control, anxiety, relationship addiction or any other addiction. Healing from childhood wounds can free you to live in a way that is more consistent with your own desires, values, and beliefs.

Modalities utilized include psychoeducation on family systems, the grief process, incident writing, and elements of Internal Family Systems.

Wednesdays 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Carol Cash, LMSW, LCDC