Pediatric Behavioral Health

Groups


Weekly Group Therapy
Groups provide a supportive setting to address a variety of topics. Groups are available for Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Autism, and many other challenging issues encountered in middle and high school.

For more information or to register, please leave a message on the "New Patient" line: 508-835-1735, Option 4


Dawn Hartnett, LICSW & Patricia Lonergan,LMHC

Lego-Based Therapeutic Social Skills Group (ages 5-8)
Following Dan LeGoff's Lego club, these groups are designed to encourage communication and problems solving skills. Children take on roles of "engineer" "supplier" and the "builder" to put pieces together, work through frustration and understand compromise.

Skill Development Groups:
We offer a variety of therapeutic skillsgroups. These groups work toward the development of age appropiate self-awareness,self-advocacy,peer problem solving,and anxiety reduction. We provide the members with social coaching and anxiety/depression management skills.

-Early Elementary(ages 7-9): multiple groups including girls only,boys only and co-ed
-Late Elementary(ages 9-12): multiple groups including girls only,boys only and co-ed
-Middle School Age(ages 11-14) multiple groups girls only,boys only and co-ed

-High Schhol Age (ages 14-18): multiple groups, al co-ed
-College Transition (ages 18-23)

-Adult Transition (ages 23-30)

Anxiety Group:
This is a 10 week Cognitive Behavioral group for MIDDLE SCHOOL that will teach members specific skills overcome anxiety. This group is a great supplemen/alternative to individual/family therapy. Parents attend a group at the end to help incorporate what group has taught.

ADHD Teen Group (ages 13-17):
This group will help teenagers with a diagnosis of ADHD to learn skills or strategies to navigate day to day challenges.Topics include understanding ADHD will be homework,completion,organizational skills,time management,problem solving,and making friends.

DBT Groups (ages 11-21):
Week groups provides practical skills to combat emotional and behavioral problems variying in severity. The focus is on ways to better manage difficult feelings, maintain relationships,and cope with stressful situations. Parents attend two groups to ensure continuityof care to help their child practice the skills they have learned.

LGBTQ HIGH SCHOOL GROUP:
This group will support,educate,and identify how to utilize healthy and meaningful coping skills. Participation in this group develops effective self-advocacy skills.

For more information or to register, please leave a message on the "New Patient" line: 508-835-1735, Option 4