Benefits of Groups
I love the power of groups for kids and how they foster connectedness with others while building skills. This is especially relevant for children and teens who often feel that they are the only one feeling the way they feel. These connections help your child or teen see their strengths so that they can celebrate them.
The Teen Empowerment Therapy Group will :
- help the group members realize they’re not alone.
- provide a safe judgement free zone for kids and teens to express themselves while they learn new skills to help improve communication, self-esteem, stress management, anxiety reduction and conflict resolution skills.
- help build self-respect, self-advocacy and assertiveness skills.
Who is this group for?
This group is for teens ages 13-16 who are experiencing feelings of inadequacy, low self-esteem, are hard on themselves, feel alone and are overwhelmed by their strong emotions.
This group helps teens with building connections with others while discovering their own strengths and teaches them how to celebrate these strengths.
Group members will learn how to:
- Develop healthier relationships
- Be kinder to themselves
- Learn coping skills that work for them
- Recognize their strengths and celebrate them
- Manage stress and reduce anxiety
- Feel happier
WHO will facilitate group: Josephine Cooper, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and group facilitator. See here for more about me.
WHAT are the details of group: This group is an open group that runs weekly for 12 weeks. This groups addresses topics such as: communication skills, peer pressure, conflict resolution, self-esteem, recognizing and building strengths, anxiety, self-respect, self-advocacy and empowerment, and stress management. This list is not exhaustive.
The different topics are presented using cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy techniques along with using some expressive arts and other creative hands on techniques.
Total Investment: All new clients will begin treatment with an intake session. The full group course is 12 group sessions following the intake appointment. The general group topics rotate every 12 weeks, always presented in different ways to address the particular needs of the group members. This allows members to continue with group past the 12 week period while continuing to learn new skills.
For those invested in completing the full group cycle, two payment plans are offered in addition to the pay as you go method. The two payment plans include a monthly plan and a full one payment plan. These payment plans do not include the intake session fee as this is only for new clients and does not apply to all.
WHERE will group be held: 350 S. Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
WHEN does group begin: Next group series beginning soon. Enrolling now.
HOW many members in a group: Group will include 8 members in a group.
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