Group Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training group is focused on enhancing clients' capabilities by teaching them behavioral skills to improve being more effective in life. The group is run like a class where the group leader teaches the skills and assigns homework for clients to practice using the skills in their everyday lives. Groups meet on a weekly basis for 90 minutes. The full skills curriculum runs for 24 weeks. The CPT Code for participation in the 90 minute DBT skills training sessions is 90853 and the cost is $150 per session.

Our Coping with Chronic Illness Group is based on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), an evidence-based intervention designed to provide skills for how to manage stress and anxiety experienced by individuals struggling with a chronic health condition (e.g., fibromyalgia, chronic pain, irritable bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, migraines etc.). The MBSR group aims to provide strategies for individuals who have tried multiple medical interventions to manage their symptoms and are feeling frustrated with their ability to function in their lives.

The Quiet Mind and Body Group covers evidenced based techniques to enhance mind and body control via the application of skills to modulate mood to be effective in meeting life goals. This group is available for adults, young adults (18-24) and teens (14-18). This group, also called Mindfulness training, teaches selected Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills focused on mindfulness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance. During the group, participants will learn skills related to tolerating painful events, decreasing impulsivity, and feeling more connected among other topics. Individual without DBT experience and those needing a refresher on DBT skills. The QMB Group may be used as an adjunct to existing individual therapy, although individual therapy is not required for enrollment.

We offer an evidence-based treatment for Social Anxiety/Social Effectiveness Skills. We offer an evidence-based treatment for Social Anxiety and Social Effectiveness Skills. Using a Cognitive Behavioral emphasis, the focus is on dealing with anxiety in social situations. The group therapy component builds specific social skills that are often difficult for children and teens through psychoeducation, modeling, and behavioral rehearsal. The group will work on specific concepts, techniques, and skills that can help with your social issues.