How Group Therapy Helps
Participating in group therapy offers the opportunity to gain insights from others who have discovered helpful strategies. These group sessions serve as valuable forums for improving relationship skills and provide an accessible and economical means to acquire fresh coping mechanisms.
Below is information on our current group offerings:
Our Q-Support Group is a semi-open, ongoing teletherapy interpersonal process group dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming space for adolescents to receive support from their community peers. Within this group, they can engage in discussions related to self and community advocacy, process the impacts of prejudice, enhance their interpersonal communication, and work on various aspects of personal growth.
This group empowers teens to:
- Foster connections and offer and receive support within the LGBTQIA+ community.
- Enhance their capacity to give and receive constructive feedback.
- Develop effective coping strategies for life’s challenges.
- Process the consequences of prejudice.
- Improve interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
- Strengthen their relationships with others.
- Explore how cultural identities influence their interactions with people.
The Building Social Confidence Group is an in-person, skills-focused, experiential group designed to help individuals break free from the constraints of social anxiety, enabling them to establish meaningful social connections. This group meets every Tuesday evening from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
Members of this group will gain the ability to:
- Acquire cognitive skills to reframe anxious thoughts.
- Confront and navigate anxiety-provoking situations.
- Practice engaging in social interactions.
- Cultivate skills and confidence to participate actively in social situations.
Our Regulating Emotions Distress and Interpersonal Relationships (REDI) Group will begin in October 2023. The goal of this group is to help individuals in their journey to improve control over their emotions and mind, gain agency in their world, and lead a life worth living. The material covered in the REDI Program is based on an effective, research-based therapy called Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
This group covers skills from a variety of domains including:
Effectively navigating interpersonal relationships