Summer groups for children

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The summer is a great time to get children involved in therapeutic groups where they can learn or reinforce skills. Group therapy is extremely beneficial and can bolster individual therapy.

Anger management for children ages 7-18. Groups will be formed based on age. They will start June 24 and run for six weeks on Tuesdays.

The objectives of this group are:
*Understand anger triggers
*Decrease emotional outbursts
*Learn how to appropriately express anger
*Improve family and peer relationships

Fostering emotional literacy in children

Research has recently indicated that the most powerful predictor of
success is emotional literacy. Children with emotional literacy perform better
in school, get into fewer fights, cope with negative feelings in more positive
ways, and are overall happier.

Group therapy will focus on defining emotional literacy and teaching emotional
literacy through various activities. Group will meet 1x a week on Tuesday evenings and last for six weeks
Group objectives:
*Define emotional literacy
*Identify factors that impact ability to understand emotions in ourselves and
Others
*Increase positive coping skills in response to negative emotions (anger sadness
Etc)
*Decrease problematic behaviors
*Increase social skills

Grief, loss and abandonment for children and adolescents
Objectives:
*Understand grief
*Identify coping skills to work through feelings that accompany grief
*Prevent depression, anxiety, isolation and maladaptive behaviors
*Develop effective ways to express negative emotions
*Increase ability to accept loss

We’re only accepting a limited number of participants in order to maximize the experience. Please call the office at 302-292-1334
x 1 to speak with Lisa Savage or x2 to speak with Rebecca Roebke.