Groups and Workshops

Please note, any of our groups and workshops are offered for all ages. 
If you don’t see a group or workshop listed for your age, please inquire to learn more, since new groups and workshops are always in development.

Group Workshops

Please note, any of our groups and workshops are offered for all ages.  If you don’t see a group or workshop listed for your age, please inquire to learn more, since new groups and workshops are always in development.

Adult Groups

OCD Group for Adults - ages 18+

Dr. Keith Saylor’s weekend workshops for OCD are interactive and experiential, focusing on all variations of OCD. The evidence-based group helps participants understand OCD and encourages crafting and implementing exposure-and-response-prevention goals to be implemented between group sessions. 

Schedule and Cost: Rolling enrollment, Saturdays, 1:00-2:30 pm, once per month, $150/workshop

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Women’s Anxiety Support Group, ages 18+

Dr. Keith Saylor’s anxiety groups for women are interactive and experiential – all focused on translating the latest science related to anxiety and anxiety treatment into practical language and actions that lead to positive change.  Participants set exposure-based, achievable goals, which they implement and update at each session. This group has a variety of experienced members who share freely about what has worked for them. Highly supportive, yet always challenging, this group will assist participants in reaching their goals.  Women in the group experience social support and reinforcement.

This group will be led by Dr. Keith Saylor.

Schedule and Cost:  Thursday nights, 60-75 minutes once/month, $125 per group

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Adolescent and Young Adult Groups

Adaptive College Experience (ACE) Program

The program is intended for students with symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (including Asperger’s), and/or ADHD or Anxiety. The focus is on adaptive skills – organization, self-regulation, and social skills — for high schoolers who are preparing for college and for students who already are in college.

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LGBTQIA Teen Support Group

This virtual group, led by Dr. Jessica Jupiter, includes teenagers (ages 13-18) who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, or asexual. The group provides a safe space for teenagers to explore feelings and concerns and to practice positive communication skills. Weekly topics are presented along with education and research about the LGBTQIA experience.

Participants:

  • Process emotions and experiences related to their LGBTQIA identity.
  • Learn strategies for communicating needs and experiences in an adaptive manner.
  • Provide and receive encouragement from other group members.
  • Learn about and discuss information from LGBTQIA research studies.
  • Practice skills related to mental health risk or concerns.

Duration and Cost

  • Six 50-minute group sessions, held every 2 weeks
  • $125 per session

Click here to learn more and register.

 

Depression Group for Teens and Young Adults

This virtual group, led by Dr. Jessica Jupiter, is for teenagers and young adults who experience various forms of depression, including those that co-occur with other disorders. Each group focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) strategies for the treatment of depression, with opportunities to learn and practice skills and present concerns.

Participants:

  • Learn about the role of thoughts in depression and the impact on emotions and behavior.
  • Learn evidence-based treatment strategies to reduce depression symptoms.
  • Practice skills during sessions to challenge negative/unhelpful thoughts.
  • Learn about the role of behaviors in reducing symptoms of depression and increasing positive mood and experiences.
  • Practice treatment strategies through specific individual activities in the interim between sessions.
  • Receive reinforcement and social support from group members.

Duration and Cost

  • Eight, 50-minute group sessions, twice monthly
  • $125 per session

 

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Life Transition Skills (Co-ed, Ages 18-25)

The Life Transition Skills group, led by Dr. Sajjad Khan, focuses on the adaptive skills necessary for a successful transition from young adulthood into adulthood, including self-advocacy, organization/executive function, and management of multiple task demands (eg, job search, personal finances). The curriculum includes the development of self-confidence and target goals that are concurrent with independent living skills. The group includes males and females aged 18-25.

Duration and Cost:
Eight 50-minute sessions, every other week.
$125/session

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Social Skills Groups for Middle School and High School

Two separate groups –one for children in Middle School and one for High Schoolers — focus on social skills coaching for adolescents who have symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (including Asperger’s), ADHD, or Anxiety, or who have general challenges with social skills.

Learning Objectives

  1. To understand the components of confidence, including tone of voice, posture, eye contact, and related attributes
  2. To understand non-verbal communication
  3. To understand empathy and the ability to take another’s perspective
  4. To learn conversation dynamics, such as ice-breakers, reciprocal dialogue, and to agree-to-disagree
  5. To learn attributes of friendship, sustained relationships, altruism, and compassion

Duration and Cost

Eight sessions: twice-monthly groups, 40 minutes with participants and 10 minutes with parents for a recap
$125 per session

 

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ADHD Groups for Adolescents and Young Adults

Alex Epperly, MA, is leading virtual (online through SecureVideo) groups for teens and young adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The groups target executive functioning, with a focus on learning skills such as time management, prioritization, planning, organization, mental flexibility, self-regulation, and problem-solving. Each session includes motivational strategies to promote success, in-session exercises for applying the skills to real-life situations, and strategies to practice prior to the next session.

Duration and Cost
Six 60-minute sessions held weekly
$75/session

 

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