Groups & Workshops

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Here is a handy overview of our Groups & Workshops at Perspectives!

Child Group Counseling And Workshops

Social Skills

-Children with social anxieties or deficits
– Leader:  Diana Jennings, MS, LLP
– Group begins again: Spring 2017

Anger/Self-Control

– Kids who are oppositional or defiant
– Leader: Joe Lilly, LMSW
– Group begins again: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Anxiety/Stress Busters Workshop

– Children with stress & anxiety
– Leader:  Diana Jennings, MS, LLP
Workshop: Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, $79

Teen Group Counseling And Workshops

The Cutting EDGE

– Teens who struggle with self-injury
– Leader: Leslie Johnsen, MA, LLP

The Teen EDGE

– Teens who are either using or abusing drugs and/or alcohol
– Teens who engage in self-destructive behaviors
– Leader: Leslie Johnsen, MA, LLP
– Group begins again:  Tuesday, Spring 2017, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Taking the EDGE off Depression & Anxiety

– Teens who struggle with depression/anxiety
– Leader: Leslie Johnsen, MA, LLP

Social Skills

– Teens with social anxieties or deficits
– Leader:  Diana Jennings, MS, LLP
– Group begins again: Spring 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

The Self-Control/Anger EDGE

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– Teens who struggle with anger, impulsivity & hyperactivity
– Focusing on self-control and anger management.
– Leader:  Joe Lilly, LMSW
– Group begins again:  Spring 2017

Motivation Workshop for Teens

– Building Motivation, Confidence & Initiative in Academically Struggling High School Students.
– Goal Setting, Time-Management Skills
– Leader:  LaTanya Carter, PhD, LP
Workshop:  Fall 2017, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, $119

Adult Group Counseling And Workshops

Parenting the Self-Injurious Teen

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– For parents of adolescents who engage in self-injury and other self-destructive behaviors.
– Learn why people self-injure
– Learn what to do & what not to do to help
-How to effectively parent a teen who struggles with this issue
– Leader:  Leslie Johnsen, MA, LLP
– Workshop:  Tuesday, Spring, 2017 7:30 – 9:00 pm

 Codependency Workshop for Men & Women

– For Men & Women 18 +
– Providing direction for men & women in understanding their roles in relationships and how to manage and maintain them without losing self respect and self acceptance
– Challenging patterns of unhealthy relationships
– Learn how to stop making excuses for others
– Setting appropriate limits
– Accept yourself right where you are and be free to be you
– Leader:  Karolyn Thompson, PhD, LPC
 – Workshop:  Fall 2017, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

 Parenting the Out-of-Control Child/Teen

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– For the Parents of Children & Teens ages 5-15
– Parenting the impulsive, angry and hyperactive child
– Find out who struggles with self-control & why; learn skills to help your family
– Leader:  Joe Lilly, LMSW
Workshop: Fall 2017, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Building Your Students’ Confidence, Motivation & Initiative

–  For parents of students who often have missing assignments, who have failing grades, who are taking summer classes, procrastinate, create conflict regarding homework and/or need constant reminders to do homework
–  Learn strategies for helping their middle school, high school or college student find what motivates them
–  How to use reinforcement and consequences to enhance motivation
–  How their students’ individual learning style can affect motivation
–  Leader:  LaTanya Carter, PhD, LP
– Workshop:  Spring 2017

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