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Groups for Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults

Nicole Fayard and Emily Rizzo co-lead two Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT Skills Groups for adolescents ages 13 to 18 on Tuesday afternoons and evenings. Group members will learn and review DBT skills from the four modules of DBT, including mindfulness skills, distress tolerance skills, emotion regulation skills, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. Parents/caregivers participate in a separate DBT skills group twice a month on Monday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Victoria Mwongela and Heather McMullen co-lead a Multi-Family DBT Skills Group on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. In this DBT Skills Group, children and adolescents ages 8 to 17 work alongside their parents/caregivers to learn and review DBT skills. The multi-family structure allows family members to practice DBT skills in the same setting, ensuring that everyone has the same toolkit for regulating emotions and achieving mindfulness at home.

Mary Carlough leads a DBT skills group for college-age students and young adults, ages 18 to 29, on Thursday afternoons from 3:00 – 4:15 pm. This group was designed to help young adults learn effective coping strategies, reduce self-sabotaging behaviors, and reach their goals through the practice and development of DBT skills.

Emily Rizzo is running a trans teen support group via Zoom on Saturdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. This is a social support group for teens exploring their gender identity, and who identify as non-binary, GNC, agender, and transgender. Ages range from 14-19 years old.