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Therapy Groups

We offer a variety of groups that provide members a validating environment to improve skills and confidence to decrease distress in navigating social situations.
Our groups have moved to anurturingvillage.org

Groups for Parents

Parent Support Group

A group for parents to connect with other parents and building a support system. Group aims to support parents in understanding children's thinking, effective ways to implement behavioral strategies, and discussions around school supports and resources. Parents will have an opportunity to learn about community resources, scholarships, and parent training programs. There will be time dedicated to discussing co-morbid conditions as well as parent directed conversations and topics.

 

Groups for Children & Adolescents

Unmasking Autism: A Neurodivergent Affirming Group for TEENS

Provide a validating & safe environment to assist members to learn how to unmask, self-advocate, communicate, navigate friendships, manage conflicts, & more. Participants will engage in psychoeducation, role play, modeling, & opportunities to practice.

PEERS® Informed Social Skills TEEN Group 

Improve skills & confidence in social situations. This group is for those wishing to learn social skills. Our therapists practice a neurodivergent affirming approach by recognizing & respecting individuals' ways of communication while being supportive of the learning process & mindful of burnout. 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 

Kindergarten-5th Grade

Uses evidence-based approaches to learn how to recognize, understand, & cope with anxiety, depression, anger, & other emotions. Incorporates games, hands-on activities, & crafts. 

Social Emotional Learning

Kindergarten-5th Grade

Increase self-awareness, self-control, self-regulation, social skills, & responsible decision-making. Incorporates crafts & games.

 

Expressive Art Therapy for ages 8 to 14 years old

Use multiple forms of creative expression to articulate their inner selves. The group will use painting, drawing, & other mediums to discover more about themselves & how to express themselves. 

GAME ON for ages 10 to 15 years old

Provide a validating and safe environment to improve self-esteem & social skills, including communication, leadership, and friendship using video games. Participants will engage in psychoeducation, role play & modeling, & opportunities to practice.

Groups for Adult Clients

Neurodivergent Social Events for Adults Ages 18+

Join our group of neurodivergent individuals and have fun engaging in social events. This monthly group meeting. These events aim to provide a social opportunity for neurodivergent adults to connect, have fun, & practice social skills should one choose to do so, all while experiencing a safe & validating environment. There is a $30 administrative fee for each event. We participate in events like laser tag, escape rooms, bowling, eating out and more.

 

Unmasking: A Neurodivergent Affirming Group for Adults Ages 18+

Provide a validating & safe environment to assist members to learn how to unmask, self-advocate, communicate, navigate friendships, manage conflicts, boundaries & more. Participants will engage in psychoeducation, role play, modeling, & opportunities to practice.

PEERS® Informed Social Skills Young Adults Ages 18+ 

Improve skills & confidence in social situations. This group is for those wishing to learn social skills. Our therapists practice a neurodivergent affirming approach by recognizing and respecting individuals' ways of communication while being supportive of the learning process & mindful of Autism burnout.
 

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