Do you know any teens who struggle with controlling emotions? Many teens don’t have the skills needed to cope with strong emotions and to make them manageable for daily living.
This is a weekly group for teens who want to connect with other teens and receive support as they process a variety of stressors. Group sessions are tailored to address specific issues raised by group members. The biggest result group members will experience is being able to gain perspective and improve their ability to manage distress through an environment of peer acceptance and exploration of practical coping strategies.
Held on Thursdays at 5pm for 60 minutes.
**Virtual meetings only, at this time.**
Teens can join the group after each participant or parent completes the registration form and speaks with the group facilitator, Tati Hernandez.
This is a weekly, ongoing group for teens who want a safe and affirming space to explore who they are and build connections without the fear of being judged or rejected because of their gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. This group will provide group members with the experience of identity development and healing through an inclusive and accepting community.
Held on Tuesdays at 5pm for 60 minutes. **Virtual meetings only, at this time.**
Using The Body Image Workbook for Teens by Julia V. Taylor, the group will focus on helping teenage girls build self-esteem and develop healthy coping strategies when faced with negative body messages. This group will address negative self-talk/cognitive distortions, social media, nutrition/health and celebrating different body types.
Cost for six group sessions is $349 per person. This group is ideal for girls in 7th – 9th Grade.
This group will be led by Wise Family clinician, Rebecca Staines.
Many teens do not have the skills needed to cope with this unprecedented time. Group therapy is a great source of support and growth for teens. The Virtual Teen Talk Support Group is designed to educate and support teens as they navigate this time of uncertainty to make daily living more manageable.
The group meets virtually on Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm. 9th-12th grade boys and girls are welcome to join. Teens can join the group after each participant or parent completes the registration form and speaks with a group facilitator. Once joining Teen Talk, each teen must commit to attend for a minimum of six weeks as regular attendance is necessary for the group to be successful. Participants can pay per session ($70 each) or for a 6 week group session package ($397 for package of 6).
This group will be facilitated by Wise Family clinician Whitney Taylor.
Cost for this group is $70 per session. A 6 week group session package may also be purchased for $397.
This group is for rising juniors and seniors who are experiencing anxiety or stress related to their college choice process and the impact COVID-19 has had on their academic goals.
This group will provide teens education on unique ways to destress, foster new friendships for accountability and gain skills of how to navigate potential stressors that may arise in their junior and senior year.
Cost for this eight week group is $30 per session.
“Amy talks about moving children from being externally-driven to internally-driven…and she helps you get there!”— Parent of 15-year-old daughter
We read through your website from start to finish and were so impressed by your extensive credentials and training but, the real reason why we want to work with you is your clear enthusiasm for children and families and the wisdom and deep love you share for both!— Mom of 12-year-old child with special needs
Amy knows how to relate to children, and make them feel comfortable . My son was shy at the beginning but Amy asked him a couple questions about what he likes and immediately found the connection to him. He happily followed her in the office (just after a 3 min of conversation) and preformed the test. He wasn’t nervous or scared and it’s bc of her ability to relate to kids.
We had a great experience and he wants to go back! Thank you very much!— Dad of 5-year-old assessment client