Group Therapy – Ages 14-18

Chaos to Canvas Support Group

The Chaos to Canvas group aims to provide a supportive, creative space for kids and parents to improve their connection through artistic expression. By combining art and CBT in a nurturing environment, we will focus on building connections and having fun through collaborative, creative activities.

Location:

Wise Family Wellness office in Alexandria

When:

Every Friday starting in August

Time:

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Ages: 

8-16 (must bring a parent/guardian)

Cost:

To be determined.

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Magical Mental Wellness Group

This group is designed to lead wizards and witches on a magical journey towards mental well-being. This group will cover the topics of happiest memories, fears, identity, and more!

The main takeaway group members will gain is:

You are not alone, and your magic shines brightly from within.

This group is for teens and tweens who share a passion for Harry Potter and mental well-being.

Where:

Alexandria Office

When:

Starting on Saturday, July 13th

Time:

10 am on Saturdays

 

REGISTER HERE!

PRISM Teen Group

PRISM Group is back and in person at our Alexandria office!

This is an open and ongoing group that functions as a drop-in hour for peer-to-peer LGBTQ+ support. This affirming and brave space provides group members with the experience of identity exploration and healing through an inclusive and accepting community.

Join our waitlist! Dates for the next session are pending at this time.

Where:

Alexandria Office

When:

TBD

Time:

TBD

Cost:

$50 per hour

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Executive Functioning & Emotional Regulation Group

The purpose of this ADHD Counseling Group is to provide a culturally competent, safe, and understanding environment.

In this group, both adolescents and teens can explore their daily challenges living with ADHD, learn coping strategies, and develop habits to increase executive functioning skills to manage their ADHD effectively. The group will incorporate fun into learning new skills and will aim to encourage and uplift members of the group.

Who is this group for?

Designed for participants in Middle School & High School

Where:

The Wise Family Alexandria Office

Dates:

Ongoing group held on Fridays

Time:

  • 5:00pm for Middle School Group
  • 6:00pm for the High School Group

Cost:

$75 per group session

*The price of this group includes the ADHD Workbook and an ADHD starter kit. 

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Calm and Clear Substance Support Group for Teens

The Wise Family is offering an ongoing, co-ed group focused on supporting teens 14-17 struggling with the challenges that substance use and associated mental health symptoms cause.

This group will be facilitated by Resident in Counseling, Cleo Chalk, and is a harm reduction group. Participants will focus on reducing reliance on substances, learning about mental health, and inner resource management/coping skill development.

Where:

The Wise Family Alexandria Office

Dates:

Ongoing group held on Mondays

Time:

6:00pm

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EmpowerHer: Teen Girls Social Anxiety Support Group

Welcome to EmpowerHer, a safe and supportive space designed exclusively for teenage girls grappling with social anxiety. Led by experienced facilitators, this group offers a nurturing environment where you can share your experiences, connect with peers facing similar challenges, and learn effective coping strategies to navigate social situations with confidence.

Our group sessions provide a platform for open discussion, where you can express yourself freely without fear of judgment. Whether you’re struggling with speaking in front of others, making new friends, or feeling overwhelmed in social settings, EmpowerHer is here to offer guidance and encouragement every step of the way.

When:

Summer of 2024

Time:

7pm

Location:

Alexandria Office or Falls Church

Price:

$520 for 8 sessions ($65 per session)

**(You can opt to pay 2 payments of $260)

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College Prep Teen Group

Stressed about college and having to make decisions?

Want to work through those stressors with a group of your peers?!

This 8-week session will explore:

  • Academic student stress
  • Stress-related to the college choice process
  • Explore college going strategies
  • Establish 3-5 year plan
  • Begin to explore life and identity post high school

Cost:

$350 per person

Contact us for information for the next session!