art therapy for teens

Stress Less, Self-Love More

The focus of this group is to empower middle school aged girls to confidently deal with stress and to find ways to celebrate their strengths. The group members will engage in hands-on activities that encourage them to be mindful, self-compassionate and connected to the world around them. Themes that are highlighted include forming a balanced view of self, increasing stress reduction and self-care tools, and developing resilience and self-compassion.Through art, reflective journaling, yoga, practical mindfulness, and self-care DIY activities, the members will leave with a greater sense of how to Stress Less and Self Love More.

Open to Girls 11-13 years old, entering 7th or 8th grade
Time/Date: 9:30-11:00 am, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 2022
Cost: $425
Leader: Shallini Phipps, APCC

Summer Groups

Hiking for Gamers

We are a group focused on connecting gamers in-person and outside! Hiking for Gamers is dedicated to building new friendships while enjoying the benefits of outdoor exercise. In addition to hiking, participants will engage in ice breaker activities and active listening exercises, as well as game-based challenges. The goal is for your child to strengthen their confidence in forming and maintaining friendships. Hiker’s will also learn how to use exercise as a regulation tool. Male/Female/Non-Binary Gamers 10-13 years old. Introverts and extraverts are welcome!

Open to Male/Female/Non-Binary Gamers 10-13 years old
Time/Date: 9:30-11:30am, Monday-Friday, July 25-29, 2022
Cost: $600
Leader: Colin Maslan, ASW

Art & Mindfulness Middle Schoolers Group

Girls Guide to 6th grade

This group is designed to target the stress and anxiety that comes with the early weeks of a new school year. Through art, movement, and mindfulness girls will learn how to reduce stress, gain insight and develop tools for handling school worries. We will explore ways girls can use their strengths to combat the initial shock of 6th grade. We will develop social emotional strategies, self expression, and calming tools to use at school and at home.

Open to Girls 11-12 years old- entering 6th grade
Time/Date: 10:00-11:30 am, Monday – Friday, August 1-5, 2022
Cost: $425
Leader: Gellaine Rabino, APCC, ATR

Group Interest Form

Proof of Vaccination
Effective March 1, 2022, we require all group participants to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Insurance Reimbursement
We are able to provide insurance reimbursement documentation upon request after the last session of each group. You will need to check with your particular insurance regarding reimbursement for groups.

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Spring and Summer Art & Mindfulness Groups

The focus of this group will be to support girls and boys in learning how to manage stress and other difficult emotions with mindfulness and art-based exercises