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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13) Therapy Groups in Connecticut (CT)
Managing Middle School: No More Mean Girls!
Host: Jacqueline N Guajardo, PhD
"Exclusion, gossip, insults, and other behaviors used to establish and maintain the social hierarchy make up the daily routine for many girls in middle and high school. This "routine" is called relational aggression. Relational aggression can seriously affect any girl, ..."
Squashing the Chatterbox
Host: Brittany Finkeldey, MA, LPC
"The pressure to fit in and be "good enough" can quickly become overwhelming. Girls learn these messages from our "chatterboxes" i.e.; social media, television, and from each other. That's why we've created this innovative group for 7th and 8th girls. ..."
Positively More, Junior League of Greenwich
Host: Beth O'Malley, LCSW, ACSW
"Together with a team of Greenwich professionals and the Junior League, created, refined and implemented a program for self-esteem, empowerment, communication skills and Internet safety for 11 and 12-year-old girls in the community. Program is offered five times annually throughout ..."
Teen Support Group
Host: Kathryn M Tkacz, MA, LMFT, CHT
"This is a peer support group facilitated by Kathryn Tkacz, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. It is specifically devoted for the needs of our tween/ teen girls. We encourage and teach creative emotional expression, healthy coping skills and empower self ..."
Social Skills Group -7th through 9th grades
Host: Jonathan Swift, PhD, LCSW
"Social Skills Group target skills include meeting others, knowing when to talk and when to listen, identifying emotions, appropriate body language, stress and anger management, social problem solving, appropriate behavior with the family, accepting parenting and boundaries, sibling relationships, and ..."
Parenting Support for Parents of Middle Schoolers
Host: Susan G Raphael, LMFT
"The middle school years can be especially challenging as youngsters assert their independence. As the pressures of school and friends combine with the confusing physical changes of this time, parents often wonder what has happened to their children. Support from ..."
Creatively Me!: A Self-Esteem Building Group
Host: Kyle Barreuther, MAAT
"This interactive creative therapy group is for boys and girls ages 11-14* who struggle with low self-esteem or could simply benefit from reinforcement in an environment that fosters further development of self-esteem and resilience. We utilize art making, creative play ..."
Middle School Social Skills - Self Esteem Group
Host: Jennifer Fairchild Coaching and Therapy
"This is a social skill - self esteem group for girls and boys in 6-8th grade. Various topics include dealing with bullies and mean people, social media safety, how to make new friends, ways to increase self confidence, standing up ..."
Coping Skills Group for Children of Divorce
Host: Laura Toce, PsyD
"Krista Stiebel, LCSW, will facilitate a this group which will provide support and strategies for children ages 11-14 experiencing the effects of divorce. Strategies will include appropriate expression of feelings and healthy coping mechanisms. Please contact Dr. Laura Toce (860-944-4228) for ..."
Young Adolescent Anxiety Group
Host: Anne Perkinson-Sansolo, MA, LPC
"This group is open to young adolescent girls ages 11-14 who experience anxiety, whether it is generalized, social or a specific anxiety. It is an interactive group that uses components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Art Therapy and Play Therapy. "
Asperger's Social Skills Group Ages 10 to 14
Host: ProviderCare Plus ~ Clincial Psychology Group
"Conducted by Melissa Sheardwright, PhD: "Social relationships can be a great source of stress and anxiety for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. Such difficulties can impede independent functioning in society so it is critical that parents, teachers, ..."
Social Skills on the Spectrum
Host: Julia Tucker Wood, LMFT
"This is a group for middle school boys on the spectrum. The group was so successful that the boys asked to continue again in the fall. Looking for a few great kids to join us. We do take insurance. "
Expressive Arts 'N Social Skills For Tweens
Host: Allison B. Spitzer, BS, MA
"Does your 10-13 year old just have trouble fitting in? Making friends, reading and understanding social cues, the effect of their behavior or attitude on others at home or school? This creative arts group has been running for several years ..."
No more Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13) Therapy Groups in Connecticut (CT) - try other Therapy Groups below
Host: Alison M. Luciano, MSW, LMSW, LCSW
"Girls group to address issues of self esteem, peer relationships, family or school stress and goal setting. Works well with academic issues, self image, substance abuse, family changes, and anxious or depressed mood. Will need 5 participants minimum. Adolescent girls ..."
Bipolar Support Group
Host: Corinne Ferola, LCSW
"This is a support group for adults who carry a bipolar disorder diagnosis. The group offers members an opportunity to share experiences and hope and to feel less alone on their journey. It also provides an environment to learn new ..."
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills (Adults)
Host: Alison Caldwell-Andrews, PhD
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment that helps people regulate their emotions. DBT is particularly helpful for those who are sensitive and suffering or who feel that their emotions are out of control. Participation in DBT Skills Groups like ..."
Building Social Skill Muscles (BSSM)
Host: Marissa Perrelli Brown, MSW, LCSW
"BSSM is a social skills group for children entering grades 3-5. Does your child need help learning appropriate social skills? Making friends? Improving his/her social thinking? This is a 5 week summer program consisting of 10 group sessions, 2x weekly ..."
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13) Therapy Groups
The Preteen or tween years (ages 11-13) are a transitional period when the physical and psychological changes that occur in adolescence begin.
For help with preteens or for a Connecticut (CT) preteen Therapy Group these Connecticut (CT) preteen Therapy Groups provide help with preteen development issues. They include preteen Therapy Groups in Connecticut (CT), preteen psychologists, and preteen counselors. They can help with preteen behavior, preteen learning and preteen body image issues.
They'll also help with tweens in Connecticut (CT), communicating and understanding your tween tween body imageconcerns.
Connecticut (CT) Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Connecticut (CT) counseling groups, Connecticut (CT) support groups, Connecticut (CT) mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).
Before joining a Connecticut (CT) support group, first see if the issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Connecticut (CT) to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.