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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, ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 733-0453
Group meets in:
West Hartford, Connecticut 06117
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. ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 531-3134
Group meets in:
Essex, Connecticut 06426
Beth O'Malley, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Greenwich
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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 701-6759
Group meets in:
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
Preparing for Adolescence
Host: Merina Corby, PhD, LMFT
"A psychotherapy group for young women (ages 11-13) wanting to improve their self-esteem and relational skills. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 920-5633
Group meets in:
New London, Connecticut 06320
Kathryn M Tkacz, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Suffield
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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 308-1511
Group meets in:
Suffield, Connecticut 06078
Jonathan Swift, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Madison
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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 307-5999 x1
Group meets in:
Madison, Connecticut 06443
Susan G Raphael, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Westport
"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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 557-4601
Group meets in:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
Carrie L Potoff, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Branford
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Host: Carrie L Potoff, MSW, LCSW
"Private practice in downtown Branford. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 303-7523
Group meets in:
Branford, Connecticut 06405
Kyle Barreuther, Art Therapist  in Portland
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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 733-0437
Group meets in:
Portland, Connecticut 06480
Jennifer Fairchild Coaching and Therapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Milford
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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 418-7945
Group meets in:
Milford, Connecticut 06461
Laura Toce, Psychologist  in Avon
"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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 591-9941
Group meets in:
Avon, Connecticut 06001
Anne Perkinson-Sansolo, Counselor  in Cheshire
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. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 931-5566
Group meets in:
Cheshire, Connecticut 06410
Cara Elizabeth Bartlett, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Norwich
PreTeen Boys' Group
Host: Cara Elizabeth Bartlett, MSW, LCSW
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 956-5354 x2
Group meets in:
Norwich, Connecticut 06360
ProviderCare Plus ~ Clincial Psychology Group, Psychologist  in South Windsor
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, ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 452-0087
Group meets in:
South Windsor, Connecticut 06074
Julia Tucker Wood, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Chester
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. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(860) 986-6839
Group meets in:
Chester, Connecticut 06412
Allison B. Spitzer,   in Trumbull
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 ..."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(203) 612-5694
Group meets in:
Trumbull, Connecticut 06611
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Alison M. Luciano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Woodbury
Girls Circle
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 ..."
(203) 745-2326
Group meets in:
Woodbury, Connecticut 06798
Corinne Ferola, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Bristol
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 ..."
(860) 469-2590
Group meets in:
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Alison Caldwell-Andrews, Psychologist  in Middlefield
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 ..."
(860) 308-1394
Group meets in:
Middlefield, Connecticut 06455
Marissa Perrelli Brown, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Branford
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 ..."
(203) 794-7770
Group meets in:
Branford, Connecticut 06405

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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.