Group Descriptions

  • Relapse Prevention
    • The modality used for Relapse Prevention is: WRAP. WRAP stands for Wellness-Recovery-Action-Plan.  WRAP is a popular system for monitoring and relieving uncomfortable feelings and behaviors, working on recovery, maintaining wellness and making your life the way you want it to be.  While WRAP was developed by, and for, people who experience mental health difficulties, it can be used to treat substance abuse, provide a guide in working toward life goals, improve relationships, help build communication skills and increase interpersonal skills with others.
  • Adult Cognitive Self Change
    • Cognitive Self Change is based on the National Model of CSC and addresses the cognitive thinking errors and faulty core beliefs that lead to high risk behaviors and continued relapse in addiction. Individuals are taught how to identify immediate thinking errors as they arise and alternative thinking patters that can make them more successful in taking accountability and changing problematic behaviors.
  • Adult DBT
    • This group is focused on teaching skills to combat dysfunctional patterns and help individuals change behavioral, emotional thinking, and interpersonal patterns. Individuals will learn how to become more mindful of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors, regulate their emotions and become more resilient.
  • Parent Group
    • A comprehensive parenting class for parenting teenagers and ‘tweens. Active Parenting of Teens is a program that addresses our complicated day and age. With this parenting curriculum, parent’s will gain confidence and courage to meet the challenges) of their children’s teen years. Areas of focus are: teens & technology (the Internet, social networking sites, etc.), the latest in teen drug use prevention (including prescription drugs), teen bullying: how to spot it, how to handle it, special stepfamily considerations, how brain development affects teen behavior and decision- making, improved discipline and communication, updated teen sexuality issues.
  • TREM & M-TREM
    • The Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) is a fully manualized, group-based intervention designed to facilitate trauma recovery among individuals with histories of exposure to sexual and physical abuse.
  • Teen DBT
    • Teens will learn how to become more mindful of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors, regulate their emotions and become more resilient and manage distress through improving their relationships and finding balance and acceptance.
  • Connections
    • Connections group is a multifaceted approach, developed to address issues relating to shame, and to facilitate the development of shame resilience. The curriculum is ideal for populations working with issues such as self esteem, love and belonging, authenticity, the development of empathy, connection, and power, and the ability to cultivate a resilient spirit.
  • Beyond Trauma (female’s only)
    • This group explores and educates on trauma and the impact it has on individual’s lives. Individuals will learn how trauma and abuse has impacted their lives and develop coping mechanisms to assist them in learning to feel grounded, safe and more focused on positive goals.
  • G-TEP
    • This group is EMDR in a group setting. G-TEP enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories. Adaptive Information Processing model posits that EMDR therapy facilitates the accessing and processing of traumatic memories and other adverse life experience to bring these to an adaptive resolution. After successful treatment with EMDR therapy, affective distress is relieved, negative beliefs are reformulated, and physiological arousal is reduced.
  •  Relationship Detox
    • Relationship issues are a major cause of relapse for men and women in recovery.  Relationship Detox group is a self-help group to assist clients in developing healthy relationships in recovery.  Individuals in this recovery will examine their own relationship issues and begin to make healthy changes as needed.