Anxiety

Grade School age children

CALM Kids (Calming your Anxiety and Lifting your Mood) is a psychology based group for children ages 8-12 that targets symptoms of anxiety, depression and physiological symptoms of stress. It is designed to build resilience from and lessen feelings of anxiety and depression as well as provide tools for stress management. Participants should have generally average speech and language skills. Please contact the office for information on current programs.

Teens

Teen Groups for Middle School age and High School age – Teen groups are a psychology-based social group for students with social anxiety, ADHD or high-functioning autism. The groups are divided into middle school age and high school age. Teens are able to discuss issues and social situations that they encounter at school and learn to problem-solve together in a therapeutic setting. Community activities are provided which help to allow practice of social skills in a natural setting. To benefit from this program, participants should be in a regular education curriculum with age-appropriate verbal skills.

CALM Teens (Calming your Anxiety and Lifting your Mood) is a psychology based group for teens that targets symptoms of anxiety, depression and physiological symptoms of stress. It is designed to build resilience from and lessen feelings of anxiety and depression as well as provide tools for stress management. Participants should have generally average speech and language skills. Please contact the office for information on current programs.

Young Adults

Young Adult Group – This is a psychology-based social group for young adults who have graduated high school with Asperger disorder, high functioning autism, or social anxiety disorder and have difficulty being in group settings. The program is designed to improve social skills and increase social engagement with same-age peers. Community activities appropriate for young adults provide the opportunity to practice the skills taught. Developed and directed by Michelle DePolo, Psy.D., BCBA-D.