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CLM Child & Adolescent Groups

CLM's Child, Adolescent and Family services regularly offer a number of psycho-therapeutic and skill-building groups focused on helping children and teens attain success. Led by children's clinicians, the groups are geared to specific age groups and cover a variety of topics. Being a part of a therapeutic group can be a profound, powerful and helpful experience for children and teens.

Groups are covered by most major health plans, co-pays may apply. Self-payment is also an option and if interested, should be discussed when registering.

For more information on groups and topics, please call Jolene Carr at 603.965.0644. To enroll in one of the groups listed below please contact the Intake Department at 603-434-1577.

At this time due to COVID, all groups are being held online. In upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:

Be Fab-YOU-lous (Girls Ages 11 - 14)

Begins Monday, January 10, 2022, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
This six-week therapy group will teach and reinforce skills that support healthy self-esteem, confidence, effective communication, and social skills. Skills will be taught through various interactive activities and music.

DBT 101 (Ages 15 - 18)

Begins Monday, January 10, 2022, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
This six-week group will help clients begin to understand their emotions and learn how to manage their triggers. The group will focus on introducing new coping skills taken directly from the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) model. Material covered will help clients to reduce self-destructive behaviors, manage symptoms related to anxiety or depression, and improve interpersonal relationships.

My Body Is the Best (Ages 11-14)

Begins Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Participants pf this six-week group will explore their own relationship with their body and learn how to develop self-compassion through art, music, and discussion. Particularly appropriate for participants with social anxiety, low self-esteem, and poor body image, this group will focus on developing a better body image and coping skills to use when the world tries to break it back down.

Wise-Minded Warriors (Females age 16+)

Begins Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
This six-week group is designed to empower young adult females ages 16+ as they build inner strength while coping with complex emotions. Clients will have the opportunity to develop a supportive network among each other as they explore their self-identity in relation to how they cope. This group will provide education in how to utilize peer bonding as a safe space to not only process emotions, but find effective methods to create balance within daily life.

Socially Savvy (Ages 8-11)

Begins Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Participants of this six-week group will explore being part of a group and will learn skills to engage in conversations with peers. Socially Savvy is particularly appropriate for children with social anxiety, those that find engaging with peers challenging, or those that have difficulty making friends. This group will focus on developing social skills to build communication, connection and community.

Creative Kids (Ages 11-14)

Begins Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
This six week group will help participants between the ages of 11 and 14 to learn ways that art can be used as a coping skill to assist them in managing symptoms of anxiety, depression, or difficulty regulating their emotions. Participants will use drawing, journaling, and many other artistic approaches to assist them in expressing and managing negative thoughts and feelings.

Mindful Little Minds (Ages 8-11)

Begins Thursday, January 13, 2022, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Participants of this six-week group will learn about the benefits of mindfulness and how it can help them recognize, understand, and manage their emotions. This group may benefit individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, or difficulty regulating their emotions.