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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. For more informaton on groups, topics and to register, please call Jolene Carr at 603.965.0644.

In upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:

Social skills:

Socially Savvy (Ages 8 - 11)

Socially Savvy will utilize experiential learning techniques and creative art activities to teach social skills. The focus of this group will be on developing healthy interpersonal communication skills to build healthy friendships. In addition, it will teach effective teamwork and leadership skills which will allow participants to better manage challenging social situations in their day to day lives. Lastly, participants will also have the opportunity to sharpen their problem solving skills as they connect with others.

Be Fab-YOU-Lous (Ages 11-14)

Open to 11-14 year old girls, this six week therapy group will teach and reinforce skills that support healthy self-esteem, confidence, communication and social skill development. Participants will have opportunities to be inspired, express individuality, discover their unlimited potential and empower others by collaborating with peers in this interactive group. Activities include creation of self-portraits, mindfulness jars, compliment bags, journaling, connecting to music …. and more!


coping skills:

 The Zen Project (Ages 15 - 18)

This six week therapy group will support individuals ages 15 - 18 with learning about mindfulness, its benefits, and how to use it to manage mood and reduce stress. Activities to engage the learning process will include deep breathing, zentangling, intricate coloring, creating a motivation and inspiration board, and creating a “down day” box to support goals and coping skills!

Finding the Middle Path: DBT Group (Ages 14 - 19)

DBT is an evidence based practice that was specifically designed to treat unhealthy and self-destructive behaviors in the areas of self-harm, over or under eating, drug or alcohol use, and dependence on physical activity. DBT focuses on five sets of skills: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Walking the Middle Path, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

Outstanding Teens (Ages 15 - 18)

Our LGBT+ teens (and those exploring their orientation and identity) deserve a safe and supportive place to express how they feel and be who they are. This six week therapy group has been designed to allow the opportunity to express oneself freely, identify skills to reduce anxiety, depression, combat stigma, increase self-esteem and self-confidence through discussion and various activities.


Self-esteem development

Be Fab-YOU-Lous (Ages 11-14)

Open to 11-14 year old girls, this six week therapy group will teach and reinforce skills that support healthy self-esteem, confidence, communication and social skill development. Participants will have opportunities to be inspired, express individuality, discover their unlimited potential and empower others by collaborating with peers in this interactive group. Activities include creation of self-portraits, mindfulness jars, compliment bags, journaling, connecting to music …. and more!

Socially Savvy (Ages 8 - 11)

Socially Savvy will utilize experiential learning techniques and creative art activities to teach social skills. The focus of this group will be on developing healthy interpersonal communication skills to build healthy friendships. In addition, it will teach effective teamwork and leadership skills which will allow participants to better manage challenging social situations in their day to day lives. Lastly, participants will also have the opportunity to sharpen their problem solving skills as they connect with others.

Outstanding Teens (Ages 15 - 18)

Our LGBT+ teens (and those exploring their orientation and identity) deserve a safe and supportive place to express how they feel and be who they are. This six week therapy group has been designed to allow the opportunity to express oneself freely, identify skills to reduce anxiety, depression, combat stigma, increase self-esteem and self-confidence through discussion and various activities.