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. To enroll in one of the groups listed below please contact the Intake Department at 603-434-1577.
In upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:
Ages 14 – 17 Begins Wednesday, January 6th 5:00PM – 6:00PM
This six week group is designed for participants ages 14 to 17. Participants will explore their anxious thoughts, feelings, and behaviors while learning what anxiety is and how they can become confident in coping with it. Participants will engage in weekly activities and discussions catered to a specific topic relating to anxiety. Participants will need access to Microsoft Teams, paper, color pencils/crayons, and other similar supplies. This is a telehealth group and will run through Microsoft Teams.
My Health Matters
Ages 15 – 18 Begins Monday, January 11th 4:00PM – 5:00PM
This six week winter group will help participants ages 15-18 to utilize peer relationships as a way to cope with their physical health symptoms. Clients will learn the foundational skills of how peer connections can strengthen social wellness in order to combat physical health symptoms. It is also encouraged that clients will be able to embrace human connection at a time of the year where it can be difficult to build new relationships with others. The ultimate outcome of this experience will highlight the importance of social interaction within one’s own peer group while navigating difficult times. This is a telehealth group and will run through Microsoft Teams.
My Worry Kit
Ages 6 – 9 Begins Thursday, February 4th 5:00PM – 6:00PM
This 6 week virtual group is intended for children ages 6-9 who are struggling with symptoms of anxiety and excessive worries. Participants will learn about different kinds of coping skills and will create a “worry kit” of coping skills to use when anxious. Children will need access to Microsoft Teams, paper, markers, and scissors. A bag of supplies will need to be picked up from either the Salem or Derry offices prior to the first meeting. This is a telehealth group and will run through Microsoft Teams.
Laughter is the Best Medicine
Ages 9 – 12 Begins Wednesday, February 3rd 5:00PM – 6:00PM
This 6 week virtual group is intended for participants ages 9-12 who are experiencing symptoms of depression. Participants will learn to use smiles and laughter as coping skills when they are experiencing feelings of sadness or “low” moods. Clients will work on learning to understand their emotions and identify times when they need a pick-me-up. Participants will need access to Microsoft Teams, paper, and coloring materials.