Art Therapy Open Studio for Teens [Virtual Edition]
TBD (looking for interest)
Open to high school students (grades 9-12)
This online group is designed to provide high school teens with an open space for creative expression and connection through art-making and art therapy techniques. Bring your own ideas and art materials or be inspired by the weekly prompts and themes provided. The goals of the group are to increase emotional regulation and self-expression through art-making and group processes. No previous art experience required!
Therapeutic Art and Fanfiction Group
with Lenaya Kerlin MA, LPCC, ATR
Grades 5-8: Tuesdays from 6-7:30 starting November 10th
Grades 9-12: Thursdays from 6-7:30 starting January 7th
This online 8-week group allows participants to utilize their interest in fandoms to create their own hero’s journey. Participants will be encouraged to utilize art materials to bring their character and story to life. Goals include increasing knowledge of strengths, understanding of growth mindset, self-expression through artmaking, and creative problem solving.
Child Mindfulness Through the Senses
with Estefania Alvarez-Zumarraga, MA, ATR-P
Thursdays from 5-6pm starting November 12th
This online 5-week group is designed to provide a safe space for middle school students to learn and practice mindfulness skills by using their five senses: vision, smell, touch, hearing and taste. The goal of this group is to help students learn about their senses, various emotions, and how to implement mindfulness as a coping skill for stress reduction in everyday life.
Parent-Child/Guardian-Child Mindfulness Skills and Therapy Group
With Rachel Todd, BA
Tuesdays from 4-4:45pm starting November 10th
Grades K – 4
This 6-week program is designed for parents and children to learn and implement a variety of mindfulness skills. We will process difficult emotions and situations and practice different mindfulness approaches that can be applied to them. The goal of this group is to help families improve self-regulation, co-regulation, and stress reduction. This group is available to parent-child or guardian-child dyads for kids in grades K-4th.