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Group Therapy

Group therapy options now at Dunamis!

We're excited to offer a number of group therapy options at Dunamis Wellness! Group therapy provides individuals a way to learn how to express their current struggles in a confidential environment with others who may be/have been in a similar situation. Our group options serve a wide range of ages and work to bring people together in a safe and supportive environment.

Stress Management

Stress Management

Facilitators: Amanda Creott, ACSW – and – Virginia Eagan, LMFT
Session Day/Time: Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Start Date: 4/27/22
Duration: 8 weeks
Group Size: 12 max
Fee: $180 for all 8 sessions
Group Description: The Stress Management group is designed to equip individuals with a variety of skills to help manage day-to-day stress. These tools derive from Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (more commonly known as DBT). These are just some of the topics we’ll cover throughout the class: emotional regulation skills, interpersonal skills (including assertive communication and boundary setting), improved coping skills, reduction of maladaptive coping, and daily wellness maintenance.

Still Surroundings

Still Surroundings

Facilitators: Amanda Creott, ACSW – and – Virginia Eagan, LMFT
Session Day/Time: Twice a month on Fridays, 9 – 11 am
Start Date: 5/6/22
Group Type: Open
Fee: $30 per group
Group Description: The Still Surroundings group is designed to increase mind-body connection and understanding of how our environments impact our physical/mental state. This awareness allows us to manage stress and improve overall well-being. The group will discuss mindfulness, provide activities to practice building focus/self-reflection, and more!
To schedule, please contact Amanda Creott at (530) 433-4337

Autism Parent Support Group

Autism Parent Support Group

Facilitator: Deidre Ramos, AMFT
Session Day/Time: Mondays 5-6pm
Start Date: TBD
Group Type: Open
Duration: Ongoing
Group Size: 16 (online options available)
Fee: $20 per person or $30 per couple, per session
Group Description: Bringing parents and caregivers together in a group setting creates a support system and can help parents connect with other parents facing similar challenges. Autism Parent Support Group is a place whee parents can share emotional concerns in the struggles of parenting a child with autism and/or developmental disabilities. Parent groups can share information about the disabilities of their children, local policies, school services, therapy, local funding sources, medical facilities, transportation, emotional support and much more.

Autism/Disability Sibling Support Group

Autism/Disability Sibling Support Group

Facilitator: Deidre Ramos, AMFT
Session Day/Time: Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Start Date: TBD
Group Type: Open
Duration: Ongoing
Group Size: 10-15 (online options available)
Fee: $20 per person per session
Group Description:
This support group aims to create a fun experience for the siblings in attendance, while also giving them an outlet for exploring their thoughts and feelings about having a sibling with special needs.

Autism/Disability Independent Living Skills Group

Autism/Disability Independent Living Skills Group

Facilitator: Deidre Ramos, AMFT
Session Day/Time: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Start Date: TBD
Group Type: Closed
Duration: Ongoing
Group Size: 10
Fee: $25 per person per session
Group Description:
Weekly classes focusing on independent skills training for mid to high functioning teens and/or adults on the autism spectrum and/or with other developmental disabilities. Sessions focus on a variety of living skills, such as cooking, using measuring cups, making phone calls, creating a resume, and daily community skills training. Sessions take place at our wellness center and are conducted by a qualified autism professional.

Social Mingle Club for Adults with Disabilities

Social Mingle Club for Adults with Disabilities

Facilitator: Deidre Ramos, AMFT
Session Day/Time: Thursdays 5-6:30pm
Start Date: TBD
Group Type: Open
Duration: Ongoing
Group Size: 10
Fee: $20 per person per session
Group Description:
Weekly gatherings for high functioning adults on the autism spectrum and/or other developmental disabilities supervised by a qualified autism professional. A safe space where adults can meet new friends and participate in activities with peers, such as speed dating, dance nights, game nights, etc.

Social Skills and Mingle Hangout for Teens with Disabilities

Social Skills and Mingle Hangout for Teens with Disabilities

Facilitator: Deidre Ramos, AMFT
Session Day/Time: Fridays 3:30-5:30pm
Start Date: TBD
Group Type: Open
Duration: Ongoing
Group Size: 10
Fee: $25 per person per session
Group Description:
Weekly gatherings for high functioning teens on the autism spectrum and/or other developmental disabilities supervised by a qualified autism professional. A safe place where teens can meet new friends and participate in activities with peers, such as dance nights, game nights, social hangout time, etc.
This group will also co-exist as a social skills group. The learning of social skills will offer an opportunity for teens on the autism spectrum to practice their social skills with each other and/or typical peers. Teens on the autism spectrum need help in learning how to act in different types of social situations. They often have the desire to interact with other peers but may not know how to engage others or may be overwhelmed by the idea of new experiences. The social skills piece of the group will focus on building social skills through group projects, activities, and games. Teen siblings are welcomed.

More group options are coming soon.

Are you looking for something in particular? Call us for details or group suggestions!