Perkins Counseling & Psychological Services offers a variety of therapy groups. We are always expanding and rotating our available groups, so be sure to check back frequently to see what’s new or coming up!

Trauma Relief Through Yoga and Group Therapy

Day & Time: Saturday Mornings from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Start Date: April 7, 2018
Open Group, meaning you can join at anytime
Cost: $30 per session

This yoga program is specified for people over the age of eighteen who are struggling with past traumas. A diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder is not required for participation. In our group, we will be working through an hour of trauma-sensitive yoga together and concluding with approximately thirty minutes of group therapy time. During this time, there will be the opportunity to share our experiences as well as time for self-reflection. The physical aspect of the program will be adaptable for every level of physicality, so do not let the fear of trying something new stop you from joining!

ADHD Group for Ages 9-12

Group Coordinator: Selena Waite, MA/CAS, LPCA
Day & Time: Every other Thursday at 5:15 PM
Start Date: April 5, 2018
Open Group
$45 per session *BCBS also accepted

ADHD Group for Adolescents Ages 13-15

Group Coordinator: Selena Waite, MA/CAS, LPCA
Day & Time: Every other Thursday at 5:15 PM
Start Date: April 12, 2018
Cost: $45 per session *BCBS also accepted
Open Group

These ADHD groups are designed to teach participants how to identify impulsive behaviors, think about consequences of behaviors, learn coping/organizational skills and impulse control strategies. The weekly sessions include activities designed to teach children about Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder and ways to self-regulate behaviors associated with ADHD. Homework will be given at the end of each session. Homework is intended to be completed so that there is some practice of learned behaviors within the child’s natural environment.

Social Skill Strategies for Teens

Group Coordinator: Bonnie Fitts, LPC, DCC
Day & Time: Tuesday’s, 6 pm
Start Date: April 24, 2018 (Group will be delayed if minimum for participants are not signed up)
Cost: $45 per session *Some Insurances Accepted
Closed Group with minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 participants

This 12-week group is designed to teach social skills to teens in order for them to be more comfortable and confident in social settings and apply problem solving around social situations. For teens who struggle in social settings, whether shy or struggling with confidence, this group will educate and provide a supportive, safe, and non-judgmental environment and ample opportunities to practice these skills. Homework suggestions will be given each week.