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Group Therapy

Teen Anxiety Group

Teens, between the ages of 12 - 15 years, will benefit from this small group of  approximately three to six children.  Areas of difficulty include: School attendance, peer interaction and relationships, and class presentations.  The program uses a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy approach to help teens identify and use positive coping strategies to manage and reduce anxiety.  Core skills include identifying anxious thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, exploring more realistic thinking, and gradually facing fears.  Additional skills taught are problem-solving, assertiveness, and relaxation.  Practice tasks between sessions are important.



When: Thursday March 26, 2020, and runs once a week for 6 weeks.

Time: 4.30 - 6 p.m.

Where: A203- 48 Alliance Blvd, Barrie

Cost: $60 per child per session.  The cost may be covered by Extended Health Care benefits.  Please check with your insurance company.

Facilitators: Dr. Dianne Maing, Psychologist

Registration: Open.  Spaces are limited.

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