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Groups & Classes

We offer a range of therapy groups for teens and adults in the Tampa Bay area.
No matter the topic, group members consistently tell us that the one thing that helped them most . . . was simply to sit & talk with others "who really got it."

DBT Skills Group for Teens. Ongoing & open group for adolescents struggling with emotion regulation issues, depression, daily life stressors, suicidality, and self-injuring/risk-taking behaviors.  Participants will learn concrete coping skills to enhance quality of life and cultivate a life worth living. $45 per week. Free prescreening required. Led by Tara Stewart, LMHC, Certified DBT therapist. Every other Sunday from 12 - 1:00.

Body Image Therapy Group.  8-session series for adult women who want to develop a more loving relationship with their bodies.  Includes art activities, journaling, homework assignments, and more. $45 per session.  Insurance accepted.  Led by Joy Davis, LCSW, CEDS.  Times to be determined.

Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food.  6 sessions.  Learn concrete and specific tools to end emotional eating and begin creating a healthier relationship with food.  $35/session, insurance accepted.  Led by Joy Davis, LCSW, CEDS.  Times to be determined.

Creative Arts Group. People have been using the Arts as tools for healing for centuries. Join us for fun & fascinating activities designed to inspire expression, exploration, and growth.  Each 1.5 - 2 hour session will include a relaxation exercise  and art/music/journaling activities along with an opportunity to discuss & process what you experienced and learned.  $35/session or 4-group package for $100. Led by Joy Davis, LCSW.  Two Friday mornings/month.

Eating in the Light of the Moon.  13-session discussion, art, music, and experiential activity therapy group for adult women with eating disorders.  Based on Dr. Anita Johnston's book of the same title.  Explore Johnston's collection of myths & fairy tales to better understand the "coded" language behind  your eating disorder symptoms.  Learn the necessary tools for recovery.  See your challenges with food as symbolic of deeper hungers.  Develop the skills to truly nourish yourself.  Recognize & honor the wisdom of the body.  Find & use your voice in significant relationships. AND MORE!  Book must be purchased separately.  $45/session, insurance accepted.  Co-led by Joy Davis, LCSW, CEDS and Andrea Dolgin, MSW Student Intern.  Thursday mornings 9:30 - 11:30 starting August 29, 2019. Sunday afternoon series coming soon.

Mindfulness: Bringing Light Into Your Life.  For adults who want to feel more connected & satisfied in their lives.  Learn the basics of mindfulness, practice breathing, meditation, and other similar techniques each session. Starting August 12, 2019 and meeting every other Monday evening from 6 - 7 p.m.  $15/session self pay only.  Led by Trine Yarlett, LMHC, LMFT.

Relaxation & Stress Management Classes.  Offered during November - December to help reduce the stress that can be associated with the holidays (and beyond.) Facilitated by our student interns.  Experiential relaxation exercises and educational material.  Free with a small food donation for Pasco County's Pack-a-Sack program.  Contact our office for specific dates & times.


All groups require pre-registration as seating is limited. Give us a call to discuss your interest.  You may be asked to come in for an initial screening for some groups.  This will allow you to meet the group leader beforehand, ask questions and discuss your personal goals for group.

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