Guided Imagery Meditation is a therapeutic use of visualization to bring about positive changes in thoughts and behaviors resulting in stress reduction. Progressive muscle relaxation and sleep hygiene practices are introduced.
Mindful Sobriety educates patients on recovery from substance abuse and engages them in an evidence-based mindfulness program. Different breathing techniques and mindfulness practices are utilized in this group with the goal of providing new skills to cope with life’s stressors.
Mindfulness is a DBT & ACT core skill of awareness of our thoughts, emotions, and sensations in the present moment with acceptance rather than judgement. This group guides us through the development of the mindfulness skill.
Nia is a holistic fitness practice that combines 52 simple moves with dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts for a movement experience for body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is based on the body’s natural way of moving and is adaptable to individual needs and abilities. Mindfulness and somatic awareness are woven into each class.
Nutrition Education – Explores multiple topics ranging from identifying the type of eater we are, to why our bodies need carbs. This group often challenges us to find the connection between our emotions and our hunger/fullness, as well as, our brains and our stomachs.
Radically Open DBT is an evidence-based protocol for treating disorders of over control such as Chronic Depression, Anorexia Nervosa, Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, Treatment Resistant Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Maladaptive Perfectionism. Through each 90-minute, 18-week session, members will learn skills to address over control traits that inhibit their ability to connect and build healthy relationships with others.
Relapse Prevention identifies relapse behaviors and thoughts with the intent to keep individuals moving towards recovery.
Restaurant Outing is exactly that – an outing to a restaurant. With the support of dietary and clinical staff, patients are provided with a real-life, hands-on experience of going to a restaurant, ordering off of a menu, and learning the answers to the ever-burning questions, “What and how much should I eat?” The group teaches one to be mindful of their taste preferences, their hunger and fullness levels, and how their emotions might affect their choices.
Self-Compassion educates patients on the ways that we talk about ourselves and the impact that these messages have on us. This group uses evidence-based practices that allow individuals to be present for their current situation, identify where they would like to grow, and cultivate a safe space for that growth to happen.
Shame engages patients using Brene Brown’s research inspired teachings as a framework. This group helps patients to become mindful of the different messages that we hear on a daily basis and how we can begin to give voice to these messages and recognize our shared humanity.
Sleep Hygiene educates us on the importance of sleep and the benefits of a consistent and healthy sleep schedule and regime. Sleep hygiene also helps us learn how to effectively prepare for sleep, implement skills to improve the quality of our sleep, and address sleep issues like insomnia.
Sobriety 101 teaches an overview of the cycle of substance abuse and offers a paradigm of how to build a long lasting and fulfilling life in recovery.
Trauma group looks at trauma as experiences in our lives that have overwhelmed us and in which our coping abilities were insufficient. The group helps participants understand the impact of trauma on mind, body, and spirit and teaches skills and practices to help one heal from traumatic experiences.
Yoga Gentle yoga with focus on the breath for relaxation, stress reduction and light stretching.