Groups can be a helpful addition to an existing treatment or can stand alone as an effective tool for growth. Group offerings at SelfWorks change throughout the year, so be sure to check our calendar or speak with your individual therapist about the unique ways group participation can benefit you.
Without the time, space, and courage to acknowledge the loss of a loved one and express our grief through mourning, it remains locked tight inside us like a bud that cannot bloom. Sharing our grief with others can help facilitate the healing process. Grief has no set timeline. You may have just lost a loved one in recent months, or you may be reencountering a loss from years ago as you approach a life milestone like love, marriage, or parenthood. Whatever the nature or timing of your loss, this 12-week group is a safe, supportive space in which to:
Unwind led by Amy Vigliotti
Our meditation groups teach skills to reduce stress and promote relaxation in body and mind. No prior experience with meditation is required. This group will show you how to be mindful – essentially being present without judgment or criticism. Exercises are adapted from Dr. Amy Vigliotti’s CD, Unwind: Guided Relaxation. Benefits of a regular meditation practice include:
Women’s Group with Robin Herbst-Paparne, Psy.D.
We are offering two women’s groups (ages 18-24 and 25-39) beginning in March 2017 that will meet weekly for 16 weeks. The groups are designed for women dealing with the pressures of career, relationships, transitions, body image and individuality. Dr. Robin Herbst-Paparne will facilitate the process, providing support and building awareness. Each participant will meet with Robin initially in private to discuss her individual concerns and goals for the group. Group participants will have the opportunity to: