Mental Health Groups

Some groups are suspended at this time. Please call your therapist or the front office with any questions.


Positive Parenting:
Mondays, 12:15-1:45pm OR 7:00-8:30pm

Not sure what your baby needs? Frustrated by your toddler’s tantrums? Wish there was less yelling and more fun at home? Join CFD’s Positive Parenting group to learn more about raising little ones and how to make parenting a little easier.


Peer Support for Wellness and Empowerment:
Mondays, 3:00-4:30pm

This peer-run group operates as both a support group and self-improvement journey. Participants engage in an exploration of the self and learn personalized mental health coping skills. They will also hone confidence as they recognize their value as mutual contributors to the group and to the greater community. This group will also focus on navigating community resources and skill-building for social settings. This group is available to any CFD client who is receiving mental health services and would be a good fit for a group experience.


Pregnancy Group:
Mondays, 2:30-4:30pm

This group is an interactive program to learn useful tools and skills to help pregnant women manage stress and/or reduce symptoms of depression. Weekly meetings focus on prenatal self-care, support, and preparation for motherhood. The content includes support for healthy communication, stress management, healthy bonding with your baby, helping information about your pregnancy and your baby’s development, and strategies for paying attention to your mood.


Positive Solutions for Families:
Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30pm

This group supports parents in building skills to encourage their positive and effective parenting behaviors. The skills parents learn in this group promote their child's social and emotional development and address challenging behavior and mental health needs. Group facilitators provide families with information on how to understand and address problem behavior by using strength-based interventions to help their child learn appropriate behavior. Sessions are designed to provide family members with key strategies that may be used with preschool-aged children.


AFFIRM:

Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00pm

This group is an eight-week empowerment group for adolescents who identify as gender-diverse/gender non-conforming. Participation is open to clients ages 13 – 16. The group will be limited to 6-8 individuals for the initial eight-week program. This group currently meets virtually by Zoom.


DBT Skills:
Wednesdays, 12:00-1:30pm

DBT is a skills group where participants learn and practice DBT skills in a supportive and educational manner. DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) is a cognitive behavioral treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD. DBT is designed to teach clients new skills and strategies so that they can develop a life that they experience as fulfilling. DBT skills include skills for mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. This group will introduce the basic concepts of DBT, along with simple project-based therapy techniques that will be used to compliment the group process and facilitate learning.


Peer Support for Wellness and Empowerment:

Mondays, 3:00-4:30pm

This peer-run group operates as both a support group and self-improvement journey. Participants engage in an exploration of the self and learn personalized mental health coping skills. They will also hone confidence as they recognize their value as mutual contributors to the group and to the greater community. This group will also focus on navigating community resources and skill-building for social settings. This group is available to any CFD client who is receiving mental health services and would be a good fit for a group experience.


Mind Body Awareness – Yoga for Chronic Pain:
Wednesdays, 2:30-4:00pm

Designed for people who experience chronic, physical pain and who would benefit from a group with a gentle pace and room to breathe and relax. Practice breathing techniques, meditation and gentle yoga postures. All movements are adapted to meet physical needs. Learn to relate differently to ongoing physical pain, create space around emotions and experience compassion for self. No experience with yoga is required.


Mind Body Awareness – Mindfulness and Meditation:
Fridays, 2:30-3:30pm

This group is designed for people who would like to learn to remain present and centered amidst the ups and downs of life. It is an opportunity to learn and practice calming meditation and mindfulness skills and to relax deeply.