Men's Group
Aug
22
to Aug 21

Men's Group

  • 194 Waterman Street, 3rd Floor, Providence, RI 02906 (map)
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Group Therapist: Corey Flanders, LMHC

Where do men turn today to get help and support for their struggles with feelings, relationships, stress, and other problems? Studies suggest that a majority of men struggle in silence. They may be socially isolated, their marital and other relationship problems may result in an inability to talk things over, and a combination of fear and shame inhibit them from reaching out to others. This group will focus on a variety of men's issues including Fathers and Fatherhood; Sex and Sexuality; Money, Work, and Career; Integrity and Purpose; Health and Well-being; and Emotions and Communication, especially among the members within the group.

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Young Adult Eating Disorder Support Group
Aug
22
to Feb 20

Young Adult Eating Disorder Support Group

  • 439 Benefit Street Providence, RI, 02903 United States (map)
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Group Therapist: Natalie Monaghan, LICSW
Time: Every Tuesday, 5:45pm - 7:15pm

Eating disorder support groups are closed 8 week groups limited to 8-10 young adults. Members can choose to continue group on an ongoing basis and often do! Group provides a safe, supportive environment that emphasizes positive aspects of recovery. Group members work on being present in the moment and connecting to their emotional experiences as they and other group members share. Members practice naming these emotions to others and experience what it is like to be seen and heard. Members often share that this group has been essential in helping them shift their emotional experiences, relational patterns with others, and ultimately their maladaptive behaviors.

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Interpersonal Effectiveness: The Challenge of Anxiety & Depression
Aug
22
to Dec 12

Interpersonal Effectiveness: The Challenge of Anxiety & Depression

Description

This group is for adults ages 20 and older. It is an adjunctive group which requires members to have a primary individual therapist and/or psychiatrist who has made a formal diagnosis pertaining to depression and/or anxiety. In spite of their diagnosis, members have considerable strengths and valuable experiences which enable them to contribute to a challenging interactive group. 

Common to all participants is a strong desire to seek interpersonal solutions to their distress while reaching their full relational potential. They do this through examining their patterns of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about themselves and those around them in the "here and now" of the group. Integration of DBT Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills enhances the work of the group. Mindfulness for Members workshops compliment the program. Individual concurrent skills coaching available. 

Location

1 Richmond Square Suite 122C, Providence RI, 02906

Dates & Times

Every other Tuesday at 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm. Ongoing.

Cost

In-network insurances:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Consolidated Health Plan
  • First Health
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tufts
  • United Health

Out-of-pocket fee: $37 per session

Group Therapist

Daniel Even, LICSW, MDiv - Daniel Even is a 34-year veteran of the field, and specializes in anxiety, depression, burnout at work, interpersonal skills, marital conflict, pain management, and religious issues. He works with most age groups, including young adults, college students, adults, professionals, couples, and seniors. Daniel's approaches to therapy include acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness practices. Daniel has degrees from Harvard, Smith College, and Bucknell University, and has worked in several health centers and hospitals throughout New England. He has been in private practice since 1981.

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Interpersonal Group Therapy
Aug
23
to Aug 29

Interpersonal Group Therapy

  • 194 Waterman Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)
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Group Therapist: Corey Flanders, LMHC
Time: Every Wednesday, 2pm - 3:30pm. Starts November 2nd, 2016.

Group psychotherapy is a dynamic and effective form of change. Group members learn to deepen connections with others, improve communication, and make significant changes to the way they behave in relationships. People often develop ineffective communication styles in the context of growing up in hurtful or dysfunctional family systems. Group therapy is a means of coming to understand and profoundly change limiting and painful ways of being with others. It works to diminish isolation, guilt, and shame. Learn more →

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Women's Wellness Group
Aug
23
to Sep 13

Women's Wellness Group

  • 180 Gano Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)
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Group Therapist: Jane Mizrahi, LICSW
Time: Every Monday at 12:00pm.

Come be with other women to process typical life stressors in a holistic, supportive way. We'll use gentle mindfulness and body practices, creativity including music, art, poetry and journaling, and learn skills of healthy living. Our goal is for you to feel heard, supported, and challenged toward improving the quality of your life. Learn more →

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Young Adult Support for Anxiety, Depression & Stress
Aug
23
to Apr 18

Young Adult Support for Anxiety, Depression & Stress

Description

This group for ages 18-25 is based on Mindfulness and Acceptance tools that will help you learn ways to feel more comfortable in your skin and take control of your life. Instead of avoiding situations or important goals in your life, this group will be a great opportunity to develop healthy coping skills, build confidence and relax with who you are. 

Location

1130 Ten Rod Road, Suite 305, North Kingstown, RI

Dates

Wednesdays 6:30-8pm, ongoing (can join anytime)

Cost

$50/week

Group Therapist

Deirdre Murphy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the North Kingstown location of the group practice RICBT. In her practice, Deirdre draws from her unique background as a certified yoga teacher and experiences in a variety of outpatient settings working with diverse clientele, including teen moms, low-income youth, and international athletes. Deirdre has expertise in ADHD, anger management, parenting, and self-harm, as well as anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, family issues, and loss and grief. Deirdre offers individual, couples, and family sessions.

Deirdre combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with mindfulness based approaches to help her clients heal holistically. She strives to help clients embrace their flaws and live life more fully, bringing compassion and a sense of humor to her work.

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College Aged and Young Adult Body, Mind, and Spirit
Aug
23
to Aug 29

College Aged and Young Adult Body, Mind, and Spirit

  • 180 Gano Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)
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Description

Join other college age and young adults to empower yourself through this life transition into young adulthood. They'll be some talk, creativity, and body-based work. The space is warm and inviting and we'll have some fun as we challenge ourselves to find contentment and joy.

Location

180 Gano St, Providence RI, 02906

Dates & Times

Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:30pm

Cost

$30 per session, if committed to all 4 sessions.
$35 per session for single session.

Accepted insurances: BlueCross BlueShield, United Health

Group Therapist

Jane Mizrahi, LICSW - Jane Mizrahi is a licensed social worker and founder of GroupsWorks, offering individual and group therapy sessions in Providence, RI. Jane works with teenagers, young adults and college students, adults, and families, and she particularly enjoys working with creative professionals. Jane has expertise in trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, and depression. She also has experience working with clients struggling with substance use, as well as those who come from marginalized backgrounds.

Jane uses a holistic approach, drawing from cognitive behavioral therapy, existentialism, mindfulness, and sensorimotor therapy. Her approach is flexible and dynamic in order to best meet the needs of her clients, and she often encourages clients to incorporate creative and body-based activities into their healing process. Jane emphasizes the power of hope, presence, self-compassion, and the mind-body connection.

Jane earned her Masters in Social Work from Rhode Island College in 2011 and previously served as the Clinical Director of Residential Services at Child & Family Services. Jane found her passion for helping others heal after experiencing great loss in her own life and has since dedicated herself to supporting clients as they heal.

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Mindfulness and Stress Reduction
Aug
24
to Aug 16

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

Description

This group will focus on cognitive behavioral principles and the cultivation of mindfulness skills to improve emotion regulation and enhance quality of life for young adults.

Please note this group is only for college or graduate students,

Location

Young Adult Behavioral Health Program
Coro East, 167 Point Street, Suite 161
Providence, RI

Dates

Thursdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Cost

In-network insurances (standard copay applies):

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (Consolidated Health)
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health
  • PHCS / Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Health

Group Therapist

Johnny Lee, PhD - Dr. Johnny Lee completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University, a fellowship at Northwestern University, and a pre-doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Prior to joining Rhode Island Hospital's Young Adult Behavioral Health Program where he is currently a staff psychologist, Dr. Lee worked as a researcher at the National Center for PTSD, and as a pediatric neuropsychologist at Brown University's School of Engineering. 

Dr. Lee has a deep interest in meditation and mindfulness work, and completed his PhD dissertation on related research. He is also interested in therapy practices in Asian American culture, and offers a culturally sensitive approach to therapy sessions. He sees mostly young adults, and has expertise in adjustment, anxiety, depression, personal exploration, relationships, and trauma.

Justin Martino-Harms, PsyD - Dr. Justin Martino-Harms specializes in anxiety, depression, family issues, LGBTQ+ topics, gender orientation, life transitions, substance abuse, and transgender identities. His therapeutic approach incorporates aspects of acceptance commitment therapy, interpersonal therapy, and multicultural therapy. He is part of the Young Adult Behavioral Health Program at Rhode Island Hospital.

Dr. Martino-Harms received his degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2013, and has since worked at several universities and hospitals in the community.

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WAAG: A Women Artist's Accountability Group
Aug
26
to Oct 21

WAAG: A Women Artist's Accountability Group

  • 345 Broadway Providence, RI, 02909 United States (map)
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Group therapist: Stacy Donn Cristo, LMHC
Time: Wednesdays, from 7pm - 8:30pm.

Less bark, more WAAG! Join me for a once a month women artist's accountability group where we will support one another to thrive and live in all of our creative glory! Less bark: less just talking about great ideas! More WAAG: more making these great ideas happen and become the income you need and want! You have the right and ability to to make a living using your greatest gifts and in return it will bring you JOY! Learn more →

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Adolescent Girls Group - GIRLS RISING
Aug
28
to May 21

Adolescent Girls Group - GIRLS RISING

  • 180 Gano Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)
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Group Therapist: Jane Mizrahi, LICSW
Time: Every Monday at 3:00pm.

This group is a wonderfully empowering group for girls (mostly ages 12-17, exceptions discussed individually) who might be struggling with self esteem or experiencing relationship issues. The group is based upon the book GIRLS RISING by Urana Jackson and includes creative and body based experiences. Parent/guardian involvement possible through various worksheets/exercises. Learn more →

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Elective Interpersonal Therapy Group
Aug
29
to May 1

Elective Interpersonal Therapy Group

Description

This group is for adults ages 24 and older. Candidates for this group are seeking to participate in a non-medically oriented (not targeting a diagnosis) group to increase their interpersonal effectiveness and satisfaction in relationships. Some may be in individual psychotherapy for treatment of a medically necessary condition such as depression, although having an individual therapist is not required. 

Most members have experienced important successes in their lives and want to work within a growth and awareness arena rather than in a deficit model context. Likewise, members value being active contributors to a team effort. 

Through examining patterns of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about themselves and those around them in the "here and now" as well as taking new risks, participants move toward their Value Generated Goals in relationships. Integration of interpersonal effectiveness skills enhances the work of the group. 

Members agree to work toward practicing new patterns of responding in the group. A shared goal is exporting their learning and change to specific prioritized relationships outside of the group. 

Participants have commented that the group has helped them: create meaning during major life challenges, stay focused during charged interactions, approach conflict constructively and creatively, decrease isolation, be less defensive.

Location

1 Richmond Square Suite 122C, Providence RI, 02906

Dates & Times

Every other Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Ongoing.

Cost

$44 per session. 
$7 per session discount if the member sees an individual therapist concurrently.

Please note participants cannot use their insurance for this group.

Group Therapist

Daniel Even, LICSW, MDiv - Daniel Even is a 34-year veteran of the field, and specializes in anxiety, depression, burnout at work, interpersonal skills, marital conflict, pain management, and religious issues. He works with most age groups, including young adults, college students, adults, professionals, couples, and seniors. Daniel's approaches to therapy include acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness practices. Daniel has degrees from Harvard, Smith College, and Bucknell University, and has worked in several health centers and hospitals throughout New England. He has been in private practice since 1981.

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Personal and Professional Development Group
Aug
31
to Apr 19

Personal and Professional Development Group

Description

In both professional and personal contexts, the importance of relational intelligence is gaining global recognition. In this group, concepts such as emotional intelligence and mindfulness will be used to help members balance professional and personal goals, self awareness and empathy, effectiveness, and authenticity. This group is especially well-suited for professionals who want to increase their capacity for intimacy while coping with high visibility and high stress in their careers. Members value a wellness oriented model of growth which is free from the constraints of "medically necessary" psychotherapy linked to insurance protocols. They are especially interested in learning more about their reactions to others when dealing with conflict, competition, loss, and transition. Interpersonal at its core, the group's most challenging and rewarding work occurs through effective feedback to relational events as they occur in the "here and now" personal encounter. 

Location

1 Richmond Square Suite 122C, Providence RI, 02906

Dates & Times

Every other Thursday 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Ongoing.

Cost

$47 per session.

Please note participants cannot use their insurance for this group.

Group Therapist

Daniel Even, LICSW, MDiv - Daniel Even is a 34-year veteran of the field, and specializes in anxiety, depression, burnout at work, interpersonal skills, marital conflict, pain management, and religious issues. He works with most age groups, including young adults, college students, adults, professionals, couples, and seniors. Daniel's approaches to therapy include acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness practices. Daniel has degrees from Harvard, Smith College, and Bucknell University, and has worked in several health centers and hospitals throughout New England. He has been in private practice since 1981.

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Monthly Meditations
Sep
1
to Aug 31

Monthly Meditations

Description

One-hour silent seated meditation practice.

Location

Holistic Heart RI
659 Sandy Ln, Warwick RI 02889

Dates

First Friday of every month
7:00pm-8:00pm
Beginning April 7th, 2017

Cost

Drop-in, no registration required. Cost: $10 Drop-in Per Class

Group Therapist

Kristen Acciari - Kristen Acciari received her Masters of Social Work from Rhode Island College. She completed her graduate internship at The Groden Center, which is recognized internationally for its pioneering work with individuals with autism, and started her career there specializing in Asperger’s syndrome.

Kristen began her private practice in 2012 following her 5 years of experience at The Groden Center. Her treatment specialties include self-esteem and self-acceptance, authentic living, Asperger's syndrome, emotion regulation, and relationship issues. She offers individual and family therapy, with particular expertise in adolescent and young adult issues.

Kristen takes an eclectic approach to therapy, combining Existential Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness Practices. A long-time practitioner of yoga, Kristen completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014 to add another dimension to her therapeutic work. Kristen pulls from her experiences and training as appropriate to meet the client where he or she is, always with the relationship at the center of the work. 

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Therapist Peer Support
Sep
4
to Oct 9

Therapist Peer Support

  • 180 Gano Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)
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Group Therapist: Jane Mizrahi, LICSW
Time: Mondays at 6:30pm.

This is a peer support and wellness group for therapists to meet weekly, reinforce and practice self care, and provide an opportunity for us to reflect on our own thoughts, feelings and approaches in the work we do with our clients. Joining a peer support and wellness group is making a commitment to yourself not just as a therapist, but as a person, first. It is a way to walk the talk of self care. We will engage in stress reduction, gentle yoga and breath work, we'll support and challenge each other regarding challenges from our private practices and we'll conclude with hot stone self massage.

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 Managing Your Mood with Cognitive Therapy
Sep
5
to Dec 19

Managing Your Mood with Cognitive Therapy

Description

This group teaches participants the cognitive therapy approach to emotional problems. Using a workbook called Mind Over Mood, you will examine and change how you think and act, especially in difficult situations or when you are upset. As you learn to challenge and restructure your thought patterns, and act more effectively in situations, you will be much less vulnerable to negative moods and much better able to manage these moods when they do occur. 

Location

1130 Ten Rod Road, Suite 305, North Kingstown, RI

Dates

Tuesdays 6:30-8pm (12 weeks); Next group starts Fall 2017

Cost

$50/week

Group Therapist

Julie Pearson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice with over 20 years of experience working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues. Recently, she has also developed an interest in supporting women who are experiencing peripartum depression.

One of Julie's passions is running a therapy group, "Mind Over Mood," which teaches individuals concrete Cognitive Behavioral skills to cope with issues such as: Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Postpartum Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Panic Disorder, as well as anger or grief issues.

Julie works with clients age 21 and older in individual, family, and group therapy sessions. She strives to provide helpful information and support that will positively impact her clients, and is particularly passionate about conducting therapy groups. Julie worked in a hospital setting for 6 years before joining RICBT. She has experience working with clients at every level of care, from inpatient to outpatient settings. 

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Loving Openly
Sep
12
to Oct 24

Loving Openly

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Description

A seven session psychoeducational therapy group for individuals in polyamorous, open, or non-monogamous relationships. This is an opportunity for participants to learn about the many types of non-monogamous relationships, build self-awareness around their own relationship needs and styles, and get support in navigating non-monogamy in a monogamous culture. Sessions will be held at the CSPH and will include didactic, interpersonal, and activity-based experiences to facilitate personal growth.

We are excited to work with people of all sexual, romantic, and gender identities!

Location

The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health
250 Main St. Pawtucket RI 02860, Space 1

Dates

Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 8pm

Cost

Sliding scale of $10-$30 per session

Please note participants cannot use their insurance for this group.

Group Therapist

Kira Manser is a therapist in Pawtucket, RI with expertise in helping individuals and couples with sexual communication, gender affirmation, sexual functioning, sexual pleasure, and sex positivity. She is currently the Clinical Director for The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health.

Kira works with clients age 18 and older, including couples and incorporates a combination of Feminist, Narrative, and Relational Therapies. She prioritizes forming strong connections with her clients so while in session they can be their authentic selves.

Energetic and friendly, Kira strives to create spaces that challenge and support individuals to explore sexuality by using active methods and affirmative and feminist informed therapeutic modalities. She received her MSW and MEd in Human Sexuality from Widener University and her BA from Brown University.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group
Sep
13
to Dec 13

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group

Description

You may feel disconnected from your feelings, or you may feel overwhelmed by intense emotions. Both ways of experiencing emotions can cause major difficulties when facing life’s many challenges. You may end up trying to cope in ways that make life worse in the long run, like using substances, lashing out at others, self-injuring, or overeating.

DBT was developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., to help give people skills to manage their emotions and their lives more effectively. In our DBT group, you will learn many skills in the four categories of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. These skills help you to identify and manage your emotions, participate fully in the present moment, tolerate difficult situations, and improve interactions with your friends, family, and colleagues.

The group is organized into two parts, 12 weeks each, and meets on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. You are encouraged but not required to participate in both parts. In the fall, we will cover the distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness modules, and in the spring we will cover the mindfulness and emotion regulation modules.

Location

RICBT
400 Massasoit Ave, East Providence, RI 02914

Dates & Times

Wednesdays, 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Tuition

Tuition is $600 for 12 weeks. 
Receive 10% off for paying tuition in full at the time of registration, or tuition can be split into weekly payments of $50.

In Network Insurances:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Tufts
  • Consolidated Health Plans (CHP)

Group Therapist

Dr. Heather Schatten is a psychologist at the group practice RICBT in East Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Schatten leads a DBT group therapy program at RICBT. Her groups serve as a supplement to individual therapy, and she happily refers her clients to individual therapists if needed.

Dr. Schatten specializes in treating the emotion dysregulation underlying personality disorders (especially borderline personality disorder), depression, anxiety, and self-harm. Her DBT group focuses on skills acquisition, and she teaches mindfulness practices, emotion regulation tools, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. Her groups include practical skills-based exercises, and participants are given homework in order to maximize time outside of session.

In her groups, Dr. Schatten works with young adults, college students, and adults.

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Aspie Young Adult Social Meet-Up Group
Sep
29
to Dec 28

Aspie Young Adult Social Meet-Up Group

Description

The purpose of this group is to connect with potentially like-minded individuals while having fun in a supportive environment.

Location

Holistic Heart RI
659 Sandy Ln, Warwick RI 02889

Dates

Last Friday of every month
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Beginning April 28th. 2017

Cost

Cost: $25.00 per person, per session. *insurance not accepted.

Group Therapist

Kristen Acciari - Kristen Acciari received her Masters of Social Work from Rhode Island College. She completed her graduate internship at The Groden Center, which is recognized internationally for its pioneering work with individuals with autism, and started her career there specializing in Asperger’s syndrome.

Kristen began her private practice in 2012 following her 5 years of experience at The Groden Center. Her treatment specialties include self-esteem and self-acceptance, authentic living, Asperger's syndrome, emotion regulation, and relationship issues. She offers individual and family therapy, with particular expertise in adolescent and young adult issues.

Kristen takes an eclectic approach to therapy, combining Existential Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness Practices. A long-time practitioner of yoga, Kristen completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014 to add another dimension to her therapeutic work. Kristen pulls from her experiences and training as appropriate to meet the client where he or she is, always with the relationship at the center of the work. 

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Grief and Loss Group
Jul
24
11:00am11:00am

Grief and Loss Group

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Description

Members will share the common experience of loss. We will explore grief as a universal yet ever so personal experience and we will support you toward reclaiming your life and learning to manage wisely your emotions of grief. Grief work takes time and GroupsWorks Grief and Loss Group will help time do its healing.

Location

GroupsWorks: Individual & Group Therapy
180 Gano St
Providence, RI 02906

Dates

Weekly on Mondays
11:00am – 12:15pm
Beginning July 10th, 2017

Cost

$30 per session, if committed to all 4 sessions.
$35 per session for single session..

Group Therapist

Jane Mizrahi is a licensed social worker and founder of GroupsWorks, offering individual and group therapy sessions in Providence, RI. Jane works with teenagers, young adults and college students, adults, and families, and she particularly enjoys working with creative professionals. Jane has expertise in trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, and depression. She also has experience working with clients struggling with substance use, as well as those who come from marginalized backgrounds.

Jane uses a holistic approach, drawing from cognitive behavioral therapy, existentialism, mindfulness, and sensorimotor therapy. Her approach is flexible and dynamic in order to best meet the needs of her clients, and she often encourages clients to incorporate creative and body-based activities into their healing process. Jane is also training to become a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, in order to further support clients who are holding trauma in the body. She emphasizes the power of hope, presence, self-compassion, and the mind-body connection.

Jane earned her Masters in Social Work from Rhode Island College in 2011 and previously served as the Clinical Director of Residential Services at Child & Family Services. Jane found her passion for helping others heal after experiencing great loss in her own life and has since dedicated herself to supporting clients as they heal.

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Emotions and the Body 12-Week Series
Jul
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emotions and the Body 12-Week Series

Description

Step into a full body-mind integrative experience. This class series will serve to support your understanding and intuitive knowledge of how the actions of our lives shape our bodies and where our emotions show up in that process.

Location

Holistic Heart RI
659 Sandy Ln, Warwick RI 02889

Dates

Tuesdays 7:00pm – 8:00pm
April 25th, 2017 – July 8th,2017

Cost

Cost: $250 upfront for entire series ($50 savings!)
OR
$25 pay as you go - per session (all participants must be enrolled in the full 12-week series). *Insurance not accepted.*

Group Therapist

Kristen Acciari - Kristen Acciari received her Masters of Social Work from Rhode Island College. She completed her graduate internship at The Groden Center, which is recognized internationally for its pioneering work with individuals with autism, and started her career there specializing in Asperger’s syndrome.

Kristen began her private practice in 2012 following her 5 years of experience at The Groden Center. Her treatment specialties include self-esteem and self-acceptance, authentic living, Asperger's syndrome, emotion regulation, and relationship issues. She offers individual and family therapy, with particular expertise in adolescent and young adult issues.

Kristen takes an eclectic approach to therapy, combining Existential Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness Practices. A long-time practitioner of yoga, Kristen completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014 to add another dimension to her therapeutic work. Kristen pulls from her experiences and training as appropriate to meet the client where he or she is, always with the relationship at the center of the work. 

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Yoga for Anxiety and Stress Reduction
Jun
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

Yoga for Anxiety and Stress Reduction

Description


Learn to calm your body and quiet your mind through the experience of yoga.

Location

Holistic Heart RI
659 Sandy Ln, Warwick RI 02889

Dates

10 Week Series
Wednesdays 7:30pm-8:30pm
April 19th, 2017 – June 28th, 2017 (1 week of no class – date TBA)

Cost

$130 for full 10 week series, or $15.00 drop-in rate per class.
*Insurances are not accepted*

Group Therapist

Kristen Acciari - Kristen Acciari received her Masters of Social Work from Rhode Island College. She completed her graduate internship at The Groden Center, which is recognized internationally for its pioneering work with individuals with autism, and started her career there specializing in Asperger’s syndrome.

Kristen began her private practice in 2012 following her 5 years of experience at The Groden Center. Her treatment specialties include self-esteem and self-acceptance, authentic living, Asperger's syndrome, emotion regulation, and relationship issues. She offers individual and family therapy, with particular expertise in adolescent and young adult issues.

Kristen takes an eclectic approach to therapy, combining Existential Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness Practices. A long-time practitioner of yoga, Kristen completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014 to add another dimension to her therapeutic work. Kristen pulls from her experiences and training as appropriate to meet the client where he or she is, always with the relationship at the center of the work. 

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Be Your Best You (for Middle and High School Students)
Jun
15
5:45pm 5:45pm

Be Your Best You (for Middle and High School Students)

Description

School can be a great adventure or a real struggle. Sometimes both. This fun and supportive group will help students enhance their resiliency skills such as how to bounce back from drama, focus in school, make good friends, and lift mood. Using mindfulness activities, students will build a "tool box" to ease their worries and fears, trust that they can get through anything, tap into their strengths to try new things, and be comfortable in their own skin. 

Location

1130 Ten Rod Road, Suite 305, North Kingstown, RI

Dates

Thursdays, 5:45-7:15pm from April 27-June 15, 2017

Cost

$50/week

Group Therapist

Deirdre Murphy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the North Kingstown location of the group practice RICBT. In her practice, Deirdre draws from her unique background as a certified yoga teacher and experiences in a variety of outpatient settings working with diverse clientele, including teen moms, low-income youth, and international athletes.

Deirdre has expertise in ADHD, anger management, parenting, and self-harm, as well as anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, family issues, and loss and grief. Deirdre offers individual, couples, and family sessions.

Deirdre combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with mindfulness based approaches to help her clients heal holistically. She strives to help clients embrace their flaws and live life more fully, bringing compassion and a sense of humor to her work.

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Organization Skills Group
May
27
to May 29

Organization Skills Group

Description

This group will help participants address disorganization (situational or chronic) in their lives. Attendees will learn skills to reduce clutter, arrange items and maintain organization in their space.

Location

400 Massasoit Avenue Suite 305, East Providence

Dates

Mondays 5:30-7pm from May 1 - May 27, 2017

Cost

$50/week

Group Therapist

Dr. Selene MacKinnon is a clinical psychologist with particular specialty in ADHD for young adults and adults. She offers both individual and group therapy for ADHD, including groups on organizational skills, overcoming procrastination, and time management. Dr. MacKinnon also enjoys working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety (including social anxiety and panic attacks), depression, and grief and loss.Dr. MacKinnon strives to create both an organized and caring environment in order to provide her clients with the best skills to handle life's challenges and achieve their full potential. She works at the group practice RICBT in East Providence, providing support and skills using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

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Introduction To Internal Family Systems (IFS) 3 Hour Workshop
Apr
30
10:00am10:00am

Introduction To Internal Family Systems (IFS) 3 Hour Workshop

Description

The workshop will offer a nice mix of theory, and practice. As with all of my workshops and supervision, our work will be deeply experiential. We will make use of our own bodies and psychologies as the instruments for learning, healing, and growth that they are. 

Time will be taken to create a luscious, safe, playful and healing learning environment.

Parking: Limited parking in the lot behind Be Collaborative building. Please only park on the left hand side. Parking also on  the adjacent streets, including Scofield Road, Benefit Street and  Wickenden Street.

Limited to 20 participants

Location

Be Collaborative Care
439 Benefit Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Dates & Times

Sunday, April 30th, 2017
10am - 1pm (we will provide snacks)

Cost

$75 (sliding scale available upon request).
To secure your place in the workshop, please send a check ASAP.
Make checks payable to Dr. David Stern at: 341 Broadway, Providence RI, 02909

Group Therapist

David Stern, PsyD - Dr. Stern received his PsyD at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and has been in private practice over 20 years. He was previously the Director of Substance Abuse Day Treatment at Roger Williams Hospital. Dr. Stern has expertise in anxiety, PTSD / trauma, spirituality, and any existential challenges that an individual may be experiencing. He also runs group therapy sessions and workshops on topics such as men's issues and spirituality. Dr. Stern practices Internal Family Systems (IFS) and incorporates various techniques including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), One Eye Brain Integration, and a practice he has developed called Structured Self-Presence™.

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Emotions and the Body Workshop
Apr
9
9:30am 9:30am

Emotions and the Body Workshop

Description

Join Laura & Kristen for an introductory experiential workshop, exploring the depths of the mind-body-spirit connection. We’ll be working to create:

  • Body + Emotional Awareness
  • Intentional Movement
  • Supportive practices to help return to &/or maintain mindfulness

Location

Holistic Heart RI
659 Sandy Ln, Warwick RI 02889

Dates

Sunday, April 9th, 2017
9:30am – 12:30pm

Cost

Cost: $35 per session.
*Insurance not accepted.*

Group Therapist

Kristen Acciari - Kristen Acciari received her Masters of Social Work from Rhode Island College. She completed her graduate internship at The Groden Center, which is recognized internationally for its pioneering work with individuals with autism, and started her career there specializing in Asperger’s syndrome.

Kristen began her private practice in 2012 following her 5 years of experience at The Groden Center. Her treatment specialties include self-esteem and self-acceptance, authentic living, Asperger's syndrome, emotion regulation, and relationship issues. She offers individual and family therapy, with particular expertise in adolescent and young adult issues.

Kristen takes an eclectic approach to therapy, combining Existential Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness Practices. A long-time practitioner of yoga, Kristen completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014 to add another dimension to her therapeutic work. Kristen pulls from her experiences and training as appropriate to meet the client where he or she is, always with the relationship at the center of the work. 

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College Aged and Young Adult Process Group
Mar
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

College Aged and Young Adult Process Group

  • 182 Butler Avenue Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)
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Group Therapists: Jane Mizrahi, LICSW & David Kahn, MD
Time: Tuesdays at 6:00pm.

Process Group is an opportunity to be with other similarly aged young adults and process the struggles you might be having at this very important time in your life as you transition in to adulthood. Groups are co-led with Jane Mizrahi and Dr. David Kahn. Learn more →

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Rehumanizing the Other and the Self: Reflection on the Election (CE event)
Jan
6
1:30pm 1:30pm

Rehumanizing the Other and the Self: Reflection on the Election (CE event)

Description

A continuing education workshop for therapists (3 CEU: cultural diversity). Goals will include learning how to create safe spaces for conversations that bridge political, religious, and racial divides, identifying factors contributing to polarization, and to better understand how we might all unintentionally contribute to “otherization” and polarization. An added goal is to help participants manage distress related to the election in a constructive and healing manner. Workshop is limited to 10 participants to allow for maximum participation.

Host: Group by Design
Moderator: Daniel Even
Featured presenter: David Joseph

Location

1 Richmond Square Suite 122C, Providence RI, 02906

Date & Time

January 6, 2017
1:30pm - 4:30pm

Cost

$49 for registration before December 9, $59 thereafter.

Group Therapist

Daniel Even, LICSW, MDiv - Daniel Even is a 34-year veteran of the field, and specializes in anxiety, depression, burnout at work, interpersonal skills, marital conflict, pain management, and religious issues. He works with most age groups, including young adults, college students, adults, professionals, couples, and seniors. Daniel's approaches to therapy include acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness practices. Daniel has degrees from Harvard, Smith College, and Bucknell University, and has worked in several health centers and hospitals throughout New England. He has been in private practice since 1981.

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Adolescent Social Interaction Skills Group
Dec
21
6:30pm 6:30pm

Adolescent Social Interaction Skills Group

  • 29 Smith Avenue Greenville, RI, 02828 United States (map)
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Group Therapist: Leela Foley, LICSW
Time: Every Wednesday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Begins November 2nd, 2016 for 8 sessions.

This group is designed for adolescents 13 - 17 years old as an 8 session commitment. Together we will explore communication, relationship building, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. We will provide a peer-supported, interactive approach to sorting through social challenges and building connections with others. The group will utilize various media and therapeutic models including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Learn more →

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Moms and Daughters with ADHD
Nov
19
2:30pm 2:30pm

Moms and Daughters with ADHD

  • The Movement Exchange 545 Pawtucket Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860 (map)
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Group therapist: Stacy Donn Cristo, LMHC
Time: Saturdays, from 2:30pm - 4pm.

This is a four week group to bring together mom's and daughter's with ADHD. A formal diagnosis is not necessary, however, if you and/or your daughter are living with ADHD then this is the group for you! I will be co-hosting this group with my daughter as an ADHD duo! We will be building community, having fun and getting to know what this means for us as unique individuals and what it means for us as a mom and daughter duo (or trio, etc). This is also an opportunity to share what's worked and what hasn't worked, gain support and build sense of camaraderie. This group is appropriate for daughters ages 7 and up. Learn more →

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