60+ Therapy Group: Supportive environment helping older adults draw on existing strengths and learn new perspectives to manage difficulties and connect with valued people and experiences. Approaches will draw from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. Taking place: 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 1pm-2:30pm, ongoing. Location: 2001 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 860, Santa Monica, CA 90404, with Eve Wettstein, LCSW..
Women's Issues Group A 90 minute process oriented group wherein women will be given a safe forum to discuss issues related to mental health and life stressors. The goal of the group is to share experiences, thoughts, and concepts in order to gain a new sense of understanding and meaning. This will be a weekly closed group by invitation only at 5pm on Tuesday nights. Location: 4323 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank CA 91505, with Colleen McCord, LCSW.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group: Cognitive behavioral therapy meets mindfulness. This group offers strategies to help individuals better understand and manage their thoughts and emotions in order to achieve relief from feelings of distress. Taking place: every other Wednesdays, from 9:30 – 11:00am. Location: Century City Mall, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 2440, Los Angeles, CA 90067, with Shirley Kahenzadeh, LCSW.
65+ over process group for women: A process group for women 65 + geared on building connections and support. Topics include coping with transition, family dynamics, managing stress, loss and finding meaning and joy in current phase of life. Taking place: every other Wednesday, 11:30am-1:00pm, ongoing. Location: 2001 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 860, Santa Monica, CA 90404, with Hypatia Ostojic, LCSW.
Learn to Thrive Group: Focusing on skills to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression and learn alternative and healthier approaches for day-to-day problems. Taking place: Wednesdays 5:15-6:45pm, weekly- ongoing. Location: 11303 Washington Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90066, with Sharon Bina, MFT.
Good Morning Support: Anxiety/Depression Group: Focusing on coping strategies for anxiety, depression or other stressors. Taking place: Thursdays, 7:00-8:30am, weekly- ongoing. Location: 2001 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 860, Santa Monica, CA 90404, with Marc Lynn, MFT.
60+ Process Group: Helping older adults manage emotions, find new sources of enjoyment and meaning, and build new support systems. Typical topics include transitioning to retirement; making new friends; pursuing new interests; coping with grief and loss; dealing with the stress of being a caregiver; and, most importantly--achieving your highest potential at any age. Taking place: Every other Thursday, 2:30-4pm. Location: 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 420, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (Westwood), with Peter Galvin, LCSW.
Life Skills Teen Group: Helping teens (13-18y/o) organize themselves, improve executive functioning for those who struggle with ADD/ADHD, regulate intense emotions and build self-compassion. Weekly--ongoing, 5:00-6:30pm. Location: 11318 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064, with Sharon Bina, MFT..
Please note, a valid appointment would need to be scheduled for participation in any of the above groups. Please call the office at 310-301-7396 for questions or requests regarding scheduling.