Services Groups & Workshops

Here is a handy overview of our Groups & Workshops at Perspectives!

Child Group Counseling And Workshops

Social Skills- Plymouth
  • Children with social anxieties or deficits
  • Help kids learn effective ways to make friends
  • Learn to communicate in socially acceptable ways.
  • Leader: Diana Jennings, MS, LLP
  • 8-week group for kids 8-12
Anger/Self-Control
  • Kids who are oppositional or defiant
  • Learn about triggers and behaviors
  • Learn strategies to manage emotions effectively
  • 8-week Group for Kids 8-12
Anxiety/Stress Busters Workshop
  • Children with stress & anxiety and fears
  • Workshops available, Call for the current schedule!

Teen Group Counseling And Workshops

The Cutting EDGE
  • Teens who struggle with self-injury
The Teen EDGE
  • Males and females who struggle with depression or anxiety
  • Teens who are either using or abusing drugs and/or alcohol
  • Teens who engage in self-destructive behaviors including self-harm
Taking the EDGE off Depression & Anxiety
  • Teens who struggle with depression/anxiety
Social Skills/Teens- Plymouth
  • Teens with social anxieties or deficits
  • Helps teens learn effective ways to make friends
  • Learn to communicate in socially acceptable ways
  • Leader: Diana Jennings, MS, LLP
  • 8-week group for teens
Social Skills/Teens- Troy
  • Teens with social anxieties or deficits
  • Helps teens learn effective ways to make friends
  • Learn to communicate in socially acceptable ways
  • 8-week group for teens
DBT Skills Group
  • Teens ages 13 to 17
  • Use DBT skills to help overcome strong emotions
  • Learn to cope with depression, anxiety, suicidal behaviors, and eating disorders
  • Learn mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance
  • Leader: Aleksandra Nedelkoski, MA, LPC
  • Aleksandra Nedelkoski, MA, LPC
  • 8-week group for teens
#SelfiEsteem
  • A workshop designed to strengthen the ability to see one’s self-worth
  • Identify how different factors impact self-Esteem
  • Managing inner and outside bullies
  • Stress reduction and self-care
  • Workshop for girls 10-14
The Self-Control/Anger EDGE
  • Teens who struggle with anger, impulsivity & hyperactivity
  • Focusing on self-control and anger management
  • Learn about triggers and behaviors
  • Learn tools to manage emotions effectively
  • 8-week group for teens
Academic Motivation Workshop for High School Students
  • Building Motivation, Confidence & Initiative in Academically Struggling High School Students.
  • Learn goal setting, time management skills, and positive decision making
  • Learn organizational skills and finding balance
Academic Motivation Workshop for Middle School Students
  • Building Motivation, Confidence & Initiative in Academically Struggling Middle School Students.
  • Learn goal setting, time management skills, and positive decision making
  • Learn organizational skills and finding balance

Adult Group Counseling And Workshops

Anger Management Group for Men
  • Men who struggle with anger and anger management
  • Learn about triggers, stressors, and different ways to manage anger
  • Learn strategies to change your script
  • 8-week groups

“Very engaging and felt free to express my opinion.”
“Instructor was knowledgeable, practical, and very encouraging.”
“This class changed my outlook on life.“

Anger Management Group for Women
  • Women who struggle with anger and anger management
  • Women who feel misunderstood and have trouble dealing with disappointment
  • Learn to resolve the emotional pain of anger and heal damaged emotions
  • Learn to let go of the past and be free to be you
  • Leader: Karolyn Thompson, Ph.D., LPC
  • 8-week groups
Women’s Empowerment Group
  • Women who struggle with self-worth
  • Women who fail to recognize their own strengths
  • Discover your passion, calling, and strengths
  • Workshops for women 18+
Navigating the College Experience
  • For new and returning college students, age 17+
  • Learn goal setting techniques, eliminate procrastination
  • Learn organizational skills, study habits, and time management
  • Learn positive decision making, balance in life & finding your niche
  • Workshops available, Call for the current schedule!
Codependency Workshop for Men & Women
  • For Men & Women 18 +
  • Providing direction for men & women in understanding their roles in relationships and how to manage and maintain them without losing self-respect and self-acceptance
  • Challenging patterns of unhealthy relationships
  • Learn how to stop making excuses for others
  • Setting appropriate limits
  • Accept yourself right where you are and be free to be you
  • Leader: Karolyn Thompson, Ph.D., LPC
  • Workshops available, Call for the current schedule!
Parenting the Out-of-Control Child/Teen
  • For the Parents of Children & Teens ages 5-15
  • Parenting the impulsive, angry, and hyperactive child
  • Determine who struggles with self-control & why
  • Learn skills to help your family
  • Workshop: Call for the current schedule!
Parenting the Self-Injurious Teen
  • For parents of adolescents who engage in self-injury and other self-destructive behaviors
  • Learn why people self-injure
  • Learn what to do & what not to do to help
  • How to effectively parent a teen who struggles with this issue
  • Workshop: Call for the current schedule!
Building Your Students’ Confidence, Motivation & Initiative
  • For parents of students who often have missing assignments, who have failing grades, who are taking summer classes, procrastinate, create conflict regarding homework, and/or need constant reminders to do homework
  • Learn strategies for helping their middle school, high school or college student find what motivates them
  • How to use reinforcement and consequences to enhance motivation
  • How their students’ individual learning style can affect motivation
Nurturing Your Child’s Growing Brain
  • Unlock the mystery of brain development
  • Understand how brain development determines and affects the function of children at various ages
  • Understand problematic behavior and set appropriate expectations
  • Learn evidence-based approaches to help facilitate children’s brain development
  • Leader: Jo-Chen Hou, Ph.D., LLP
  • 2 Workshops for parents of children 12 and under and for parents of youth 13-24