Social Skills Group
FACC offers a regular social skills group for children ages 6 to 14. Topics rotate, but all sessions contain a strong emphasis on CBT regulation and coping strategies, facilitating healthier communication, and developing gratitude. An experiential program, this group helps children and adolescents navigate social situations under the guidance of experienced staff members. Entrance into the groups can occur at any time. Our next session will begin mid January. Our current group is as follows:
Making and Keeping Friends: This fall/winter FACC is offering an eight-week social skills group in September, October, November and December entitled Making and Keeping Friends. As part of this session, children will work on rules regarding social interaction, positive affirmations as they navigate social situations, regulation tools, and coping strategies. We will also work on being a good team member and play a lot of games to practice this skills!
Typical Schedule for Group
5-5:30 p.m. Check-in & eat, goal setting (group and individual),
5:30-6:30 p.m. Physical/Group Recreation @ outdoors or components of neurological reorganization/SMART at clinic
6:30-7:00 p.m. Staff Teaching
- Introduction of new material to be memorized
- Lesson including story, role play, game, or experiential learning
6:00-7:20 p.m. Craft
7:20-7:30 p.m. Wrap-up/Review of Evening/Clean-up
If interested in attending this group, please contact Melissa Nichols at 952-475-2818, ext. 1010 to register.
Adult Women’s DBT Group
Adult women Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Group is facilitated by Connie Dummer, MA, LP, LMFT, RPT-S and Robert Ogren, PsyD, LP and meets Mondays from 5-6:30 p.m. FACC offers a Christian DBT curriculum based on Marsha Linehan’s work. If interested in the group, please contact Connie Dummer at Connie@familyattachment.com or 952-475-2818, ext. 1022.
Sexuality and Relationship Group for Men: Healing Sexual Brokenness
Registration beginning now for January 2020 group
With the dawn of the high-speed internet and a media
increasingly saturated in sexuality, the number of men struggling
with sexual brokenness has sky-rocketed in the 21st century. The
obstacles men face today to thrive in their sexuality and in their life
have never been more challenging.
To address these challenges the group will use The L.I.F.E. Recovery
Guide for Men, written by world-renowned expert on sexuality,
Mark Laasar, PhD. This workbook offers a principles that initiate a
journey towards healing and freedom and guide group members
to lean upon one another and God for support and wisdom. Issues
addressed include sexual addiction, compulsive masturbation,
pornography usage, chronic sexual thoughts/feelings, adultery,
understanding healthy sexuality, principles for transformation, the
cycle of sexual acting out, identifying triggers, improving
relationships, healthy emotionality, and much more.
A 3 month commitment is required to the group. Sessions are
eligible to be billed to insurance. We ask you to purchase the
workbook, which is about $20. Come join us!
If interested in this group, please contact Robert Ogren at 952-475-2818, ext. 1016.
Prayer Therapy Group for Women
Peace, Purpose, & Happiness
Today’s life is filled with struggles. How does one fine contentment, peace, even joy? This group focuses on ingredients of happiness through the implementation of service, connection, acceptance, and forgiveness.
Assessment and candid guidance amidst a supportive community is offered to hellp each individual explore the sacred in their lives through prayer, fellowship and accountability.
Prayer is a key component to this group. However, it is not necessary to have a faith or religious affiliation to join this group. We thrive to make prayer a practice in honesty–to search and reveal all the fear, guilt, hate, and inferiority in our mind and keep our eyes focused on the concept of the Healing Power–a God of love.
This group will meet every other Tuesday at 5-6:30 p.m. beginning in late January-May. For more information or to register, contact Melissa at 962-475-2818, ext. 1010.