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Telehealth Groups

WBMA, LLC’s SOAR Program for Psychotherapy and Testing is currently enrolling the following telehealth groups. Groups meet weekly and include a maximum of 5 or 6 members. To enroll, please e-mail us >>

Social-Emotional Regulation Groups 

Mondays 4:30pm (Middle School)

with Dr. Jaclyn Halpern

Participants will explore emotional regulation, stress management, and social skills techniques to manage anxiety, sadness, and anger, improve relationships, and navigate life’s pressures

Tween Art Therapy & Mindfulness Group 

Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm (Ages 11-13)

with Anna Mills, MS, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Participants will use art therapy and mindfulness techniques to help increase emotional expression, decrease stress, and strengthen resilience in a supportive group setting.

Tween Social Group -

Time TBD (6th through 8th Grade)

with Jeanni Jensen, MA, LCPC

A group for tweens navigating the highs and lows of middle school, and evolving from children into teenagers. Members will connect to share experiences, support each other in addressing challenges, and get to know new friends!

LGBTQQIA+ Young Adult Group 

Time TBD (Ages 18 post-High School through 22)

with Jeanni Jensen, MA, LCPC

A group for individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, nonbinary, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, questioning identity, or as allies to this community. Members will connect to share experiences, practice resilience, develop our best selves, and belong. The group will also help participants navigate emerging adulthood. Members will support each other in establishing independence related to changes in living arrangements, work, school, relationships, and making decisions for the future.

Teen Art Therapy Group

Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm (Ages 16-18)

with Anna Mills, MS, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Participants will utilize Art Therapy and Mindfulness for emotional recognition and regulation, self-expression, confidence building, and stress management.

College Student Mindfulness Support Group

Monday 2:30-3:30pm

with Jeanni Jensen, MA, LCPC

College students will chat and use mindfulness techniques to help them navigate being away from college friends, transitioning back to family life, and dealing with uncertainty about the future. This is a sliding scale support group.

Young Adult Group

Time TBD (Ages 18 post-High School through 22)

with Jeanni Jensen, MA, LCPC

A group for individuals navigating the transition out of high school and into emerging adulthood. Members will support each other in establishing a more independent life: changes in living arrangements, work, school, relationships, and making decisions for the future.

Guided Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm (Adults 18+)

with Anna Mills, MS, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Use guided meditation to calm your busy mind reduce stress, and increase focus. Led by mindfulness practitioner Anna L. Mills.

Open Studio: Altered Art Books

Saturday 3:00-4:30pm (Adults 18+)

with Anna Mills, MS, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Create your own personal visual diary utilizing Art Therapy. Participants will be able to increase their creativity, express feelings safely, explore life issues, and strengthen their sense of self.

Post-IOP Group

Time TBD (Adults 18+ post-High School)

with Jeanni Jensen, MA, LCPC

A group for individuals who have recently completed an IOP (intensive outpatient) or PHP (partial hospital) program (either following inpatient stay, or independently.) Members will focus on supporting each other in maintaining stability, enhancing wellness, and thriving in everyday life. Prerequisite: Each member must also be seeing own individual therapist; must not be current active safety risk (e.g., needing higher level of care)

Mama to Mama: This Isn't What I Expected

Time TBD (Mothers within one year postpartum)

with Dr. Kathryn Jankowski, LMSW

A therapeutic support group for new parents experiencing challenges adjusting to motherhood*, including feelings of isolation, overwhelm, depression, and anxiety. This group offers a safe, non-judgmental space to connect with new mothers and talk about shared feelings and experiences. Parents will learn evidence-based clinical strategies for addressing negative thoughts and feelings, in addition to coping skills and self-care strategies. This group will meet
weekly for 1.5 hours over 8 sessions. Babies (and breastfeeding) are welcome!


*This group is not limited to moms experiencing postpartum depression or anxiety. All moms are welcome!

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