Hours vary by therapist. In general, sessions are available on weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Group therapy offers an opportunity for individuals struggling with various life experiences to express themselves in a safe assembly of other understanding individuals experiencing similar struggles. Under the direction of licensed and trained professionals, groups provide a supportive outlet for feelings expression and conflict resolution and nurture a community for positive change.
Group therapy is provided by one therapist or a team of two therapists. Behavioral Health Services currently offers a variety of groups for children and adolescents. Below, you will find details on each group. If you have any questions about any of the groups, feel free to call us at (814) 266-8840 or use our contact form.
Note: All groups meet at the Richland location unless otherwise noted.
Feeling alone, nervous, scared, overwhelmed, misunderstood? This list goes on and on. You’re not alone. Join our group, a place where you’ll meet same aged peers dealing with the same difficulties as you! Build a positive support system, make new friends, help each other solve everyday problems, build your confidence!
Richland Location Ages 10-13
Somerset Location Ages 10-14
A specific group for teens is offered through Behavioral Health Services. Teens participating share daily stressors and common experiences with one another, exploring challenges and resolving conflicts in their everyday lives.
Co-ed group therapy for teens in high schooled group therapy for teens in high school.
Build Healthy Social Relationships
Survive Parental Conflict
Improve Conflict Resolution
Behavioral Health Services offers specific group therapy to address social skills in children, teens, and adolescents. This group focuses on improving communication, interaction, and ultimately behaviors specific to this group of patients. Through group support, participants can interact with their peers and licensed and trained professionals to address barriers to increased social skills and apply new interventions to their everyday lives.
Group Goals Include:
Reciprocal Play Skills
Group Goals Include:
Many individuals struggle with temper control. The anger management group at Behavioral Health Services targets this growth area and provides a supportive, positive environment to engage with peers. Through facilitated group discussion, participants would be expected to learn and implement new coping mechanisms for maintaining a calm and composed disposition in times of significant distress.