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Teen - DBT-based Skills Group

Enroll now in our 10-week DBT-based (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Skills Group and learn to manage the emotional rollercoaster that is adolescences. This group is ideal for 14 - 17 year olds in VA needing extra coping skill support for big emotions (max 8 participants).

Empower Your Emotions: Emotions are a natural part of life, and learning to understand and manage them is key to your well-being. Our DBT Skills Group will teach you practical techniques to express emotions effectively, promoting healthier relationships and self-awareness.

Build Lasting Coping Strategies: Say goodbye to negative responses to even the most powerful emotions as you acquire new coping skills. From mindfulness practices to communication strategies, you’ll be equipped with a versatile toolkit to face life’s challenges.

Thrive in Community: Share your successes and challenges with other like-minded teens who may be experiencing similar situations. The group environment will encourage you along the way.

Meet the Facilitator- Julianna Foster, MA

Julianna is Resident in Counseling with Active & Connected Family Therapy who specializes in working with adolescents, college students, and young adults struggling with emotion regulation, anxiety, mood disorders, behavior change, and life transitions. She loves incorporating wellness education into groups to support the connection between body and mind. Julianna’s goal is that you leave the class feeling more confident in regulating your emotions and handling them in more effective ways.

Dates & Times:

Time: Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm online

Dates: 10 week program starting Wednesday, September 13th

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 8th


$300 per participant


Call (434) 202-4080 or email hello@activeconnected.com

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