Avenues Counseling offers group counseling for those wanting to work through the healing process in a community with others dealing with the same struggles.
S.T.A.R.T. Sexual Trauma and Addiction Recovery Therapy

Goals

  • Create an environment of relational safety to foster a community of support.
  • Develop a healthier relationship with sex and sexuality.
  • Equip participants with coping skills.
  • Increase ability to have more satisfying interpersonal relationships.
  • Increase internal awareness.
  • Learn how past and current trauma experiences can impact relationships with sex and sexuality.

Requirements

  • Commit to attending all 18 weeks
  • Meet with an individual counselor 1-2 times a month (it is not required that your counselor be an Avenues’ counselor).
  • Meet with group leader prior to the start of the group to learn more about the group to ensure this is the best group for your needs. The fee for this 30 minute meeting is $30.

How Do I Sign Up?

To get more information about this group or to schedule your intake appointment contact Sam Bearer, PLPC.

 

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314-632-6587

 

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Dates

  • The group will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 pm, next group start date TBD.

Cost & Materials

  • The cost per group session is $40 (included in this fee is the L.I.F.E. Recovery Guide for Men, by Mark Laaser). Payment plans and scholarships are available upon request. Please speak with the group leaders for more information.

Group Facilitator

H.E.A.R.T – Healing Emotionally After Relational Trauma

Description

This 15 week therapy group focuses on supporting women affected by a partner’s sexual betrayal. Through this group participants will gain increased self-awareness and learn how to begin healing from the pain of betrayal to healing and hope.

How do I sign up?

For any women interested you will need to meet with a group facilitator for a brief intake meeting to ensure this group is right for you. Cost for this intake session: $30 dollars

Please contact LaTonya Allen for more information:

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Dates

  • Thursdays, from 10am-12pm, next start date TBD.

Cost & Materials

  • $40 per group session (materials included). Payment plans and scholarships are available upon request.
Parent Resource Group: A Support Group for Caregivers

Description

Does your teen struggle with depression, anxiety, and/or suicidal thoughts? Get support from a group who understands these unique difficulties, led by a counselor. Learn skills and get resources to help you better navigate these difficult waters. You don't have to be alone in it.

How do I sign up or get more information?

 

Contact our Office Administrators at 314-529-1391 or [email protected]

 

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Details

  • Thursdays from 6:30-8 PM, starting soon.
  • $120 for the 6-session group.
  • In-person at our Richmond Heights location.
The Children’s Discovery Group Experience (ages 8-11 or grades 3-5th)
The earlier we equip children to effectively cope with their anxiety to more confident they will be!

Description

This 8 week group is designed to help your child release worry (anxiety) and embrace full sensory, consistent coping skills, better breathing practices and healthier hopes. If you are looking for ways to help your child discover adaptive styles to better cope with their worry then this group may be a great fit for them.

How do I sign up?

 

Contact our Office Administrator, Ginny, at 314-529-1391 or Nevi Castro-Miller @ [email protected]

 

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Details

  • Next start date TBD.
  • This is an in-person group and clear face masks are a requirement for all participants.
  • Total group cost is $280.
  • Your child will be taught using research based expressive therapies combined with some helpful EFT (Emotion-Focused Techniques), and we will explore adaptations for thinking anxiously by using art, therapeutic play and games to have group experiences.
The Big A's Teen Group
Anxiety. Anger. Adolescence.

Description

Anxiety and anger can be big struggles for teens. This group will help your teen learn skills and tools to better regulate their emotions, take control over their anxiety, and understand more of what's going on inside of them.

How Do I Sign Up?

Contact the group counselor, Matt Creacy, for more information or to register!

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Details

  • Mondays from 6-7:30 PM, starting soon.
  • Group cost: $320 for 8 sessions
  • In-person & masked at our Richmond Heights location.