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Hartford County

Avon, CT
Open topic discussion group for teens
Every other Thursday, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Teens will develop the life skills to hear their own voice, to trust themselves, and to benefit from healthy relationships with others. Facilitated by Psychotherapist Susan Engel, LCSW.
Contact: Susan Engel at 860-269-3104
Avon, CT
Children’s Group
Every other Monday, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
An opportunity for your child to learn life lessons, to discuss their experiences and develop emotional articulation. With creative interactions and activities, your child will receive help organizing his or her feelings. They will have the opportunity to discuss what may be on their minds, listen to others, provide validation and develop assertiveness. Facilitated by Psychotherapist Susan Engel, LCSW.
Contact: Susan Engel at 860-269-3104

 

Fairfield County

Westport, CT
Touched by Adoption
Groups for children and teens are offered throughout the year. Call to learn more.
Contact: Susan Baron or Risa Werner at 203-502-1629
Website: www.touchedbyadoption.net
Westport, CT
Touched by Adoption
China Connections group will be meeting once a month on Saturday morning from 10:30am-12:00pm.  The first session is October 3, 2015.
Contact: Susan Baron at 203-205-1629 or by email at swbaron@optonline.net for more information.

Tolland County

Vernon, CT
Family Affirmation Center for Treatment
Groups for children and teens are offered throughout the year. Call to learn more.
Contact: Kathi Legare at 860-896-5331 or Kathi@factct.net
Website: http://www.factct.com/#!groups/ci5o