STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR TEENS | COMING IN 2019
This interactive group will help teens further understand and combat stress as they experience it by working in a small peer group with an experienced instructor. Individuals will become more aware of how stress affects them physically and emotionally, as well as how it impacts their relationships. In addition, teens will learn concrete coping skills that they can utilize when they are beginning to feel overwhelmed, as well as learn how to communicate their feelings to others as needed. Teens will be involved in an interactive group that will allow them to explore and better understand stress, and ultimately how to keep it under control more easily.
WHEN: Monday evenings 6:00 - 7:30 PM (ages 12-14) Thursday evenings 6:00 - 7:30 PM (ages 15-17) WHO: Teenagers ages 12-17, groups limited to 6 attendees COST: $100, 6 Sessions WEEKLY CONTENT: Week 1: Introductions and Defining Stress Week 2: Physical and Emotional Impacts of Stress Week 3: Communication Styles and Stress in Relationships Week 4: Creating a Coping Skills Tool Box Week 5: Refining the Tool Box and Focus on Meditation Week 6: Review and How to Take it With You
CONNECTING WITH YOUR TEEN | COMING IN 2019
Designed for parents who want to better understand their teen(s), this group teaches you how to help your teen(s) cope with stress as they experience it. The members will be involved in a group that explores the biological and psychological responses to stress, as well as coping skills that will help their teen. Parents will also learn about communication skills that may improve their relationship with their child and better understand self-care and how it can help parenting skills.
WHEN: Tuesday evenings 6:00 - 7:30 PM WHO: Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers of Teens ages 12-17 Groups limited to 6 attendees COST: $100, 6 Sessions WEEKLY CONTENT: Week 1: Introductions, Teen's Stress and Current Challenges Week 2: How the Teenage Brain Reacts to Stress Week 3: Communication with Your Teen Week 4: Tactics for Stressed Teen Week 5: Understanding Coping Skills Week 6: Mindfulness and Wrap-Up
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Kelci is passionate about working with individuals, families, and especially children. She has experience working with children that have experienced trauma, behavioral disorders, and the foster care system. Kelci has facilitated both individual therapy and group therapy sessions in a school setting and understands how school systems affect children at various times in their development. She is rather eclectic in her approach to working with individuals and groups, utilizing humanistic principles, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and existential theory. Kelci has training in play therapy and enjoys facilitating play therapy with children of all ages. She enjoys the flexibility and dynamics that play introduces into her work.
Kelci holds a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Washington State University. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Weber State University.