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December 30, 2015

2016 Social Skills groups from C&FD psychologists


The psychologists at both Child and Family Development offices are offering additional SOCIAL SKILLS GROUPS, starting in January 2016.   


Objective:  To promote social confidence and executive skill building

Description: A curriculum is utilized to improve social, emotional and self-regulatory strategies and skills. These skills include improved focus, concentration, and academic performance, reducing stress and anxiety, handling peer-to-peer conflicts, managing emotions and reactions, and developing greater empathy toward others.

Ages: 7-10

Gender: For both boys and girls

Schedule: Mondays and Tuesdays at 5 at our Midtown office


Objective: To improve emotional management and problem-solving skills 

Description: A curriculum is utilized to improve social, emotional and self-regulatory strategies and skills including utilizing a cognitive-behavioral approach that emphasizes learning to manage emotions and reactions, role-play new ways of interacting with others, and to practice skills such as soothing yourself when upset.

Ages: 10-12 and 13-15

Gender: For both boys and girls

Schedule: Thursdays at 3, 4 and 5 at our Pineville office


  • SCHEDULING: All sessions begin on the hour and are approximately 45 minutes
  • COST: A family may pay privately ($60/session) or use insurance benefits, if available
  • FUTURE GROUPS: Additional groups, including those for other difficulties and age ranges, may be offered as interest exists


Groups are lead by either Dr. Gretchen Hunter and/or Dr. Amanda Cummings. For additional information about scheduling and group openings, please contact our Client Services team at 704-541-9080.  

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