Workshops

Participating in a focused workshop or group therapy can be a powerful experience and positive way to work more deeply on a specific issue or gather more information before beginning your therapeutic work. Check this page for information on upcoming workshops and groups offered.

ONGOING VIRTUAL THERAPY GROUPS

Ongoing Adult Support Group:

Join our ongoing adult support group to learn how to manage anxiety coming from transitions, uncertainty, fear and doubt in the time of COVID.  Also learn new ways to take care of your mental and emotional health.

What does group look like?

Each session starts with a mindfulness exercise, then we dedicate time to talk about what group members are experiencing in their lives while receiving emotional support from one another.
Each week varies in content – whether that’s an open discussion, learning new tools and skills to cope with and manage difficult feelings, or participating in a therapeutic activity or journaling prompt to develop your insight and awareness.

This weekly group meets online for an hour at a time.

  • For Adults age 25 and up
  • Group meets on Mondays from 12-1pm

*Currently accepting new members

Fee for this group is $40 per session.

Alyssa Kushner, LMSW will be leading this Adult Support Group. Alyssa has extensive experience in working with anxiety disorders and is well-versed in group work with both teens and adults. Please see our “Meet the Team” page to learn more about Alyssa.

UPCOMING VIRTUAL THERAPY GROUPS:

How To Survive and Thrive In College – A Group for College Students

Navigating back to school transitions as a college student can be difficult and readjusting to in-person and on-campus life after online life is a big change. Join this group to have a safe place to explore feelings, receive peer support, and develop the tools and skills to thrive in your college years. This group will also cover other college-related issues like time management, anxiety & stress management, burn-out prevention, perfectionism, coping with overwhelm, and navigating relationship difficulties.

This weekly group meets online for an hour at a time.

  • For college-age students
  • Meets Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm
  • First group meets Thursday, October 21st
  • Requires 8 week commitment

Fee for this group is $40 per session/$320 in total.

Alyssa Kushner, LMSW will be leading this group.  

“Women’s Codependency Group” 

Support Group For Recovering Codependents

This group will focus on how to move from codependent to interdependent. Do you put other people’s needs first? Struggle with setting and maintaining healthy boundaries? Feel the need to control others and take on responsibility for their behaviors and emotions? Do you struggle with your self esteem and often experience shame and guilt?  Do you often neglect self care? If you answered yes to many of these, you may be struggling with behaviors of codependency. This group will provide psychoeducation to better understand what codependency is, how it may show up in family dynamics, and how it affects your life and relationships. Learn the skills necessary to become interdependent in your relationships and stronger within yourself. 

This weekly group meets online for an hour at a time.

  • For women in their 20’s and 30’s
  • Exact time and start date TBD
  • Requires 8 week commitment

Fee for this group is $40 per session/$320 in total.

Alyssa Kushner, LMSW will be leading this group.  Alyssa has extensive experience in working with anxiety disorders and is well-versed in group work with both teens and adults. Please see our “Meet the Team” page to learn more about Alyssa.

“Support Group for New Therapists”

Taking on a new role as a therapist right out of grad school can be intimidating. This support group will offer a safe space for new therapists to support each other during this big change in your life. Topics to be covered include: 

  • Learning how to manage new responsibilities as a therapist, while prioritizing yourself and your self-care needs
  • Developing a work-life balance, healthy lifestyle habits, and preventing burn-out
  • Explore imposter syndrome and build trust in yourself as a new therapist 
  • Develop effective coping strategies that have helped other experienced therapists in the field
  • Learn new skills such as mindfulness, relaxation, gratitude and grounding

This bi-weekly group meets online for an hour at a time.

  • For all credentialed mental health providers
  • Exact time and start date TBD
  • Requires 8 session commitment

Fee for this group is $40 per session/$320 in total.

Alyssa Kushner, LMSW will be leading this group.  

High School Anxiety & Mindfulness Group:

Even before the pandemic, anxiety in teens was on the rise. And now its inching through the roof. Learning ways to talk about, process and tools to cope with anxiety now in their teen years, will help your teen immeasurably throughout their lifetime. The Anxiety and Mindfulness Support Group for High Schoolers will meet for 8 weeks online.

  • For Teens age 13-17
  • This group meets for an hour and 15 minutes
  • Group will meet on a weekday evening, new start date TBD

Fee for this group is $45 per session

Amanda Sacks, LMSW and RYT will be leading the Teen Support Group. Amanda brings her experience as a registered yoga teacher and mindfulness practitioner to her work with her clients and is highly skilled at supporting teens in their growth. Please learn more about Amanda on our “Meet the Team” page.

All groups will be held Online via a confidential host. For inquiries about the timing of a group and how to join a group, please call BHAVA Therapy Group directly at 646-389-5801 or email at info@bhavatherapygroup.com

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