GOAL: To provide group members with specific techniques
designed to help them reduce their anxiety enough so that they can enter
feared situations and move forward in their life. Personal motivation,
persistence, an a active ongoing recovery program are essential to be
able to achieve and sustain meaningful improvement.
DATES: Seven Thursdays 10-14-10 through 12-15-10
TIME: 6:30 PM TO 9:00 PM (2 1/2 hours) From 6:3O PM to 7:00
PM Cognitive Psycho-Educational and from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LOCATION: 444 E. Huntington Drive, Suite 333, Arcadia,
GROUP SIZE: Preferred group size is 6 members-maximum 8.
COST: $60.00 per each 2 1/2 hour, Thursday session MEMBER
WORKBOOK & NOTEBOOK: Combined cost for both is $60.00 which
is to be paid by the first group session.
PRE-REQUISITE: A Intake Evaluation @ $120.00 needs to be completed prior to the start of group to confirm a
SAD diagnosis, readiness for CBT group treatment and to develop a individualized
hierarchy to be used in group exposures and homework.
CONTRACT: To be considered for this group you need to
be willing and able to make a commitment to participate in the full 7
weeks of treatment. (The group contract states, in part, that the regular
group fee of $60.00 per group session will be charged for any group session
missed. The group contract is intended to maximize the group
safety by having establishing clear group rules and to minimize the avoidant
behaviors often part of the SAD symptoms--such as arriving late, leaving
early or missing a group session.)
FORMAT: A specific
Cognitive-Behavioral Group Protocol along with select, social
effectiveness skills training will be used in this group.