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Outpatient Groups

Individual and family therapies are available to help you work through your emotional challenges or substance abuse problems on an individualized basis. Outpatient therapy at Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health also offers a variety of structured therapeutic groups that address mental illness, substance abuse, socialization, and many other issues important to your recovery.

 

Anger Management

Learn effective coping behaviors to stop escalation and work through anger in healthy ways. Understand anger dynamics, apply new skills, lower your anger by managing stress, change negative self-talk and convert anger into forgiveness. (A ten hour certificate will be given at the completion of this program for court or employer requirements.)

C2   Creating Connections (Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum)

This group is designed for 18-30 year old young adults. Each group will focus on the basic concepts for one of the following core skills: social skills, communication skills, relationship skills.  

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

This group has been designed primarily for adults struggling with borderline personality disorder, depression, suicidal thoughts, and impulsive behaviors. Participation in this group will teach new coping strategies and reinforce positive coping skills while helping group members to identify unhealthy behaviors.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for Teens (Ages 13-18)

This is a solution-focused, cognitive behavioral skills training group. Skills covered are mindfulness, stress management, relationship management and emotional regulation. The goal of this group is to help teens monitor and control feelings and behaviors that can lead to negative thoughts and actions. 

Overcoming Anxiety

The ten week group uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients learn to identify and change the thinking patterns that create and reinforce their fears and to change the way they react to anxiety-provoking situations.   

Real World Girls! (Ages 14-17)

This group will be a combination skill-building and process group focused on empowering teenage girls. It will provide girls with a safe space to share their struggles and learn skills for managing symptoms related to anxiety and/or depression. 

Young Adults (Ages 18-30)

This group is for individuals coping with issues that typically occur during this transition phase of life. Topics include coping with symptoms, dealing with independence, jobs/school and processing problem.


For more information or to register for a group, please email us at mentalhealthcenter@alexian.net.

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Alexian Brothers
Medical Center

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Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
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60169
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60169
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