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Teenagers

TEEN ART THERAPY

Fostering creativity, self-assurance, and goal pursuit through determination, courage, and artistic expression for teenagers, using art therapy as a catalyst for empowerment and change.
 

Empowering Teens through Creative Exploration and Positive Engagement


Space is limited, and enrollment is on a first registered, first served basis. Please request an appointment and our team will contact you.

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ABOUT THE TEEN ART THERAPY GROUP

The Teen Art Therapy Group empowers teenagers to break free from negativity, nurture self-confidence, and passionately chase their dreams through resilience, courage, and innovative expression. In a nurturing and interactive group setting, teenagers acquire emotional intelligence insights and masterful techniques to navigate diverse emotional and social obstacles through the use of art therapy.

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Dates: Wednesdays, September 27 – November 15, 2023

  • Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm CST

  • Ages: 14-18 years old

  • Cost: $400.00

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WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM TEEN ART THERAPY GROUP?

The Teen Art Therapy Group is custom-tailored for preteens aiming to boost their self-confidence, cultivate emotional intelligence, and acquire effective techniques for navigating emotional and social complexities. This group is a perfect fit for those desiring to embrace positivity, amplify resilience, and proactively pursue their ambitions with determination, courage, and creative expression.

We provide preteens with dedicated support in the following areas:

Emotional Expression and Self-Perception

  • Utilize art for healthy emotional outlet and self-expression.

  • Address self-comparisons and nurture self-acceptance.

  • Build resilience against external pressures

Academic and Social Resilience

  • Harness art to manage academic stress and self-doubt.

  • Explore creative ways to navigate social dynamics.

  • Balance academics with personal well-being.

Transition and Empowerment

  • Art-based exploration of family changes and transitions.

  • Express emotions and adapt to shifts using creative expression.

  • Foster personal strengths and resilience through creativity.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The Empowering Adolescence for Girls Group provides a comprehensive experience, enabling preteen girls to grasp and manage emotions effectively, build resilience, navigate social and academic landscapes, and discover their identity. Simultaneously, parents and caregivers gain strategies to bolster their preteen's emotional coping mechanisms and foster a supportive environment.

We meet individually with each participant prior to the start of the group to determine if they are the right fit and to identify specific areas of concern. In addition to group-focused activities, we are able to provide individualized interventions tailored to the specific needs of each preteen.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If a preteen cannot attend and we are notified at least 7 days prior to the start date of the program we will issue a refund, excluding a $50 non-refundable deposit for administrative fees. At the time of registration full payment is required to reserve a space. If less than 7 days notification is given, no refund will be provided.

MEET THE TEAM

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MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

To get started with the Center for Creative Arts Therapy, schedule an appointment or call 847-477-8244.

 

During the scheduling process, we will ask questions to match you with the therapist who will best meet your needs including service type, emotional symptoms and availability.

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GROUP THERAPY FAQs

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How do I get started with therapy?

Help is just a few easy steps away. Schedule an Appointment or call 847-477-8244. Visit our How to Get Started page for answers to your questions.

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How can therapy help?

Almost anyone can benefit from therapy. It is a supportive process for personal growth and self-improvement. Many scientific studies show that therapy is a helpful way to learn more about yourself, improve your range of coping skills, and learn how to deal with life’s stressors more effectively. Get Started.

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Is creative arts therapy covered by insurance?

Yes! We accept most major insurance plans and are in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Cigna. We also provide out-of-network services.

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How often do I need to come in?

Therapy is kind of like fitness – the more you put into it, usually the more you benefit. Our clients tell us that at least one session per week is most helpful to them. Of course, coming more or less often is also an option. Questions? Contact Us!

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EMOTION DETECTIVES

Dates: Sept. 27-Nov. 15

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Ages: 7-10 years old

A supportive and fun group environment to teach children emotional awareness and practical strategies for coping with uncomfortable emotions in a variety of situations.

CURRENT GROUPS

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EMPOWERING ADOLESCENCE FOR GIRLS

Dates: Sept. 27-Nov. 15

Time: 5:15pm-6:15pm

Ages: 11-13 years old

Empowering young ladies to avoid negativity, build self-confidence, and pursue their goals through perseverance, courage, and creativity!

Teenagers

TEEN ART THERAPY

Dates: Sept. 27-Nov. 15

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Ages: 14-18 years old

The Teen Art Therapy Group empowers teenagers to break free from negativity, nurture self-confidence, and passionately chase their dreams through resilience, courage, and innovative expression.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

WE'RE HERE TO HELP

Let us support you and your family through compassionately creative counseling and arts-based psychotherapy services. Give us a call today to learn more about creative arts therapy (art therapy, music therapy, drama therapy, dance/movement therapy, expressive arts therapy) in the Downers Grove, Hinsdale, DuPage county and Chicago area! Feel free to call us at (847) 477-8244 or email us.

We are located in Downers Grove and frequently see clients from Downers Grove, Aurora, Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Countryside, Darien, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Hickory Hills, Hillside, Hinsdale, LaGrange, LaGrange Park, Lemont, Lisle, Lombard, Naperville, Oak Brook, Oak Brook Terrace, Oak Park, Riverside, Villa Park, Warrenville, Westchester, Westmont, Wheaton, Willowbrook, Woodridge, and Western Springs.

 

Counseling and arts-based psychotherapy for individuals, groups and families looking for help with children, adolescents, stress, relationships, motherhood, creative parenting interventions, life transitions, trauma, anxiety, depression, divorce, grief/bereavement, autism, communication, caregiving, terminal illness, and career counseling.

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