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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Millage-funded therapeutic groups forming

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Thanks to millage funding, our CARES team staff members are offering four new group therapy options for Washtenaw County residents. These groups are for everyone in the community--regardless of insurance or severity of need. Additional groups will be added in the months ahead.

  • Seeking Safety Group: Mondays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm: This group, for women who have experienced trauma and addiction, introduces 25 key concepts such as “PTSD: Taking Back Your Power,” “Setting Boundaries in Relationships,” and “Taking Good Care of Yourself.”  Location: Hope Clinic, 418 Harriet Street, Ypsilanti, MI
  • TREM Group: Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:30 pm: This group is focused on helping women become stronger and move forward in life. Topics include self-esteem, setting limits, self-soothing, and more. Please note that this group will close to new members after the first few sessions. Location: Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center, 4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI
  • DBT Group: Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm: DBT is an evidence-based psychotherapy that has proven useful in treating a variety of behavioral health needs. The group will discover coping skills such as “Emotion Regulation,” “Distress Tolerance," “Acceptance,” and “Mindfulness.” Location: Washtenaw County Community Mental Health, 2140 East Ellsworth Road, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Co-Occurring Group: Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:00 pm: This group, for men and women with mental health and substance use needs, covers a range of topics including “Changing Self-Defeating Behavior,” “Abstinence v. Moderation,” “Triggers and Craving,” and “High Risk Situations.” Location: Washtenaw County Community Mental Health, 555 Towner Street, Ypsilanti, MI

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