How to Join a Group
An initial phone call with our support & therapy groups coordinator is the first step towards receiving appropriate treatment.
Below is a list of all groups led by The Women's Center therapists - active groups will have day/time of meetings noted; not all groups are active all the time. All groups meet at our Vienna, VA offices, unless otherwise noted.
- Initial Consultation with the Group Leader: $45
- Group Participation Fee: $120/month
Please call Support & Therapy Groups Coordinator Jane Delpopolo at 703-281-4928, ext. 307, to set up a consultation to join one of our groups. She is also reachable by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Reduced fee and sliding fee scale options available, based on financial need.
Support & Therapy Groups at The Women's Center in Vienna, VA
NEW Group! DBT Skills
Forming Now - will be held on Monday evenings, from 7:00pm - 8:30pm (previously listed as Thursdays, please note the day change) Find out how to join this group
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically-validated treatment that offers effective techniques for individuals with severe affect regulation difficulties. Within this group, clients will gain a solid knowledge of DBT skills and additional skills based in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and other sensorimotor skills. Clients will learn how to integrate these skills effectively into their lives in order to:
- Tolerate and manage stress and personal crises
- Regulate emotions and moods
- Reduce impulsive and self-harming behaviors
- Have more stable and satisfying relationships
Focuses on the challenges facing women nearing or older than 50. Addresses physical changes, roles and relationships, professional development, leisure time and more.
Coping With Separation and Divorce
Focuses on formulating and implementing personal strategies for dealing with the emotional and situational changes of this life experience.
Dealing With Anger
Enables women who are struggling with this emotion to identify feelings, sources of anger and destructive patterns. Helps them to express anger more constructively.
Addresses issues that have compelled members to develop unhealthy eating habits. Explores unfulfilled needs, feelings of emptiness and low self-esteem. Helps participants deal with the anxiety and guilt associated with compulsive over-eating.
Explores long-lasting scars that affect people's feelings about themselves and others. Offers space to understand the common feelings of low self-esteem, lack of confidence, inability to trust, humiliation, shame and isolation.
Helps members create healthier, more fulfilling relationships. Includes building self-esteem and breaking self-defeating patterns.
Life Lessons For Cool Kids!
LLCK! is a hands-on and interactive experience that will teach children some of the essential emotional and social strengths necessary to become stronger, well-rounded, and happier individuals.Topics include: understanding and expressing feelings; controlling anger, making friends and learning cooperation; taking others' perspective and thinking positively. This workshop is for kids between the ages of 7-11 years old.
Mixed Adult Therapy Group
Helps male and female members examine interpersonal relationship issues and develop as individuals. Includes changing lifestyle patterns, managing stress and anger levels, developing communication skills such as expressing thoughts and feelings.
Offers a safe environment for adult women who were sexually abused during childhood or adolescence. Focuses on unresolved feelings, and long-term effects of abuse and developing self-esteem. Individual therapy is a prerequisite.
Women's General Support and Therapy Group
Tuesdays, from 7pm - 8:30pm - FULL; call to join waiting list - new group forming now! Find out how to join this group
Focuses on the specific interests of its members. Issues often include relationships, anger, shame, stress management and improving communication.
Young Professional Women
Offers women 25-40 years old a place to discuss relevant concerns. Issues include how to implement personal and professional changes and develop strong interpersonal relationships.
page updated 5/15/2013