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West Long Branch | 1049 Broadway Suite 2, West Long Branch, NJ

Eatontown | 40 Broad St, Suite 202, Eatontown, NJ


(732) 852-7750

Children’s DBT-Informed Skills Group

A therapeutic group for children that teaches skill building relating to identifying & naming feelings and emotions, managing stress and difficult situations, working through "big" emotions, and communicating with others.

Meet Emily Acosta, MS, LAC, NCC

Tuesdays (in person)

Ages 6-8 years: 5:00-6:00pm

Ages 9-12 years: 6:00-7:00pm

May be perfect for children who:

  • Have trouble getting along with others
  • Find it difficult to control their emotions
  • Exhibit impulsive behaviors
  • Have difficulty maintaining peer relationships

This 8-week group is ongoing and accepts new members on week 1 & 5.

  • Week 1: Mindfulness
  • Week 2: Mindfulness/distress tolerance
  • Week 3: Distress tolerance
  • Week 4: Parent session - VIRTUAL
  • Week 5: Emotion regulation
  • Week 6: Emotion regulation / interpersonal effectiveness
  • Week 7: Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Week 8: Parent session - VIRTUAL

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