Therapeutic Groups at Family Centre

Family Centre Therapeutic Groups and Social Skills Groups are run after-school and are designed to increase children’s and teens’ social and communication skills so that they can better self-regulate and develop healthy relationships. Groups are created around various themes appropriate for different developmental stages. Children and adolescents learn through direct discussion, as well as role-playing and therapeutic games and activities with peers designed to introduce and strengthen specific social-emotional skills.

Upcoming Groups


Family Centre presents a social skills group for teens of any gender, ages 14-16. This group will be focused on self-expression, identifying emotions, and self-esteem. These concepts will be explored through a variety of creative means. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Family Centre social skills groups are offered FREE to participants.

Sign up now by emailing Ge’Von Greaves ( or Raynisha Simmons ( or call 232-1116. Creativity Group Sessions will take place at Family Centre on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30PM, from November 15 to December 13, 2022.

Spaces are limited. Signup deadline is November 15, 2022.  Feel free to share this flyer with a family you know that will benefit.


Here’s what participants are saying about Family Centre’s Therapeutic Groups:

“I am Powerful” Girls Group

• “I learned how to express my feelings to other people.”
• “I learned how to cope with my anxiety.”
• “I learned how to be aware of my feelings and be confident.”

“Brotherhood” Boys Group

•  “I learned about confidentiality.”
• “I liked group because it was fun. I learned not to be afraid to speak.”
• “I liked to share my feelings with my friends. I learned that some people have some stuff that they need to share.”
• “I enjoyed group because it unlocks the potential. I learned to always be nice to others.”


Therapeutic Groups and Social Skills Groups are part of Family Centre Counselling Services.


Photos: Family Centre Counselling Team facilitating Therapeutic Groups. Pictured are Ge’Von Greaves, Carissa Darrell, and Rishee Paschal.

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