Christina M. Schultz, MA
Resident in Counseling
Supervised by Megan A. Ellis, LPC
Thriving Families Counseling, LLC

Groups

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All Group members will be required to complete an eligibility pre-screening in-person or on the phone, sign an Informed Consent form, and commit to 4 group sessions. Please call and schedule registration appointment to confirm this is an appropriate group for your needs.
Groups require 3 minimum and 6 maximum members. 


Caregiver Support Groups
Parent Caregivers to Infants to Teens
Spousal or Partner Caregivers
Biweekly Mondays 9:00 am to 10:30 am, $25
Forming, Contact if Interested


Parent and Spousal caregiving has been associated with increased stress, depression, and anxiety, relationship conflict, feelings of burn out, grief, and declining cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and spiritual responses.  This group will review effective ways to cope with caregiving stress and ways to reduce caregiver fatigue.  We will review a few effective stress-reduction and cognitive-behavioral exercises associated with improved caregiver functioning, and communication skills associated with improved relationship satisfaction.
Postpartum Moms Support Group
Biweekly Mondays 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, $25
Forming, Contact if Interested

Therapy group for women and their babies experiencing issues related to prenatal and postpartum depression, anxiety, OCD, and/or trauma. The group focuses on providing psychoeducation, empowerment, coping skills, and counseling and peer support through sharing experiences with perinatal mood and anxiety related issues during pregnancy and following childbirth or adoption of a baby. Limited to 6 moms and babies only (due to space restrictions). Please call and schedule an appointment to register to confirm this is an appropriate group for your needs.




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Young Spousal and Partner Bereavement Support Group
Biweekly Mondays 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, $25
Forming, Contact if Interested


This Spousal and Partner Bereavement Support Group aids widows, widowers, engaged, and/or partnered young and middle-aged adults from 20 to 55 years old.  Participants have a chance to benefit by sharing their stories and using a variety of grief processing techniques in a supportive environment with others who can truly relate to their pain and experiences.