When you have the vision to imagine your potential,
And the strong desire to make change a reality,

Your very next step is gathering the courage to walk

through the doorway and ask for help. We are here.

                                                J.D.R.

 

Joyce Dolberg Rowe, LMHC

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

THE DOOR IS OPEN COUNSELING CENTER LLC

South Shore Teen Counseling

SUPPORT GROUP SCHEDULE

 

 

Are you looking for a specialist

in South Shore teen counseling

that will meet your needs?

 

If so, then call us today to see

how we can assist you.

 

 

 

For a confidential evaluation inquiry, call us today at (781) 925-3500

 

Or, send us an email at:

Joyce@DoorIsOpen.net

 

 

 

 

We currently offer the following

South Shore teen counseling

and related support groups:

 

Discover Your Inner Power

Group Psychotherapy

The Grief Recovery Outreach Program

Miss Informed: Group For Adolescent Girls

Substance Abuse Recovery & Relapse Prevention

Medical Family Therapy Groups

Adult Diabetes Group

Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Illness

Healthy from the Inside Out: A Healthy Weight Group

Obesity Related Binge & Compulsive Over-Eating

Strengths-based, Mindful Approach to Recovery

Anger Management Groups

Stress Management Program

Parenting Support Group

Parenting Support Group

 

 

 

 

Click here for a printable pdf version of this letter of introduction.

 

MOST INSURANCE AND

 

CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED

 

Call Us Today to Learn

How We Can Help!

 

(781) 925-3500

 

 

We have three convenient locations

for South Shore parenting groups:

 

The Door is Open Counseling Center, LLC

485 Nantasket Avenue, Unit C

Hull, MA 02045

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The Door is Open Counseling Center, LLC

1245 Hancock Street, Suite 25

Quincy, MA 02169

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The Door is Open Counseling Center, LLC

2 Columbia Road, Unit 12

Pembroke MA 02359

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Located by Route 53 near139

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not in our regional area? Not a problem! Traveling and unable to keep your appointment?

 

We will arrange to have you work with your counselor via Skype video. You can also ask for support via email, Facebook or Twitter.

 

Skype video will almost feel as if you have flown out to one of our regional offices and have pulled up a comfortable seat right next to your counselor!

 

For more details on how this works, please contact

Joyce Dolberg Rowe at

(781) 925-3500

or via email at:

Joyce@DoorIsOpen.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

At The Door is Open Counseling Center LLC, we take pride in carefully hand selecting only the best therapists in their specific specialties. All of our counselors provide a safe and supportive environment that encourages you to heal, and to grow. You will find each of our therapists to be warm, friendly, down to Earth and approachable.

 

Joyce Dolberg Rowe, LMHC, Clinical Director

Sabbath T. Clarke-Dolberg,

Director of Operations

 

 

 

 

 

For a confidential evaluation inquiry, call us today at (781) 925-3500

 

Or, send us an email at:

Joyce@DoorIsOpen.net

 

 

Are you looking for quality South Shore teen counseling group that will meet your needs? If so, we offer a variety of support groups that will fit nearly every type of South Shore teen counseling group you are seeking confidential assistance with. In fact, if you don't see a meeting for South Shore teen counseling that fits the bill, please contact us and we will present the concern to our staff and see if we can provide a South Shore teen counseling group to fulfill your requirements.

 

Please be reassured that all inquiries regarding South Shore teen counseling are kept completely confidential.

 

 

 

 

 

Provided below is our current

list of workshops and support groups at

The Door Is Open Counseling Center LLC

 

* Pre-registration required for all Groups

* Some insurance accepted for most

groups plus co-pay if applicable

* All groups are in the Hull location

unless otherwise specified

 

For a printable pdf brochure of

our Group Schedule, click here

 

 

 

 

ONE DAY-FULL-DAY WORKSHOPS 10 AM-5 PM BASED UPON:

 

MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS: Improving

 Communication & Understanding the Differences

 

 

Mars & Venus Starting Over: Healing after Painful Loss

 

 

CHILDREN ARE FROM HEAVEN: A PARENTING PROGRAM

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with Joyce Dolberg Rowe LMHC

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

 

You will:

 

* Learn how famous psychiatrist, Carl Jung, used the tarot cards to access the psyche… and do the same.

 

* Learn how to utilize and interpret your dreams, decipher the messages within, and accept the inner guidance determined.

 

* Learn how chakra meditation, transcendental meditation, guided imagery, prayer, projection, setting intentions, distant, gemstone, hands-on, Reiki healing techniques and self-hypnosis will enhance your self-esteem, and improve your health on every level, and that of your loved ones.

 

* Learn how to understand and use the wisdom of “The Secret” to stay positive.

 

      $150.00 paid before class begins …Payment options: (cash, check, and credit card)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Our group therapy helps individuals with both interventions from the therapist, and also from observing others in the group and receiving feedback from group members. Additional advantages include: 

 

* Increased feedback: Getting different perspectives is often helpful in promoting growth and change. 

 

* Modeling: By seeing how others handle similar problems, one can add new coping methods to his or her behaviors. 

 

* Improve social skills: people often learn new social skills which they can generalize and use in all of their relationships with others.

 

* Pre-registration required for all groups

* Some insurance accepted for most.

* All groups are in the Hull location unless otherwise specified

 

 

 

 

 

The Grief Recovery® Outreach Program

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Materials include the purchase of a text book for $13 provided by Ms. Nelson

 

Topics include:

 

* The Grief  Recovery® Outreach Program creates the safety and the correct action choices that help people Move Beyond the pain caused by loss.

 

* It is a six to seven week program which creates a safe environment in which to look at old beliefs about dealing with loss.

 

* To look at what other losses have affected your life.

 

* And to take new actions which lead to completion of the pain attached to a recent loss, or one that occurred long ago.

 

* Grief is so much more than death and parenting...it is the loss of those hopes, dreams, expectations and trust that transcend every part of our lives.

  

* Do you feel like you are carrying a lot of baggage from the past?

 

* Grief recovery will help you learn how to turn your regrets into fond memories and learn ways to live your life better.  

 

* This will give you less worry about the future and more hope for your tomorrows.  

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Informed: group for adolescent girls ages 12-14

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Please contact Sarah for registration, pre-group appointment time, and/or additional questions at (214)458-0487 or sarah@doorisopen.net. Group members are asked to make the seven-week commitment to promote group cohesion.  Group members are also asked to meet with Sarah once before beginning the session to identify that this will be a right fit for the client, discuss personal needs, and establish goals desired through attendance in group meetings.

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Miss Informed: group for adolescent girls ages 15-17

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Each session will be inclusive of psycho-education, expressive and experiential activities (including art, music, and writing), and group discussion. Each participant is also encouraged to bring a notebook or journal along with them each week. Topics will include:

 

* Handling stress at school and home

 

* Communicating feelings, thoughts, and requests effectively and assertively

 

* Self-esteem   * * * Masks * * * Integration of True Self and False Self

 

* Recognition of self-defeating habits * * * Understanding our own behavior

 

* Boundaries* * * * Self-Care, relaxation, and self-compassion

 

* Self-individuation and autonomy 

 

* Learning to live a life of creativity, compassion, and curiosity

 

 

 

 

 

Substance Abuse Recovery & Relapse Prevention for Teens

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

 

&

 

 

Substance Abuse Recovery & Relapse Prevention for Adults

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Topics will include:

 

* Experiencing a safe and supporting environment for individuals with substance abuse addiction.

 

* Exploring the Psycho-Educational aspect of addiction, Cognitive Behavior, and Spirituality in the recovery process.

 

* Understanding trauma, both emotional/physical and its effect on the individual's well-being.

 

* Understanding the effect of stress and other psychological problems leading to increasing anxiety, depression and the use of drugs to cope with life stressors.

 

* Learning about the triggers and take remedial steps.

 

* Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Sessions will be provided to gain a better insight in the addictive behaviors and to learn better coping skills.

 

* Spirituality:  The need to get in touch with our inner self (Spirit) and admitting to the feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. 

 

* To be cognizant of one’s strengths and weakness and seeking help.

 

* To learn useful meditation techniques and give thanks for our daily accomplishments rather than dwelling on the negatives which can lead to depressive states and sleeplessness.

 

 

Medical Family Therapy Groups

 

The following 5 groups are facilitated by Virginia Nagiec, LMFT

 

 

Adult Diabetes Group with Patients, Family Members & Caregivers

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Each session will focus on a different aspect of managing and coping with chronic illness. Topics addressed will include:

 

* Understanding and accepting the diagnosis: Grieving the loss

 

* Treatment regimens and maintaining medical compliance

 

* Exploring the relationship between blood sugar levels & mood

 

* Relational impact of diabetes on family, friends and caregivers

 

* Self-care

 

* Physical activity

 

Sessions will allow for education, goal setting, group discussion and the opportunity to build and improve both patients’ and family members’ coping skills in managing chronic illness

 

 

 

 

 

Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Illness:

A Group for Patients, Family Members and Caregivers

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Each session will focus on a different aspect of maintaining cardiovascular health and managing a chronic illness. Topics addressed will include:

 

* Understanding and accepting the diagnosis: Grieving the loss

 

* Treatment regimens and maintaining medical compliance

 

* Exploring the mind/body relationship: How does chronic illness impact mood?

 

* Family, friends and loved ones: How illness impacts the even the healthy

 

* Self-care

 

* Physical activity

 

Sessions will allow for education, goal setting, group discussion and the opportunity to build and improve both patients’ and family members’ coping skills in managing chronic illness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children and Adolescents with Diabetes Ages 8-13

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

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Children and Adolescents with Diabetes Ages 14-18

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Sessions will focus on improving medical compliance with insulin therapy, allow for group discussion to share tips and tricks for managing diabetes care and allow for peers to connect and bond over shared experiences. Topics addressed will include:

 

* Managing diabetes in school, at home and out with friends

 

* Balancing demands of diabetes

 

* Exploring the impact of family: What helps & what hurts when it comes to taking control of your diabetes?

 

* Blood sugar and mood: How changes in blood sugar impacts emotions

 

This program will also provide a Parents Only Session with education on how to manage treatment throughout the stages of your child’s development and increase your child’s responsibility as he or she grows.

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy from the Inside Out: A Healthy Weight Group for Teens

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Adolescent groups will be gender specific and allow for peers to connect with others about the struggles they face in trying to lead a healthy lifestyle. Topics discussed will include:

 

* Peer relationships: How to deal

 

* What does it mean to be healthy? Exploring media’s impact on body image

 

* Emotions and eating: Identifying how emotions impact eating habits

 

* Coping skills: Developing healthy coping skills

 

* Family: Friend or Foe? How to deal with loved ones when feelings are hurt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obesity Related Binge & Compulsive Over-Eating

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

You will:

 

* Decrease binge eating and other symptomatic behaviors

 

* Pursue individualized health and weight management goals

 

* Recognize and change distorted beliefs related to self and others

 

* Develop an array of the alternate coping/self-soothing skills

 

* Design and maintain gratifying, structured eating styles.

 

 

 

 

 

Strengths-based, Mindful Approach to Recovery

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

You will:

 

* For individuals in either psychiatric or substance abuse recovery, or both (dual diagnosis)

 

* Typically mental health programs have been aimed at helping people just survive through their psychiatric symptoms. 

 

* However, this group is designed to help people thrive in recovery by taking a holistic approach, concentrating on strengths and improving mindfulness and self-awareness.

 

* Instead of focusing primarily on symptoms, problems, or diagnoses, a ‘strengths’ approach looks at each person more holistically and amplifies the "well" part of each person. 

 

* This is a combination support group and skills group, and meets weekly.

 

 

 

 

 

Anger Management for High School Teens


(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

You will:

 

* Help group members learn about their anger, the consequences, and triggers related emotions and behaviors, as well as effective and positive communication.

 

* Meet once a week with the same group, members will develop positive relationships. 

 

 

 

 

 

Anger Management for Adults

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

* This group is an 8 week curriculum that helps group members learn about their anger, the consequences, and triggers related emotions and behaviors, as well as effective and positive communication.

 

* Meeting once a week with the same group, members will develop positive relationships.

 

 

 

 

 

Stress Management Program

with Joyce Dolberg Rowe and other facilitators

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

* This 8-week stress management group is designed for adults who may be experiencing difficulties handling worry, anxiety and stress.

 

* We will focus on practicing the stress reduction techniques of deep relaxation, mindfulness, and cognitive restructuring and reframing.

 

* These techniques will help you to reduce the damaging effects of stress on your mind and body to regain a sense of calm and well being. Each session will consist of a 30 minute guided relaxation exercise as well as a group discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

Parenting Support Group

with Joyce Dolberg Rowe LMHC and other facilitators

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Topics include:

 

* Embarrassment, sadness, hostility, scared, being overwhelmed, stressed there are so many emotions that are going on.

 

* Gain emotional support about your feeling and the emotional stress from a parenting

 

* Being with others who are going through the process or have gone through the process

 

* Heal emotional faster 

 

* Learn how to help yourself

 

* Learn how to help your children

 

* Feel good about yourself to able to start over with new relationships

 

 

 

 

 

Parenting Support Group

with Joyce Dolberg Rowe LMHC and other facilitators

 

(Call or email for dates and times)

 

 

Based upon the University of Iowa Parenting Program and Dr. John Gray’s book ‘Children are From Heaven”.

 

You will learn the following, and much more:

 

* Treat your children as if they are the most respected people in your life, because they are.

 

* Don’t play the “Blame Game”

 

* It’s okay to be the boss

 

* Discipline through physical force creates pain and anger-not respect and obedience

 

* “Model” the behavior that you want your children to exhibit

 

* If you child loses control, help them regain it with the use of “time outs”.

 

* Don’t be too strict

 

* It’s okay for a child to ask for what they want

 

 

 

 

 

If there is an idea for South Shore teen counseling that YOU would like to see offered, simply email or call us and we will reply immediately and respond favorably whenever possible. If we do not have a clinician who is expert in that particular field, we will find one.  We are here to meet the needs of the community. Let your voice be heard.

 

Call today to register.

 

The Door Is Open Counseling Center, LLC

(781) 925-3500

 

 

 

 

The Door is Open Counseling Center provides counseling for individuals, couples

and groups serving the South Shore, with offices in Hull, Quincy and Pembroke.

 

 

 

 

 



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