Group Therapy & Support Groups

for Children & Families

In addition to our outpatient services, CarePlus offers a variety of group therapy – support groups and therapeutic group sessions – that enhance the mental and physical well-being of children, teens, and parents who are struggling with social, behavioral, and mental health challenges. Consider it a safe, stigma-free place to go to heal mind and body…and just feel better…together. To find out more, contact us at 201-265-8200 ext 5210 or click here.

  • ALLIES

    CarePlus presents ALLIES (Acceptance, Life, Leadership, Identity, Education and Support), a LGBTQ wellness and support group for youth age 13 through 18. Research indicates that LGBTQ youth who have peer-to-peer connectedness are more likely to have overall improved mental health status and sense of well-being than LGBTQ youth who lack connectedness and social support. The ALLIES wellness […]

    13-18 year olds

    Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ

    Have questions? Call Gabriella Urato, LCSW at 201-797-2660 x5210 for more information and scheduling.

  • Brighter Future Program

    Moral Reconation Therapy Group: Reducing anger, improving relationships The CarePlus Anger Management group is a program for youth who show difficulty with anger and engage in delinquent or impulsive behaviors. Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a cognitive-behavioral counseling program that combines education, group and individual counseling, and structured exercises in the form of homework assignments […]

  • Freedom From Anxiety

    Helping youth reduce anxiety, improve coping skills Freedom From Anxiety is an intervention group for youth struggling with anxiety symptoms. This group is an interactive treatment program that addresses anxiety in youth and teaches healthy coping strategies to manage their thoughts and feelings in a positive way. The program integrates a behavioral approach (such as relaxation […]

    10-13 year olds

    Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ

    February 6, 2019 - March 27, 2019

    April 17, 2019 - June 5, 2019

    October 16, 2019 - December 11, 2019

    14-17 year olds

    Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ

    February 6, 2019 - March 27, 2019

    April 17, 2019 - June 5, 2019

    October 16, 2019 - December 11, 2019

  • Parenting with Common Sense

    The CarePlus parenting education group features the evidence-based Common Sense Parenting® model. Through an interactive, skill-based approach, parents learn practical and effective parenting methods to address issues of communication, discipline, decision-making, relationships, self-control, and school success. Program Goals: Build strong, healthy family relationships. Teach parents the skills they need to increase positive and age-appropriate behaviors, and […]

    English

    Mondays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    17-07 Romaine Street, Fair Lawn, NJ

    Spanish

    Fridays, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    17-07 Romaine Street, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • Social Skills

    Focusing on relationships and communication skills Social Skills is a skill-building program for children and adolescents aged 7 to 17 that develops the skills needed to facilitate relationships and improve communication with others. A recommended bi-weekly Parent Support Group runs simultaneously with the program. Program Goals: Improve peer communication Learn problem-solving skills Manage frustration Build and strengthen self-confidence Increase […]

    7-13 year olds

    Thursdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    17-07 Romaine Street, Fair Lawn, NJ

    January 23, 2019 - March 27, 2019

    April 24, 2019 - June 26, 2019

    October 2, 2019 - December 4, 2019

    Have questions? Please contact Jennifer Loaiza at 201-797-2660 ext. 5286.

    14-17 year olds

    Wednesday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    17-07 Romaine Street, Fair Lawn, NJ

    January 24, 2019 - March 28, 2019

    April 25, 2019 - June 27, 2019

    October 3, 2019 - December 5, 2019

    Have questions? Please contact Jennifer Loaiza at 201-797-2660 ext. 5286.

  • Toolbox for Wellness

    A 10-week therapeutic group for teenage boys and girls that follows a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model—an evidence-based treatment modality which helps youth examine their attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. The CarePlus Toolbox For Wellness provides a safe place for adolescents age 13 through 17 who are experiencing symptoms of depression to practice the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model […]

    13-17 year olds

    Tuesdays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652

    January 22, 2019 - March 26, 2019

    April 9, 2019 - June 11, 2019

    October 8, 2019 - December 10, 2019

    Have questions? Please contact our admissions department at 201-986-5000.