Counseling Groups

Double Peak School Counseling Groups


GROUP INFORMATION

Counseling groups meet once a week for 30-45 minutes. Group sessions are 8-12 weeks long. Most groups have two cycles per year. Participation in the group is voluntary for both students and parents and group confidentiality will be expected by all participants. Parents will be sent home a permission slip with the details of the group prior to the group beginning. Once we have parental consent, your child can participate in the group. If you are interested in your child participating in any of the groups, please contact your school counselor.



BRIEF SUMMARY OF GROUPS

Unplugged Grades 6-8. This group is student led with topics such as healthy relationships, handling stress and anxiety, making positive choices, dealing with adversity and decision making. Group facilitators are licensed therapists from North County Family Counseling Specialists.       

  • Cycle 1 begins October 2021 (Meets on Mondays)
  • Cycle 2 begins February/March 2022
Coping Cat is assertiveness/learning healthy coping strategies - Grades K-8. This group supports those struggling with symptoms of anxiety/depression, learn how to make and keep friends, how to handle stress, determine how big is my probelm and identify feelings. 
  • Cycle 1 begins October 2021 (Meets on Tuesdays @ 8:20 a.m.)
  • Cycle 2 begins February/March 2022

Handling Family Change Grades 1-5. This group serves as a safe place for students whose parents have separated to connect with other kids going through the same loss. 

  • Cycle 1 begins October 2021 (Meets on Thursdays @ 8:20 a.m.)
  • Cycle 2 begins February/March 2022

Friendship Group Grades K-8. This group learns about appropriate social skills and ways to interact - topics to be determined based on student need. 

  • Cycle 1 begins October 2021 (Meets on Fridays @ 9:00 a.m.)
  • Cycle 2 begins February/March 2022

Zones of Regulation Grades K-5. This group teaches students to identify how they are feeling and use self-regulation skills when they are feeling strong emotions.

  • Cycle 1 begins October 2021 (K-2 Meets on Fridays @ 9:00 a.m.)
            (3-5 Meets on Tuesdays @ 9:00 a.m.)
  • Cycle 2 begins February/March 2022

Why Try  Grades 6-8. This group helps students with motivation, goal setting, and/or improving in school. 

  • Cycle 1 begins November 2021 




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