info & links STEPPS Group - System's Training for Emotional Predictability & Problem Solving, is a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy group to help manage high emotions or Emotionally Intense episodes. It is a therapeutic group that includes a skill building process that builds upon each other. One week to the next for 22 weeks the client will learn how to be more in control of their emotions and be less effected by life's challenges. We provide STEPPS groups for Adults and Adolescents, open and affirming groups available.
STAIRWAYS Group - Continuation of the STEPPS group for extra support, it is an ongoing group and can be joined at anytime. STEPPS Groups begin in Spring and Fall
Adults STEPPS Group
Adolescent STEPPS Group ages 13-18 yrs - Mondays or Tuesdays, 4-6 PM or 6-8 PM
Adult and Adolescent Stairways Group - Ongoing Please call 515-724-8920 for more information
Seeking Safety: This group is a 25-week CBT therapy group focused on helping people find safety in their daily life despite past traumas and substance use patterns. This group is open to those of all genders that are 18 years of age or older.
Adult Seeking Safety Group - ongoing
Please call 515-724-8920 for more information.
Challenges Unwoven (Substance Abuse Groups)
An open/ongoing aftercare therapy group for those in early recovery to continue to explore and process unresolved trauma and heal their whole self while receiving support in an accepting group setting.
Challenges Unwoven Seeks to:
Provide a supportive, accepting space to process & heal trauma
Help participants learn strategies for healing their whole self
Provide education on the relationship between substance abuse and trauma
Take a close look at the causes of addiction
Explore how trauma impacts substance abuse and the recovery process
Reduce the impact of trauma on daily life in recovery
Manage trauma symptoms
Who is Challenges Unwoven for? Those 18 years & older who:
Have recently completed primary substance abuse treatment
Are in early recovery with underlying, unresolved trauma
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