Group Descriptions2019-10-07T19:54:02+00:00
Centered around the Wellness Wheel, group members will learn how the six dimensions: physical, intellectual, emotional, social, career, and spiritual impact recovery and how to make choices to improve quality of life.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills to help cope with intense emotional pain and survive during times of crisis without making the situation worse.
Our Narradrama group is the combination of narrative therapy and the creative arts to form action that encourages agency, awareness, and alternative stories.

Our therapy dogs provide extra comfort and attention to clients throughout the day. They actively participate in the experiential group to reinforce skills learned in treatment.

 Helps resolve ambivalence regarding taking action or changing unhelpful behaviors. Based on the person-centered, Motivation Interviewing style of counseling. 

 DBT skills focused on improving relationships at home, work and/or school. 

DBT skills for managing emotion and reducing overall emotional suffering.
Uses creative exploration and expression to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, develop social skills, and improve reality orientation.

 Gain self-knowledge, therefore the power, to change problematic thinking and behavior using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Positive Psychology principles to improve one’s mood. 

Utilizes the relationship principles found in the Gottman Method to enhance interpersonal communication, diffuse conflict and heighten sense of empathy and understanding.

Understand the importance of self-compassion in healing and learn practical application in our daily lives using the research and teachings of Drs. Kristin Neff, Brené Brown and Steven Hayes to. 

 Helps individuals experience unpleasant feelings without avoidance while taking action that moves towards what matters for the individual based on their values and priorities in life. Grounded in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). 

 DBT skills for improving the awareness of the here and now increasing one’s power to change. 

 Our community group kicks off the day by welcoming new group members, peer-to-peer support, sharing goal commitment and mindfulness. 

 Understand and replace unwanted behaviors with more effective coping skills to thrive despite the impact of trauma. 

 Uses yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery to encourage the integration of mind, body, and spirit. 

 The skills learned in this group empower clients with the ability to immediately desensitize acute stress. Based on Acute Traumatic Incident Processing (A-TIP) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). 

Creative writing, exploring feelings, thoughts and behaviors through the use of poetry and song lyrics.

Reflecting on the week’s goals and gains and planning for a successful weekend.

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All Pasadena Villa facilities are proud to be Joint Commission Accredited.

If you are interested in our outpatient programs, please contact Pasadena Villa Outpatient Center. Call us today at 877-845-0015.

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