Seeking Safety

Monday- 2:00 PM 

This adult group uses Seeking Safety, an exciting program to help people recover from trauma and substance use. Participants learn how to stay safe, respect themselves and use coping skills, rather than drugs or alcohol, to overcome pain and anxiety. Seeking Safety covers 25 topics over a period of approximately 1 year. Participants are referred by a clinician and may start the group at any point.

Haywood County Group Schedule 

Abilities Empowerment

Monday- 4:00 PM 

The IDD group invites clients with intellectual disability challenges to participate in discussions on participating in the community. Clients will have opportunities to develop skills related to social situations, anger management, and grief.  Interventions incorporate techniques from Interactive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) and Positive Psychotherapy to help individuals with IDD develop specific social skills and self-regulation.  IBT techniques are used to help group members develop and maintaining positive self-esteem through strength based approach.

Opportunities Group

Tuesday- 9:00 AM

To assist consumers to engage in appointments consistently and provide skills to understand barriers that hinder engagement.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT Skills Group)

Tuesday- 11:00 AM

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is for adults who experience challenges with emotion regulation, suicidal thoughts and maintaining stable healthy relationships. Learn to accept yourself as you are, embrace positive change, develop healthy relationships, and change thinking patterns that lead to stress and suffering.  DBT helps people learn mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT will involve weekly sessions for up to one year, or until the participant has gained sufficient mastery over all content areas. Participants are referred by a clinician, and they may need an orientation session prior to starting the group.

Anger Management

Tuesday- 12:30 PM

Adults who experience psychiatric symptoms or have problems with substance use; also anger management. This group is not for individuals who are court ordered for specialized assessment and treatment for domestic violence offenders. Anger Management Treatment is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in which participants learn, practice and integrate new skills in an anger control plan. Anger Management Treatment is typically covered in 12 weekly sessions and related homework assignments.

Overcoming Anxiety and Depression

Tuesday- 2:00 AM

Adults learn cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills to effectively control their thoughts and feelings.  These powerful techniques help participants overcome depression, anxiety, and a wide range of other psychiatric symptoms.    

Recovery Group

Friday- 2:00 PM

This is an open group for adults who have experienced challenges with substance use/dependence.  Most people that have attempted recovery agree that stopping using is not that difficult; staying clean is the hard part. Participants learn how to maintain sobriety, identify needs, implement learned skills, and overcome barriers to long term abstinence.