Teen Groups - Clarity Child Guidance Center

Teen & Preteen Groups

Clarity CGC offers a number of groups for teen and preteen girls and boys. Scroll down for a summary of each one and watch the Events page for sign up for when next session of a group begins.

FOR MORE INFO: 210.616.0300

Real teens talking about real issues. The Clarity CGC Teen Group is open to teenage boys and girls. It is facilitated by a doctor of psychology and allows adolescents to discuss topics relating to life, school, friends, and other issues, including mental health, in a safe environment.

WHAT: Teen Group

WHEN: Mondays, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., beginning Monday, August 19, 2019

WHERE: Clarity Child Guidance Center (Outpatient Services Facility) 8535 Tom Slick Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229

COST: Most insurances accepted including Medicaid. Out of pocket options are also available.


Clarity CGC has a group just for San Antonio area middle school girls (grades 6-8). The group session provides a confidential space for members to discuss a wide range of issues with other girls their age.

WHAT: Middle School Girls Group

WHEN:  January & July  - for eight weeks

WHERE: Clarity Child Guidance Center (Outpatient Services Facility) 8535 Tom Slick Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229

COST: Most insurances accepted including Medicaid. Out of pocket options are also available.

CONTACT:
Sara Gill, PhD, at 210.616.0300 for more information and to schedule an initial consultation appointment to determine if this group is appropriate for your child.


Clarity CGC has a Social Skills Group for kids in 5th and 6th grades. The group focuses on improving emotion regulation and awareness, maintaining and developing friendships, managing behaviors and more. The group will be limited to seven participants.

WHAT: Social Skills Group (Grades 5 & 6)

WHEN:  Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:10 p.m., in January & July - for eight weeks. Weekly attendance is mandatory. More than one missed session may result in being asked to discontinue the group and enroll at another time.

WHERE: Clarity Child Guidance Center (Outpatient Services Facility) 8535 Tom Slick Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229

COST: Most insurances accepted including Medicaid. Out of pocket options are also available.

CONTACT:
William C. Guy, PhD, at 210.616.0300 for more information and to schedule an initial consultation appointment to determine if this group is appropriate for your child.

Exclusionary criteria:
Previously diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
AD/HD - Predominantly Hyperactive/Impulsive presentation


Clarity CGC has trauma-focused groups for San Antonio teenage boys and teenage girls (ages 13-16). The group sessions provides a confidential and safe place to talk about traumatic experiences, develop and practice coping skills related to trauma symptoms, and utilize positive peer support to enhance emotional healing. Additionally, caregivers will be provided supplemental material related to trauma-informed parenting. The group will be run by Megan Lawson, PsyD,a postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Joshua Essery, PsyD, ABPP.

WHAT: Trauma-focused Teenage Boys & Girls Groups 

WHEN: Mondays 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. beginning June 10, 2019 (for teen boys) & Tuesdays 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. beginning June 11, 2019 (for teen girls) - each for ten sessions

WHERE:
Clarity Child Guidance Center (Outpatient Services Facility) 8535 Tom Slick Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229

COST: Medicaid is the only form of insurance accepted. Out of pocket options are also available.

CONTACT: Megan Lawson, PsyD at 210.447.6925 for more information.