You’ve lost a loved one to a cognitive decline and their physical person still exists, but their personality has changed. You’ve cared for an individual who used to play a significant role in your life and is no longer available to love and support you. You’re trying to make sense of recognizing the same person that used to be able to have a conversation and can no longer care for themselves. This virtual group is a space for adults who are caregivers to individuals who have been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.
Is this group right for me?
This is a support group designed for adults who have cared for individuals who have experienced a cognitive decline and/or impairment as a result of a disorder/condition and/or injury/accident. This virtual group is designed as a place for identifying stages of change and examine expectations. Participants will learn how to develop self-regulation techniques for management of emotions and implement coping skills.
These groups are didactic and interactive in nature, meaning that the facilitator (a Licensed Psychotherapist) leads and structures the group. Each week, the group facilitator guides all discussions, and processes by providing education, answering questions, and teaching structured exercises and interventions.
Sharing is not required, however attendees are always given the opportunity to do so, if they yearn for emotional and intimate interpersonal connections.
These groups are designed as an interactive experience in which participants learn how to connect with vulnerability while gaining insight into emotional needs. Participants have the options to utilize an anonymous Pseudonym faux name if they choose to do so. All participants are kindly asked to have their cameras on to add to the cohesive experience. Our encrypted platform is HIPAA compliant and has full confidentiality secure limited access to registered group attendees only.
No. Cards are kept on file on an encrypted, secure platform in which are charged the week in which the cycle begins. *Payment plans are available
First, we need you to please complete this brief pre-screening form so that we can reach out to you to schedule a free phone consultation to discuss the group of your choice. After the completion of the phone consultation, we will complete enrollment by sending you the consent forms. After all consent items are completed, you are registered and will receive all of the confidential schedule information and the virtual link to access the 8 – week group.
Yes. We assist you in this decision during our phone consultation and will help you determine if based on your personal circumstances, whether adding an additional avenue of support will be beneficial or would be better suited for deferment. Many participants will choose to either repeat a group cycle or join a different topic, after the completion of a cohort cycle.