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Group Therapy Services in Brighton and Plymouth, MI.

If you’ve tried many different therapy services and still don’t feel like they are working for you, then a group therapy session is worth considering.

Group therapy provides benefits that you may not get in traditional therapy. There's a sense of camaraderie in group therapy that helps build traits such as accountability, self-discovery, and confidence. There's a reason that support groups have become very popular when dealing with the symptoms of depression caused by a specific incident or affliction.

At McCaskill Family Services, we offer many different kinds of group therapy sessions to treat depression, control panic attacks, teach relaxation techniques, or reduce anxiety. Our group therapy options include equine therapy, eating disorder therapy, and teen therapy. See which one is best for you by reading more below.

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Online Counseling Services Available For Patients Throughout Michigan
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Meet with a licensed psychologist by phone or video

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Teletherapy is safe and private & follows all HIPPA guidelines

We are out-of-network with insurance companies; however we are a recognized out-of-network provider with BCBS of Michigan. Patients are expected to pay at the time of service. Receipts are provided so patients can submit them to their insurance company for possible reimbursement.

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Types of Group Therapy We Offer

Our different group therapy sessions can help with treating depression. Your personal therapist can guide you toward the option that’s best for you. If you need additional depression therapy or anxiety therapy, then a group or couples therapy session might be better suited to tackling your own type of anxiety disorder. Check out our different options below:

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Training for Teens

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically supported treatment that teaches skills and strategies for regulating emotions and improving relationships. These skills include mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. Group therapy in DBT skills training allows individuals to practice new skills and coping strategies while connecting to others facing similar difficulties.

This group therapy session is conducted via Zoom for $175.00/day ($1,400 for the full 8-week session) and is directly taught by Fully Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Amanda Klingensmith and Jaclyn Rink, MSCP, LLP.

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Healthy Relationships for Teens

Teens are especially vulnerable to unhealthy relationships, with some falling victim to partner abuse. This group uses an evidence-based approach to help your teen learn the skills necessary for healthy romantic relationships. Our group therapy sessions on this topic are designed to raise teens' awareness in spotting unhealthy relationships among themselves and their friends. They’ll learn the skills they need to develop healthy and gratifying relationships.

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Equine-Assisted Therapy Groups

Horses and humans have had a connection for thousands of years. It's this connection that has made horses experts in reading and mirroring human emotions, which has led to the popularity in equine-assisted therapy, also called Horse Therapy, Equine-Assisted Therapy, and Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy.

McCaskill Family Services has teamed up with Howell Equestrian to offer equine therapy, which includes various activities, including therapeutic riding. A specialized equine therapist will give equine therapy patients direct feedback on their pattern of problematic behaviors, including self-defeating negative thoughts and actions.

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Eating Disorder & Body Image

Eating disorders and body image issues are common among people of all ages, teenagers especially. Concerns about your body image can lead to eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. Even with the modern emphasis on acceptance and the promotion of self-love, unhappiness with one's body image is still a common cause of mental illness.

Our team of licensed clinical psychologists, registered dietitians, and registered nurses specializes in children, teens, and adults with eating disorders. We provide evidence-based treatment of the highest standards based on the most up-to-date research.

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