Group

therapy

Greenhouse provides group therapy for varying interests and support needs.  Please see our list of groups below.

All groups are closed (no drop-ins) unless otherwise noted.  If you are interested in joining a group but it is listed as closed, please contact the facilitator(s) for information on when the next available group cycle begins.  Please ensure to specify which group you're interested in when reaching out to the group facilitator(s), along with your name and preferred contact information.

POCA groups.  (Parents of Children with Autism)

 

Greenhouse offers the POCA group in two locations, Sacramento and Folsom.  The POCA group serves as a safe place in which parents who have children on the autism spectrum support one another with feelings of grief, loneliness, dealing with challenging behaviors, self-care, and finding usable resources.  

For the Sacramento location, a concurrent kids & teens social group is facilitated with skilled therapists to help ease any issues parents may have with childcare.

This is a closed group (no drop-ins).  All participants must be signed up and committed to attending the group each week.  When inquiring about a group, it is helpful to specify which group you're interested in, along with including your name and preferred contact information when reaching out to the facilitator(s).  For more information, please contact the facilitator(s) listed below:

Sacramento:  Katie Houston, katie@greenhousetherapy.net

Folsom:  Bethany Malenab, bethany@greenhousetherapy.net

Children's Social Skills group.

A social skills opportunity group for kids and young adults with special needs facilitated by trained counselors.  

This is a closed group (no drop-ins).  All participants must be signed up and committed to attending the group each week.  When inquiring about a group, it is helpful to specify which group you're interested in, along with including your name and preferred contact information when reaching out to the facilitator(s).  For more information, please contact the facilitator(s) listed below:

Danielle Albright,  danielle@greenhousetherapy.net

Game Night socialization group.

A free social skills group for ages 12 and older.  Join your peers in playing video games, card games, and board games.  Feel free to bring your own games to share with the group!

This is an open group for those who want to drop in.

Please contact Danielle Albright with questions.  danielle@greenhousetherapy.net

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Dungeons & Dragons group.

A group for individuals of all ages to participate in the popular role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D).  The group is led through various adventures by the Dungeon Masters (one of our skilled therapists) in a safe and supportive environment.  No previous knowledge of the game is necessary to play, and all materials are provided.  

The D&D group is offered in several locations, including Elk Grove, Sacramento, and Cameron Park.

This is a closed group (no drop-ins).  All participants must be signed up and committed to attending the group each week.  When inquiring about a group, it is helpful to specify which group you're interested in, along with including your name and preferred contact information when reaching out to the facilitator(s).  For more information, please contact the facilitator(s) listed below:

Sacramento and Cameron Park:  Aaron Hansen, aaron@greenhousetherapy.net

Elk Grove:  Trevor Gibson, trevor@greenhousetherapy.net

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DBT Skills Group (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a specific form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that focuses on mindfulness and other strategies to manage difficult emotions.  This group teaches grounding techniques and other mindfulness-based skills to parents of children with special needs to help practice and model appropriate emotional regulation.

This is a closed group (no drop-ins).  All participants must be signed up and committed to attending the group each week.  When inquiring about a group, it is helpful to specify which group you're interested in, along with including your name and preferred contact information when reaching out to the facilitator(s).  For more information, please contact the facilitator(s) listed below:

Bethany Malenab, bethany@greenhousetherapy.net

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SuperFlex Group

 

The SuperFlex Group is part of the Social Thinking Curriculum aimed at assisting kids ages 9-12 with emotion regulation strategies.  Through developing a stronger self-awareness, kids are able to manage their emotions and behaviors in various social situations.

This is a closed group (no drop-ins).  All participants must be signed up and committed to attending the group each week.  When inquiring about a group, it is helpful to specify which group you're interested in, along with including your name and preferred contact information when reaching out to the facilitator(s).  For more information, please contact the facilitator(s) listed below:

Danielle Albright, danielle@greenhousetherapy.net

Nick Farrell, nick@greenhousetherapy.net

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Postpartum Depression (PPD) group.

A group facilitated by trained counselors with personal and professional experience with PPD.

This group is not currently running.  For more information on the next available cycle, please contact:

Ashley Hunsaker,  ashley@greenhousetherapy.net

First Responders group.

A group facilitated by a trained counselor with personal and professional experience with the unique challenges in the lives of first responders. 

This group is not currently running.  For more information on the next available cycle, please contact:

Shivani Sachania, shivani@greenhousetherapy.net

"Social Hour" group for parents of children with high functioning Autism.

A casual group for parents to get together and discuss the challenges and victories they've experienced over time with their child with high functioning Autism.  

This group is not currently running.  For more information on the next available cycle, please contact:

Sarah Fitch,  sarah@greenhousetherapy.net

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Suite 110

Elk Grove, CA 95758

3550 Watt Ave

Suite 7

Sacramento, CA 95821

1002 River Rock Drive

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Folsom, CA 95630

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