Groups & Classes

Check back often to view the latest classes and groups offered at The Mariposa Center.

Click here for classes offered by our partners at Amaryllis Therapy Network.


WHAT I’M THINKING WHEN I’M FEELING

For ages 8-12

February 7, 2018 – April 18, 2018 (Wednesday’s) 5:00 – 6:00 pm

This cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) group is for children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder & children who can benefit from managing their emotions. Our clinical extern, Theresa Casados, will facilitate an 8-week group for children who are 8 to 12 years old. Five child sessions will help children identify their thoughts, manage feelings, and change behaviors. Three parent/caregiver sessions will help you develop strategies and integrate them at home and school.

Cost: $80 for 8 sessions– Full payment is due the first week.

To Register: Call (720) 288-5090 or email extern@mariposacenterdenver.com


CREATING CONNECTIONS THROUGH MOVEMENT AND PLAY

For ages 3-5

April 13th, 2018 – May 11th, 2018 (Friday’s) 10 -11:00am

Discover creative ways to connect using rhythm, art, movement and play with clinical intern and Dance Movement Therapist in training, Lori Gray. Each week we will integrate developmentally appropriate movement with simple rituals and playful activities that support empathy, self-care and co-regulation for caregivers and children. Exploring meaningful ways to connect will support intimacy, understanding, safe boundaries and creativity. Come prepared to move and play!

Cost: $50 for 5 sessions (ask about sibling discount) – Full payment due the first week

To Register: Call (720) 288-5090 or email info@mariposacenterdenver.com


GOODBYE SCHOOL, HELLO SUMMER

For ages 10-14

April 26, 2018 – June 7, 2018 (except for May 10th) 5:00-6:00 pm

Your child will have the space to work with the intense emotions and big feelings that come up at the end of the school year through Somatic Therapy.  This group will be led by our clinical intern and Dance Movement Therapist in training, Aditi Uttarwar, BS.

Cost: $60 for 6 sessions (ask about sibling discount) – Full payment due first week

To Register: Call (720) 288-5090 or email info@mariposacenterdenver.com


UPCOMING GROUPS in 2018

Divorced or Separated Parents

VOLO Kids

Qi Gong Kids for 7-11 yr olds

Inner Child for Adults


Previous Trainings/Groups

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HEALING THE SELF WITHIN THE SYSTEM

February 24th (9am-5pm) and February 25th (9am-5pm) 2018

Join us for a weekend of professional education and support.

Healing the Self Within the System offers training on child development, infant and childhood trauma, impact of trauma on the family, and creative strategies for working with trauma. Participants will also receive support for dealing with and healing from professional burnout.

This workshop is for professionals who work with children and families. This includes, but is not limited to psychotherapists, OTs, PTs, SLPs, holistic practitioners, teachers, social workers and case workers, early interventionists, GALs, and medical professionals. Certificates of attendance available.

The workshop is led by Jennifer Platt and Emily McNeil, both licensed early childhood and family therapists and dance/movement therapists who specialize in working with traumatized children and families, children in foster and adoptive situations, and children with developmental and medical challenges. Jennifer and Emily consult and educate regionally with other professionals and organizations on the topics of early childhood trauma, child development, and vicarious trauma.

Professional Registration $250.00
Student Registration $125.00


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