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.


ISLAND OF IMAGINATION

For ages 7-12

January 23, 2018 – February 27 (Tuesday’s) 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Embody your imagination and creativity during this 6-week self-esteem building group, led by our clinical extern, Sloan Solomon Komadina, MA LPCC. This group will focus on the use of imagination through movement, art, music and the five senses to collectively create an island.

Did you know creativity fosters imagination and can help children develop a number of skills such as: enhanced self-esteem and worth, emotional expression, social skills, balance, problem-solving, listening skills, and mindfulness?

Cost: $72 for 6 sessions (ask about our sibling discount!) – Full payment due first week

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


WHAT I’M THINKING WHEN I’M FEELING

For ages 8-12

February 7, 2018 – April 11, 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


FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE

For ages 3-4

February 16, 2018 – March 23, 2018 (Friday’s) 10-11:00am

Your child will have the opportunity to explore what it means to be a friend, practice expressing big emotions, and build empathy for others through play and art therapy.  This group will be led by our clinical intern and art therapist in training, Erin Mudgett, BSW

Cost: $60 for 6 sessions ($80 for siblings) – Full payment due the first week

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


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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

 


UPCOMING GROUPS in 2018

Divorced or Separated Parents

Organization and end of school year emotions for Teens

VOLO Kids

Connecting with your Child for Parents and 3-5 yr olds

Qi Gong Kids for 7-11 yr olds

Inner Child for Adults

 

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