College Grit: Getting Ready in Mind, Body and Spirit is coming on Tuesday, March 13. Students will get to engage and gain skills in this free interactive workshop with facilitators Monica Valdivia-Aguilar, MA, LMFT and Dr. Grace Goodman.
Explore Your Path is a new weekly therapy group for young women. We'll discuss relationship dynamics and ways to navigate your newfound freedom, express your authentic self, and stay safe and sane in a new and changing environment - facilitated by Lillian Farzan, MMFT, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.
Additional Summer Groups for students headed to college and in college are coming as well. Read below to learn more about these opportunities.
Plus, we include informative articles and videos about preparing for college - for teens and parents.
Headed to college? Already in your first or second year of college? Our Young Women's Program is offering a group for you. Explore Your Path brings together high school seniors, college freshmen and sophomores to discuss the exciting and challenging changes that accompany this time. We'll discuss relationship dynamics and ways to navigate your newfound freedom, express your authentic self, and stay safe and sane in a new and changing environment.
I'm so excited to lead this six-week group. We'll meet weekly on Thursdays, March 15th to April 19th, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Participants will have the option of continuing in an ongoing process group after the initial six weeks are over. If you know someone who would be interested in this empowering group, feel free to share this information with her. Contact me at Lfarzan@ifgd.care or (626)585-8075 ext. 119 for more information!
The Young Women's Program at the Institute for Girls' Development is excited to announce our summer services for college students. If you have students who will be in the Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area over the summer, we're available to provide them with an empowering environment of support. Our year-round services include individual, couples, group, and family therapy as well as Comprehensive DBT and workshops.
Walk Your Path: Early Career Professionals, Graduate Students, or Recent College Grads - Women's Process Group - This group provides a supportive space to collaborate with other women from diverse backgrounds who wish to find more balance in their lives. Participants explore their many roles and learn to cope with the intersections of career, culture, relationships, academics and family. This group also helps women navigate different paths and find confidence in making big life decisions.
ACT Therapy Group: Change your relationship with depression…