Founded in 2004 by Gina Biegel (www.stressedteens.com) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens has been domonstrated through research to be effective and evidence-based intervention to reduce adolescent stress and the physical and psychological problems that result.
Teens often have difficulty with their relationships, emotions, confidence, procrastinantion, impulsivity and attention. This program can improve a teen's functioning and quality of living socially, physically and psychologically.
In this 8-class psychoeducational series, your teen will learn...
- To identify how he or she experiences stress, both emotionally and physically, and how to dial down those responses.
- To apply what is learned to de-stress in school and social situations.
- How to deal with situations such as ssocial media and homework through mindful group discussions.
- Mindfulness practices that are adapted for teens.
When is it?: Fridays 3:30pm-5:00pm
March 24 & 31
April 14, 21 & 28
May 5, 12 & 19
Where does it take place?: Discovery Counseling Center
115A Town and Country Drive
Danville, CA 94526
What is the cost?: $180*
*financial assistance available
How to Register: Contact the group facilitator at the contact info below.
Colleen Millen, MFTI is a certified MBSR-T facilitator who has been working and studying the field of mindfulness and yoga for more than 20 years. She has taught hatha yoga for 16 years and graduated from JFK Universtiy with a degree in counseling psychology specializing in somatic psychology. Colleen has worked at Discovery Counseling Center since 2013 with kids, teens and adults. Her overall profesional focus is regulation of emotional states through stages of development.
Colleen Millen, MFTI