Group Therapy & Support Groups

for Children & Families
In addition to our outpatient services, CarePlus offers a variety of group therapy – support groups and therapeutic group sessions – that enhance the mental and physical well-being of children, teens, and parents who are struggling with social, behavioral, and mental health challenges. Consider it a safe, stigma-free place to go to heal mind and body…and just feel better…together.
To sign up or learn more, please call our Admissions team at 201-986-5000. If you are new to CarePlus NJ services, you can request your intake appointment by completing our referral form:

Adolescent Grief Group

Grief manifests in so many ways such as anger, sadness or fear. This group is designed to promote healing and help adolescents & teens develop coping skills due to illness, death, or traumatic loss of a family member, friend, or significant person in their life. Our grief counselors are available and can help address a…
12-17
Thursdays, 5:30-6:30
610 Valley Health Plaza

ALLIES

CarePlus presents ALLIES (Acceptance, Life, Leadership, Identity, Education and Support), a LGBTQ wellness and support group for youth age 14 through 17. Research indicates that LGBTQ youth who have peer-to-peer connectedness are more likely to have overall improved mental health status and sense of well-being than LGBTQ youth who lack connectedness and social support. The ALLIES wellness…
14-17 Year Olds
Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm 610 Valley Health Plaza

Freedom From Anxiety

Helping youth reduce anxiety, improve coping skills Freedom From Anxiety is an intervention group for youth struggling with anxiety symptoms. This group is an interactive treatment program that addresses anxiety in youth and teaches healthy coping strategies to manage their thoughts and feelings in a positive way. The program integrates a behavioral approach (such as relaxation…
10-13 year olds
Wednesdays, 5:45-6:45pm 610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ

Infant and Pregnancy Loss

The loss of a pregnancy, infant, or child brings unimaginable pain and grief, and can make you feel alone and lost. This virtual community offers support for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, newborn death or termination of pregnancy, as well as to women who are pregnant following a loss.
Thursdays 5-6pm Online

New Parents

New parents often experience stress, baby blues, postpartum depression or anxiety, and more. This virtual community offers an opportunity for new parents to connect, learn about resources, practice self care, and gather helpful tools needed to navigate the journey of new parenthood.
Tuesdays 4-5pm
Online

NICU Families

Having an experience with the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can put a heavy burden on a family. It’s important for parents to take care of their mental health. This virtual community offers a space for parents to talk about their experiences with other families who spent time in the NICU.
Mondays (Bi-weekly) 4-5pm Online

Toolbox for Wellness

A 10-week therapeutic group for teenage boys and girls that follows a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model—an evidence-based treatment modality which helps youth examine their attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. The CarePlus Toolbox For Wellness provides a safe place for adolescents age 13 through 17 who are experiencing symptoms of depression to practice the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model…
14-17 year olds
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm 610 Valley Health Plaza