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IN-PERSON GROUPS
THIS FALL

 

CENTRAL PARK THERAPY GROUP 

FOR ADULTS

THIS GROUP INVITES ADULTS 18+ TO CONNECT & CREATE IN COMMUNITY. GROUP WILL MEET FOR 6 WEEKS IN CENTRAL PARK, NYC, LED BY ATARA VOGELSTEIN, LCAT.

Group will hold space for individuals struggling and looking for connection and extra support, including but not limited to mood, anxiety, life transitions, seasonal change, relationships, self-esteem, grief, oppression, and trauma. This group will draw from drama therapy, creative arts therapy, embodied, and somatic processing. As we meet in the park, we will incorporate meditative, mindful, and nature inspired activities. 

Group will gather on Thursdays in the late afternoon or early evening beginning in October 2022.

$75 per group / $450 for all 6 weeks. Contact us to learn more.

 
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RELATIONSHIP 

RUPTURES IN INTIMATE PARTNER RELATIONSHIPS

This group will seek to support female-identifying adults healing from relationship ruptures in romantic or intimate partner relationships. If you have experienced betrayal, infidelity, abandonment, or neglect from a partner in adulthood, this group may be for you. Facilitated by Atara Vogelstein, LCAT, and Anna Velychko, LMSW, SEP, this group will incorporate somatic, embodied, and expressive techniques focused on restoring the nervous system, encouraging new forms of expression, and rebuilding avenues for healthy attachment. This group will meet from 5:15-6:00pm on Wednesdays in Central Park this fall, and draw on the environment for support from mother earth. Group will meet starting October 12th.

$100 per group / $600 for all 6 weeks.

About Anna Velychko, LMSW, SEP (she/her) - Anna is a trauma therapist exploring the intricacies and complexities of psychosomatic interplay. She sees adults for psychotherapy sessions within a private practice setting in the heart of Union Square, NYC. The intention and focus of her work reside in witnessing and connecting with the human beyond symptoms, embodying cognitions, and developing a relationship with oneself liberated from anger and shame. She recently completed the 3-year Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute Program, which gives her specialized experience working with attachment ruptures, developmental and systemic trauma. Anna creates space for acknowledging and working through the systematic impacts of oppression, which manifest in, but are not limited to, anxiety, depression, loss of meaning and self-trust, identity confusion, fear of life and connection with others, chronic pain, dissociation, numbness, and turning against oneself. As self-care, Anna engages in yoga, Five Rhythms, pottery, and interior design. Anna earned her M.S. in Social Work with emphasis on the psychodynamics of reproductive health at Hunter College and a B.A. in Psychology at Baruch College.

 
Autumn Leaves

ADULT/YOUNG ADULT SUPPORT GROUP

THURSDAYS IN CENTRAL PARK
FALL 2021

This group will support adults and young adults who are seeking new ways and connections to manage through the season: including but not limited to anxiety, relationships, life transitions, new careers or life roles, Covid or other related grief. This group will include drama therapy, embodied, and somatic processing. Sessions will incorporate meditative, environmental, and nature-inspired activities. Led by Atara Vogelstein, LCAT.

Group will meet on Tuesdays from 4:00-4:45pm beginning November 2nd, 2021. Group size will be limited to 8 participants. $75 per group / $450 for all 6 weeks. Contact us for more information.

 
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BACK TO SCHOOL: PARENT SUPPORT GROUP IN CENTRAL PARK, FALL 2021

Dear Parents of Young and School-Aged Children,


Are you struggling and juggling too many things at once?

Are your kids going back to school after a tumultuous year of remote learning?

Are you going back to work, out of work, or can’t stop working?

Are you struggling to adjust, take care of, cope with all of your responsibilities and Covid just won’t quit?

This group is here for you, PARENTS, so you can be there for you, and the kids or others in your care.

Join to feel heard, receive support, learn new coping skills, or build community.

This group will meet in-person in Central Park, NYC, for 6 weeks. Covid safe protocols will be adhered to.

This group will incorporate meditative, expressive & somatic techniques led by Atara Vogelstein, LCAT.

Group will meet on Thursdays from 1:00-1:45pm beginning September 30th, 2021. Other meeting times may be offered based on participant interest & availability. Group size will be limited to 8 participants. $75 per group / $450 for all 6 weeks. Contact us for more information.

 
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BACK TO SCHOOL: 
TEEN SUPPORT GROUP
IN CENTRAL PARK
FALL 2021

THIS GROUP WILL SUPPORT TEENS AGED 13-16 IN COPING WITH ANXIETY OR TRANSITIONS BACK TO SCHOOL. THIS GROUP WILL MEET FOR 6 WEEKS IN CENTRAL PARK, NYC, LED BY ATARA VOGELSTEIN, LCAT.

Group will meet on Thursdays from 4:00-4:45pm beginning September 30th, 2021. Other meeting times may be offered based on participant interest & availability. Group size will be limited to 8 participants. $75 per group / $450 for all 6 weeks. Contact us for more information.

 
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DRAMATIC & SENSORY PLAY GROUP FOR KIDS FALL 2021

This group invites kids aged 6-8 to play outdoors in Central Park, NYC, while exploring the self, environment & other, developing situational awareness & social skills.

Kids will have the opportunity to decorate their own masks as social distancing and mask wearing will be encouraged. Group size will be limited to 4 participants.

Groups will be led by Atara Vogelstein, Drama Therapist, LCAT. Groups will meet starting Wednesday afternoons in October 2021. $100 per group / $400 for all 4 weeks. Contact us for more information.