A Place To Be offers several therapeutic social groups at our facility in Middleburg tailored to fit the needs of individual participants. We currently have offerings for middle school and high school age students and young adults. All social groups are led by our certified clinical team members. These groups are both therapeutic and tons of fun! Check out our fall 2019 line-up below and contact our program coordinator to register!

Email rebecca@aplacetobeva.org or call 540-687-6740

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Music Improv

Teens & Young Adults Thursdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Using music and vocal improvisation techniques,this group encourages individuals with various challenges to connect with others while enhancing self-awareness. Music Improvisation is designed for individuals with low, or no, verbal skills interested in strengthening communication and listening skills, building friendships, and developing flexibility.

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Friday Night Guys

Ages 14+ Fridays 5:30-7:00 p.m.

This group focuses on young men looking to understand themselves and connect with others in positive, supportive ways. Through music therapy, discussion, and group activities, they will work on coping skills, connecting to others, and self-expression. The group is primarily for boys with ID/DD, autism, and related challenges.

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Sister Strong

Ages 15+ Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 p.m.

This group of young women focuses on personal potential, building autonomy and exploring their impact on the world. Using Expressive Arts Therapy, the group works on building coping tools for emotional and life challenges, physical and emotional resiliency and safe self-expression.  Participants may be struggling with, or recovering from, medical or psycho-social challenges, particularly anxiety, or simply looking for a place where they can have meaningful conversations in an inclusive environment.

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Young Adults

Ages 20s&30s Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 p.m.

This group is for goal oriented young adults with special needs in their 20s and 30s, who need guidance connecting to peers, developing healthy relationships, taking more responsibility, navigating new experiences, and creating a vision for their life.