2019 Group Therapy

  • Austin Child Guidance Center (ACGC) offers therapy groups for both children and parents.
  • They last 1 ½ hours and are held in the evenings at ACGC on the corner of 45th Street and Lamar.  
  • Groups are offered on a sliding fee scale (insurance is not accepted).

There will be two therapy groups this Fall 2019: 

1.   Friendship Group: This group will help kids learn how to make and keep friends by learning skills for successful interactions with peers. This group also involves a caregiver component aimed at providing caregivers with strategies on how to help their children build friendships.

  • Who: Kids ages 7-9
  • When: 6 weekly groups on Tuesdays beginning October 15th from 5:30-7:00
  • Where: Austin Child Guidance Center - Conference Room, 810 W. 45th St., Austin, TX 78751
  • Cost: Sliding fee, based on income and family size.
  • Childcare: Available for children over two years old, while space is available.

2.   ​​​​​​​Behavioral Parent Training: Managing Difficult and Non-compliant Behaviors, This 8-week group is for English speaking caregivers of children 5-12 years old. This group will help caregivers of children with difficult to manage behaviors including noncompliance, ADHD- attention and hyperactivity issues, and disruptive behaviors. Parents will learn how to understand their children’s misbehavior, increase compliance, and decrease disruptive behavior.

  • Who:  Caregivers of children 5-12 years old
  • When: 8 weekly sessions on Mondays beginning September 30th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm 
  • Where: Austin Child Guidance Center - Conference Room, 810 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78751
  • Cost:  Sliding fee, based on income and family size.
  • Childcare: Available for children over two years old, while space is available.
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