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Our Location
810 W. 45th Street Austin, TX 78751

Hours of Operation
Monday to Thursday — 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday — 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Group Therapy

  • Austin Child Guidance Center (ACGC) offers therapy groups for both children and parents.
  • They last 1 to 1 ½ hours depending on the group.
  • Groups are offered free of charge through a generous grant from St. David’s Foundation COVID-19 Recovery Fund.
  • ACGC offers multiple groups every semester. 
Our 2021 Spring Groups

1. Behavioral Parent Training: Managing Difficult and Noncompliant Behaviors (This Group is FULL). This 8-week 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 between the ages of 5 to 12.
  • When: February 11th - April 8th (skips the week of Spring Break)
  • Time: Thursdays, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Where: Video Conference.
  • Cost: Free.

2.   Cafecito virtual: plática y apoyo.
Este grupo proveerá un ambiente privado y seguro donde adultos podrán apoyarse uno al otro y conversar sobre temas de crianza. Este grupo de apoyo proporcionara a los padres y guardianes estrategias para responder a comportamientos desafiantes; fortalecer la relación entre padre e hijo(a); practicar técnicas de autocuidado y dar elogios/cumplidos; crear hábitos buenos en el uso de aparatos electrónicos; fortalecer las tradiciones de familia y promover hábitos y rutinas para disminuir el estrés. 

Quiénes: Padres y tutores de niños entre las edades 2 a 11 años.
Cuándo: 25 de marzo al 13 de mayo.
Hora: Los jueves 5:30PM- 7:00PM
Dónde: Video Conferencia
Costo: Gratis.

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3. Behavioral Parent Training: Managing Difficult and Noncompliant Behaviors (This Group is FULL). This 8-week 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 between the ages of 5 to 12.
When: March 2nd - April 27th (skips the week of Spring Break)
Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Video Conference.
Cost: Free.

4. Friendship Group.
This 8-week group will help kids learn how to make and keep friends by learning skills for successful interaction with peers. Caregivers will be invited to parts of the group to learn strategies on how to help their children build friendships.

  • Who: Kids ages 7 to 9.
  • When: March 24th - May 12th.
  • Time: Wednesdays, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM.
  • Where: Video Conference.
  • Cost: Free.

5. Caregiver Support GroupWe know parenting during COVID-19 is overwhelming and stressful.  Take an hour to focus on your well-being.  Get and give support.  And explore ways to reduce YOUR stress, as well as, your children’s.

  • Who: Caregivers for children and adolescents of any age.
  • When: April 7th- May 26th
  • Time: Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Where: Video Conference.
  • Cost: Free
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