Due to the Stage 5 Covid-19 health risk in Austin Travis County, ACGC will reopen our building for in-person services on October 12th. Teletherapy will continue to be offered.

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 Groups

1. Cafecito virtual: platica 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.Quien: Para los cuidadores de niños entre las edades de 5 a 13 años 

  • Cuándo:  Los Miércoles, empezando el 6 de Octubre - 1 de Diciembre (se salta la semana de Acción de Gracias)
  • Hora: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Dónde: Video Conferencia 
  • Costo: Gratis 
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2. Dealing With Stress: Teen Group. 
In this skills-focused, 8-week group, teens will learn mindfulness, distress tolerance, and emotion regulation skills to handle emotions such as anger, sadness, and anxiety. 

  • Who: Teens ages 13 to 17
  • When: September 14th – November 2nd
  • Time: Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:30 PM
  • Where: Video Conference.
  • Cost: Free

3. Parent Support Group. 
Take an hour to focus on your well-being.  Get and give support. This group will provide a private and safe environment where adults can support each other, discuss parenting issues, and learn strategies to respond to challenging behaviors. Caregivers will explore ways to reduce your own stress, as well as, your children’s.

  • Who: Caregivers of children ages 7 – 13.
  • When: September 21st – November 9th
  • Time: Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Where: Video Conference.
  • Cost: Free
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