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Teen Therapy Group

Teen Therapy Group

Burtonsville, Maryland

Sundays 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (Bi-Weekly)

The social world for teenagers has become more stressful and challenging than ever before. The rise in peer pressure, competitive conflicts, and unhealthy social/media messages are all likely contributors to increases in anxiety, mood disorder and low self-esteem.   Teen Support Groups offer an educational and experiential approach for improving decision making, developing coping resources and increasing self-esteem.


· Increasing teenager’s ability to make safe and healthy choices.

· Increasing self-esteem, self-confidence, and the ability to accept oneself; how to be assertive, and overcome a variety of difficult situations.

· Developing skills to combat peer pressure.

· To gain mastery of effective coping strategies to address negative feelings and to promote healthy body image.

· Improve emotional regulation and reduce and control depressive symptoms and anxiety.

· Address problems associated with low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, peer issues, and other problems.

Group Approach

· An educational approach incorporating a social and coping curriculum focused on improving social interaction, increasing self-esteem, and improving mood.

· Activities, initiatives, and games to allow for exploration and learning of more effective social and coping strategies.

· Feedback and sharing in an environment that is constructive and supportive.

· Art therapy and journaling designed to aid in understanding and expression of feelings and development of self-esteem and confidence.


SMR Counseling Services

3909 National Drive, Suite 100

Burtonsville, Maryland 20866



We accept most major insurances.  You are just responsible for your co-pay.  Without insurance, the fee is $35.00 per session.  Fees include class materials and a light snack.  To learn more or to register, please call

240-389-1487 or email [email protected]

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