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Clinical Groups and Programs

In addition to our traditional, weekly treatment, the Child Mind Institute offers clinical groups and programs for children, teens and young adults.

Topics Include:

Intensive Programs 

For those with severe symptoms, or for families traveling long distances for treatment, we offer intensive interventions with highly specialized behavioral approaches. Depending on the need, this treatment option allows a child and their parents to be seen for several hours a day, several days a week. Our intensive treatment options include:

Intensive OCD Treatment | Ages 5-24

An intensive treatment program for those struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders including chronic tic disorders, hoarding and trichotillomania. Weekly sessions that are typically spread out over 3-4 months are condensed into 4-weeks with treatment being available up to three hours a day, five days a week.

ADHD & Attention

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training℠ (BEST) | Adults

Interactive training for parents and caregivers to help manage problem behaviors in the home. Attendees of BEST workshops will learn the basics of behavior management and how to apply those skills consistently and effectively to increase their confidence in managing challenging behaviors. Attendees will also develop a network of other caregivers for continued support following training completion.

Summer Program | Ages 5-10

Four-week summer treatment for children ages 5 through 10 who have ADHD or who need help with behavioral, learning and social issues. If your family is seeking to jumpstart progress during the summer or maintain gains made during the school year, this program is designed to help meet those goals while also providing a fun summer camp experience tailored to your child’s particular needs.


Brave BuddiesSM and Selective Mutism Group | Ages 3-12

Group treatment and weekly sessions for children who are diagnosed with selective mutism (SM). Offered as one-day sessions, multi-day intensive programs, and weekly sessions that include structured group activities.

Parents of Anxious Children and Teens (PACT) | Adults

Interactive webinar series providing families and caretakers with evidence-based, practical strategies for supporting children and teens ages 3-13 struggling with anxiety. This series will cover an introduction to anxiety, different types of anxiety disorders, and how anxiety manifests in children. It will teach specific tools and strategies to help children begin facing their fears and manage anxiety symptoms.

Social Anxiety Groups | Ages 9-24

Group treatment that teaches children, adolescents and young adults coping skills to help them manage their anxiety as they practice facing their social fears. Groups are designed to help participants develop skills and confidence in a supportive environment through group activities while allowing them to foster friendships.

Depression & Mood

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) | Ages 7-25

Group-based therapy for those who struggle with mood swings, depression and anxiety, and self-injurious or suicidal behavior. Skills groups are offered for children (7-12), adolescents (12-18) and young adults (18-25).

Learning & Development 

Programs for College Students | Ages 17-21

Offering weekly telehealth coaching in organization and time management for teens and young adults, as well as intensive groups for those who struggle Intensive Treatment Options.

Children’s Friendship Training | Grades 2-3 | Grades 4-5

Children’s Friendship Training (CFT) is a 12-week evidence-based telehealth social skills program for elementary school children who experience difficulties making or keeping friends. During each group session, children are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills during socialization activities. Parents attend separate sessions and are taught how to assist their children in making and keeping friends.

PEERS® Program | Ages 13-17

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a 14-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in middle and high school to help them make and keep friends. During each group session, teens are taught essential communication skills and are given the opportunity to practice with peers. In separate sessions at the same time, parents are taught how to assist their teens by helping to expand their teen’s social network and provide feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.

Join a Facebook Community

Visit our Facebook Groups page to join our online communities focused on parenting, behavior and specific mental health disorder support.