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Current Groups Being Offered

Anger Management Group

Anger is a natural human emotion, but when it is out of control, it can harm our physical health, as well as our emotional and psychological well-being. If your relationships, career, and daily living are being affected by anger, our Anger Management classes can help you to understand and regulate this intense and overwhelming emotion. Our Anger Management Psychoeducational Group offers a completion certificate to participants who attend all 12 weeks of the program. This course meets the requirement for court-mandated anger management classes and is open to everyone. Meets via Zoom for 12 weeks

Anxiety Skills Group

Anxiety is something we all experience and this group meets every 12 weeks over Zoom to provide group discussion around ways to assist with the feelings that cause us to be overwhelmed, anxious and nervous.

Interpersonal Skills Group

A weekly group to support adults cultivating evidence-based skills that are proven effective to reduce emotional distress and suffering, improve relationships, increase motivation, increase skillful decision-making, and create more balance. Meets via Zoom for 16 weeks.

Art Therapy Group

Art Therapy Group for adults, with a variety of expressive art activities to support well-being and growth in a group setting. Art therapy can help: increase resilience, reduce stress, boost mood, increase self-awareness, and support self-esteem. No artistic experience or skill needed, and all materials are provided. Tuesdays from 5:30-7 pm, in person. Facilitated by an Art Therapy and counselor student trainee.

Other Groups Offered

In addition to the above noted groups, New Beginnings partners with local Santa Barbara community centers to provide English and Spanish Parenting Groups and offers groups specific for veterans and their needs.

To request more information about these groups, and/or to be considered as a partner in forging a new group, please contact our Life Skills Coordinator, Kristine Gore at 805-963-7777 ext. 145 or email kgore@nullsbnbcc.org.

Interested in Joining a Group?

To become a group member, please contact Kaitlyn Barriere at 805-963-7777 ext. 206 or email kbarriere@nullsbnbcc.org.