Outpatient Therapy Groups
St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute offers a number of additional therapy groups that are great supplements to our speciality programs. The following list represents some examples of the outpatient therapy groups we offer. To see which programs we’re currently offering, please call us at 314-289-9411 for full details. If you are seeking information about the many groups offered as part of our specialty programs, please click on the following program pages:
Understanding Child/Adolescent Eating Disorders: What Adult Caregivers Need to Know
This no-cost community workshop is highly recommended for adult caregivers of children or adolescents who are struggling with eating disorders.
Binge Eating/Emotional Eating Group
For clients who are looking for a group focused on skill building, behavior change, support and developing a healthy, peaceful relationship with food and body.
Advanced Parent Skills Training Group
Workshop for parents who have severely anxious and depressed kids. This workshop is not for parents of a child/teen whose primary problem is extreme oppositional or conduct disordered behavior.
Adolescent Social Anxiety Treatment Group
Group therapy for teens (aged 13–18) who are willing to work on social anxiety in a group setting with other teenagers. Focuses on evidenced-based treatment for social anxiety (exposure and response-prevention/ERP). Typical exercises to challenge anxiety include conversation practice and school-type activities (class presentations, reading out loud, answering and asking questions in a group setting).
Teen Anxiety Treatment Group.
For adolescents (aged 13–18) to receive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for OCD and Anxiety Disorders, recommended to be used in conjunction with appointments with your individual therapist
Mindfulness Group for Teens
Mindfulness-based therapy for anxiety management for teens aged 13–18
Social Anxiety Treatment Group
For adults in individual therapy who would benefit from additional practice with social interaction, accountability, and support. An action-oriented group using cognitive-behavioral exposure treatment to practice social interactions.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group
The DBT skills group takes approximately six months to cover skills for emotion regulation, distress tolerance, mindfulness and interpersonal effectiveness.