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Social Skills  Group

Is your child struggling to communicate effectively, build relationships, or stand up for themselves in challenging situations? Free to Be Mindful's Social Skills Group might be the perfect solution!

Participating in group counseling is a powerful way for children to learn and practice essential skills in a supportive environment while connecting with peers who share similar concerns. At Free to Be Mindful, our Social Skills Group offers a dynamic, interactive approach that uses role-playing and hands-on activities to help children develop effective communication skills and build confidence. Say goodbye to boring worksheets and hello to engaging, fun-filled sessions!

Our group sessions cover a range of important topics, including effective communication, perspective taking, working as a team, friendship-building, self-esteem, anger management, and decoding social cues. By participating in Free to Be Mindful's Social Skills Groups your child will gain valuable skills that they can use in everyday life while having fun and making new friends along the way.

Give your child the opportunity to thrive and unlock their full potential. Take action today and schedule a consultation call to get your questions answered.


  • Led by Certified Teacher and Licensed Therapist, Vanessa De Jesus Guzman, LPC, NCC.

  • Groups are held in-person at Free to Be Mindful in Ridgefield, New Jersey for NJ residents.

  • Groups are curated for children in grades 2-8; the make up of groups are determined by interest, developmental levels and social needs.

  • Groups are customized to provide participants with real-life experiences to interact with others in a safe, supportive environment based upon the group's collective needs.

  • Parents are provided with a weekly resource document with ideas on how to apply that week's learned skills at home for additional reinforcement.

  • The group requires an 8-week commitment to the group; refunds/credits are not issued for missed sessions

  • Out-of-network superbills will be provided for potential reimbursement from your insurance provider.

  • If a participant's needs require more individualized attention, individual counseling sessions may be recommended to take place prior or concurrent with group sessions.

Social Skills Group Interest Form

At this moment the Free to Be Mindful Social Skills Groups will potentially run again in the fall of 2024. Please complete the interest form and you will be contacted as time gets closer. 

Thank you for your interest. Check your inbox for an email from"Vanessa De Jesus Guzman, LPC from"

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