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Group Therapy: Fall 2023

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our virtual cognitive behavioral therapy group designed to help LGBTQ+ teens in our community cope with stress. The group follows the AFFIRM treatment model ( and will be led by Juana Zegarra, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker with 20 years of experience working with LGBTQ+ youth. 


The AFFIRM model is a research-backed treatment approach specifically designed for reducing depression and anxiety in LGBTQ+ youth. This model emphasizes the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for teens to gain a deeper understanding of their thoughts and feelings, and develop new tools to help them manage stress to improve their mental well-being.


  • Start Date: Wednesday, October 4th

  • Time: 7:00 pm

  • Duration: 9 weeks

  • Cost: $250 or utilize your insurance. Financial assistance available for those who qualify.


Spaces are limited, so we encourage you to contact our client care coordinator by email (, phone (302) 279-6491 with any questions or by clicking the "sign up" button below to reserve your spot today. 


Don't miss this opportunity to connect with other LGBTQ+ teens, learn new coping strategies, and enhance your overall well-being. We can't wait to see you there!

Thriving Teens

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Hey there, parents and teens of Middletown! Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy is thrilled to announce our Thriving Teens: Group Therapy to Conquer Anxiety and Depression is starting on 11/11/23. 🗓️ Led by Phil Ealy, M.R.E. &Supervised by: 🌟 Marissa Lloyd, LPCMH


🌟 What: Teens CBT Group Therapy for Anxiety & Depression

🕰️ When: Every Saturday at 2:15 pm for 9 Weeks

📍 Where: Our Odessa office (505 Main St, Odessa, DE)

💸 Cost: Just $20 per group session


This 9-week program is designed to provide a supportive space for teens grades 9-12 dealing with anxiety and depression. Our experienced therapists are here to guide them through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, fostering resilience and well-being. 🌈✨


What to Expect:

🎯 Understanding Anxiety & Depression


🧠 Developing Coping Skills


🌊 Behavioral Exposure


🔄 Changing Negative Thinking


🌟 Promoting Self-Efficacy


🤝 Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills


👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Parental Involvement (1 group session)


🔄 Generalization of Skills


Join us in the journey of resilience-building! 🚀💪 #ChildTherapy #ResilienceBuilding #AnxietyWarriors 


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Hey there, Resilient Kids community! We're thrilled to announce our upcoming FRIENDSHOPS: A Teens Social Skills Group Therapy, led by Phil Ealy, M.R.E. &Supervised by: 🌟 Marissa Lloyd, LPCMH


🗓 Start Date: November 11, 2023

Time: Every Saturday at 1 PM 

📍 Location: Odessa Office (505 Main St, Odessa, DE)


This 9-week journey is tailor-made for teens in grades 9-12 who might be on the spectrum, dealing with ADHD, social anxiety, or facing challenges like bullying. 🤝 We're dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where teens can thrive in developing essential skills and building meaningful connections.

What to Expect:

✨ Improving Social Skills: Develop essential tools for effective social interactions.

✨ Making and Keeping Friends: Cultivate lasting connections and meaningful friendships.

✨ Reading Body Language/Social Cues: Hone in on non-verbal communication for richer connections.

✨ Improving Self-Image: Foster a positive self-perception and boost self-confidence.

✨ Skill Building for Social Interactions: Acquire practical skills for various social situations.

✨ Coping Skills for Bullying: Equip teens with strategies to navigate and overcome bullying challenges.

👥 1 Parents Only Group: Get insights on how to support your teen at home.


💰 Cost: $20 per group session


Ready to empower your teen? Dive into this transformative experience by completing the form linked below. Let's build resilience together! 🌟

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