Resources & Classes

Tools for every need.

Browse the list of resources below for what you need. If you don’t see it here, let us know what you think might be an beneficial resource for you and others and we’ll look into putting it on this page.

Current Classes Offered at the Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center:

 

Free C19 ​Virtual Support Group

 Tuesdays 10:30am & Fridays 5:00pm

With everything happening in the world around us, we don’t have to look very far to be worried about something. This Free Weekly Virtual Support Group is led by counselors at the Lighthouse and designed to address any anxiety, worries or fears people may have because of COVID-19 and the impact it has had.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJQsdeitrz0u6cT20UY3CLhAKh3QO0kGCw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

Free Virtual Mom’s Support Group

Wednesdays at 10:30am and Saturdays at 9pm

Being a mom is stressful under regular circumstances. COVID-19 only adds more stress, so one of our therapists, April Moritz, put together a group for people like herself: moms who are transitioning to having kids at home full time. We are now moms and teachers, and if you are lucky enough to still be working, employees! Please join her for an hour of supporting each other, commiserating, and stress management. We’re all in this together

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Eldu2sqTgsSQ2F089p3kQTA5ySU49TRw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

Free Virtual Mom’s Support Group

Wednesdays at 10:30am and Saturdays at 9pm

Being a mom is stressful under regular circumstances. COVID-19 only adds more stress, so one of our therapists, April Moritz, put together a group for people like herself: moms who are transitioning to having kids at home full time. We are now moms and teachers, and if you are lucky enough to still be working, employees! Please join her for an hour of supporting each other, commiserating, and stress management. We’re all in this together

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Eldu2sqTgsSQ2F089p3kQTA5ySU49TRw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

Free ​Virtual Addictions Support Group

Wednesdays at 2:30-3:30pm and Sundays from 3-4pm

This Free group is counselor led and provides support for addicts in recovery and their families/loved ones and provides relapse prevention tools as well as a virtual forum to process the challenges facing recovery in the light of the COVID-19 crisis.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJMvcOGqqj8qH1yb9An0Yzw9BON3D86fjw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

Grieving a Changed World: a Free Support Group for Teens

Thursdays at 9:30am
This health crisis is worrisome enough for adults, it has had an effect on our teens as well. Many are grieving the loss of socializing, the loss of Prom & graduation, and the overall changes in our world today. This Free counselor-led group is designed to provide support for teens who are trying to make sense of the changes that have happened in our world and provide a place for them to process any worries or emotional upheaval they have experienced.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/v5Asfu-tqTMjC2wq4I6hZsMhtwLJ17NEgA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

Coping with Divorce: Group for Kids

Tuesdays, June 2 – July 28 at 6:30pm

Is your child struggling with the effects of divorce? Children show stress that is different from adults.

In this group, each session will teach your child(ren) how to identify these signs and handle them effectively.

For more information, including prices, please give us a call at (847) 253-9769

 

Little Washed Hands: a Free Support Group for School Age Kids

Mondays at 4:30pm

This health crisis is worrisome enough for adults, it has had an effect on our children as well. This Free counselor-led group is designed to provide support for kids who are trying to make sense of the changes that have happened in our world and provide a place for them to process any worries or emotional upheaval they have experienced.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIsf-itrz4pslEQxoe8O9ZYaOb1beLEQg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

 

Managing an Anxiety Disorder during this crisis: Free Group

Mondays at 5:30pm

Crises impacts our society’s thinking, behavior, and overall well-being. The constant changes going on during the COVID-19 health crisis can be difficult to adapt to for those who have an anxiety disorder. Whether it is Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, or any other anxiety disorder, you’ll find support in this Free virtual group. Learn how to better manage your physical body and thoughts while also healing through discussion with like-minded individuals and practicing mindfulness techniques.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpduqvqz8pej-pN0JQhc0EmNsIxzzIaQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Confidentiality Notice: This is a Free public group. Any personal information shared in this forum cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. Group leaders retain the right to remove participants at any time.

Covid-19 Recovery Support Group

Free Group

May 28 at 3:30pm

Being a survivor of Covid-19 definitely has had it’s challenges. Which is why in this support group,we invite those who have recovered and who are willing to talk about their experience and getting the support they need during this pandemic.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkd-isrjspGtFGTEM60s6goi8RIDwfrZWJ

 

For more information, please give us a call at (847) 253-9769

 

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