Category: Group Counseling

Managing Social Media During COVID-19

By: Sara Boothe, MA Social media is the thing keeping us connected and informed during quarantine, now more than ever. Although, it is also normal to feel drained, anxious, scared, and a multitude of other negative feelings after being on social media for a good part of your day. How are you dealing with that… Read more »

Grief, Loss & Life: A Group Process

By: Natalie Jensen, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work The upcoming group, Grief, Loss & Life, will feature weekly sessions, having attendees gather for 90-minutes in the early evening. Sessions are on Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm, beginning March 5th, and run through April 30th (off April 9th). This spring cycle will be limited to a… Read more »

Book Club Expands for Women Rethinking Their Drinking

Now Interviewing for New Monday Night Option Starting Jan. 20 By Sarah Moore, LPC Sunstone Counseling’s therapeutic book club, Rethinking Your Drinking, has expanded to include a second session starting Monday, January 20th. Interviews have begun and spots are still available for the group, which will meet for 6 consecutive Monday nights from 7-8:30pm.    We… Read more »

On a Path Toward Different

By: Natalie Jensen, Supervisee in Social Work I once had someone ask, “Will this [grief] ever go away or be done?” My honest answer was simple, “I don’t know that it ever goes away or is done, but it does become different.”   You may have taken some time to consider what it might be like… Read more »

5 Reasons to Join a Divorce Support Group

If you are just beginning the separation and/or divorce process, you might be feeling overwhelmed, confused, emotional, angry, lonely, or some combination of these emotions and many more. It may feel like every day is a struggle, trying to make sense of what has happened and what your next steps will be. Perhaps you have been… Read more »

Grief is hard, but THIS is harder.

By: Natalie Jensen, Supervisee in Social Work Grief is work, avoiding grief is even more work.                                                        – David Kessler Sometimes it can feel like there are never enough days, minutes, or hours to… Read more »

Middle School Social Skills Group

Facilitated by: Annalisa Harty, M.A. Resident in Counseling When: Tuesdays 4:30-6pm Cost: $75/Session, must pay for a month at a time Location: Sunstone Counseling – 1485 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 300 McLean, VA 22101 What social skills will be learned? This group will teach and practice essential social skills including initiating conversation, making and keeping… Read more »

Rethinking Your Drinking?

Therapeutic Book Club with a Novel Approach **2 Spots Available**​ Are you a successful woman whose health, work or relationships are being negatively impacted by alcohol? Assess your needs and build on your strengths with the support of up to 5 other women in this ​small & nonjudgmental​ therapeutic book group. Please note: This is… Read more »

DBT-Informed Creative Arts Group for Teens Launching January 2019

Facilitated By: Jacqueline Anderson, M.Ed & Resident in Counseling When: High School Group: Tuesdays from 4:00-5:15 pm Middle School Group: Wednesdays from 4:00-5:15 pm Four Modules (six sessions per module) Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Skills Cost: $450/module (works out to $75/session) Location: Sunstone Counseling – McLean 1485 Chain Bridge Rd, Suite 300 McLean,… Read more »

Woman’s group forming!

**NOW INTERVIEWING–SPRING SESSION** Therapeutic Book Club for Women Looking at Their Relationship with Alcohol Contact or (703) 485-7457