Peninsula Counseling Center has a wide range of groups related to personal and family life issues. These groups cover such areas as based on
Peninsula Counseling Center's Ongoing Groups
Project Cares is a Social-Day Program for Men and Women 60 and Over who are considered frail due to physical or mental difficulties. Sponsored by Peninsula Counseling Center, the group meets Monday through Thursday at St. Joseph's Church School Building, Broadway, Hewlett. Transportation provided within a limited area. For more information call Kathy Schmitt at 516-374-9278.
Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia aged 60 and over are welcome at the Club, a social supportive program sponsored by Peninsula Counseling Center. The club meets Mondays and Wednesdays for women, Tuesdays and Thursdays for men, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 1355 Noel Ave., Hewlett. For more information call Ellen Tolle at 374-9253.
South Shore Services for the Handicapped provides individual, family and group counseling , as well as support and advocacy for those with physical and developmental disabilities and their families. For more information call Peggy Grosman, Program Coordinator, at 516-569-6600 ext 1365.
Support Group for Parents of Disabled Children. - Now there is help and assistance for those raising a developmentally disabled child thanks to South Shore Services for the Handicapped. For more information call Peggy Grosman, Program Coordinator, at 516-569-6600 ext 1365.
Out and About is a daytime social program for physically disabled adults who would enjoy meeting with their peers who share similar physical challenges. The group members engage in lively, stimulating and informative discussions, listen to guest speakers, play games, and talk about topics of importance to the members. This free of charge group meets on Thursdays in Lynbrook. For more information call Peggy Grosman at 516-569-6600 ext. 1365.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Program to help individuals and families recover from the destructive consequences of substance abuse is provided by the Chemical Dependence Treatment Program. Group and individual therapy sessions for adult and adolescents are strictly confidential. For more information call Meryl Camer, LCSW at 516-569-6600 ext 1373.
Bereavement Groups are available for adults who have recently lost a spouse. For more information call Ruth Stern, LCSW at 516-569-6600 ext 1317.
Groups for women who experience depression. For more information call Joan Gelfman at 516-569-6600 ext. 1332 or Gloria Schulman at 516-569-6600 ext. 1321.
Group for women who experience anxiety. For more information call Florence Levine at 516-569-6600 1405.
Eating Disorder Group – meets weekly. For more information call Marina Temkina at 516-569-6600 ext. 1344.
Anger Management Group (20 sessions) meets weekly. For more information call Glenn Brown at 516-569-6600 ext. 1342.
Multi-Family Psychoeducational Group – meets twice a month (1st and 3rd Tuesdays) 6:30-8PM. For more information call Helene Goldberg at 516-569-6600 ext. 1389 or Ernie Dixon at 516-569-6600 ext. 1301.
Adolescent Girls 15-17 who are experiencing depressive symptoms due to low self-esteem, isolation and difficult relationships with parents and peers. For more information call Sue Murphy at 516-569-6600 ext. 1306.
Socialization Group for girls, 13-15 who have difficulty with their peer group due to poor social skills, boundary issues and picking up social cues. For more information call Sue Murphy at 516-560-6600 ext. 1306.
Socialization Group for boys 6-7 having difficulty making friends. For more information contact Bill Conrad at 516-569-6600 ext. 1329.
ADHD Group for boys 8-10. For more information call Carrie Ann Sabato-Brill at 516-569-6600 ext. 1307.
Boys Socialization Group for middle school aged boys 11-13. School/academic difficulties as well. For more information call Bill Conrad at 516-560-6600 ext. 1329.
Group for latency aged girls, 8-10 with anxiety symptoms such as separation anxiety, school phobia and social phobia. For more information call Maria Artemyeff at ext. 1313.
Socialization group for boys 9-10 who have difficulty in social situations. For more information call Carrie Ann Sabato-Brill at 516-569-6600 ext. 1307.