Hours of Operation: Mon thru Sat - 8am to 9pm

  Contact : 215-947-8654

Group Information Request

GOC Groups 

GOC offers a variety groups which run at different times through the year. Below is a list of our current groups. If you would like more information on group availability please fill out the Information Request Form below or call GOC at 215-947-8654 and press option 5. A group coordinator will contact you to provide more specific information, and, if appropriate, help you register for your group. Please note that some of our groups run all year round, while others may not begin until the groups are full.

Addiction Support Groups

Registration Code: AS101
A unique opportunity to relate to other couples experiencing similar issues with addiction. It is an interactive experience that can enhance your relationship. This group welcomes couples interested in finding ways to reconnect, build healthy communication skills and restore trust. Reserve a spot; this group is capped at 5 couples. Group meets 2nd Monday of the month beginning Monday 7/10/17 6:00-7:30 pm. Cost is $50.00 per couple or $125.00 for the first 3 sessions (paid upfront). Please note, only cash or check is accepted at this time.

Registration Code: AS102
An opportunity to meet with, and relate to, other parents whose son/daughter has a substance use disorder. It is a safe place to not only learn how to cope but to also begin your own healing process. Reserve a spot; this group is capped at 10 members. Group meets 4th Monday of the month beginning Monday 7/24/17 7:00-8:30 pm. Cost is 35.00 per person. Please note, only cash and check are accepted at this time.

Registration Code: AS103
Are you in a relationship with or married to someone with an alcohol or drug problem? If so, you may benefit from a support group where you can relate to others in similar situations and receive professional feedback on how to navigate the relationship in a healthy way. Reserve a spot; this group is capped at 10 members. Group meets 4th Monday of the month beginning Monday 7/24/17 5:00-6:30 pm. Cost is $35.00 per person. Please note, only cash and check are accepted at this time.

Bereavement/Grief Groups

Registration Code: BE101
Registration Code: BE102

Coming Soon


Emotional Regulation Groups

Registration Code: ER101
This group will assist individuals in developing skills to manage thoughts and emotions. Practicing these skills will increase daily enjoyment of life, increase skills to tolerate stress, and improve communication and relationship effectiveness. The skills are based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), including mindfulness techniques. This is a structured skills training group and not a psychotherapy group. As such, this group experience is not a replacement for individual therapy. Groups will meet weekly for 1 1/2 hours and will be led by a pair of trained therapists. The skills learned build upon each other; therefore it is imperative that participants attend each session. TARGET POPULATION: Adults, Adolescents (Teens)

Healthy Girls Groups

Registration Code: GG101
Group Name:  TEEN GIRL
Girls will develop strong coping strategies that will help them manage difficult life challenges and situations.   The 12-week group will focus on various topics that will help girls become healthier, happier, and EMPOWERED!

Topics will include:

  • Building self-confidence/self-esteem
  • Bullying/Friendship Concerns/Relating to others
  • Positive thinking
  • Coping strategies for stress reduction
  • Creating a positive body image/healthy boundaries
  • Healthy Leadership/Assertiveness skills
  • Plus many other topics…

Registration Code: GG102
Girls will develop the skills necessary to navigate difficult life situations and challenges during their teenage years.   The 12-week group will focus on topics that will help girls become healthier, happier, and EMPOWERED!

The group will discuss topics including:

  • Self-esteem and body image-nutrition, exercise, and development
  • Healthy Relationships/healthy boundaries
  • Bullying and friend issues
  • Managing stress, anxiety, anger and moods
  • Mindfulness and calming strategies

Mindfulness Groups

Registration Code: MI101

Coming Soon

Parenting Groups

Registration Code: PP101

Coming Soon

Self-Regulation and Resilience Building Groups

Registration Code: SR101
This is group is for children ages 8 to 14 who are in need of opportunities to learn and practice self-regulation and social skills. Structured yet engaging classes focus on developing resiliency and a positive outlook, as well as gaining tools for coping with adversity. Participants practice being proactive by setting personal goals and developing a plan to deal with challenges. They learn to recognize their emotional triggers and irrational thoughts and come up with constructive responses. The curriculum utilizes principles and strategies from the fields of Mindfulness, CBT, and Social Thinking. Practical parenting techniques are also provided, to encourage skill reinforcement within the family. Groups meet for an hour each week, starting at various times throughout the year. Children who struggle with impulsivity, attention-deficit, anxiety, low self-esteem, or anger management may benefit from this group.

Social Skills Groups

Registration Code: SS101
Our traditional social skills groups offer the opportunity for individuals with social learning challenges to practice their social skills with peers in a playful, supportive environment. Using a variety of approaches including developmental play therapy, RDI™, and Social Thinking™, our therapists help children and teens to more successfully connect with their peers, improve conversation skills, practice reading social cues, and increase their social problem-solving abilities. Groups meet for an hour each week in the Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Registration Code: SS102
GOC offers adult social skills groups, which allow participants with social learning challenges to confide in each other, share their struggles, and learn new skills. The young adult group pays special attention to issues in the transition from high school to higher education or the work world. Our general adult group helps individuals develop the skills needed to initiate and sustain fulfilling relationships, as well as to cope with stress effectively. Groups meet weekly year-round.


GOC Groups–Information Request Form

Name of Participant
Name of Parent (if inquiring for your child)
Address line 1:
Address line 2:
Phone number 1:
Phone number 2:
OK to leave a message at phone number 1:
OK to leave a message at phone number 2:
Age of participant:
Registration Code(s) for the desired group from the list above:
Interested in a group not listed above? Please provide a short description here:
Questions or Comments here: