Mindfulness Meditation Group – Adolescents

Mindfulness Meditation Group – Adolescents

At Rose Park Psychology we offer a Mindfulness Meditation Group for adolescents aged between 13 and 19.

Adolescents are struggling with stress and mental health issues at higher rates than ever. Mindfulness has an increasingly growing body of evidence for therapeutic treatment of children and adolescents. it is a clinically proven tool suitable for adolescents experiencing stress, poor self-acceptance, anxiety, irritability, school issues, or simple for the purpose of self-improvement.

Mindfulness has been shown to:

  • Reduce stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Improve resilience and self-esteem
  • Heighten academic performance
  • Enhance empathy and compassion
  • Improve quality of sleep
  • Increase happiness and acceptance

Therapeutic Themes:

  • Understanding stress
  • Determining your identity and purpose
  • Cultivating self-care and compassion
  • Positive experiences and pleasant moments
  • Developing mindful resilience
  • Coping with negative experiences
  • Improving awareness and attention
  • Using forgiveness and acceptance
  • Building mindful relationships
  • Increasing appreciation and gratitude
  • Developing a formal mindfulness practice

Course Times and Format

This course is presented as a 60-minute session over 10 weeks. Places are strictly limited to no more than 10 in each course.

Dates:

Tuesday 25 July 2017
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Tuesday 8 August 2017
Tuesday 15 August 2017
Tuesday 22 August 2017
Tuesday 29 August 2017
Tuesday 5 September 2017
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Tuesday 19 September 2017
Tuesday 26 September 2017

Time: 4.30 – 5.30

Venue

Rose Park Psychology, 30 Kensington Road, ROSE PARK SA 5068

Fees

The full cost of the course is $550, payable in two installments of $27 prior to the first and sixth sessions. This means each session costs only $55. Payment of the course fee in full prior to the start of the course will attract a 10% discount.

The Medicare benefit is for 10 group sessions a year, in addition to and separate from individual session entitlements.

If clients have obtained a Medicare Mental Health Care Plan from their GP, and a referral to our practice, they will
be able to access a rebate at each group session valued at $21.65, leaving them with a gap payment of $33.35.

Private Health Cover

Private health cover extras may apply; please contact your own private health cover fund to determine what they will cover.

You do not need a referral from a GP if you use private health cover extras.

Ph: (08) 8333 0940
email: admin@roseparkpsychology.com.au