All Offered Activities
Currently Offered Activities

All Offered Activities

horse and kidThe Center at Heron Hill offers many outdoor spaces including: hiking trails, fire pits, an archery range, giant tee-pee, creek side settings and a community garden. Activities may include: archery, movement, gardening, interacting with animals, outdoor life skills, nature journaling, art activities, and music.

 

Alliance Counseling Center and Journey Wellness Activities

*Mental Health Therapy: Alliance Counseling Center offers mental health therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Our approach includes work with individuals, couples, and families.

*Groups: Both Alliance Counseling Center and Journey Wellness may offer groups. Groups will meet weekly for a designated amount of time. Focus of groups may range from a variety of topics and focus including: teen support groups, art therapy, mindfulness groups, and transition groups.

*indicates potentially supported by health insurance

 

Journey Wellness Only Activities

Journey Wellness is a non-clinical based, out of pocket program, and therefore can offer a wider range of activities that are continuing to be developed. Some activities may include:

Workshops: a one time only group focused on education through outdoor experiential opportunities.

Retreats: a one time only group focused on relaxation and restoration. Retreats may range from individual to groups and can be professionally focused.

Youth Camps: programs focused for school aged children and may range from one day only, to week long day programs.

Classes: educational programs connected with either high schools or colleges, and may be credit bearing.

Continuing Education (CEs): a one time only professional education class focused on topics related to professional development and in accordance with professional boards.

Other Potential Opportunities: may include ceremonies, rites of passage, one-on-one education, specialized group activities, and grant programs.

 

Currently Offered Activities

Any questions about registration or the program, including inquiring about a specific activity not currently offered, please contact us. We are interested in further developing what we can offer!

 

Alliance Counseling Groups

NOTE: All participants of Alliance Counseling Center therapy groups must also be an already established client.

MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH SYMPTOMS THROUGH TRANSITIONS
Wednesdays 1-2:30pm, starting May 23rd, 2018
Led By: Alice Nelson, LMFT
An 8 week mental health adult group focused on managing mental health symptoms through transitions. Potential activities may include: art therapy, animal assisted therapy, mindfulness development, meditation, movement to strengthen mind/body connection, music, and nature based opportunities. Group will include providing a space to verbally and non-verbally process challenging experiences within a group setting, with hope to identify common themes among members. Psycho-education of mental health based on group experience will also be provided. Goal of group is to develop a personalized tool box of coping skills to manage mental health symptoms through transitions. Group will meet weekly starting Wednesday, May 23rd from 1-2:30pm, and ending July 25th. Group will meet every Wednesday for 8 weeks. (Group will not meet on July 4th.) Limited to 10 slots.

 

Journey Wellness Groups

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 5:30-7pm

Led by: Alice Nelson, LMFT
Cost: $65
Participate in a restorative 2 hour outdoor workshop focused on connecting with nature. Workshop will include up-to-date research on nature and the brain, as well as hands on mindfulness activities (e.g. purposeful movement, connection with nature, meditation, mind/body integration). Please be prepared to be outside and move around the property, regardless of weather. Limited to 10 slots. Cost is $65 per person.
REQUIRED GEAR: water bottle, closed toed shoes, long pants, light jacket, small backpack, rain and/or sun gear (weather pending)
❦ REGISTER HERE

 

TRAUMA AND THE BRAIN WORKSHOP 
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 5:30-7pm
Led by: Alice Nelson, LMFT
Cost: $65
Participate in an educational 2 hour outdoor workshop focused on our connection with nature. Learn how our brain has adapted to manage trauma and ways we have attempted to cope. Workshop will include up-to-date research on nature and the brain, as well as hands on educational opportunities. Please be prepared to be outside and move around the property, regardless of weather. Limited to 10 slots. Cost is $65 per person.
REQUIRED GEAR: water bottle, closed toed shoes, long pants, light jacket, small backpack, rain and/or sun gear (weather pending)
❦ REGISTER HERE

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