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.

SUCCESSFUL PARENTING OF CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS GROUP
Saturdays 10am-11:30am, starting July 14th, 2018
Led By: Justin Panneck, M.Ed., PH.D., LPC-Intern
Successful Parenting of Children & Adolescents group is an 8-week educational and skill-building group for parents of children and adolescents. This group is expected to run at the same as the Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (A.C.T.) for Teens group, so that parents may participate, although any interested parents may participate.

This group will focus on the parental support of children and adolescents attending therapy and/or going through difficult emotions, thoughts, and transitions. Topics include but are not limited to: teaching children appropriate consequences for negative behavior, effectively handling defiance and working with melt-downs, relaxation techniques for parents and their children. Goals for the group include increasing awareness of your parenting approaches, asserting healthy boundaries, and learning ways to deal with difficult child and adolescent behaviors. We provide a safe, fun and challenging environment in which to learn and grow.

 

MINDFULNESS ADULT GROUP
Wednesdays 1-2:30pm, starting May 8th, 2018
Led By: Alice Nelson, LMFT
A 6 week mindfulness adult group focused on managing mental health symptoms. 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 toolbox of coping skills to manage mental health symptoms. Group will meet weekly starting Wednesday, August 8th from 1-2:30pm, and ending September 12th. Group will meet every Wednesday for 6 weeks. Limited to 12 slots.

 

Journey Wellness Activities

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 5:30-7:30pm
Led by: Alice Nelson, LMFT
Cost: $65
Participate in a restorative 2 hour 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, September 12th, 2018 5:30-7:30pm
Led by: Alice Nelson, LMFT
Cost: $65
Participate in an educational 2 hour 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

 

NATURE BASED SELF-CARE WORKSHOP FOR PROFESSIONALS
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 5:30-7:30pm
Led by: Alice Nelson, LMFT
Cost: $65
Participate in a restorative outdoor workshop focused on revitalizing self-care practices through connecting with nature. Workshop will include up-to-date research on nature and the brain, as well as tuning in with nature’s wisdom to better inform current self-care practices (e.g. defining self-care, examining views of growth, exploration of setting boundaries). 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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