Over the course of 8 weeks, children ages 8-10 will meet virtually in a group of no more than 5 children and 2 clinicians once per week for 30 minutes learning different skills to help with emotion regulation. Parents will meet weekly together in a virtual group with the clinician for 1 hour following the child group to learn specific skills taught to the children in the group and how best to support their children when they become dysregulated.

Dates & Schedule

  • Every Tuesday beginning July 7th – until August 25th
  • Child group 11:30am-12pm
  • Parent group 12pm-1pm
  • It is not mandatory to attend all eight weeks, but it is highly recommended. Makeup sessions are not available.

Weekly Agenda & Learning Topics

  • Week 1 Tuesday July 7th: Introduction to the group & emotion regulation basics
  • Week 2 Tuesday July 14th: Zones of regulation & emotions
  • Week 3 Tuesday July 21st: Identifying triggers
  • Week 4 Tuesday July 28th: Connecting mind and body
  • Week 5 Tuesday August 4th: Problem solving, size of the problem
  • Week 6 Tuesday August 11th: Inner critic vs. Inner coach
  • Week 7 Tuesday August 18th: Introduction to calming tools
  • Week 8 Tuesday August 25th: Creating a home toolbox, saying goodbye

Group Leader: Lauren Feiden, PsyD


  • $350 per week per family ($150 for 30 min child session & $200 for 60 min parent session)
  • Plus an intake fee of $100 for 1 hour (30 mins with parents and 30 mins with child) to determine goodness of fit for the group.
  • Full payment of $2,800 is required before starting group.
  • After group ends, we can provide a receipt for insurance reimbursement with a diagnosis and CPT telehealth codes (Intake 90791-95, Group Therapy 90853-95, and Group Parent Training 90849-95). Any missed sessions will be documented as such on the receipt.

Limited to the first 5 accepted families

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child must be between the ages of 8-10 years old with average or above language and cognitive abilities
  • Child has difficulty regulating emotions with parents, siblings and/or peers
  • Child is motivated to work on difficulties
  • Parents are seeking support/tools to manage dysregulation
  • Child is not physically aggressive and does not have violent tendencies towards others
  • Child does not have behavioral issues with non-family authority figures (coaches, tutors, teachers, etc..)


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