Group Counseling

Group Counseling

Is your child struggling with attention or behavior issues? Penn State Psychiatry offers an eight-week group counseling program for you and your child who have issues with paying attention, following the rules, temper outbursts or getting along with others.

Registration is required.

Register now

Please call

717-531-6772

or email our CareLine

to register

Who is the counseling program for?

Children ages 5 to 12 with attention or behavior issues and their parents may benefit from the program. Problems may include:
 
  • Paying attention
  • Following the rules
  • Temper outbursts
  • Getting along with others
This group session is not appropriate for everyone. Children would not benefit from this program if they:
 
  • Have high levels of physical aggression
  • Are a serious threat to themselves or others
  • Have an autism spectrum disorders
  • Have low cognitive abilities
For more information on more appropriate programs for these concerns, please call 717-531-6772.

When is the program?

Wednesday afternoons and evenings (eight-week sessions) offered throughout the year.

Where is it held?

Penn State Medical Group at 22 Northeast Drive Hershey, PA 17033 (behind Tanger Outlet Center)

How much does it cost?

Standard co-pay charges may apply for parents; separate fees apply for optional children's sessions ($20 per session).

How do I register?

Please call 717-531-6772 or email CareLine@pennstatehealth.psu.edu. Registration is required.