FAMILY/COUPLES GROUPS

FED® WEEKLY SUPPORT GROUP
(FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF THOSE WITH EATING DISORDERS)

PRESENTER
Ephrat Lipton, LCSW and Anne Moore, PsyD

DESCRIPTION
COME LEARN:
What is an eating disorder and what makes people prone to them? How to tell the difference between dieting/disordered eating/preoccupation with body image vs. more serious issues. How to address concerns about eating disorders with your loved one. How to more effectively communicate about the disordered behavior. What is the difference between support and enabling? What to say and do/what not to say and do when supporting someone with an eating disorder. How to set appropriate boundaries. How do I stay sane and healthy when a loved one is struggling with an eating disorder? How/when to get help...next steps. How to find additional resources in the community.

WHAT IS FED?
FED (Friends and Family of those with Eating Disorders) is a support group designed to provide education, resources, and emotional support to those in relationships with people diagnosed with or exhibiting signs of anorexia, bulimia, and/or binge eating. The group is appropriate for loved ones and support people of those at any stage of an eating disorder... even if there are only early warning signs. Two seasoned clinicians and eating disorder program directors with over 20 years of experience in this specialty facilitate this FREE community support group.

DATE/TIME/DURATION
Fridays at 12:30 PM

COST/FEE
FREE

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
Please call before attending (and/or to ask any questions):
Ephrat L. Lipton (404) 202-0932 or Dr. Anne Moore (404) 277-7992

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POSITIVE PARENTING

PRESENTER
Karen Kallis, LPC, RPT, NCC

DESCRIPTION
Positive parenting is based on the concepts of Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen. This approach allows parents to understand the feelings behind their children's behavior to create kind and firm responses that encourage healthy growth. This 8-week parenting program will help you to:

  • Regain control as a parent in a respectful manner
  • Help your child develop self-control and gain self awareness
  • Effectively discipline & limit inappropriate behavior
  • Understand your child and find healthy ways to empower
  • Communicate your message of love

DATE/TIME/DURATION
Wednesdays
10:30 am - 12 pm

COST/FEE
$50 per session

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
Karen Kallis at 404-423-1087 or kckallis@comcast.net

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VISIONS ANEW DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP

PRESENTER
Annie Garry, MSW, LCSW, CCTP

DESCRIPTION
Divorce can be feel like you're traveling down a dark tunnel while juggling many balls in the air. It's usually very painful, frustrating, confusing and wrought with uncertainties. No matter where you are in the process, it's easy to feel like you're all alone. Support, information and connection are very important to find the courage to go forward, and enhance your ability to move through the divorce process and recover well.

Visions Anew divorce support can help those feelings of isolation and insanity melt as others share similar concerns, experiences and perspectives while you transition toward new opportunities and empowerment.

DATE/TIME/DURATION
First and third Monday of the month.
7:30-8:30
Ongoing

COST/FEE
FREE

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
Annie Garry at (770) 598-0496 or anniegarry@gmail.com

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