Support Groups

Groups are FREE

Call 804-244-0700 


Get more information about each group via:

Life Balance Support Group  -  https://www.meetup.com/Life-Balance-Support-Mechanicsville-Meetup/

** There is a $20 annual fee for being in our Meetup.com group, this covers the cost of materials for the groups plus the cost of being on the website. The benefit is, you will get more information about the groups, you can RSVP and set up your calendar through meetup, to get reminders. 


Our mental health support groups are meant to help people gain information about themselves, so they can move their life in the direction they want. The groups are not meant as a replacement for individual or couples counseling. 

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The Refocus Center (1st Floor Group Room), 7459 Old Hickory Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23111                          804-244-0700 

September 2017

Tuesday 11-12:30pm group (Marilyn Hembrick, MA facilitator) 

  • September 5 - NO GROUP - Labor Day Holiday
  • September 12 - Forgiveness: Take back your power 1 of 3
  • September 19 - Forgiveness: Take back your power 2 of 3 
  • September 26 - Forgiveness: Take back your power 3 of 3

Tuesday 6:30p - 8pm group (Brian Mayer, MSW facilitator)
  • September 5 - NO GROUP - Labor Day Holiday 
  • September 12 - Boundaries 1 of 7 
  • September 19 - Boundaries 2 of 7  
  • September 26 - Boundaries 3 of 7

Thursday 6:30 - 8pm group (Stephanie Smith, MS facilitator)

  • September 7 - Understanding Codependency
  • September 14 - Improving Low Self-Esteem 1 of 2
  • September 21 - Improving Low Self-Esteem 2 of 2
  • September 28 - Distress Tolerance (DBT informed group)

October 2017

Tuesday 11-12:30pm group (Marilyn Hembrick, MA facilitator)

  • October 3 - Change the Way we Think about Anger 1 of 2
  • October 10 - Chg the Way we Think about Anger 1 of 2
  • October 17 - The Power of Words in Creating a Healthy Relationship 1 of 2
  • October 24 - The Power of Words - Part 2 of 2
  • October 31 - Guest Speaker Sarah Sheppard - Essential Oils  ($5 take home)

Tuesday 6:30 - 8pm group (Jennifer Erickson, MS facilitator)

  • October 3 - Positive Coping Skills
  • October 10 - Emotion Regulation
  • October 17 - Becoming More Authentic/Self-Growth
  • October 24 - Raising Low Self-Esteem
  • October 31 - Get to Know Yourself - Game Night

Thursday 6:30p - 8pm group (Brian Mayer, MSW facilitator)
  • October 5 -  Relationship Boundaries 
  • October 12 - Setting Boundaries
  • October 19 - Relationship Boundaries
  • October 26 - Guest Speaker Sarah Sheppard - Essential Oils  ($5 take home)