Self-Compassion Skills Group

Learn how to apply mindfulness-based skills to cope with difficult emotions and daily stressors.

Posted
February 3, 2021
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Self-Compassion Skills Group

Learn how to apply mindfulness-based skills to cope with difficult emotions and daily stressors.

Posted
February 3, 2021
Let's Talk about It: JFS Houston Behavioral & Mental Health Services

This group will teach how to apply mindfulness-based skills to increase one’s ability to cope with difficult emotions and daily stressors by using self-compassion as a coping skill and learning how to live according to one’s personal values.

The group will teach adults how to use self-compassion to cope with stressors such as:

  • Life and/or work
  • COVID-19
  • Low self-esteem
  • Perfectionism

This is a teletherapy group that meets via Zoom and is facilitated by Ivy Ickes, LCSW and Jani Clark, BSW.

Details:

  • Wednesdays, February 24 - April 14, 2021
  • 6:30 - 7:30pm
  • Fee: $60 for 8-week session.

For more information and to register please contact: 

Ivy Ickes

iickes@jfshouston.org

(713) 986-7823

Ivy Ickes, LCSW

Ivy Ickes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works as the Senior Psychotherapist, Intensive Outpatient Program Team Lead and Master’s level intern supervisor in the BMHS department. She is specialized in mindfulness-based therapies (primarily Acceptance & Commitment Therapy—ACT, Cognitive Behavior Therapy—CBT and Dialectical Behavior Therapy—DBT) and uses an integrated strengths-based approach in her therapeutic practice. Her professional interests include advocacy, self-compassion, values-based living, creative emotional expression, mindfulness, and LGBTQ+ equality.

Jani Clark, BSW

Jani Clark is a clinical Master of Social Work intern at Jewish Family Service, scheduled to graduate this May. She has been diving into literature and listening to webinars on self-compassion and actively applying these skills in her own life, in addition to shadowing alongside Ivy Ickes throughout her field placement.

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