About the Group
The transition from high school to college can be very exciting. It can also become a challenge for many students. Whether it is making new friends, balancing various demands, creating a new routine, or asking for help, this transition can be demanding.
What is Making the Transition?
Making the Transition is a 6-week program for high school students preparing for college. Based on research on the challenges of adjusting to a new life in college, as well as clinically proven coping techniques, this group helps students learn how to make connections, overcome fears, manage stress, balance academic and social demands, and succeed in college.
What should I expect?
For Weeks 1-5, group members meet weekly from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Parents are invited to participate on Week 6 to learn how to support their child(ren) in the transition. The groups will be held on Wednesday evenings, June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 5, and August 8.
What are the benefits of the group?
Making the Transition is a fantastic opportunity to learn how the best strategies to succeed and to connect with other rising college freshman.
What will I learn?
- Strategies to manage stress
- Mindfulness techniques
- Approaches for asking for help
- Methods for balancing demands
- Ways to connect
Registration & Fees
How do I register?
Registration for Making the Transition will open on April 15, 2018.
How much does it cost to attend?
Making the Transition is $1,500 per person. This covers 6, 2-hour psychoeducation group sessions facilitated by licensed therapists, other guest practitioners, snacks, and all program supplies.
Does insurance cover the program?
We do not accept insurance, although we provide out-of-network invoices, which can be submitted for reimbursement to your insurance provider.
What are accepted forms of payment?
What to Bring
What should I bring?
All participants will receive a folder containing materials that will be used throughout the program, which also includes a journal and pen. Snacks and bottled water will also be provided.
Please contact Dr. Widian Nicola at (360) 464-1251 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions.