Christina M. Schultz, MA
Resident in Counseling
Supervised by Megan A. Ellis, LPC
Thriving Families Counseling, LLC
Please register for all offered classes via  E ventbrite.

Upcoming classes include:   Postpartum Mental Health Planning (Mondays Oct 2 & 9 12:00 to 1:30 PM, $80), and Transition to Parenthood Seminar ( Tuesdays Oct 5, 12, 19, & 26 4:00 to 5:00 PM, $200).  Pay at the door cash, check (made to New Directions Counseling Group), or Credit Card.

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WHY CLASSES?  There are multiple reasons why psychoeducational classes provides resilience benefits to you, your relationships, and your life roles.  Here is a partial list:
  • Normalizing your experiences.
  • Increasing your perspective-taking and knowledge of resources.
  • Providing a sense that "you are not alone" facing your issues, which reduces loneliness and provides a sense of community.
  • Empowerment and commitment to change through learning and taking this first step.
  • New coping skills to consider and try out.
  • Affordable and a low commitment of time.
  • Allows you to explore your needs in a non-threatening, nonjudgmental, and supportive place.
However, classes may not take the place of needed individual, couples, and/or crisis counseling.  Classes may be helpful as a supplement to your counseling, and as a way to identify whether you may need further support.