Groups

Group

We offer a variety of groups in both Virginia and Hibbing that are facilitated by our providers. To join most groups, you must have a comprehensive evaluation completed and be referred for services by a provider.

To find out if you are eligible for group therapy, call us at 218-749-2881 for assistance.

Group Schedule:

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): 18+
Tuesdays 1p.m.-2:30 p.m. Perpich/Hibbing (in person)
With: Jared Sabin & Colleen Port

This is a Co-Ed skills group that aims to help individuals learn, understand, and apply skills out of DBT module (Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.)  The group begins with a mindfulness activity and homework review from the previous week.

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required.


Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): 18+
Tuesdays 1p.m.-2:30 p.m. Main/Virginia (in person)
With: Tod Swenson

This is a Co-Ed skills group that aims to help individuals learn, understand, and apply skills out of DBT module (Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.)  The group begins with a mindfulness activity and homework review from the previous week.

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required.


Women’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy Group (WDBT): 18+
Thursdays 1p.m.-3p.m. Main/Virginia (in person)
With: Cassandra Kotnik

This skills group aims to help individuals learn, understand, and apply skills out of DBT module (Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.)  Group begins with a mindfulness activity, a weekly check in and homework review from the previous week.

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required


Mental Health Wellness Group: 18+
Wednesday 1p.m. – 3p.m.  Main/Virginia (in person or telehealth)
With: Tod Swenson

Mental Wellness Group is a therapeutic support group that provides a focus on psychoeducation and practice skills to manage feelings and stressors that can impact our daily lives.  The group will develop Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction strategies, DBT, IMR and other evidenced-based practices as fits the group’s needs. This group can be offered to individuals that are just coming to RMHC for services or to individuals that may be ready to step out of therapy but still may want some support on their wellness journey.

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required.


Mental Health Wellness Group: 18+
Tuesdays 5p.m. – 6p.m. (Telehealth)
With: Janice Mehle

Mental Wellness Group provides a focus on psychoeducation and practice skills to manage feelings and stressors that can impact our daily lives.  This an opportunity to gain support until a therapist becomes available to work with the individual on their mental health needs. This group is designed individuals that are interested in receiving therapy services who are currently waiting due to access.   

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required


LGBTQIA?+ Acceptance Group: 18+
Tuesdays 3p.m.- 4p.m. Main/Virginia (in person)
With: Brianna Williams

This group creates a safe place for individuals to discuss the intersectionality of mental health and LGBTQ experiences. It focuses on empowerment, finding your voice, and welcomes self-expression. This group utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) skills to improve mental wellbeing and work through challenging issues. Through the support of the group, members strive for wellness by challenging negative beliefs of self while embracing who they are as whole.

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required.


LGBTQIA?+ Acceptance Group: 18+
Thursdays 3p.m.- 4p.m. Perpich/Hibbing (in person)
With: Brianna Williams

This group creates a safe place for individuals to discuss the intersectionality of mental health and LGBTQ experiences. It focuses on empowerment, finding your voice, and welcomes self-expression. This group utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) skills to improve mental wellbeing and work through challenging issues. Through the support of the group, members strive for wellness by challenging negative beliefs of self while embracing who they are as whole.

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required.


Mental Illness Chemical Dependency Group: (MICD) 18+
Wednesday 3p.m. – 4p.m.  Main/Virginia Boardroom
With: Cassie McDowell and David Spragg

This group is for individuals with co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use disorders who want to improve their quality of life.  It provides education on Mental Illness and Chemical Dependency and the treatment options available.  It provides an inviting environment to learn and share with others. 

* Comprehensive Evaluation is required
*A referral from a Mental Health provider is required.

Group Locations:

William F. Sauvé Building
Main Building
624 13th St. S.
Virginia, MN 55792

Gov. Rudy Perpich Building
Perpich Building
3203 W. 3rd Ave
Hibbing, MN 55746

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