Children in Change

Children in Change

Children in Change provides a space for children to better understand their feelings related to recent, significant changes in their lives. Changes include (but are not limited to) having a parent in jail, a family member’s military service, a parent with a drug or alcohol problem, remarriage, immigration, frequent moves, homelessness, natural disasters, mental illness, foster home placement, and illness.

Elementary School-Aged Children

  • Children entering the first through sixth grade in September 2018 are eligible to participate.
  • Location: Upper Valley
  • 10 week sessions
  • Dates: tba

$45/session. Most health insurance benefits offer coverage for group therapy.

amack-small Facilitator: Amy Mack is a licensed clinical social worker at Counseling Associates.
Amy (Van Dusen) Mack, MSW, LICSW: Amy works with children, teens and families in our Upper Valley and New London offices as well as in local schools. Amy has specialized training in Play Therapy and Child-Parent Psychotherapy. Amy strives to create a collaborative, warm, and comfortable environment in her groups and in her individual work.

  • Missed Session Policy: The group process & logistics rely on regular attendance at each scheduled group. There is a $20 charge for each missed session.
  • If custody is shared, both parents/guardians will need to consent to participate in this group.
  • Parents/guardians will need to stay on premises during the group.
Call our Groups & Workshop Coordinator at (603) 865-1321 x3.

Register now. Space is limited.


Is Participant Under 18?
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
  • Yes at Counseling Associates
  • Yes, elsewhere
  • Currently on waitlist
Do you wish to use health insurance benefits?
  • Yes
  • No

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Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your reservation more than 2 weeks prior to program start, you will receive a full refund less $25 processing fee. No refunds or credits are issued for cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to program start.