Serving the community since 1994.

advantages plus counseling,  inc.

253-565-1019

group schedules

Please make contact prior to enrolling in groups as schedules may be subject to change.

Fees for group:

Private pay:  $40/per session.  Sliding fee scales available to those who qualify.

Approved referrals from DSHS also accepted.  Referrals must be submitted prior to enrollment.

 Group
 Day
 Time
 Facilitator
Anger Management
 Wednesdays
 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Anne Rudolph
Men's DV Treatment
 Wednesdays
 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
 Anne Rudolph
Personal Horizons for Women
 Thursdays
 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 Josette Parker
Protective Parenting Group
 Thursdays
 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
 Sheila Roberson

Anger Management Group

16-week program / Open Enrollment 

This group helps members to identify triggers and patterns of emotional reaction; consciously choosing thoughts, feelings, and actions; assertive communication skills; accountability, empathy, and optimism; and improving relationships.  



Domestic Violence Treatment Group for Men*

1-year program / Open Enrollment

This is a court-approved treatment program according to current Washington state standards (WAC 388-60) and accreditation regulation. This group is for persons who have a history of aggressive and/or violent behavior and assists individuals to take accountability and responsibility for their actions.

*Assessment/intake required prior to enrollment in program and may be subjected to additional fees.  

Protective Parenting Group

16-week program / Open Enrollment

This group helps parents to learn how to improve parenting skills as it relates to the topics of identifying safety risks to children, safety planning, the effects of domestic violence on children, developmental stages and age-appropriate expectations, attachment, family of origin issues, building healthy self-esteem, non-abusive discipline methods, special needs children, stress management, and becoming a good role model.  

Personal Horizons Group for Women

16-week program / Open Enrollment

This group is for women who have experienced domestic violence as well as for those who want to improve their self-esteem and relationship skills.  Topics covered:  defining abuse / abusive behavior / men who batter/ what keeps women in abusive relationships / common experiences of battered women / impact of domestic violence on children / safety planning / stress management and coping skills / depression and mental health issues / goal setting / building healthy relationships / improving self-esteem


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