We all feel lonely sometimes — it’s a natural part of life experience. However, sometimes loneliness may feel more constant, interfering with the enjoyment of our lives on an ongoing basis.
If this sounds like something you’re facing, Rockland Jewish Family Service can help. Our “Overcoming Loneliness” group, based on the work of Mary Ellen Copeland, will focus on strategies to develop and maintain lasting connections with others.
What You’ll Learn
• the difference between being alone and feeling lonely
• techniques that can be used to relieve feelings of loneliness
• the relationship between self esteem and loneliness
• the concept of mutual support
• how to choose good people to be with and whom to avoid
• building effective communication skills
• recognition that you can take action to change your life and shape it closer to the way you want it to be
• Eight 60-minute sessions planned for Mondays from 1-2 PM.
• Six to ten participants in the group.
• Led by an experienced, licensed clinical therapist.
• All clinical services are insurance reimbursable.
• We welcome people of all religious beliefs!
For more info or to register, contact Arlene Schwartz at RJFS: 845-354-2121, ext. 140 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.