This all-male group for young adults provides a confidential space to focus on the common challenges that young men face. Members can explore and work through questions about their own psychology, self-identity, interpersonal relationships and issues relating to their past and future. Through supportive group interactions, giving and receiving feedback while working through personal questions and issues, members will work towards gaining mastery over difficult areas of their lives.
Many individuals who seek group therapy feel lonely, disconnected, inauthentic and generally dissatisfied with their relationships. It can be difficult for them to feel close to others and to start and maintain healthy relationships. They might feel like they are not themselves and not performing up to their potential in personal or professional realms.
Through supportive group interactions, giving and receiving feedback while working through personal questions and issues, members will work towards gaining mastery over many difficult areas of their lives. This group offers participants a chance to:
-Gain understanding of other people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors—how you affect other people and how they perceive you
-Improve interpersonal relationships and communication
-Improve self-confidence and self-image
-Receive and offer support and feedback
-Experiment with new interpersonal behaviors or ways of relating to others
-Improve performance in school or work
-Talk honestly and openly about feelings
If interested in joining this group, please contact Aaron Kaplan (Aaron@HopeAveTherapy.com) to schedule a brief informational meeting.
Aaron Kaplan is a Licensed Psychologist in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Kaplan works primarily with young adults and teens navigating challenging relationships, identity exploration, and individuation from family of origin. He especially enjoys working with emerging adults who are living away from home for the first time and trying to figure out who they are and what they want out of life.
Dr. Kaplan is a culturally competent therapist who has worked with clients from a wide range of races, ethnicities, and belief systems. In the therapy room, he is patient, warm, and compassionate, and takes a genuinely curious approach to learning about his clients. His style is upfront and open, and he frequently tells his clients that they're welcome to ask anything, in an effort to mitigate the power dynamic. His practice is rooted in a person-centered, humanistic approach.
Outside his work with individuals, Dr. Kaplan leads a men’s psychotherapy group and an interpersonal process group. His office is conveniently located near Brandeis and Bentley University.