Mental Fitness Group (for boys grades 4-8) Newton Location

Description

There aren't many groups out there for young guys, and those that do exist are typically about depression or substance abuse...


These six-week seasonal Mental Fitness Groups are about being proactive and acquiring skills that will help young guys Step Up + Move Forward; Connecting and learning about topics that schools leave out, topics that are integral to success and happiness.


Topics Include:

1. Executive Functioning + Resilience

2. Healthy Communication

3. Mindfulness

4. Tech Use + Social Media

5. Body Image + Anxiety

6. Growth Mindset + Habit Forming


This group runs seasonally and has locations in both Lexington and Newton.


Group Therapist

Jotham Busfield is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with an office in Newton, Massachusetts. His practice focuses on supporting young men between the ages of 8 and 25 as they navigate a range of challenges, including anxiety and depression. During this formative time when many individuals may struggle with self-esteem, identity, and relationships, Jotham is passionate about empowering his clients to lead their lives with confidence and feel more connected to themselves and their peers.


Jotham utilizes a blend of traditional talk therapy and personal coaching. Tailored to the goals of each individual client, he draws upon evidence-based therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness practices.


Enthusiastic and empathic, Jotham strives to create an environment that is judgment-free and approachable. He believes deeply in taking a goal-oriented approach, working closely with his clients and their parents to take actionable steps toward the lives they envision.



Jotham Busfield

Jotham Busfield is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with an office in Newton, Massachusetts. His practice focuses on supporting young men between the ages of 8 and 25 as they navigate a range of challenges, including anxiety and depression. During this formative time when many individuals may struggle with self-esteem, identity, and relationships, Jotham is passionate about empowering his clients to lead their lives with confidence and feel more connected to themselves and their peers.


Thursdays (Grades 4-5 meet 3:45pm-5pm; Grades 6-8 meet 5:15pm-6:30pm)

383 Elliot St, Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464, USA

$475 (for the six-week group)