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Parenting Skills – A Deep Dive

Open to Parents located in DC, MD, FL, IL, MI

Parenting is Hard. We Can Help.

Your Group Facilitators

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Emily Wietmarschen, LPC, NCC

Emily has facilitated hundreds of skills groups for adolescents and adults, with an emphasis on DBT.  Her teaching style uses directness, authenticity, and humor to reach individuals of all struggles and backgrounds. Emily enjoys teaching skills that she can personally vouch make a difference in creating real change.View her bio here. You can email Emily directly at emily@rockcreektherapy.com

image of anna kaspark with glassesAnna Kaspark – LISCW

Anna has over eight years of experience facilitating therapy groups in a variety of settings. Anna views group therapy as a unique opportunity for people to connect and share in a way that is quite different from individual therapy. Anna has worked extensively with people coping with depression, addiction, trauma and relationship issues. View Anna’s bio here. You can email Anna directly at anna@rockcreektherapy.com

About DBT

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive therapy that focuses on the balance of acceptance and change. DBT skills have clinically proven effective for improving areas of managing stress, regulating emotions, improving relationships, and staying present.

Who is this Group For?

Parenting is hard.  In addition to the joy and fulfillment parenthood brings, the days can often leave us filled with resentment, defeat, and guilt.  It doesn’t have to be this way.  We can help.

Pulling from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) this group will provide parents the opportunity to learn skills to more effectively engage in their relationships with their children and/or co-parent, manage stressors, and regulate emotional reactions.  Participants will be given the tools they need to implement changes in real time and try out new behaviors at home with the support of a community of peers.

About This Group

  • Parenting Skills: A Deep Dive
  • Facilitators: Emily Wietmarschen and Anna Kaspark
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Sept 22-Oct 27
  • Thursdays 12:30-2pm
  • Cost: $900 total ($150/session; includes materials & initial phone consultation)
  • Capped at 10 participants
  • Virtual group via Zoom
  • Open to Parents located in DC, MD, FL, IL, MI



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