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YOUNG ADULT MULTI-FAMILY DBT SKILLS CLASSES!

ages 18-27 with family

The transformation from a dependent individual into self-sufficient adulthood is not an easy transition to make.

 

Failure to launch syndrome is, in short, the inability to be independent and self-reliant.

Wednesdays 4:30-6. 

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Functional bankruptcy often has the following symptoms:

  • Low distress tolerance

  • Low levels of motivation

  • Low levels of persistence

  • High expectations of others without reciprocating

  • Failure to take responsibility

  • Lack of vision (for the future or long-term goals)

  • Lack of skills needed for adulthood (basic cooking and cleaning skills)

  • Narcissism

  • Social anxiety

  • Video game addiction

  • Lack of confidence

  • lack of productivity

  • Low tolerance for stress

  • Low work ethic/entitlement.

  • High expectation of others

  • Lack of goals/vision for the future

  • Inability to recognize what is self-harm. Read more here

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What are the possible causes of Functional Failure?

The sheer influence of the modern world:
With the advent of the modern media, the instant gratification it delivers has contributed to delayed independent development. 

Parental factor:
Parents are programmed to take care of their child. Unfortunately sometimes, there is  disconnect between the support a parent offers and the expectations of the child. 

What Will You Learn?

In our DBT modules of:

  • Mindfulness,

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness,

  • Emotion Regulation,

  • Distress Tolerance, &

  • Radical Openness 

Young adults will learn:

  • Howto get through distressing situations without shutting down, or lashing out. 

  • To exist in the present moment and not get shut down by past experiences.

  • To focus on the present moment and not wait for change to find you. 

  • Be heard without having to resort to unwanted behaviors..

  • Be able to tolerate others' expectations without shutting down. 

  • To convey self-respect in an appreciable manner.  

  • How to choose emotions that fit the situation,

  • How to create willingness to learn.

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What Will You Learn?

In our DBT modules of:

  • Mindfulness,

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness,

  • Emotion Regulation,

  • Distress Tolerance, &

  • Radical Openness 

Parents/families will learn:

  • To ask for change in a receivable way.

  • To validate emotions so behavior can change.

  • The structure of creating a willing environment.

  • How to support wanted behaviors and extinguish unwanted ones.

  • To express their emotions without creating distance between parties.

  • How to tolerate letting loved ones fall safely, and when to "pick up the pieces".

6025 Atlantic Blvd Suite A, Norcross, GA 30071, USA

(770) 452-0786