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Austin, TX 78705


Boys Groups

Vanessa believes in the power of group support as a way to share some common humanity and navigate the already challenging situations of life. Vanessa previously worked as a hospital Social Worker at Dell Children's Medical Center in the Pediatric ICU and previously worked as a Social Worker in a High School setting conducting support groups with boys and girls. She has a passion for working with children and adolescents. She recently trained alongside Brené Brown and uses her work as the foundation for support groups. 

Rising Strong™ for Boys 8-Week Group   

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We know that boys struggle with allowing themselves to show up and be seen for who they are. This group seeks to deal with the pressures of being a teenage boy to include social peer pressure, anxiety, self-worth and healthy relationships. Boys will be given the opportunity to practice vulnerability in a safe space by sharing their "fall down" moment with each other and learn about what it takes to rewrite their story with a brave new ending. This 8-week experiential group is for adolescent boys between the ages of 13 and 16. 

Dates: Fall 2017

Time: TBD

Cost: $50 a session plus a $50 one time activity fee. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due before the start of the group to reserve your space.

Facilitator: Vanessa Flores, LCSW, CDWF 


All groups are based on the curriculum written by Brene Brown, The Daring Way™.