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This is a therapeutic support group for women 60 and over who have entered this
transformational stage of life. The main objective is to help members support each other and to explore together the challenges and opportunities during this season of life.

WHEN: Six consecutive Tuesdays, April 11 – May 16, 2023 9:30-11:00am
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church, in the Wellness Center| 230 NE 9th Street, Bend, OR 97701

There will be group discussion, psychoeducation, handouts, and exercises to promote
self-agency and well-being. Topics include:
- Embracing or resisting growing older
- Accepting and adjusting to an aging body
- Maximizing individual potential and continuing development
- Spirituality and making meaning
- Creating connections
- Dealing with losses

This is not a therapy group, nor a substitute for psychotherapy, psychiatric or medical
treatment. Group size will be a maximum of 12 women. Participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions. Attendance at the first meeting is required, in order to promote group cohesion. This is a closed group (no drop-ins) and pre-registration is required.

Cost is $25 per 90-minute session, payable when signing in at each meeting ($150 total for six weeks). Fee is $125 if full payment is made at first session.

Call or email  Sherry Smith at the church office to register:
[email protected] / 541-382-4401

Please make checks payable to First Presbyterian. Checks can be delivered to the main office upon first visit.

Facilitator is Diane Louise, MA-MFT, LMFT Associate, Marriage and
Family Therapist in private practice,
Phone: 541-668-6108

Scheduled Dates

Tue, Apr 11, 2023 at 9:30am
Tue, Apr 18, 2023 at 9:30am
Tue, Apr 25, 2023 at 9:30am
Tue, May 2, 2023 at 9:30am
Tue, May 9, 2023 at 9:30am