Generations Family Health Center | Willimantic, Norwich, Putnam and Danielson CT

Girl Talk Group - Empowering Girls (New Starting Date)


This group will explore the common challenges that middle school girls face as they are developing their identities, as well as tools and strategies to build self-esteem. The group will offer interactive discussions and fun activities that will foster learning and self-esteem.

Who is invited?

Girls ages 11 - 13


Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm (Beginning January 9)


Generations’ Family Health Center
40 Mansfield Ave • Willimantic


You must pre-register for the group.

All potential participants must meet or have phone contact with group leader: Lacy Kornilieff, LCSW, 860-450-0585 ex 6289.

A maximum of 6 girls per group.

Learning objectives:

• What self-esteem is and what it means to each group participant • Identifying at least one thing that hurts self-esteem and at least one thing that helps improve self-esteem • Identifying negative self-talk • Identifying negative images about body image that girls receive from society and identifying positive images that girls should get from society • Identifying warning signs of an unhealthy relationship • Dangers of social media and ways to stay safe


- If a participant is not already a GFHC Behavioral health therapy client, they MUST have an assessment prior to starting group.

- A parent/guardian must be present for the first group and the last group in order to review treatment plans.

- This is a closed group; no new members will be able to join after the first group.  


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Willimantic (860) 450-7471
Behavioral Health Services/Willimantic (860) 450-0585
Danielson (860) 774-7501
Norwich (860) 885-1308
Putnam (860) 963-7917

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