Social Gaming Group for College Students - Counseling & Therapy Services - The Juniper Center

Social gaming group for college students with social anxiety, autism, and/or depression that interferes with socialization.


Group Facilitator

Andrew Fishman, LCSW, has a unique specialty in the impact of video games on mental health. He writes regularly on the subject for Psychology Today online.


When is it?

Wednesdays, 12:00 – 1:15 pm


Where is it?

To be determined. We will discuss the format most preferred by the group, via Zoom or in-person. If in-person is preferred, the location will be in our Park Ridge office (1440 Renaissance Drive).


What is the Process to Join?

All individuals who are interested in joining need to contact to participate in a brief (15-20 minute) intake call to see if the group is a good fit for that individual and to orient them to the idea of the group.


What is the Structure of the Group?

We will spend time each week checking in with members, playing get-to-know-you games, and playing social video games as a way of helping members connect and support one another. The ideal Group size will be 8-10 participants.


What is the Cost?

The cost is $30/session and sliding scale pay will be accepted.


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