Help your child with Social Thinking And Readiness Skills

STARS provides children with a supportive place to practice relationship skills. Your child will grow more confident in navigating our social world by learning the subtle details of being a friend. Participants will cooperate, collaborate, and converse while engaging in playful activities and making positive memories together.

Day & time: Tuesday – 6 to 6:55 pm

Location: South Naperville

LEADER: alyssa antos, msw


Get answers about how STARS can benefit your child

What are the benefits of Group Therapy?

Group therapy offers numerous benefits to your child, including: better communication skills, emotional regulation skills, and the increased ability to follow directions, compromise, maintain friendships, and grow in a different environment.

Are there any requirements to join this group?

Your child must be going into Grades 4 or 5, but other ages may be enrolled on a case-by-case basis. Unless otherwise specified, you and your child must meet with group facilitator for an enrollment session to ensure your child is a good fit for group. 

How many children are in the group?

The group typically has up to eight members at any given time.

Can I be in the room with my child?

Parents are typically not involved in group therapy, but you are welcome to reach out to the group facilitator if you have any questions. 

What is the cost?

The group fee is typically covered by insurance. If paying out-of-pocket, the session fee is $70.

How do I enroll my child?

Call Client Services at 630-428-7890, Ext 320 to schedule an enrollment session for you and your child. At your consultation, we will discuss your background and reasons for seeking group therapy. If your child is a good fit and the group has an opening, your child will immediately be enrolled. If the group is full following your session, your child will be put on a waitlist and you’ll be notified when space is available.