My Loved One’s In Recovery, Now What?

1/11/2017 through 2/15/2017
Increase your understanding of the recovery process. Understand your role in your loved one’s recovery. Increase your own emotional self-awareness and trust-building behavior. Identify and reduce destructive behavior within the family. Outline a vision of a healthy relationship based on the components of a functional family.

Has He or She Betrayed Your Trust?

For Couples
3/1/2017 - 4/12/2017
Complete the Couples Intake Questionnaire that helps each person better understand their own feelings about love, communication, anger, expectations of a relationship and conflict. Obtain validation, understanding and acceptance of one another’s feelings toward their partner. Increase your own emotional self-awareness and trust-building behavior. Reduce destructive behavior and define a vision for a healthy relationship.

Managing the X’s, Forgetting About the O’s

For newly divorced parents who have not remarried or don’t live with a significant other
5/3/2017 - 6/7/2017
Assess your place along the separation/divorce continuum. Practice accepting and managing parent responsibility within the Shared Parenting Time Agreement. Recognize and manage your feelings about the other parent. Set common goals for the children with the other parent. Learn how to cope with the situational and lifestyle changes resulting from divorce. Learn when and how to involve the court post-divorce.

Blended Family? Could This Be Any More Difficult?

For divorced parents who have remarried or live with a significant other
6/28/2017 – 8/9/2017
Define your vision of a healthy blended family. Identify roles and boundaries of each family member including extended family members. Develop communication strategies between co-parents and children. Clarify expectations of raising children with former partners including discipline and structure, decision-making, control and realistic expectations.

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Do I Have It?

9/6/2017 - 10/11/2017
Develop a full and accurate understanding of the physical and emotional responses that are characteristic of PTSD. Learn the tools and practice the skills necessary to do so to help you maintain control at all times. Learn, practice and instill coping skills through the use of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye-Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) as a necessary part of your recovery. Learn how to fully integrate back into the family, community and life.
Note that a brief screening assessment will be administered to determine suitability for this group.

Are you Codependent or Know Someone Who Is?

11/1/2017 - 12/13/2017
Share a comprehensive definition of codependency. Assess personal feelings and behaviors by completing a Codependency Assessment. Explore etiology of codependency in your/others’ lives. Understand how codependency impacts all of our relationships and life choices. Define goals in order to enjoy the rewards of a more healthy and functional life.

Family Events

Addiction/Substance Abuse Family Program

The purpose of this two-day program is to understand the role that the brain plays in addiction and recovery; learn why addiction is a family disease; identify attitudes and behaviors that act as cross-addiction, and understand that addiction is out of family members’ control. Scheduled the first weekend every other month.

  • January 6 and 7
  • March 3 and 4
  • May 5 and 6
  • July 7 and 8
  • September 1 and 2
  • November 3 and 4

Mental Health Family Program

The purpose of this two-day program is to understand the role that the brain plays in mental health and recovery; learn why mental health is a family issue, and understand how to manage the impact of mental health symptoms on the entire family. Scheduled the first weekend every other month.

  • February 3 and 4
  • April 7 and 8
  • June 2 and 3
  • August 4 and 5
  • October 6 and 7
  • December 1 and 2

Family Program Fees

$500 for 16 hours of programming/$450 for early bird discount (at least 2 members of family and 10 families are preferred but not necessary)

* other dates can be scheduled upon request

2017 Group Session Series
Call 561-701-3159 or enroll online at All Sessions held on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM
Dr. Lee Ann Lehman, The Family Psychologist
430 26th Street
West Palm Beach FL 33407, Old Historic Northwood District

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About Dr. Lehman

Dr. Lehman is a recognized change agent in the field of psychology. Her passion is to find ways to achieve what each client needs – even when others say, “it can’t be done." As such, she encourages her clients to think about things differently in order to achieve their desired outcomes. Dr. Lehman brings honesty, empathy and discretion to all clients.

Dr. Lehman earned her doctoral degree in school psychology at the University of Florida and holds master’s degrees in the areas of school psychology, social agency counseling, PK-3rd grade teaching and special education. She brings more than two decades of experience working with those with emotional and behavioral disorders, personality disorders and substance abuse.

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