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**THIS IS A SAFE VIRTUAL and IN-PERSON ENVIRONMENT**

We Are HIPPA-verified by the HIPPA Seal of Compliance

Clients may feel comfortable that this place is where non-judgmental attitudes exist regardless of gender, sexuality, race, cultural background, mental health, or disabilities.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION:

 

Touch Direct Contact Therapy (TDCT, also called 'Touch Therapy' on this website) is a non-sexual/non-arousing/non-romantic method of promoting physical, intellectual, emotional, and social well-being during encounters with the TDCT Practitioner.

Positive Peer Mentoring (PPM) is a new office dedicated to providing comprehensive mental and emotional health support to individuals of all ages. Our programs and services are designed to address the unique needs of different age groups and offer a wide range of support options.

 

We offer after-school and weekend emotional support programs for children aged 5 to 12 (kindergarten to 6th grade). These programs focus on building emotional intelligence and resilience in children. Through engaging activities, discussions, and creative outlets, we help children understand and express their emotions effectively. For example, we may use art techniques to help children explore and process their feelings or engage them in group activities that promote empathy and understanding.

 

Our specialized programs for older students aged 13 to 21 with 504 plans, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and Individualized Support Plans (ISPs) are tailored to meet their needs. These programs provide targeted support in stress management, self-advocacy, and goal setting. For instance, we may offer class groups on stress reduction techniques, study skills, and time management strategies to help these students thrive academically while managing their emotional well-being.

 

In addition to age-specific programs, we offer general mental and emotional life Mentoring and Coaching for individuals aged 10 and above. These sessions cover various topics and provide practical tools and strategies for personal growth and well-being. Let us delve into some of these areas:

 

1. Gratitude and Appreciation of Self: We guide individuals in recognizing their strengths, accomplishments, and unique qualities. Through exercises and reflection, we help them develop a positive self-image and cultivate self-compassion.

 

2. Grief and Bereavement: Our support programs provide a safe space for individuals to process their emotions and navigate the grieving process. We offer guidance and coping strategies to help them cope with loss and find healing.

 

3. Coping Mechanisms such as Mindfulness Meditation: Mindfulness practices have been proven effective in reducing stress and promoting emotional well-being. We teach individuals techniques such as deep breathing, body scans, and mindful awareness to help them manage stress and cultivate a sense of calm.

 

4. Motivation and Goal Achievement: We assist individuals in setting realistic goals and developing strategies to stay motivated and overcome obstacles. Through personalized coaching, we help them identify their passions, create action plans, and celebrate their achievements.

 

5. Positive Relationships with Others: Building healthy and fulfilling relationships is crucial for emotional well-being. We provide guidance on effective communication, active listening, conflict resolution, and boundary-setting to help individuals foster positive connections with others.

 

6. Stress Burnout Prevention: We equip individuals with tools and techniques to recognize signs of stress and burnout. We teach them self-care practices, time management strategies, and stress reduction techniques to maintain balance and prevent emotional exhaustion.

 

It is important to note that individuals under 18 must have a parent, guardian, or another adult in the waiting room during sessions. Our staff and volunteers are certified to provide Touch Direct Contact Therapy (TDCT) and Connection and Companionship Therapy (C&CT) exclusively to clients aged 18 and above.

 

While our mentors and life coaches are trained professionals and trained volunteers, it is essential to understand that we do not have the authority to diagnose or prescribe medication. Our role is to provide guidance, support, and practical strategies to help individuals navigate their emotional challenges and improve their overall well-being. We work collaboratively with individuals to develop personalized plans that empower them to lead fulfilling and emotionally healthy lives.

**CAUTION**

Please be advised that this website contains content that may elicit strong emotional responses or thoughts when encountering certain words such as:

  • "Abuse,"

  • "Death,"

  • "Rape,"

  • "Self-Harm,"

  • "Trauma,"

  •  "Violence," and

  • Other Similar Complex Topics.

These words are used within the context of discussing sensitive and challenging subjects.

 

If you find yourself uncomfortable with accessing the website and engaging with these subject matters directly but still require support, guidance, or mentoring related to emotional or mental health, an alternative option is available. You can contact staff at Positive Peer Mentoring (PPM) for assistance.

 

Positive Peer Mentoring (PPM) offers individuals coaching, mentoring, and emotional support. Whether you are seeking guidance, a listening ear, or advice on coping with difficult emotions, PPM is here to help. You can contact us via email at PositivePeerMentoring@gmail.com.

 

Please note that due to the nature of our services, it may take up to 48 business hours for PPM to respond to your inquiry. We are committed to providing timely assistance and ensuring you receive the support you need.

MONETARY COMPENSATION:

We want to emphasize that accessing this website is entirely FREE of charge. Additionally, all new clients are entitled to a COMPLIMENTARY 30-minute consultation through a screening process. The consultation lets us understand your needs and determine how we can best assist you.

 

Positive Peer Mentoring (PPM) offers various services to support individuals. These services include virtual mentoring/coaching, where you can connect with a mentor or coach remotely, and in-person mentoring and coaching, where you can have face-to-face sessions with a mentor or coach. We also provide in-person therapeutic services, which involve professional sessions conducted in person. We provide after-school programs and programs geared to individuals with 504 plans, IEPs, and ISPs. In addition to private sessions, we offer daily group, non-clinical support classes.

 

It is important to note that these additional services come with a cost. The pricing for our services varies depending on the specific service you require. For example, virtual mentoring may have a different price range than in-person therapeutic services. The cost can range from $7.00 to $60 per hour, depending on your individual needs and the type of service you choose. You will always know what your cost will be upfront, and it is discussed at your free consultation, so there are never any surprises with cost.

 

In addition to our mentoring and therapeutic services, we offer other resources that can be purchased on our website. These include Prompted Journals, which provide guided prompts for self-reflection and personal growth, informational e-books, and other downloadable content to enhance learning and development.

 

We understand that financial obligations can be a concern for some individuals. If you have any questions or need assistance with payment plans, we are here to help. Please note that at this time, we do not accept insurance plans. However, we are more than happy to discuss alternative payment options and find a solution that works for you.

 

If you have any inquiries regarding financial obligations or require a payment plan, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can contact us through various channels, such as phone, email, or our website's contact form. We are committed to providing the support and assistance you need and are here to address any concerns you may have.

 

AND HEY ! ! ! THANKS FOR TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF!​​

 

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