Group information

Beachside Counseling and Wellness is founded on the principle of sharing: Sharing information, resources, triumphs and challenges fosters an environment of collaboration in which everyone benefits.

Group treatment provides the opportunity to share with others experiencing similar circumstances, to learn from their wisdom and failures and to experience support as you navigate your particular journey towards healing.

BeWell Counseling and Wellness offers groups on Eating Disorders, Divorce Recovery, Anxiety and Stress Management and other important topics. Groups are limited in size to promote open discussion in a confidential setting, are facilitated by behavioral health professionals, and are offered several times throughout the year. Groups vary in duration and format, so please refer to the following descriptions for more information. For a current schedule, please call our offices at 321-327-3793. Pre-registration is required.


NEW! Social Connections – ONLINE!

Do you need help with…?

Building / maintaining friendships?

Developing conversation skills?

Navigating relationship dilemmas?

Strengthening coping skills?

This new online psychotherapy groups for teens and young adults with social communication challenges may be right for you!

When:  TBD (afternoon time)

Where: ONLINE, using a secure videoconferencing platform (such as Zoom)

Group Leader: Debra Sloane, Psy.D, BCBA, CGP

Fee: $65 per session, to be paid in advance for the month.

Group requires an initial consultation with Dr. Sloane, and an 8-week commitment, with signed agreement to confidentiality and group rules.

Call or Text Beachside Counseling and Wellness: 321-327-3793 to ask questions or to set up an initial consultation.

Social Connections   – Click this orange link to see the Social Connections Group flyer.


NEW! Women Connect – Adult Psychotherapy Group – ONLINE!

Are you in need of self-care? Support? To learn to nurture yourself?  Want to better understand yourself, YOUR needs and better manage emotional difficulties?

Join this “virtual” psychotherapy group, led by an experienced, certified group psychotherapist, Dr. Debra Sloane.

When: Weekly (Time TBD) Contact us at 321-327-3793 for details.

Where: ONLINE, using a secure videoconferencing platform (Doxy)

Group Leader: Debra Sloane, Psy.D, BCBA, CGP

Fee: $65 per group session.

Group requires an initial consultation with Dr. Sloane, and an 8-week commitment, with signed agreement to confidentiality and group rules.

Call or Text Beachside Counseling and Wellness at 321-327-3793 to set up an initial consultation.


Eating Disorder Therapy Group for Adults – Facilitated by Lucy S. Lauer, LMHC

This 8-week group employs the principles of ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to foster positive changes in your relationship with food and your body. Mindfulness, reflection, self-compassion, expressive therapies, and open discussion enable participants to:

  • Manage the inevitable stresses of modern life without destructive eating patterns;
  • Refocus attention and energy toward personal values that create meaning, purpose and joy; and
  • Develop the competence to live the life you truly value.

Open to adults who struggle with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, Binge Eating and related Disorders. Pre-group assessment is required to determine suitability for the group. For more details, or to register, call 321-327-3793 or email us via our Contact Page.

When: TBD

Cost: $50 / Week or $200 / month

Preregistration and assessment required, Please call or text 321-327-3793 to register and schedule your pre-group assessment.



Surviving a Loved One’s Eating Disorder- Facilitated by Lucy Lauer, LMHC

  • Does someone you love struggle with an eating, weight, or body image?
  • Are you worried about this person, but don’t know how to help?
  • Do these problems affect your relationship with this person?

If so, please join us.

Topics discussed at this seminar will include:

  • Signs and symptoms of disordered eating
  • Feelings and reactions of loved ones
  • Do’s and don’ts of healthy support
  • Separating myths from facts
  • Tips for setting healthy boundaries
  • Open Q & A session


PART 1: Tues Aug 23, 2022 6:30-7:30

PART 2: Tues Aug 30th, 2022 6:30-7:30

Cost: $30 per session or $50 for both. Add $10 for each additional person from a family.

Space is limited and preregistration is required.

For more details, or to register, call 321-327-3793 or email us via our Contact Page.