Relate offers a variety of therapy groups.  See below for information regarding Spring 2021 group offerings.


Virtual Yoga Calm

Yoga Calm is a research supported and parent-approved curriculum that helps kids develop self-regulation skills through mindfulness and movement.  Relate will be offering two virtual Yoga Calm groups for kids ages 2-5 and at least one caregiver this spring. One group will be held in Spanish (Wednesdays from 11-11:30 am) and one in English (Fridays from 11-11:30 am). Groups will begin the week of March 31 and run for four weeks. Admission to either group (or both!) is 100% free. 

To register for the group, please fill out this online registration form. Email Sofia Silva Zapatta at
ssilvazapatta@relatemn.org with any questions and check out our flyer for more information. 


Virtual Maternal Support Group

Our free virtual Maternal Support Group for mothers of young children will meet every Monday at 2pm starting April 5. Come together and share your parenting challenges and triumphs with other parents in a process-oriented group led by a Relate therapist. Some of the topics to be covered include: self-care, mindful parenting, managing COVID-19 anxiety, and maternal mental health. Check out our group flyer and email MJ Pearson, MSW, LICSW, at mpearson@relatemn.org if you’re interested in signing up.


Virtual Early Childhood Parenting Support Group

Parents of kids ages 0-5 in St. Louis Park and Hopkins: Looking for more support as you navigate the challenges of parenting in a pandemic? Join our new free virtual early childhood parenting support group, which will meet Thursdays from 10-11 am starting March 25.

Take some time to re-group in the middle of your busy day to care for yourself! Feel supported by a group of parents in a confidential space. Come together and share your parenting challenges and triumphs with other parents in a process-oriented group led by Relate therapists. Some of the topics to be covered include: self-care, mindful parenting and managing COVID-19 anxiety.

RSVP to Melissa Schneider at mschneider@relatemn.org for the Zoom invitation link


Virtual High School Girls Group

Relate’s Teen Girls Group will meet Tuesdays from 4-5 pm for eight weeks starting April 5. This therapy group focuses on exploring relationships and processing internal experiences for female-identifying participants. Participants will explore the impact of anxiety, depression, and emotionality on peer relationships and managing responsibilities in life.

Cost per session is $75. Insurance is accepted (co-pays apply); group members should identify
as female and be attending a high school or high school equivalent. Groups will be conducted via
Zoom, so a stable internet connection is required. Email Rachel Reifenberger, MSW, LGSW at
rreifenberger@relatemn.org to register or for more information. You can also check out our group flyer.


Virtual High School Guys Group

Relate’s Teen Guys Group, Finding Steady, will meet Thursdays from 6:45-7:45 pm for eight weeks starting April 8. This therapy group focuses on exploring relationships, processing internal experiences, and developing meaning in life for male-identifying participants.

Cost per session is $75. Insurance is accepted (co-pays apply); group members should identify as male and be attending a high school or high school equivalent. Groups will be conducted via Zoom, so a stable internet connection is required. Email Aaron Rusnak, MSW, LICSW at arusnak@relatemn.org to register or for more information. You can also check out our group flyer.