NFSB seeks to provide optimal safety for clinicians, administrators and clients. Continuity of individual psychotherapy services is being maintained via tele-health. Click the blue button below for Tele-Health remote sessions information. The Men’s Group and The Well-being Workshops will be offered virtually. All other group offerings are being temporarily suspended due to COVID constraints.
FALL MENTAL WELL BEING WORKSHOP SERIES
Meditation & Movement by Melody Lima
Unlocking Potential Through Yoga by Fernando Coelho
Connecting Mind & Body by Amy Celento
Nutley Family Service Bureau is pleased to announce that our Fall 2020 Mental Well Being Workshops Series is continuing virtually. During this time of crisis, optimizing mental well being is especially important. The offerings focus on mind-body yoga, beneficial across the age range. The sessions are led by certified instructors who have expertise in the specific yoga being presented. No yoga experience is necessary to participate.
KIDS SOCIAL SKILLS WORKSHOP
Group A (Ages 4-8), every Thursdays, 5 to 6 pm.
Group B (Ages 9-12), every Mondays, 5 to 6 pm.
In this free program, elementary school children learn how to interact in ways that are optimally communicative and socially appropriate with a focus on skills for effective listening, reciprocal responsiveness, self-reflection, behavior modulation and heightened sensitivity to others. The participants engage in child-centered activities such as: game playing, balanced competition and art therapy. Please have parents contact Nutley Family Service Bureau (973-667-1884) to enroll or for questions.
These workshops have been suspended until further notice.
THE GIFT OF SELF CARE: Part IV | NFSB Mental Well-being Workshops – Tuesday, December 10th, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Our fourth free offering in the Mental Well-being Workshop series is The Gift of Self Care. This can be a stressful time of year for many of us. A few simple tools go a long way in avoiding the taxing, often overwhelming way of getting accomplished all that needs to be done. In this one hour session, we we will focus on meditating, moving a bit, add in some breathing techniques and some mantras too. Led by Melody Lima, certified yoga instructor, no yoga experience is necessary to participate. Please bring a yoga mat or blanket. Walk-ins welcome or call 973-667-1884 to register. Tuesday, December 10th, 7 to 8 pm, NFSB Annex, 169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110.
MINDFUL JOURNALING: Part III | NFSB Mental Well-being Workshops – Tuesday, November 12th, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Our third offering in the Mental Well-being Workshop series, is Mindful Journaling, a 1-hour session which focuses on writing as meditation. Using several guided techniques and writing prompts, we will put pen to paper as we pause in the present moment, to explore inner awareness and gratitude. Led by Melody Lima, certified yoga instructor. No yoga experience is necessary. Come as you are. NFSB Annex, 169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110. This is a FREE workshop. Registration: Walk-ins welcome or call 973-667-1884 to register. Please bring a yoga mat or blanket to recline comfortably. Paper & pens will be supplied.
MINDFUL MOVEMENT: Part II | NFSB Mental Well-being Workshops – Tuesday, October 22nd, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Stress, fear and anxiety can be overwhelming, often settling in the body in the form of tightness, irritability and energy blocks. The focus of this 1-hour session includes yoga poses aimed at the release of tension associated with such stressors. Led by Melody Lima, certified yoga instructor. No yoga experience is necessary. Come as you are. NFSB Annex, 169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110. This is a FREE workshop. Registration: Walk-ins welcome or call 973-667-1884 to register. Please bring a yoga mat or blanket to recline comfortably.
BREATHING 101: Sustaining Well Being – Wednesday, August 28th, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
NFSB is pleased to announce a new series of free workshops which focus on sustaining well-being. The first, Breathing 101, will be conducted by Melody Lima, certified yoga instructor. Attendees will be guided through simple breath work to help release stress and melt away tensions held in the body. Bring your enthusiasm and yoga mat. All levels are welcome! NFSB Annex, 169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110. Walk-ins are welcome. Participants are encouraged to contact the NFSB office to register prior. Please call 973-667-1884.
TEEN LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP FOR BOYS (Age 13-18) – This free program offered at NFSB is designed to empower, enlighten and encourage high school aged boys to articulate emotions in a healthy, constructive manner, and build self-awareness and positive identity. Activities center on: facilitating meaningful interpersonal interaction among peers, self-reflection and creative expression in an atmosphere of counselor-guided fun. Please have parents contact the Nutley Family Service Bureau (973-667-1884) to enroll.