Healthy LifeHealthy Life Groups

Short-term, skill-building groups

Our Healthy Life groups focus on a single topic, meet for just 3-12 sessions and include skill-building, education and facilitated discussion in a comfortable environment.



Stress to Success: Spring 2017 in Towson
(registration required)


Learn how to manage a crisis or deal with a major life change. This small, facilitated Healthy Life group includes mindfulness practice, skill-building and facilitated discussion. We will meet for seven sessions, Wednesday, March 1-Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (no session April 12).


Space is limited. For details or to register, contact Martha Keys Barker, MSW, LCSW-C, at 301-431-6866 or The cost is $100/session.


Sample Topics


We want to know what you are interested in! Contact us with your ideas for a Healthy Life small group. These are some of the topics we have offered in the past.

  • Mindful Living Skills:  Learn simple skills to lower your daily stress, increase mental clarity and deepen your compassion – for yourself and others. 
  • Assertiveness & Healthy Relationships: Build strong and lasting relationships. Navigate conflicts with confidence. Learn to speak up, say no and negotiate agreements. 
  • Men’s Issues (for Catholic priests and men religious): Discussion group to explore identity, relationships, boundaries, emotions, and healthy needs in the context of one’s vocation and ministry in the Church. 

Martha Keys Barker, MSW, LCSW-C, at 301-431-6866 or