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Support Groups


Shifting Anger to Empathy


6 Week Family Anger Management Group

When: Mondays beginning

Oct. 9-Nov 13, 2023

Time: 6:00-7:30PM


Cost: $80/per family 

Families with K-5th graders

Parent/Guardian must attend with child

Location: Cornerstone of Hope 2963 Blue Jacket Court

Anger is normal and natural.  Learning how to express anger in healthy ways requires support, modeling, and practice.  In this 6-week group, families will learn and practice skills necessary to understand how to identify anger-provoking events, regulate anger reactions in the home, school, and community, and express anger in healthy, compassionate, and empathic ways.


Attendees will learn:

  • How to Grow Empathy within the Family

  • Identification and Healthy Expression of Emotions

  • Coping skills and De-escalation Techniques

  • The Productive Shift from Aggression to Positive Assertiveness

  • Healthy Communication in Relationships, both in and outside the home

4 Week Mini-Group


4 Week Mini Group

Ages 6-11:

Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 PM

 Oct. 4-Oct. 25, 2023

Ages 12-16

Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 PM

Oct. 5-Oct. 26, 2023


Cost: $100/per student


Location: Cornerstone of Hope 2963 Blue Jacket Court

Students who struggle with anxious feelings and thoughts can live courageously! This mini-group will equip students with numerous hands-on, practical, creative ways to build confidence and combat anxiety in healthy ways.

This 4 week group will include the following:

  • Learn how your brain is wired and gain calming tools

  • Identify the emotions you are experiencing, the negative thoughts behind them, and learn how to challenge those thoughts

  • Recognize your strengths, process what courage is, and apply these truths to do hard things

  • Celebrate your successes and growing confidence!



7 Week Adult Group

18+ | Open to Men & Women

When: Wednesdays beginning

Oct. 4-Nov. 15, 2023

Time: 6:30-8:00PM


Cost: $80/per person


Location: Cornerstone of Hope 2963 Blue Jacket Court


Certificates of Completion given to attendees who participate

This is a group for those who struggle to express anger in a healthy manner. Facilitators will equip participants with skills, strategies, and knowledge to successfully lessen angry thoughts, feelings, and actions.


This 8 week group will include the following:

  • Define anger:  healthy anger vs unhealthy anger

  • Identify anger triggers and develop a plan to manage them

  • Identify personal cycle of aggression and consequences; explore strength to promote change

  • Learn tools for positive assertiveness to improve healthy communication patterns

  • Identify and redeem core beliefs that contribute to anger

  • Explore areas of possible victim thinking to increase personal responsibility with a growth mindset

  • Develop daily goals to increase the level of calm in daily experiences

  • Reflect on personal progress and solidify a relapse prevention plan

MEN OF INTEGRITY: Equipped For The Battle of Pornography & Sexual Temptation


8 Week Group

Men ages 18+


When: Tuesdays beginning

Jan. 23-March 19, 2023

Time: 6:00-7:30PM


Cost: $150

Location: Cornerstone of Hope 2963 Blue Jacket Court

Pornography and sexual temptation are battles that many men face. These often result in feelings of insecurity, isolation, shame, disgust, regret and endless cycles to quit. The hope for this battle is found through meeting with a band of brothers to support one another, know the enemy, strategize tools and be properly equipped. 


This 8-week group will provide accountability, support and practical applications for men to support one another in the battle against pornography and sexual temptation. This group will 
•    Understand the addictive tendencies of lust and pornography
•    Discover and explore underlying forces that drive sexual temptation
•    Be aware of situations that could compromise integrity
•    Strategize practical means to fortify boundaries in your mind and life
•    Gain weapons, tools and skills to implement your battle plan
•    Utilize your strengths as we band together to support one another in        the battle

Future Support Groups


These are an example of topics that may run in the future. Please check back for upcoming dates.


  • Kids Conquering Anxiety Group

  • Kids Building Up Character Group

  • Loss of Loved One to Suicide Support Group

  • Building Up Boys: Battling Big Emotions

  • Men with Integrity Group

  • Women's Group for Managing Anxiety and Depression, Bluffton and Lima Locations

  • Managing Stress and Anxiety: For Teachers, Student-Teachers or School Staff

  • Rebuilding Hope: Hope & Healing When a Spouse has been Unfaithful, Bluffton and Lima Locations

  • Smart Steps: Support, Practical Education, and Hope for Families in Transition due to Divorce and/or Remarriage

  • Kids Navigating Divorce: Support and Hope for Kids in Changing Families

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