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Group Name: Girls Rock: Group for 8th-11th Grade Girls
Location: SF Bay Area - CALIFORNIA
City: Kentfield
Phone: 415-419-3557
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Group Description:

This group will support girls in building a solid foundation to navigate the joys and challenges of adolescence, as well as serve as a safe container for a Rite of Passage into young adulthood. Girls will explore and practice a variety of skills that will ground them and guide them. Through discovering their own inner nature and the natural world, they will cultivate a deep relationship to themselves and to one another. "Girls Rock!" will offer a place for fun and discovery that is safe and real.

Amy and Dyer bring over 24 years of combined experience working with teens. We are especially versed in Rites of Passage work and therapeutic wilderness work, as well as mindfulness practices. We are dedicated and passionate about supporting youth, and therefore their families, in navigating the teen years. We feel there is a need for teens to be mentored by conscious, caring adults who can witness and guide their self-discovery.


  • Meditation/mindfulness and other mind/body practices
  • Creative and experiential activities
  • Council practice, an intentional way of speaking and listening, to foster communication and relational skills, and to support self-awareness and growth
  • Time in nature, as a way to develop a relationship with the natural world and to serve as a vehicle for developing a relationship with one's inner nature


  • When & Where: Mondays 4pm-6pm, Kentfield Marin County.
  • Cost: $55 per meeting, scholarships available
  • In addition: We will plan seasonal weekend daylongs in nearby natural settings and create a culmination ceremony. Parenting meeting/consultation offered.

Therapist Details

Therapist: Amy Biesemeyer (Lic: 46767)
Professional Statement: Amy Biesemeyer MFT has worked with adults and youth since 1995 as a therapist and a therapeutic outdoor guide. She brings her passion and dedication for inspiring others to discover and be guided by their true nature. She leads wilderness Rites of Passage groups for Wilderness Reflections and The Marin School, teaches the teen series at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and works for a non-profit providing case management for adults with chronic mental illness. Amy has a private practice in Marin where she sees youth and adults. She draws upon her training in Somatic Psychotherapy, mindfulness and strength-based approaches. Amy is a student of the Diamond Heart Approach, a graduate of the California Institute of Integral Studies and is a certified Wilderness First Responder.

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