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Groups | Turning Point Center for Families
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:: YOUTH AND TEEN GROUPS ::

YOUTH ANGER MANAGEMENT (5-6), (7-10) & (9-13): A 12-week course that helps young children better manage their emotions, improve social problem solving skills and strengthen peer relationship skills.

TEEN ANGER MANAGEMENT (14-17): A 12-week Orange County court-approved course designed to assist teens to effectively deal with their anger through various means. Group leaders utilize discussion activities, role-playing and interactive learning.

TEEN RELATIONSHIPS: A 12-week course on relating to peers and members of the opposite sex, peer pressure, communication skills, defensiveness and anger.

TEEN LIFE SKILLS: A 12-week course on becoming independent: Job applications and interviews, car ownership, apartment hunting and money management.

TEEN ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION: A 12-week cognitive behavioral program that addresses substance abuse and ways to prevent further usage/dependence. Group members will learn how thoughts influence behavior and how to restructure negative thoughts and behaviors.

TEEN SUPPORT GROUP FOR GIRLS: A 12-week course on learning to like yourself: Image awareness, getting along with others and coping with disappointment.

:: ADULT GROUPS ::

ADULT ANGER MANAGEMENT (18+): A 12-week Orange County court-approved course designed to teach adults to handle anger in a healthy, productive manner. Available in English and Spanish.

PARENTING CLASSES (Spanish & English) & PARENTING TEENS SUPPORT GROUP: A 12-week Orange County court-approved course teaching parents techniques in discipline and conflict resolution, solutions for misbehavior, and active parenting skills.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN (Spanish & English): This support group will focus on the following issues: physical and emotional boundaries, self-care, setting goals and dreams, building self-esteem, controlling self-destructive behaviors and assessing both positive and negative behaviors.

WOMEN'S AND MEN'S SUPPORT GROUPS: Support group for women’s and men’s issues including depression, anxiety and stress management.

COUPLES GROUP COUNSELING (English and Spanish): A 12-week course focusing on empathy, validation and improving communication and relationship skills. Couples also learn how to better understand intimacy and improve their conflict resolution skills.

The above groups are currently meeting online only. To enroll, call (714) 547-8111.

Supported By

Edward Fisher Foundation
OCC Foundation
United Way
Albertson's Community Partners
Exchange Club of Laguna Beach
In-N-Out Burger

Turning Point Center for Families
3151 Airway Avenue, Ste. F-206A
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: (714) 547-8111
Fax: (714) 547-7905

Community Serving

  • Former California Governor

    Arnold Schwarzenegger"In the coming months, I hope you will continue to provide me with your insights... I look forward to working in partnership to restore California's greatness."

  • California Congresswoman

    Loretta Sanchez"I congratulate your organization and staff for their continued service to our community."

Map to Turning Point

We are located in Costa Mesa, right off Baker St. from the 55 Fwy, on the west side of the John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California.

Click here for directions
OR call (714) 547-8111

Group Sessions

Online Only

To accommodate social distancing during COVID-19, groups sessions are now being offered online.

Please contact us at and we will do our best to work with your schedule.


(714) 547-8111