Episode 29 | Using Groups As Part of Pain Management for Disabled Teens

Nov 11, 2021

The Group Work Podcast. Find out what happens in the space where group therapy takes place.

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Lena McCain, who runs an Ehlers-Danlos teen group, joins Katie to discuss how group therapy can be used as a means to pain management - especially for people who suffer from chronic illnesses like EDS. They discuss why EDS groups are so significant for teens, how you can run a successful EDS group, and the challenges that cause speed bumps in EDS support groups.

Lena McCain MA, LPCC is the founder of Interfaith Bridge. Within Interfaith Bridge, she runs a highly successful EDS group for teens in Colorado. Lena holds a Masters in Clinical Mental Health: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University.


[00:00] Who is Lena McCain, EDS group?  (and a fun story)

[03:47] What is an Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) therapy group?

[06:37] What is it like for teens to...

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