of Modern Dating
Burnt out from swiping? Tired of the endless first dates and shameless ghosting? Bumbling through Tinder, Grinding through Match, totally done with eHarmony, today dating can be incredibly frustrating and discouraging.
You’re not alone.
Join our Community for Modern Dating where you’ll explore your relational patterns together with individuals who understand where you’ve been and struggle with the same things.
This Community represents a unique opportunity to explore relationship difficulties under the guidance of a seasoned therapist and alongside other people facing similar struggles. Openly discussing relationship issues can greatly reduce feelings of isolation. In this Community, people can expect to feel accepted, experience the support of others, receive feedback about the way we present ourselves, and specifically address fears about connecting with others.
The Community for Modern Dating will help you:
– Identify your core beliefs and values
– Understand the roles and patterns you bring into dating from your past, how they impact you in the present, and develop strategies to navigate triggers in the future
– Learn to recognize not only red flags in potential relationships, but also the green flags
– Practice setting and respecting boundaries
When is the course beginning?
New sessions will begin in the Fall
Where are the groups being held?
Insight Psychological Group (in-person)
773 Central Ave.
Westfield, NJ 07090
Who is it open to?
Individuals Aged 30-48
$65 per week, 8 week commitment
Sean Foley, LSW
Week 1: Introductions
Week 2: Dating in the Modern World: Why is it so Difficult?
Week 3: What is Love? Baby, Don’t Hurt (Me) No More!
Week 4: Attachment Styles: A Psycho-educational Approach
Week 5: Relationships Ending, Bad Dates, and Being Ghosted: The Pain & Grief That Comes After
Week 6: Identifying Your Beliefs & Values
Week 7: Recognize the Red & Green Flags
Week 8: Learning to Set Boundaries
This Community is
- Open to all gender identities and sexual orientations
- Ideal for individuals who are currently not in a romantic relationship and are struggling to find, develop, and maintain lasting relationships
After filling out your application expressing interest, Mr. Foley will be in contact with you to help decide if the group is right for you.
Before beginning the group, approved participants will be given consent and payment authorization forms to fill out.
Sean Foley, LSW
Sean Foley is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) who possesses a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. Sean holds certificates as a School Social Worker, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and in mindfulness-based interventions. Sean has a wide range of experience working in various organizational and therapeutic settings. Some of his experiences include working with foster youth transitioning from high school into college, advocating and providing supports for homeless families, and assisting at-risk children. Sean’s therapeutic approach includes a variety of techniques which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and mindfulness. He treats individuals with substance use disorder, social phobias, anxiety disorders, and depression. Sean also speaks throughout the state about the potential psychological risks regarding smartphone and social media overuse, a topic he has been researching for the past three years.