Pawsitive Teen Girls

Teenage girls are going through so many wonderful & challenging transitions. They are working on discovering their unique identities.

This can be a stressful time and every teenage girl needs support.

Pawsitive Teen Girls is designed to assist your daughter in exploring her relationships & increasing her emotional awareness and empathy. She will learn to work as part of a team and find her unique voice and identity.

Through experiential canine-assisted activities your daughter will have the experience of embodying these important life skills.

In this group your daughter will…

  • Improve her communication skills
  • Increase positive connections with others
  • Build her confidence
  • Explore her self image
  • Develop healthy boundaries
  • Step into her leadership


When: Groups start in August & January every year
Mondays 6:30-7:30pm
Where: Santa Rosa offices
Length: One semester commitment
Cost: $200 a month

About the therapists:

Shanti Hill-Gauer has extensive experience facilitating Animal-Assisted groups for teens. She has the ability to support youth in feeling safe, seen and heard while holding them accountable so they can learn and grow in a group setting. Shanti will be facilitating this group with her co-therapist Ziggy!

For more info and to sign up contact Shanti at or 707-520-4357 x705.