The Chesapeake Center is launching a new 12-session virtual program called “Finding Your Future”. This program is for young adults who are finding it challenging to take the next steps in life. This program will help participants to find motivation, develop life skills, confidence, and self-acceptance. The purpose is to help clients identify where they are “getting stuck” and learn how to move forward.
When: Mondays 3:00 – 4:30 pm (12 sessions)
Where: The Chesapeake Center – Virtual
- executive functioning skills (time management and organization)
- setting goals and boundaries
- creating healthy relationships
- resume building
- peer support
The program includes up to 3 hours of individual coaching, which can include assistance with resume building, networking, and more.
Chris Peckham LCPC, NCC
Chris Peckham, LCPC, NCC has been working with teens and young adults for over 13 years. Prior to joining The Chesapeake Center, Mr. Peckham worked with older teens and young adults in a variety of settings including summer camps, wilderness therapy, therapeutic boarding schools and intensive outpatient programs (IOPs). He has served in the roles of mentor, therapist, clinical director and program leader.
Mr. Peckham has focused his clinical work on helping older adolescents and young adults make a successful transition to independence. He brings a strength-based approach to his clients with training in cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy. Mr. Peckham helps clients reconsider themselves and their value, empowering clients to develop self-efficacy, motivation and self-confidence. He has a rare ability to reach those hard-to-reach youths and to help them build confidence and competence so that they can move ahead in their lives in a constructive way.