Disclaimers and Notices:
The Confessional Community Intensive, provided by New Story Behavioral Health (“New Story”), isconsultative in nature and does not constitute mental health treatment. Participants should not consider participation in this event as a substitute for mental health treatment. Participants in need of mental health referrals or treatment should contact New Story staff to request assistance. The Confessional Community Intensive is not a training event. Though some experiential and didactic learning will take place, the Intensive does not provide comprehensive training for individuals who wish to conduct similar groups.
Participants in events and services provided by New Story understand that conversations and interactions in the context of interpersonal groups may, at times, produce emotional discomfort (e.g. anxiety). Participants acknowledge and accept this risk and are reasonably confident in their ability to tolerate emotional discomfort. Participants agree to discuss any mental health concerns with a staff member before participating in events or services provided by New Story. Mental health concerns that warrant discussion include but are not limited to: active addictions; psychotic episodes; panic attacks; or persistent emotional dysregulation. New Story staff members may at any time suspend a participant’s participation in an event if there are concerns about the participant’s or other participants’ safety or well-being.
Participants agree to maintain strict confidentiality both during and after the Intensive. Confidentiality includes not disclosing other participants’ identifying information or personal content shared by other participants.
Participants may not reproduce any written or digital material obtained from New Story without written permission.
Participation in this event is by application only. Applicants must complete this application form and participate in a screening appointment with a New Story staff member. Acceptance of participation in this event is not guaranteed regardless of an applicant’s previous experience with New Story. Acceptance of participation in this event does not guarantee acceptance as a patient at New Story or imply that accepted participants will be able to receive mental health treatment at New Story after the event. Acceptance of participation in this event does not guarantee acceptance to subsequent events at New Story.
Thank you for completing this application. A New Story staff member will contact you to inform you of next steps.