Community Programs

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery® meetings will be held at A Balanced Life every Tuesday evening from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

SMART Recovery® is a science-based addiction recovery support group—where participants learn self-empowering techniques to aid their recovery through mutual-help face-to-face and online meetings and services. No matter what your addiction, SMART Recovery tools and techniques can help you overcome the behavior.

For more information, see the fliers attached below, or call our office at (530) 544-1748.

SMART Recovery Flier

About SMART Recovery

DBT Skills Group


12-1:30 (Adults) Starting 9/10/18

3:15-4:30 Teens Starting 10/1/18

Call for Intake: 530- 544-1748

Learn tools and skills to improve your emotional state and your relationships through skill building and homework. Althought this modaality was originally designed for those with Borderline Personality Disorder, it has since been shown to be effective for other challenges such as depression, anxiety, substance use, eating disorders and PTSD.

12 week program

Cost $30/session (discount for paying for all classes in advance)

This is a closed group, every 4 weeks clients may enter the group.

24 and 52 week Parenting Class

24 and 52 week ongoing Parenting Class that is a combination of Nurturing Parent program and a court approved child abuse prevention parenting class 

$25-40 per parent per class- sliding scale dependent upon income (5  spots open at no cost to low income families)

 Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm

Call our office to register (530) 544-1748

Healthy Alternatives Program (HAP)

A 52 week court approved Batterers' Intervention Program

Men's group:

Monday 5:30 - 7:30

Wednesday 5:30-7:30

Women's Group:

Thursday 5:30-7:30

To sign up please start by calling our office at (530) 544-1748 .


A Balanced Life: Individual, Family and Child Therapy, Inc.

2100 Eloise Ave
South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150
(530) 544-1748
M - F  10 AM to 7 PM