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Host: Priscilla Leavitt
(304) 470-0951
Group meets in:
Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101
Judith Smithchild, Counselor  in Athens
Women in Transition Program
Host: Judith Smithchild, MEd, LPCC-S, LICDC-S, NCC, ICA
"This 12 week psycho-educational program helps women experiencing a personal state of transition in their lives. The program focuses on areas of endings, neutral zones, & new beginnings in relation to each individuals' current life emotional distress while also reviewing ..."
(740) 358-0849
Athens, Ohio 45701

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Parkersburg Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Parkersburg counseling groups, Parkersburg support groups, Parkersburg mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Parkersburg support group, first see if the issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Parkersburg to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Parkersburg group?
In a professionally operated support group in Parkersburg, members provide each other with various types of help for a particular shared issue. The help takes the form of relating personal experiences and listening to and accepting others' experiences. Parkersburg group members may also provide a sympathetic understanding and a social network.

Group Therapists or group counselors lead or facilitate the group and provide group counseling in Parkersburg. They are sometimes specifically trained in group dynamics and the understanding of small group processes. So 'interpersonal learning', which can involve unfiltered feedback and confrontation between group members (and can be threatening) is safely moderated by the group therapist or group counselor in Parkersburg.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?