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Therapy Groups in West Des Moines

Jeffrey K Ellens, Psychologist  in West Des Moines
Mindfulness Training Group
Host: Jeffrey K Ellens, PhD
"The practice of Mindfulness has been described as "learning to pay attention on purpose," and can benefit us by helping take us out of the automatic-pilot mode that we so often revert to in our daily lives. When we learn ..."
(515) 505-1805
Group meets in:
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Denise Hein-Bolten, Marriage & Family Therapist  in West Des Moines
breaking free from the dieting mindset
Host: Denise Hein-Bolten, LFMT
"This is a therapeutic group addressing the emotional, physical, and spiritual components of our lives that keep up turning toward food. Learn about emotional obesity, spiritual starvation, nutritional starvation, self sabotage, addiction and other areas that prevent healing and the ..."
(515) 393-2508
Group meets in:
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
Mark J Hillenbrand, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
HIV / AIDS Support Group
Host: Mark J Hillenbrand, MSW, LISW
"Weekly support group for people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. A safe place to discuss the challenges, successes and experiences of living with HIV/AIDS. "
(515) 259-1261
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Mark J Hillenbrand, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Huntington's Disease Support Group
Host: Mark J Hillenbrand, MSW, LISW
"Monthly support group for people diagnosed with Huntington's disease, their caretakers and family. A safe place to discuss the challenges, successes and experiences of living with Huntington's disease. "
(515) 259-1261
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Dena Owens, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Grimes
STEPPS and STAIRWAYS for treatment of BPD
Host: Dena Owens, MS, LMHC
"20 week CBT and DBT evidence based group and after group therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder "
(515) 650-4132
Grimes, Iowa 50111
Susan M Smith,   in Des Moines
"The NDEC(tm) groups focus on the process of learning to create long term change around the use of nicotine products (smoking) over time. Research and recent revisions by the FDA regarding the long term use of nicotine replacement therapies supports ..."
(515) 608-8818
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Michelle Roling, Counselor  in Adel
Understanding Myself & Others
Host: Michelle Roling, MEd, LMHC, CEDS
"Female adolescent group set up to explore the multiple changes and stressors being experienced- from self-esteem, independence, relationships, anxiety, depression, self-care and much more. Being a teen is HARD. Come get some support "
(515) 423-0958
Adel, Iowa 50003
Michelle Roling, Counselor  in Adel
Women's Understanding Myself & Others
Host: Michelle Roling, MEd, LMHC, CEDS
"Women struggle to balance many aspects of life simultaneously- the self; partner, parent, friend, worker, daughter, learner.... keeping it all "together" is an enourmous challenge! Come meet with a group to help you get through the challenge of being the ..."
(515) 423-0958
Adel, Iowa 50003
Central Iowa Psychological Services, Psychologist  in West Des Moines
ADHD
Host: Central Iowa Psychological Services
"This is a clinic to test and evaluate children, teens, and adults for ADHD, learning disorders, and other psychological issues where extensive psychological testing is provided as well as a summary of the evaluation for the parents. Supervised by Dr. ..."
(515) 635-4156
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Amy Terrell, Counselor  in Windsor Heights
Traumatic Grief Group
Host: Amy Terrell, MS, MHC
"The Traumatic Grief group is a twelve-week group held at Healing Connections for individuals who have suddenly or traumatically lost a loved one. The group has a focus on teaching new coping mechanisms and processing grief and trauma. Pr-registration is ..."
(515) 200-1303
Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324
Dr. Morgain Hall, PLLC, Psychologist  in Des Moines
"Rather than feeling "different" this group celebrates your unique abilities and helps to discover your particular talents. Knowing you are among a large segment of the population helps reduce feelings of shame and embarassment to give you confidence and motivation. "
(515) 996-6427
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Amy Terrell, Counselor  in Windsor Heights
Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Host: Amy Terrell, MS, MHC
"A support group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Continuous support group meets once a month pre-registration is required. "
(515) 200-1303
Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324
Emily Smith, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Mindful Eating
Host: Emily Smith, LISW
"New groups are forming soon. Please call or email me to set up a free informational session. "
(515) 393-2806
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Michelle Roling, Counselor  in Adel
Disordered Eating/Body Image
Host: Michelle Roling, MEd, LMHC, CEDS
"Process group runs Sept to Jan/Jan to May/ May to Sept. This co-ed group offers support, understanding and encouragement to those struggling with a wide range of body and food concerns from anorexia & bulimia to binge eating & compulsive ..."
(515) 423-0958
Adel, Iowa 50003
Kelcee Foss, Counselor  in West Des Moines
West Des Moines Therapy and Consulting
Host: Kelcee Foss, LMHC, CADC, NCC
(515) 619-5187
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Dr. Morgain Hall, PLLC, Psychologist  in Des Moines
Weight Management and Maintenance
Host: Dr. Morgain Hall, PLLC
"This is a group of men and women who are ready to move into a healthier lifestyle and still enjoy satisfaction with the foods they eat and the way they feel. There are two groups, Level One, which is time ..."
(515) 996-6427
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Emily Smith, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Host: Emily Smith, LISW
"The next 8 week MBSR class begins Monday, May 19th. Please call to schedule a free informational session. MBSR is a highly acclaimed, scientifically proven program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Featured on Bill Moyers' "Healing and the Mind" and the ..."
(515) 393-2806
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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West Des Moines Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as West Des Moines counseling groups, West Des Moines support groups, West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a West Des Moines group?
In a professionally operated support group in West Des Moines, 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. West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines. 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 West Des Moines.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?