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Therapy Groups in Alabama (AL)
Yoga Assisted Therapy
Host: David S Kantra, PsyD
"Yoga Assisted Group Therapy is a once per week, 2 1/2 hour therapy group combining yoga, relaxation, meditation and group processing. The group is designed around the concepts of wholeness and balance. Stress and tension are (unfortunately) part of our ..."
Family of persons w/ Bipolar Disorder
Host: Emily Tucker Counseling Services
"This is a FREE support group which meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Helping a friend, family member or loved one cope with a mood disorder can be extremely challenging and overwhelming at times. This group ..."
Recovery Success Group
Host: Wes Goodenough, MBA, LCSW
"This group is for those who are struggling in recovery from addictions. This is Stage Two and Stage Three recovery work, including relapse prevention. It is for those who have already experienced some success in recovery, but who are committed ..."
MBCT-Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Host: Connie Oden, LCSW, PIP
"I invite you to participate in a group that will change your life. This 'Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group' has been shown to be effective in preventing relapse in recurrent depression and other emotional problems. The group meets on Monday night ..."
Angry Birds Anger Management & Domestic Violence
Host: Garrett Counseling & Consulting
"Next group starts May 15th and the cost is $60 for all 4 sessions. Please call or email to sign up for group. Certificate will be provided at the end of the 4 week program. Groups for children, teens, and ..."
Gottman 7 Principles Making Marriage work
Host: Tyana Doucette Alexander, MS, LPC
"This workshop has been created by John Gottman to teach couples to ID relationship destroying behaviors and of new ways to connect and address conflict with your partner. Using individual and couple exercises enhance this experience. If you and your ..."
Women's Chronic Health Condition Support Group
Host: Heather Meggers-Wright, PhD
"This group would focus on providing support for women with chronic medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Stress reduction techniques and problem solving will receive particular focus. This group will meet 2x a month, and will start ..."
"Mending the Soul"
Host: Lakeba H Williams, PhD, LPC, NCC
"I'm starting a group for adult survivors of abuse. We will be going through Steven R. Tracy's "Mending the Soul". This group's goal is to help you begin your healing journey in a place that is safe and supportive. You ..."
Host: Judith Schulman-Miller, LCSW, LMFT
"Couples will leave this marital enrichment workshop series with new skills that will enhance your communication and help you navigate situations in which you see things differently. Couples will also gain an understanding of different love languages and new strategies ..."
Pre-Bariatric Surgery Preparation Group
Host: Heather Meggers-Wright, PhD
"This is an education and support group for men and women preparing to undergo bariatric surgery for weight reduction (bypass, sleeve, band, or other all welcome). The purpose of the group is to help patients build the strongest psychological and ..."
Dream, Create and Therapy-ate
Host: Joan Leary, MA, LPC, NCC
"This is a fun group for females where we create art, do dance movement, explore self through music, tastes and textures...share with other women in a safe, open environment with a therapist facilitator, exploring values, issues, growth and change. Fun!!! ..."
Do I Have Trouble Stopping Once I Start Drinking?
Host: Joan Leary, MA, LPC, NCC
"Do I drink too much once I start? Might I have a drinking problem? A "Readiness to change group," which helps the client explore the ambivalence about changing one's drinking patterns. This group is based on Motivational Interviewing techniques. If ..."
Social Work Licensure Supervision
Host: Mark Driskill, MSW, LCSW, PIP
"Availble for group professional supervision for social workers seeking licensure. I have the PIP licensure in Clinical, Administrative and Case Work areas. "
Therapy Group for Professional Gay Men
Host: Judith A Harrington, PhD, LPC, LMFT
"This group is in development with co-therapist, Dr. Rebecca Dossett. Interested persons should call me (Dr. Harrington) at 205-226-2400 for more details. The anticipated start date is sometime after January 1, 2011. "
Host: Marilyn 'Michelle' Knight, MSW, LCSW, CREP, PIP
"This group is for people who have one month of sobriety or more from alcoholism or drug addiction and need extra support. Please contact me prior to starting first group session. "
Alabama (AL) Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Alabama (AL) counseling groups, Alabama (AL) support groups, Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL) to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in an Alabama (AL) group?
In a professionally operated support group in Alabama (AL), 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. Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL). 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 Alabama (AL).
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?