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Therapy Groups in Fresno
Women's Anger Management
Host: Antionette Denise Brookins, LMFT
"Anger management techniques especially designed for women. Learn to utilize practical skills to manage your thoughts and behaviors. Classes are 10 per week or 70 for the complete 8 week course. Call or email to Enroll today!! "
MtF Transgender Group Therapy & Support
Host: Carol Montgomery Brosnac, MA, LMFT
"Group processing, resources, films, guest speakers, and support for those who are transitioning or who have transitioned. Insurance accepted; if no insurance, sliding fee scale can be applied; refreshments will be provided. Group is open-ended, so you may join at ..."
Post Traumatic Stress and Relationship Issues
Host: Hitchcock Counseling
"Are you struggling personally, or in a relationship? Do you feel alone? Do you feel over-reactive disconnected, depressed, angry, unable to sleep, anxious, or unable to experience happiness in your every-day life, and feel unable to cope with general day-to-day ..."
Imago Growth Group for Women
Host: Ellen Truschel, MA, LMFT
""Growth Group" is a group that addresses the psychological, emotional, spiritual, physical, and relational impact of unmet childhood needs and/or severe stress caused by family addictions, neglect, and abuse. All participants are pre-screened for readiness for group participation. Groups are ..."
Womens Therapy Groups
Host: Leslie Ellen Bullock, LCSW
"These groups address a range of personal and interpersonal issues, including but not limited to relationship and communication challenges, anxiety and fears, depression, grief and loss, acute and chronic stress, eating disorders, seeking deeper meaning and purpose in life and ..."
Host: Gina M Keller, PsyD, LMFT
"Support for LGBTQ individuals seeking a safe place to explore and expand as well as fight shame related to living an isolated life, and perhaps "coming out" if approprite, with support of group members and group leaders. Finding your "place" ..."
Eating for Healthy Emotions and Weight
Host: Jeanne Munsell, DD, MA, LMFT
"Learn which foods tend to decrease depression, anxiety and emotional problems. Learn which foods to avoid. Work towards healthy living and weight for your individual needs. Get and stay motivated year round. Love life again in a holistic life style ..."
DBT-Mindfulness Through the Holidays
Host: Beautiful Minds
"Most of us find holidays taxing, but you may find holidays overwhelming--nearly impossible. For you like most of us, less sunlight, more winter chill, less exercise, and a greater financial drain are all reasons causing holiday blues. On top of ..."
Host: Cynthia Callaghan, LCSW, RAS
"North West Fresno area will now have an anger management class offered! As of May, 2012 I will be cerfified to be an anger management coach and will be facilitating a weekly group...feel free to call me for more information...thx. "
LifeSTAR Addict Groups (Men & Women separate)
Host: Forest Benedict, MA, SATP-C
"These LifeSTAR groups are part of our outpatient treatment program designed to assist individuals in healing from sexual addiction. Separate groups are available for both male and female addicts in the LifeSTAR program (same-sex facilitators). http://www.lifestarcentra lvalley.com/ "
Host: Roubicek and Thacker Counseling, Inc
"YouthSTAR is a nationally-recognized treatment model for the recovery of pornography addiction and other sexually compulsive behaviors for TEENS. Emphasis on tools for successful recovery, information for families, individual and group therapy, and neuroscience research for healing the brain from ..."
Host: Roubicek and Thacker Counseling, Inc
"Research shows that 95% of diets and weight loss programs fail. Unless the underlying food addiction is treated successful weight loss is difficulty to achieve and maintain. LifeStyle Transformation is a nationally-recognized treatment model for the recovery of Compulsive Eating ..."
Host: Scott C Polenz, MA, MFT
"This vibrant and educational group is specifically for pre-licensed members of CAMFT-Central San Joaquin Valley Chapter. We meet the 4th Sunday of each month in my office on Shaw Avenue in Fresno CA. Registration for each month is required as ..."
Host: Andrea E Mcdaniel, MS, LMFT
"Our dream group meets once a month. We relate, associate to and make meaning of our dreams to gain self awareness, and to tap into unconscious, creative solutions to waking life issues. This co-creative endeavor deepens our sense of connection ..."
Fresno Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Fresno counseling groups, Fresno support groups, Fresno 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 Fresno 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 Fresno to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Fresno group?
In a professionally operated support group in Fresno, 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. Fresno 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 Fresno. 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 Fresno.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?