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Therapy Groups in Kansas (KS)
Teen: Come As You Are: Growth Group
Host: Maryann M. Petersen, MS, LMFT, CHT
"Many teens struggle with eating disorders, low self-esteem, and feelings of self loathing that get in the way of their ability to experience happiness in their lives. "Come As You Are" is a group that explores these blocks to happiness: ..."
Host: Cynthia L Wilson, PsyD, LP
"Eight Week Skills Based Group to Manage Depression and Anxiety. You Will Learn In Group: Develop a Healthy Balance Between Mental and Physical Health; How Physical Activity Helps Manage Depression and Anxiety; How Healthy Eating Habits and Nutrition Contributes to ..."
Growing through Grief
Host: Gary A Armour, MDiv, LCMFT
"Recovering from the death of a loved one is not a "quick fix". Therefore the grief group strives to provide an accepting and safe place for the wounds to heal. Talking about your loved one who died is an important ..."
Host: Renew Counseling Center
"Group therapy is offered for those in recovery from eating issues. Groups are one of the most powerful tools in the recovery process. Each person has the opportunity to be with others who share similar struggles, to be understood, and ..."
Intensive Outpatient Program
Host: Renew Counseling Center
"Renew provides treatment modalities of Renew Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is an eating disorder program designed to provide excellent treatment for an individual based on the latest research in the field. It can provide effective treatment when individual counseling is ..."
Host: Ophelia Marlene Blackwell, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC
"This is a 12-week group. The treatment model is a combined cognitive behavioral therapy approach that employs relaxation, cognitive restructuring, problem solving and communication skills interventions. New Group Starts Aug 1, 2013 "
Gambling Recovery Group
Host: Debra Neal, LCPC, KCGC, CRADC, NCGC, II
"The Problem Gambling Recovery group is a confidential, non threatening, and highly effective means for treating gambling addiction. The unique resource offers hope and relief from the financial and emotional burdens of problem gambling though a powerful, proven, supportive group ..."
Sexual Compulsivity Track
Host: Star Guides Wilderness
"Because of the ease of access to explicit media and the potency of today's pornography, many parents are faced with the difficult and uncomfortable task of addressing pornography use and sexual behavior problems by their children. Research suggests that most ..."
Recovery for Spouses of Sex Addicts
Host: Nancy K. Greenlee, MAPC, LCPC
"This group is for the loved ones of recovering sex addicts. Here is a group designed to educate and support spouses/partners of sex addicts, particularly the trauma, shame and secrecy that spouses/partners experience. The group format consists of three parts: ..."
Safe Space Group for LGBTQ adolescents
Host: Stacy Hutton, PhD, MA, LMLP
"The focus of this group is discussing experiences related to LGBTQ topics such as challenges at school, lack of parental support, and religious struggles. Members of this group receive support and encouragement from one another. As a facilitator, I offer ..."
Five Essentials: Self-Awareness for Women
Host: Nancy K. Greenlee, MAPC, LCPC
"This series of monthly classes for women will teach "Five Essential Personal Traits" for self-aware, vital living. Classes are 1 1/2 hours long. Also offered to participants is an optional follow-up group meeting (+$45) the following week to share homework ..."
Women For Sobriety
Host: Marla K Looper, RASACII, M-RSS, K-CPPS, K-MHFA
"The "New Life" Program is strictly a women's program that speaks directly to those specific needs of the woman who drinks too much, takes too many pills or is challenged by the co-dependency that is negatively impacting her quality of ..."
Host: Nancy A Wilkerson, LSCSW
""Becomers" is a Biblically Based Recovery Group for Survivors of Sexual Abuse. The group follows a set curriculum that requires 20 weeks to complete. Therefore it is a closed group and requires at least 4 dedicated group members to start ..."
The ABC's of ADHD and how to survive with H.O.P.E.
Host: Adrienne A VanZandt, MS, LCMFT
"What is ADHD and how to survive if your child(ren)is suffering from this learning difference. Those diagnosed with ADHD are usually very bright, but need different instruction because they learn differently. I will help you develop strategies on how to ..."
Host: Julia Schafermeyer, MA, LPC
"The Autobiography Writing Group is an invitation to explore, share, and record important life events. Julia provides several writing prompts in session. Group members can share work and ask for feedback. This group is designed to develop, motivate, and enhance ..."
Kansas (KS) Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Kansas (KS) counseling groups, Kansas (KS) support groups, Kansas (KS) 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 Kansas (KS) 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 Kansas (KS) to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Kansas (KS) group?
In a professionally operated support group in Kansas (KS), 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. Kansas (KS) 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 Kansas (KS). 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 Kansas (KS).
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?