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Therapy Groups in Portland
Host: Joseph Paul Panza, LPC, CADC, II, SAP
"Group consists of LPC supervision for up to five supervisee's. Group is held monthly and is1.5 hours in duration. Also includes monthly individual supervision sessions as required by the OPBLCT "
Clinical Consultation for Therapists
Host: Lisa A Schimmel, PhD
"Consultation for therapists (social work, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, marriage & family) wanting a private, supportive environment, with an experienced clinician, to review cases, explore counter-transference, professional issues & enhance clinical self. Building group of 6 members. Individual consultation available as ..."
Supervision for licensure (LPC & LCSW)
Host: Anne D. Emmett, LCSW
"Two additional openings for a supervision group for licensure. Psychodynamic focus. Currently reading and discussing David Wallin's book, Attachment in Psychotherapy and reviewing clinical cases. Supervisor has extensive experience in community mental health. 6 month committment is requested. 1/2 hour ..."
chronic pain group
Host: Anne D. Emmett, LCSW
"Learn and practice skills that will help you deal with pain more effectively and allow more enjoyment in your life. Group is based on the work of Jon Kabat -Zinn and others. 8 week closed group , limited to 6 ..."
"Fly into the darkness" Adult OCD Group
Host: Kevin Ashworth, MA, LPCi
"This group integrates evidenced-based, cognitive-behavioral techniques (CBT) to help you: *Understand OCD * Learn effective ways to challenge OCD *Share your story with other sufferers of OCD * Receive & give support "
New Mom Support Group
Host: Amy Quaring, LPC, CADCIII
"This group offers a chance to connect with other new moms who may also be dealing with similar challenges and issues. Some of the specific topics and issues that often come up and are addressed in our new mom support ..."
Host: Shari Davison, MA, LMFTI
"Wouldn't you like to raise self-sufficient, responsible children without resorting to anger and threats? Do you have the same battles over and over? Do you feel as if other parents have the answers and you are just getting by day ..."
Stress Reduction for Adolescent Girls
Host: Tever D Nickerson, LPC
"Participants work through a uniquely designed stress reduction curriculum in a discussion and movement format. Topics covered include: defining stress, understanding physical and emotional signs of stress, recognizing a mind-body connection, practicing mindful relaxation, understanding stressful social interactions including cyberbullying, ..."
Host: Hayden Collier, MS, NCC, CADC-I
"A 12-session psycho educational shame-resilience curriculum developed by Brene Brown. The group was developed to help professionals and clients recognize and understand, and develop shame resilience. Sessions cover how to define shame, resilience and empathy. In addition to learning about ..."
Coaching Skills for Parents of Teens
Host: Maggie Steele, CLC, CALC
"If you're a parent and would like to learn some simple, effective strategies to support and connect with your teenager, come join me! We'll meet every Monday from 7pm PST to 8pm PST for 6 weeks. In that time you'll ..."
Portland Adult Social Skills Group (ages 19-32)
Host: Michael Brooke, PsyD
"Are you a young adult struggling to fit in and make friends? Are your social struggles making it difficult to secure a job? This group is designed for young adults (age 19-32) who are socially awkward, have ADHD, Asperger's disorder, ..."
Day of Mindfulness
Host: Joe Rhinewine, PhD
"A day of mindfulness practice can bring about deepened meditation, heightened awareness and greater peace of mind. Join us for a day full of different ways to be present to life as it is, fully appreciating each moment as we ..."
The DID Experience: A Support Group for DID
Host: Integrative Trauma Treatment Center
"The goal of this group is to create a safe place to share and hear from those who live between two worlds. Members will explore common questions surrounding the structure of the internal world, "Am I an alter or am ..."
Stress Relief and Self-care
Host: Francesca Dodson, MS, NCC, LPC-I
"This group will help you identify simple, realistic and achievable ways to relax and find pleasure within your busy schedule. Please call to find out the dates of this 3 week group and to reserve a space. "
Host: Kimberly Filla, LCSW
"Psycho-educational process group for teen girls aged 13-17. Participants will improve emotion management and coping skills in a supportive group environment. Cognitive-behavioral interventions with creative expression through art used to develop personal skills tool-kit. Weekly groups will build on one ..."
Host: Aziz Gazipura, PsyD
"If you are ready to take your confidence to the next level so you can meet people comfortable, speak up in groups, give public talks, date more easily, and excel in your career, then this group can help you. You ..."
Men's Process Group
Host: Family Ties Counseling Center
"The mission of this group is for men to support and challenge each other to be the best possible person they can be in their lives. We welcome issues of sexuality, money, grief/loss, fathering, social anxiety, relationship, work, aging, intimacy, ..."
Live Your Best Life in 2011
Host: Julie Jeske, MS, LPC, NCC
"Are you tired of making resolutions that don't stick? Are you exhausted from taking care of everyone but yourself? Are you ready to focus on yourself and live your best life? This is an 8-week group for women you are ..."
Radically Open DBT Skills Class
Host: Kirsten Mcateer, LPC, LLC
"Kirsten McAteer, LPC and Katherine Calvert, LCSW will be offering a new group for over controlled temperaments. Come explore with us how to put joy back in your life, hear about cutting edge research on effective skills to change your ..."
Portland Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Portland counseling groups, Portland support groups, Portland 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 Portland 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 Portland to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Portland group?
In a professionally operated support group in Portland, 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. Portland 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 Portland. 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 Portland.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?