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Therapy Groups in Lower Merion
Area auto widened to Delaware County - no Therapy Groups were found in the city of Lower Merion, PA.
Social Skills for Adolescents
Host: Maleita M. Olson, LCSW, BSL
"Designed for those with intellectual disabilities a well as those with ASD, ADHD and related disorders (separate groups). This group focuses on preparing adolescents for the school to work transition. Goals focus on supporting the development and maintenance of adolescents' ..."
Social Skills group for girls 13yrs-16yrs old
Host: Ursula Frank-Henry, MA, LPC, NCC
"Teenage girls who experience difficulties interacting with their peers. Girls who may be shy and feel awkward in social situations. Girls who experience difficulties expressing themselves when among other teens. Girls who experience anxiety just by the thought of initiating ..."
Women coming out of Marriage
Host: Katey Moody, BSc, MBACP
"A support group discussing anger, elimination of the victim role, assertiveness training, self esteem, depression, loss, managing the transition for children. Next group starts September 10th 2012 "
Women In Transition
Host: Nancy Alexander, PsyD
"For women currently experiencing, considering making, or anticipating a life transition. Change comes in many forms. Having a place to safely share and reflect on the impact of change with other women can be enormously supportive and provide each of ..."
Meditation & Centering
Host: Charles Zeiders, PsyD
""An MRI study of Insight Meditation associated meditation with cortical thickness- bigger brains. Behaviors as simple as being still and spiritually serene influence the brain for the better. Studies show that meditation and prayer improve the brain's functioning contrary to ..."
Host: ELK Counseling
"This group provides premarital education for all couples. This group helps create the foundation for a strong and happy marriage. We specialize in military, interfaith, interracial, blended families and 2nd times around marriages. For more info: www.TheClubWed.com Faci litated by Erin-Lee ..."
Social Skills for Grades 2-4
Host: Spectra Support Services, LLC
"Through the medium of music, this group targets children ages 7-10 with high verbal ability and social skills challenges. Utilizes a Social Thinking curriculum, social skills such as: self-advocacy, teamwork, inhibition, appropriate language are taught, practiced, and encouraged. "
Sustainable Happiness Workshop Series
Host: Linda Ruth Brackin, MSS, LCSW
"The goal for this workshop series is simple and powerful:To help you lead lives that are happier, more engaged, and more deeply meaningful. I do this by drawing upon the principles of Positive Psychology."Positive Psychology is the scientific study of ..."
Living and Succeeding with A.D.H.D.
Host: Patricia M Bowes, MS
"The group meets every Wedesday and is both structured and a process group. The focus of the group is to provide coping skills and support for group members. Each week the group focuses on a topic such as organization, time ..."
Caregivers Support Group
Host: Susan Longstreth Maroto, LCSW
"This group is for anyone providing care for a loved one - spouse, child, or other relation. Home based caregivers as well as those who have placed their loved one in a care facility are welcome. Caregiving can be consuming ..."
Postpartum Social Support Group - Bryn Mawr
Host: Lauren Napolitano, PsyD
"Feeling overwhelmed since having a baby? Meet other women who understand the chaos of diapers, lack of sleep, leaking breasts, forgetting to brush your teeth, and the longing to fit back into your skinny jeans. Go to my website for ..."
Behavior Support Series
Host: Spectra Support Services, LLC
"Join licensed behavior specialist Maleita Olson in this series designed to help caregivers develop strategies in the home that work to encourage desired behavior and discourage challenging behaviors. This group focuses on interventions in the home. "
Writing Your Healing Story Online Course
Host: Jane M Hart, EdD, LPC, NCC
"Hosted by Dr. Jane Hart and The Healing Bridge it is a joy to offer interactive online resources to explore your unique, individual journey of healing. Writing about our struggles and triumphs, our insights and lessons, and the healing we ..."
Illness Management and Recovery
Host: Shawn Beckowski, LCSW
"Small group that educates people on issues such as learning about diagnosis, developing recovery strategies, building social supports, reducing relapses, dealing with stigma, using medication effectively, and coping with stress and anxiety, among other topics. Group is designed for adults ..."
ACT-Free Community Support for Teens
Host: Andrew J. D'Amico PH.D LLC
"ACT is a free coed teen support group for adolescents 15-18 who want to discuss topics in a safe environment. The group can accommodate ten teens and is run by Andrew J. D'Amico who has extensive experience running teen groups ..."
Eating Disorders Prevention Program
Host: Nancy McCarel, PhD, BCB, BCN
"A four session program designed to improve body image, decrease emotional distress and foster a healthy body satisfaction in adolescent girls and adult women "
Support Group for Bariatric Patients
Host: Cognizant Behavioral Health Services
"Weight loss surgery is a life altering event.The adjustments that accomponay the physical transformations are far reaching and include shifting self-pereptions,changes in eating habits, differences in interpersonal relating and change in menatl outlook. Most are faced with emotions that are ..."
Host: Jacob's Well Christian Counseling Center
"An 8 week seminar in which you will learn an intervention specifically designed to build a solid foundation of self-esteem. You will learn what healthy self-esteem looks like, the difference between functional vs. dysfunctional family systems, the 6 pillars of ..."
Lower Merion Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Lower Merion counseling groups, Lower Merion support groups, Lower Merion 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 Lower Merion 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 Lower Merion to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Lower Merion group?
In a professionally operated support group in Lower Merion, 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. Lower Merion 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 Lower Merion. 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 Lower Merion.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?