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Therapy Groups in Houston
Pre-teen DBT Skills Group/Teen DBT Skills Group
Host: DBT Center Intensive Outpatient Program
"Learning to control impulses and not act on emotions is a challenge for many pre-teens and teens. We offer both teen groups and pre-teen groups to teach skills to manage emotions. "
DBT Teen Intensive Outpatient Program
Host: Meggan Watson, LCSW
"DBT skills training is beneficial in teaching teens the necessary tools to build a life worth living. Many teens struggle with reactivity to intense emotions, impulsivity, low motivation, low self-worth, difficulty making friends and maintaining relationships, poor problem solving skills, ..."
One is a Whole Number
Host: Sonda Kaplan, LCSW
"Small group workshop for adults who are single, divorced/divorcing, recently widowed, who are ready to get over past losses and "get on with their life." Benefits for participants include: ♦ Enhance self-esteem ♦ Cope in healthy ways with the many stressful ..."
Gay and Bisexual Men's Psychodynamic process group
Host: Paul LePhuoc, PhD, CGP
"Gay and Bisexual men's group is forming for men interested in learning more about how they relate to and develop intimacy with other men. Group therapy provides a safe environment to work on awareness and expression of emotions, working through ..."
DBT skills building group
Host: Marjorie Bournigal, MEd, LPC
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a preferred treatment approach for individuals who have a difficult time regulating their emotions. This group is primarily psycho-educational and is intended to help participants develop ways to cope through difficult emotions or overwhelming thoughts, ..."
Host: Jennifer Markey, PhD, MEd
"This Program consists of two groups. Patients are given opportunities to learn coping, emotion regulation, and interpersonal skills during the first group and then encouraged to put those skills to practice during the second group in a psychodynamically-oriente d process ..."
Host: Blooming Minds Joyful Hearts, PLLC
"Some anger management participants are mandated to take classes as a condition of probation, part of a plea bargain, or by their employer. Their freedom and/or livelihood depend on completing a certain number of anger management classes, or a recognized ..."
Suicide Bereavement Therapy Group
Host: Steven E. Bailley, PhD
"Grief after suicide presents unique difficulties and challenges. In this group, members offer support and are guided in the process of healing from this devastating trauma. This group is therapeutic in nature (e.g., teaching adaptive coping skills, self-regulation skills, trauma-based ..."
Professionals in Recovery Support Group
Host: Tracey K Smith, MA, NCC, LPC
"This group focuses on recovery management for those reintegrating back into their professional and personal environments after evaluating the relationship with a substance or other addiction. We use and develop tools to deal with everyday stressors and triggers in a ..."
Host: Roderick James Smith, MA, LPC, NCC
"The purpose of anger management is to enable one to express his/her anger in a healthy and assertive way, and to take constructive action. When anger is expressed appropriately, one can avoid loss of control which could lead to acting ..."
Adult DBT Skills Training
Host: Jennifer Chapple, LCSW
"This is an evidence-based Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training class. I teach all four modules of DBT skills in the areas of mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance. The course follows the DBT curriculum in a classroom structure ..."
Batterer Intervention & Prevention Program
Host: Melanie Wheeler, MA, LPC-I
"The Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) helps men and women who are violent in relationships adopt non-abusive interaction techniques. In this engaging and life-changing course, participants learn skills that encourage safe behavior in relationships. Our goal is to help ..."
Emotional Intelligence: Anger Management
Host: Bryan Blakeny, LCSW
"Our groups address the basics of emotional intelligence, recognizing layers of emotions, the emotional iceberg, emotional mastery, how the emotional brain works and simple techniques to manage expectations, control thoughts, emotions, and behavior. Please call for details. "
Divorce Co-Parenting/Step-Parenting Workshop
Host: Sonda Kaplan, LCSW
"Supportive, solution-focused workshop for helping parents co-parent before &/or after divorce, and step-parents in blended families parent effectively. De-fuse conflict, learn to cooperate, put the past behind you, identify your strengths as a step-parent, and how to handle loyalty binds. "
Intensive Outpatient Program
Host: Doug Sorensen, LCSW, CSAT-S
"Whether new to sex addiction recovery, responding to relapse(s), or addressing the consequences of previous "half-measures", the addition of a more structured treatment approach can mean the difference between continued despair and empowering success. The 10-week Intensive Outpatient Program coordinates ..."
Cypress Family Guidance Counseling
Host: DL Pfister, MS, LMFT
"Cypress Family Guidance Counseling Mission Statement: People seek connections for many reasons however it is undeniable that we are already linked together by society. Living in our ever changing society can often feel demanding and put stress on our relationships. ..."
Houston Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Houston counseling groups, Houston support groups, Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Houston group?
In a professionally operated support group in Houston, 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. Houston 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 Houston. 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 Houston.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?