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Therapy Groups in Houston
Get It Right:Private Premarital Counseling Program
Host: Houston Relationship Therapy, PLLC
"(This is Not a Group) 10-Session Private Program for couples of any age who would like to prepare themselves for a healthy marriage. This program covers all major aspects of creating and maintaining a healthy marriage. This course does not ..."
Middle School Madness Demystified (Boys)
Host: Sherell Hebert, MA, LPC-S, CCH
"Boys have worries and concerns about middle school just like girls. Because the issues that boys are faced with my differ from those of girls, a separate group has been formed just for them. Topics Explored: Fear Expectations Communication Skills ..."
Dissertation Support Group
Host: William Metcalfe, PhD
"Dr. Metcalfe conducted Dissertation Support Groups at Michigan State University for over eight years while a staff psychologist and assisted many students with completion of their dissertation. Most students were able to successfully defend their dissertations within 1-2 years. There ..."
Acceptance & Mindfulness for Substance Use Issues
Host: Kelli Wright, PhD
"This group addresses issues of substance misuse and other compulsive behaviors. It is based on the prinicples of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Harm Reduction, and Mindfulness. It is firmly rooted in optimisim and belief in people's ability to change. ..."
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Group
Host: Valorie George, BSW, MSW, LCSW
"DBT Skills is an educational group intended to teach you how to improve your relationships and to navigate intense emotional states. The goal is give you the ability to create loving relationships and to "have your emotions" so that your ..."
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 ..."
New Mother's Group for pregnancy and postpartum
Host: Sherry J. Duson, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S
"A group for new mother's and their families for those dealing with pregnancy or postpartum depression and/or anxiety, and adjustment to parenting. Facilitated by interns of Sherry Duson. "
Host: National Counseling Center
"These are two classes: DWI Education ($75) for first time offenders and DWI Intervention ($250) for repeat offenders. These are both also offered in Spanish. They are court-approved and approved by the State of Texas. "
Donor Parent Support Group
Host: Irena Milentijevic, PsyD
"Are you considering using an egg or sperm donor to help you get pregnant? Are you already pregnant with a help of a donor ? Did you become a parent through egg or sperm donation ? Join us our donor ..."
The Trauma Recovery Processing Group
Host: Xue ( Sue ) Yang, LCSW
"Under inescapable conditions, fight or flight breaks down leading to immobilization resulting in stuck patterns of hopelessness, helplessness and shame. Chronically traumatized people have high activation and find it difficult to distinguishing friend from foe or whether a situation is ..."
Divorce Support Group
Host: Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC
"The Divorce Support and Process Group is a 8-week, bi-monthly group designed to support individuals who are divorced or in the processing of a divorce. We process key factors that contribute to successful resolution of the emotions related to divorce ..."
Relationship & Social networking
Host: Ivana Radovancevic, LPC, PhD, MEd, MA
"The approach is educational, skilltraining model designed to improve satisfaction and stability in the couple and other types of relationships. Couples learn how to be more accepting and nonjudgmental of each other; to improve ownership and regulation of their emotional ..."
SoulScaping Art Therapy Group
Host: Deborah Kilgore Lindeen, MA, LPC, Supv, ATR-BC
"Group combines Jungian psychology with art therapy (collage) for insight-oriented work on achieving greater life satisfaction. No art experience necessary! "
Sex Addiction/Porn Addiction/Compulsive Infidelity
Host: Donna G Hughes, PhD, LSOTP
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 ..."
Men's Therapy Groups
Host: Alan J. Schneider, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, CGP, BCD
"The Men's Pscyhtherapy Groups that I offer meet once per week for 1 1/2hrs. During each group session,the members focus on understanding and resolving the problems that they experience in their life. Most group have up to 8 members. These ..."
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?