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Therapy Groups in Houston
Women's Process Group
Host: Cheryl Scoglio, LCSW, CDWF-C
"This is a psychodynamically-oriente d group psychotherapy for professional women. If you are struggling with a mood disorder, relationship problems, addictive patterns or ineffective coping strategies you may be a good candidate for the group. Call for a free consultation ..."
DBT Skills Training Group
Host: Gwen Brehm, MEd, LPC, LMFT
"This group is a DBT skills training group specifically for teens who are self-harming, suicidal or have severe depression and anxiety. We also admit eating disorder clients into this group. The interview to join is FREE. "
Young Adult Self-Management Group
Host: Sophia K Havasy, PhD
"For young adults ages 18 to 30 who have complicated launchings. Often these young adults have gotten off track and out of step with their peers. The groups provide support and accountability to help them to make the necessary changes ..."
Therapists' Development Group
Host: Rebecca Compton, MEd, LPC, CGP, NCC
"As we learn about ourselves, we become better therapists. This is a training group for professional development for licensed psychotherapists and life coaches. It includes case consult and group process. Hours will count toward supervision hours for those who are ..."
Parenting and Ponies
Host: Beverly Dolenz Walsh, PhD, Equine, Therapy
"Experience a parenting workshop like no other! With the horse as your partner, learn about setting boundaries, building trust, communicating clearly and showing leadership. Learn to build cooperation in your relationships with your child. Parent without nagging, yelling, or screaming. email email@example.com to ..."
GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT WORKSHOP WEEKEND RETREAT
Host: Peggy Halyard, BBA, MA, LPC
""Tens of thousands of couples worldwide have attended the Imago Weekend Workshop for couples. Its called Getting The Love You Want because it is closely based on the best seller of that name by Harville Hendrix, Phd,"This couples retreat is ..."
Middle School Girls' Group
Host: Diane N Roche, PhD
"In an accepting, validating small group environment (maximum 6 participants), girls explore the self-management and relationship skills necessary to navigate the middle school years (grades 6 through 8). "
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 ..."
Adolescent Summer Program
Host: Mid-Town Counseling & Evaluation Center
"The Adolescent Summer Program is a 48-hour training program, offered 3 days per week, designed to provide adolescents with anger-management, social skills training, study skills, employment preparation, and positive coping skills. The program incorporates focused, skill groups with fun activities ..."
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 ..."
Host: Ruth G Fowler, MEd, LPC, MCC
"It is a Self-Help group for drug and alcohol dependency. Over 600 groups are presently in place in the U.S. It is part of an international organization. Participants also attend for help with depression, relationship problems, grief, and other human ..."
DBT Skills group
Host: Joe Pentony, MA, LPC, NCC
"The four modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills of Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotion Regulation. Includes 2011 updated skills material from Marsha Linehan. "
Battering Intervention Prevention Program (BIPP)
Host: Counseling Center of Houston
"This BIPP group is provisionally accredited by the Texas Council for Family Violence and is for men who are court ordered or voluntarily wish to attend a group designed to end their controlling and abusive behavior in family relationships. "
*Social Stars* Social Skills Group
Host: Ehrin Weiss, PhD
"Does your child struggle with making or keeping friends? Start the school year right by enrolling him or her in Social Stars social skills group. In this group, children will learn and practice new social skills to help them be ..."
Sex Addiction/Porn Addiction/Compulsive Infidelity
Host: Donna G Hughes, PhD, LSOTP
Teens, Trouble, & Tension (Ages 13-17)
Host: Angelina H Rodriguez, MS, LPC-S, ATR-BC
"Is your teen angry? Bullied? Do they isolate from others? Do they have poor grades or are they on the verge of failure? Trouble with alcohol, drugs, or promiscuous behaviors? Is their self-confidence low? Do you worry about your teens at home while ..."
Host: Petoskey Center - Intensive Outpatient Program
"This program is open to patients who are looking for an adjunct to their individual therapy. This program includes two groups: The first group utilizes skills-based and experiential curriculum to learn about a variety of topics including, coping skills, mentalizing, ..."
Host: Delee L D'Arcy, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S
"Creekside Therapy is a joint venture between Delee D'Arcy Therapy and Sarafin Family Therapy, PLLC. We strive to create a safe and inviting space where you can discuss your thoughts, beliefs and emotions in an open and honest way. We ..."
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 ..."
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?