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Therapy Groups in Houston
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, ..."
Parents of Soldiers
Host: Joseph Scott Anenberg, MA, LPC-S
"Parents of currently serving soldiers gather once a week. We find support and listen to how the other group members make it through the term of deployment. We work on strategies, structure and new ideas that might help us stay ..."
Partners of Sexual Addiction - Christ Centered
Host: Renewing Hope Counseling
"Partners of Sexual Addiction focus on healing the trauma whose lives have been affected by another person's compulsive sexual behavior. PSA is dedicated to helping partners grieve the losses associated with their mates sexual addiction, walk in freedom from trauma, ..."
Drug/Alcohol Treatment Group
Host: National Counseling Center
"In a group setting, we offer an individualized treatment plan and goal setting. We meet the group members where they are and address the issues that they are dealing with. We look at and deal with the "triggers" of substance ..."
Mom's Circle (Free Support Group)
Host: Janella del Mundo Gee, MEd, LPC-I
"For those who would like to stop by after work for a little mom chat and support every second and fourth Thursday. This is a support group for expectant mothers and mothers experiencing postpartum or perinatal depression and anxiety, as ..."
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to ..."
Sarafin Family Therapy, PLLC
Host: Sarafin Family Therapy, PLLC
"Sarafin Family Therapy, PLLC is a small group of therapists in the Clear Lake, TX area. We currently have three therapists on staff. We specialize in family issues such as couple conflict (including sexual issues), parent/child dynamics, and recovery from ..."
Host: Mid-Town Counseling & Evaluation Center
"Although anger is a secondary emotion, it can be a primary cause of problems in our lives. This group provides you with multiple strategies to help manage your anger. The goal is to provide psychological skills necessary to convert the ..."
U6168 Understanding Adult Asperger's
Host: Andrea Messineo, MS, LMFT, LPC
"More and more people are being diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome (AS) in adulthood, or else are recognizing themselves in the growing media coverage of this neurological difference. You or a relative, friend, partner, or co-worker may have typical AS challenges ..."
Friends and Feelings Summer Camp
Host: Amy Rollo, MA, LPC, LSSP
"The Friends & Feelings Group is for kindergarten through second grade students. It will focus on understanding other children's facial expressions, basic emotions and expressing emotions, initiating and responding to play, verbal interactions with others, engaging in activities with others, ..."
Adult Anger Management Class
Host: Donna Manoukian, MEd, LPC
"Next Class: Saturday, July 19, 2014. Within our Anger Management Classes, we'll take a look at what causes people to become angry and how they can respond to stressful situations more productively. Innovations Counseling is an approved Anger Management Education ..."
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 ..."
Teen Talk: Social & Emotional Enrichment
Host: Kristin O'Connor, MS, LMFT-A
"Does your child struggle with making friends? Struggle with depressed feelings or low self-image and self-esteem? Does your child often isolate his/herself in a bedroom without socializing with the family? This group is created to help struggling teens find self-confidence, ..."
BIPP - Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Host: Donna Manoukian, MEd, LPC
"The Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) helps men and women who are violent in relationships adopt non-abusive interaction techniques. In this engaging course, participants learn skills that encourage safe behavior in relationships. Our goal is to help individuals, couples, ..."
Women's Therapy Group
Host: Lind Butler, LPC, LMFT
"I facilitate a ongoing group for women who are dealing with: Difficulty trusting others;Life transitions;Depression, anxiety, anger; Lack of self esteem;Feeling isolated; Fear of intimacy;Chaotic relationships and Loss and grief. Gruop can provide an atmosphere where you one interact with others in ..."
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 ..."
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 ..."
Teen/College-Age Anxiety Group Therapy
Host: Sonda Kaplan, LCSW
"Teen/ College-Age on-going group therapy for those with general anxiety,OCD, worry,fears, ADHD, Aspbergers,social shyness/awkwardness, bullying issues,sexual identity concerns,divorce/step-fam ily adjustment issues, phobias, PTSD. Includes occassional field trips to nearby restaurants for social skills building.Supportive, fun, weekly goal- setting, atmosphere. Use ..."
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?