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Therapy Groups in San Antonio
Institute for Couple and Family Enhancement
Host: Becky R Davenport, PhD, LMFT
"We are Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists who specialize in working with couples who wish to preserve and strengthen their relationship. We commonly work with couples struggling with communication problems, infertility, lack of emotional or sexual intimacy, frequent conflict, family ..."
Mindfulness and Reducing Stress
Host: Leslie J Hoy, MA, LPC, CCBT
"This is an educational group focusing on skills to reduce stress and manage stress. Skills include using Mindfulness Meditation, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills and Strategies. Please email me for more information. "
Life After Adoption for Teenagers/Adolescents
Host: Uche Chukwureh, MA, LPC
"Adopted children face a gamut of issues from loss and grief, to need for understanding their adoption experience. Identity formation and developmental challenges become a daunting task when not addressed properly. This group is focused on helping children process this ..."
Mindfulness and Stress Reduction
Host: Tara E Moorman, PhD, LPC, NCC, RYT
"This group is appropriate for individuals who wish to develop coping skills to help manage various types of stress in their lives. Those in recovery from mood disorders, anxiety disorders and substance use disorders are especially encouraged to attend. "
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
Host: La Tara Carter, MA, LPC, LLC
"You are not alone. Everybody needs somebody they can relate to in a fun and safe environment. This group is intended to help children process the emotional shock of readjusting to divorce and blended families. Informal setting. Space is limited ..."
Energy Work Group
Host: Joanna Trevino, MA, LPC
"Energy work group. For all levels from novice to expert. Come share your talents and learn from others in the group. Group focus is on visualization, meditation, trance work, Reiki, and other spiritual work. "
Group Therapy for Men
Host: Emily Keller, LPC
"This therapy group is designed for men. It provides an environment that is both structured and nurturing, offering a safe space to explore and overcome problems with thinking and feeling. We will meet 3 Wednesday's a month (one night off) ..."
Meditation for Stress Reduction
Host: Harmony Hypnosis and Meditation Center
"Meditation group to encourage the practice of meditation as a means of stress reduction. As well as learning to meditate, the participant will gain valuable tools to help with everyday life issues. All levels of practice welcomed at any class. "
Combat Trauma Support
Host: Deborah R Walach, MA, LPC, NCC
"This group is designed to meet the needs of vets in Outpatient Therapy or as Supportive Aftercare upon graduation from a Residential PTSD program. The group is a place for vets to discuss day to day issues dealing with and ..."
LGBTQ Group Counseling
Host: Kimberly Watts Hoggatt, JD, MA, LPC-I
"Are you questioning your gender or affectional orientation? Are you wondering how to come out to friends, family, and church family? Are you seeking to reconcile your spirituality and your gender or affectional orientation? Come find support and answers in ..."
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)
Host: Texas Psychological & Consultation Srvcs (TPACS)
Coping with a Loved One's Mental Illness
Host: Vanessa M. Perez, MA, LPC-, intern
"Strength in Numbers: Coping with a Loved One's Mental Illness A support group where you can explore the issues you face when a loved one is struggling with a severe mental illness. This action-oriented and experiential group is designed to ..."
Mid-Career Transitions Group
Host: Kimberly Watts Hoggatt, JD, MA, LPC-I
"Are you changing career paths mid-stream? Feeling a little out of practice for the whole job search and interviewing process? Worried about competing with younger graduates? Come share concerns and find answers with others who are in the same boat! ..."
Moms Connect About Autism (MoCAA) Support Group
Host: Lavelda Naylor, MA, LMFTA
"The Key was started to promote collaboration in the health care community and a humanistic mental health care experience that contributes to more fulfilling and meaningful lives. We believe that by working hand in hand with other providers, and capitalizing ..."
Outpatient Alcoholism/Addiction Recovery Program
Host: A Turning Point Counseling Center
"We offer an outpatient alcoholism/addiction program that teaches you to avoid relapse risks, overcome obstacles, and move on to a life of sobriety. We offer relapse prevention, 12-step involvement, cognitive behavioral approaches, anger management, coping/expressing emotions, weekly family involvement and ..."
San Antonio Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as San Antonio counseling groups, San Antonio support groups, San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a San Antonio group?
In a professionally operated support group in San Antonio, 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. San Antonio 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 San Antonio. 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 San Antonio.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?