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Therapy Groups in Madison
Host: Barbara Perkins, MSW, LCSW
"Take two hours of your time to learn how to increase success in communicating within your family. Using STOP and UNSTUCK in family friendly ways to decrease conflicts, increase resolution of problems, have a happier home life. RSVP as space ..."
Rebuilders Divorce/Breakup Support
Host: Laura Contreras, MS, LMFT
"Are you recently separated, going through a significant divorce or break up? If so, Rebuilders can help. This 10 week group will focus on healing, self discovery, and transformation. The next group is scheduled to begin on Wednesday Sept 10, ..."
Gestalt Therapy Group for Women
Host: Ann Veilleux, MSSW, LCSW
"In this group therapy for women, my first job is to create an emotionally safe place for women to learn about themselves and grow. As trust increases, I direct members to work with me and each other. The support and ..."
Host: Ron Johnson, MDiv, PhD
"This group focuses on understanding one's personality, personal history, and developing spirituality so as to engage effectively in the world of work, relationships, and play. "
Women's Group: Conscious Body/Conscious Mind
Host: Andrea Schultz, LCSW, RYT, CPT
"NEW GROUP NOW FORMING!! Group is open to all women, will utilize yoga/meditation, gestalt psychotherapy, the chakra system, discussion and experiential exercises to heighten awareness, improve self-concept and increase mind/body/spirit integration. Group meets 10/18/14-12/20/14: Saturday, 10/18/14 (10-3pm), Wednesday, 10/29/14 (6-8pm), ..."
Host: Mary L Trainor, MSSW, ACSW, BCD, LCSW
"One 8 hour workshop Saturday, March 10 and Saturday March 17 from 9am-1pm. Expand sense of prosperity in your life introduced to specific exercises, guidelines and ideas. Please contact if you have questions or want to register. "
Motivating Effective Non-Violence (MEN'S)
Host: Beth Whittemore, MSW, LCSW, LMFT
"Groups are held on Wednesdays either from 8:30-10:30 AM or 4:00-6:00 PM. We have a sliding fee scale and can accept standard insurances. Call for an Intake appointment at 608-661-2829 ext 2 "
Substance Abuse and Addictive Behaviors (SAAB)
Host: Darald Hanusa, PhD, LSCW, SAC
"The SAAB Program is an intensive Outpatient substance abuse treatment program. The SAAB groups have three phases: Phase I: Orientation group - motivatinal and denial work, relationship building and goal setting. Phase II: building functional beliefs & Behaviors (20 weeks, ..."
Rebuilding Your Life: after separation/Divorce
Host: Bonnie Lubet, MS, LPC, SAC, RN
"Separation,Divorce/end of a love relationship is one of the most painful life experiences. Based on the work of Dr. Bruce Fisher, The goal of this group is to work through the process of loss, self examination and new learn coping ..."
Relationships/Dating: "Getting it right"
Host: Bonnie Lubet, MS, LPC, SAC, RN
"This group is for individuals who have experienced failed relationships/divorce and are ready to entertain the idea of reentering the dating scene again but are fearful of how to find a emotionally and healthy partner. This 8 week group will ..."
Men's Therapy Group
Host: Ronald J May, PhD
"An interpersonal process style is used to facilitate the development of interpersonal awareness and emotional communication skills. While the groups offer a nurturing and supportive environment to safely explore sensitive issues, direct and honest communication is encouraged. The groups meet ..."
Women's Self-Esteem and Relationships
Host: Margaret A Lambert, MSW, LCSW
"This ten week class is for adult women. It covers the foundational concepts of a health self-esteem and how that relates to finding and maintaining healthy adult relationships at work, with your family or with a partner. The cost is ..."
Rollercoaster Relationship Recovery
Host: Amber Ault, PhD, MSW, APSW
"Rollercoaster Relationships are unstable relationships involving break-up/make-up cycles, mixed messages, manipulation, exploitation, and other issues that can make life miserable. Often one member of such couples suffers with a personality disorder (e.g., Borderline Personality or Narcissistic Personality Disorder) that makes ..."
Women's Anger/Stress Management
Host: Nicole Moscinski, MFT-IT, SAC-IT
"Starting in January Lake City Counseling will be offering 10 week women's anger/stress management group. Providing women with a safe place to explore and address triggers and provide ways to deal with intense emotions. We will explore coping strategies such ..."
Support group for Traumatic Brain Injury clients
Host: Mary Ellen Miller, LPC
"This group will focus on assisting family members and friends on cognitive, behavioral, and emotional aspects of their loved one who has suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury. Group will be 6 weeks in durations. Please feel free to contact me ..."
Madison Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Madison counseling groups, Madison support groups, Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Madison group?
In a professionally operated support group in Madison, 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. Madison 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 Madison. 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 Madison.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?