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Therapy Groups in Madison
College Age Eating Disorder Therapy Group
Host: Jennifer M Warner, MSE, LPC
"A therapy group for college age women who struggle with their relationship with food and eating. Learn to treat your body right; learn how to defeat your self-defeating behaviors; learn positive personal body image; and learn healthy coping skills. Initial ..."
Emotional Issues Following Abortion
Host: Diane G Perris, MS, LPC
"Non-political, non-religious, safe space for women/couples to explore their feelings and thoughts following the experience of abortion. Groups will form as soon as 4 members contact the provider. Group meets weekly for 8 weeks. "
Dating Dementia:Keeping Your Brain in the Dating..
Host: Margaret A Lambert, MSW, LCSW
"Dating Dementia: Keeping Your Brain in the Dating Game is a 10 week class that focuses on identifying a healthier way to approach dating. The class is based on the book by the same title that has been authored by ..."
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. "
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 ..."
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 ..."
Women's Group: Conscious Body/Conscious Mind
Host: Andrea Schultz, LCSW, RYT, CPT
"One space has opened up in the Thursday night group! Call now for more information or to register! Group is open to all women, will utilize yoga/meditation, gestalt psychotherapy, the chakra system, discussion and experiential exercises to heighten awareness, improve ..."
Alternatives & Treatment for Abusive Men (ATAM)
Host: Darald Hanusa, PhD, LSCW, SAC
"The ATAM Program is a specialzed State Certified domestic violence group for men based on over 30 years of experience. The group is a fourteen month, 44-session program that offers a focus on accountability, power and control, social skills and ..."
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, ..."
Going Free in and Eating Disordered World
Host: Julia O'reilly, MS, LCSW, LMFT
"The group is intended to bring together persons struggling with an Eating Disorder and their family and/or friends. The focus of the group will be to develop an awareness of the Eating Disordered world we live in that promotes one ..."
DBT- Adolescent Girls
Host: Jennifer Ebbott, LCSW
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescent girls (ages 14-17). A skills based approach for girls who struggle with emotional regulation, maladaptive behaviors, and poor interpersonal skills. "
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. "
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 ..."
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 ..."
Narrative Therapy Training and Supervision
Host: Julia O'reilly, MS, LCSW, LMFT
"This group is offered to persons seeking hours toward licensing credentials, as well to experienced therapists interested in learning a Narrative Therapy way of viewing cases. We will watch videos of master therapists, review and discuss relevant articles, and discuss ..."
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?