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Therapy Groups in Louisville
Group for Parents of Kids with OCD
Host: Betsy Ederer, PsyD
"This 60-minute group is for parents and loved ones of those with children and adolescents suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. All are welcome to participate in this 10-session therapist-facilitated forum for support, encouragement, and camaraderie. Please call or email for group ..."
Eliminate Chronic Pain
Host: Mileah Koudele, LCSW
"This group is for individuals that suffer from chronic pain or other uncomfortable physical symptoms, such as stomachaches, backaches, neck pain, joint pain, chronic muscle pain, migraines, bowel syndrome, asthma, eczema, or fibromyalgia as well as other autoimmune disorders. This ..."
On-Going Group Psychotherapy
Host: Avenues Unlimited Counseling Center, Inc.
"Group is available by appoinment only. A prerequisite for group is individual psychotherapy to obtain an understanding of your basic script. Your group will be specific to your needs and issues. Call to address any questions you may have. "
CoreGrowth Groups for Teens
Host: Craig Revord, MA, LPC
"CoreGrowth groups for teens targets late Co-Ed teens (16-19) who are motivated to dig deep into the truths of who they are, what they fear, and precisely what holds them back. Through a relational and experiential approach, teens confront their ..."
Social Skills Group for Men on the autism spectrum
Host: Lisa K Jensen, PhD
"A small group offering a sense of community and support while strengthening social skills and improving communication. This group is part educational and also supportive. "
Separation & Divorce Support
Host: Lisa Hall, LMFT, MA
"This group is for those contemplating separation or divorce, or are newly divorcing. This is not a pro-divorce group, as reconciliation is also discussed when desired by group members. It is a safe and supportive place to discuss issues that ..."
Licensing Supervision Group
Host: Debbie Benjamin Knoll, LCSW, MSW
"LCSW candidates who are needing group supervision hours are welcome to join our group. We meet from 6-8 p.m. one Thursday/month in Louisville. Six month commitment required to join but you can come try it out first. Please contact me ..."
Children of divorce group
Host: Rocky Mountain-Counseling Services
"Children of divorce groups for ages 6-16. Helping children adjust to the changes and challenges of living in two homes, as well as learn practical skills for verbalizing their needs and staying out of the middle. Groups start every 2 ..."
Opiate (Pain Medication) Dependance Group
Host: Colleen Todd, MA, LPC, CAC, III
"This group is designed to meet the needs of adults struggling with dependance on, or addiction to opiate pain medications. The group works with: Pain Management Managing pain with pain medications without generating addictive behaviors Support around titrating off pain medications Support around sobriety ..."
Mindfulness-Based Summer Teen Group
Host: Shannon Lamb, MSW, RP
"Adolescence is a significant developmental stage that needs careful nurturing as the brain undergoes radical change. Research shows that young people with creative, committed mentors and positive social groups are more likely to thrive. The basis of this weekly group ..."
Kids Club Group
Host: Tony L Sheppard, PsyD, CGP, FAGPA
"The Kids Club Program focuses on helping Elementary School boys and girls develop coping and interpersonal skills. Challenges addressed include ADHD, Behavior problems, Mood Disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. The theme of group is "I'm an awesome kid and I ..."
Host: JoAnne S. Morris, DMin, MDiv, LMFT
"Living Beyond is a collaborative effort of Gilda's Club Louisville, Baptist East Cancer Care Center, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure to address the unique psychosocial/spiritual needs of women living with advanced (recurrent or metastatic) breast cancer. "
Post-Partum Support Group
Host: Michelle Stillwagon, LMFT, CST, LLC
"A therapeutic group offered to support women who have recently given birth but are struggling with the transition. Issues that will be discussed include birth stories, role change, mood problems, partner relationship dynamics, daily stressors, body image, bonding concerns, and ..."
Men's Empowered Connection Group
Host: Chris Isgrigg, MEd, LCPA
"This is a here-and-now process group designed to foster trust and connection by communicating consciously and authentically with other members in the group. Participants learn to access, accept, and manage emotional experiences through mutual support and to step into their ..."
Host: Holly Barnes, MEd, MA, LPC
"Uniquely You is a 6-week group for highly sensitive adults aimed at providing members the opportunity to connect with other highly sensitive people, and explore the impact that sensitivity has had on personal history, inner world, and in relationships. The ..."
Host: Erika Paramore, MEd, LPCC
"A group for men and women to help identify criteria for codependency and develop skills to gain interdependence. Boundary setting, communication skills, self-esteem, and support are the main focus of this group. An initial interview is required before joining group ..."
Living Well with Bipolar Disorder
Host: Reito Rodriguez
"A diagnosis of bipolar disorder order doesn't mean you can't live well. The key is to learn what it is, how it affects you and how to manage the disorder. In this group for people with bipolar disorder, you'll learn: -What ..."
Host: Ilene Crysler Bosscher, MA, MDIV, LMFT, LPCC, RPT
"Loss is something everyone goes through but not everyone deals with in the same way. Some have found it helpful to join a group that deals with loss and to hear how others experience it and process through it. We ..."
Louisville Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Louisville counseling groups, Louisville support groups, Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Louisville group?
In a professionally operated support group in Louisville, 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. Louisville 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 Louisville. 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 Louisville.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?