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Therapy Groups in Louisville
Anger Management Group for Kids
Host: Alicia Durham, MA, MFTA
"Anger issues for children can often ostracize them from their peers, labeling them as a bully, as different. That label may only increases for some when a child is asked to meet with a therapist on their own. However, meeting ..."
Cognitive Enhancement Therapy
Host: Bridgehaven, Inc. Mental Health Services
"Utilizing cutting edge technology including computer assisted therapy and interpersonal skills training, this group helps improve focus, memory, interpersonal skills and the other thinking issues affecting persons with severe mental illness "
Gone But Not Forgotten
Host: Holly Barnes, MEd, MA, NCC
"Gone But Not Forgotten is a 6-week psychoeducational group. The purpose of Gone But Not Forgotten (GBNF) is to aid adolescents in a time of grief. GBNF aims to create an environment where adolescents can share and work through their ..."
Home Freedom Group: Hoarding
Host: Monnica T Williams, MA, PhD
"This 60-minute group is for clutterers, hoarders, collectors, and others who want to simplify their living space and reduce their attachment to objects. People struggling with these issues are welcome to participate in this therapist-facilitated forum for support, encouragement, and ..."
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. "
Gender Affirmative Therapy Group
Host: Joanna Morse, PsyD
"Social stigma is often the most difficult obstacle for those who identify as transgender, genderqueer, gender neutral, and other identities. Finding a supportive community is a great way to deal with this obstacle. We will discuss issues specific to gender ..."
Personal Christian Insight
Host: Ilene Crysler Bosscher, MA, MDIV, LMFT, LPCC
"This is a group meets on Tuesdays at 6-715 pm. The group's topic is personal insight from a Christian perspective. Many people find this group to be a safe, comfortable place to start exploring themselves, the Christian character, and their ..."
Women Helping Women
Host: Michelle Stillwagon, LMFT, LLC
"Purposefully designed, this therapy group provides a healing and nurturing environment for women in transition. The variety of issues covered will focus on the unique experiences of women today, including: Self-esteem, Body image , Separation/Divorce, Relationships, Personal loss, Depression/Anxiety, Life ..."
Host: Michelle DeCola, MS, LPC
"This is an ongoing weekly process group. Process groups have mutiple benefits including: learning how to identify your feelings in the room and how to talk about them. Learning about yourself through other peoples eyes, and learning how to be ..."
Host: Holly Barnes, MEd, MA, NCC
"Empowered is a 6-week group for high school students experiencing anxiety. In this group participants will have the opportunity to explore areas of stress, learn helpful coping skills, practice mindfulness exercises, and discover practical strategies to employ when feelings of ..."
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 ..."
Book of Shame
Host: Munirah Alam, MA, LPC
"Shame can be one of the most complex and difficult emotions. It can also be one of the greatest gateways for growth. In this workshop, dig deep into shame- what it means, how it affects you, where it is held, ..."
Relationships & Dating Support
Host: Lisa Hall, LMFT, MA
"This group is for anyone who is interested in looking at who they have been and are being in relationships and dating life and how to be more successful. Core issues tend to revolve around self awareness, determining old patterns, ..."
Host: Tony L Sheppard, PsyD, CGP, FAGPA
"The Teen Program focuses on helping High School boys and girls develop coping and interpersonal skills. Groups focus on ADHD, mood disorders, mild Autism Spectrum Disorders, suicidal ideation and self-harm and similar challenges. There are three separate Teen Groups 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 ..."
DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)
Host: Colleen Todd, MA, LPC, CAC, III
"DBT is a highly effective therapy working with those who suffer from highly intense emotions and trouble controlling emotions. As well, DBT is powerful with those who struggle with interpersonal relationships and effective communication. DBT is also highly effective with ..."
Host: Colleen Todd, MA, LPC, CAC, III
"This group is designed to help clients create new strategies to maintain sobriety. Clients work on issues related to staying sober when cravings are strong and persistant, however, as well, the group is designed for more advanced levels of relapse ..."
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 ..."
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?