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Therapy Groups in Saint Louis
Adolescent Group/single gender
Host: Kathy V Guerra, MEd, LPC
"Based on the family systems approach, parents can rest assured that the therapy techniques used here are geared toward individual positive values-setting and emotional growth. When choosing a therapist to work with your teen, it is imperative that you trust ..."
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills
Host: Lindsey De Jong, MA, PLPC
"This group is a life skills class using the research based techniques from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. The group lasts for approximately 6 months, and then starts over. We also provide DBT skills coaching and individual therapy and more targeted classes ..."
Dream Work Group
Host: Pamela A Behnen, MA, LPC, Dipl, Analyti, Psychol
"Group members bring current dreams to share and use to access and understand the wisdom of the collective unconscious. Dreams are approached with acceptance, curiosity, and confidentiality. This dream work is based in the work of C. G. Jung. "
Eating Disorders Support Group
Host: McCallum Place Eating Disorder Treatment Center
"This group is open to anyone in the community struggling with disordered eating or in recovery from an eating disorder. It is designed to help those who feel they need extra support connect with others who understand. This licensed therapist ..."
Quieting the Storm: Empowering Young Women
Host: Empowered Therapy, LLC
"Quieting the Storm focuses on female empowerment by creating a positive and supportive environment for young women to find connection and a sense of belonging while working on the following goals: 1. To increase self-esteem, self-awareness, and insight into the ..."
Host: Kathy V Guerra, MEd, LPC
"This group focuses on a multitude of issues with which a woman is confronted during the transitions of her life. Ranging from relationship issues, abuse, depression, divorce, grief, children, empty nest, etc. The average number in group is five, and ..."
DBT - Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Host: Casey Limmer, MSW, LCSW
"In DBT skills groups, participants learn the skills necessary to "live a life worth living" and to regulate emotions. There are 4 skills sets taught for 6 weeks each. Therefore, the total program is 24 weeks. Skills modules include Core ..."
Stop the Overeating Battle (SM)
Host: Patricia Kyle Dennis, PhD, LCSW
"The hardest part about the battle with overeating is feeling alone and misunderstood. That is the best reason to join with other women who share your experience and want to help each other stop overeating for good. Together, during ten ..."
Psycho-Educational Relational Adult Group
Host: Tina Marie Dale, MSW, LCSW, Post
"This group is for adults interested in addressing aspects of relational problems with family, friends, co-workers and community members. This group educates and helps members find solutions to relational problems. "
No More Drama Women's Support Group
Host: Betty J Hopkins, MEd, LPC, NCC
"Are you overworked, undervalued and under pressure? Tired of Pretending nothing is wrong? Can't seem to put yourself first and foremost? Then come discover how shring can help strengthen you physically, mentally and emotionally. Ladies let's stop the drama.. "
Host: Inspire Counseling and Consulting Services, LLC
"This group is aimed at equipping current and future athletes with the necessary skills to endure the difficult responsibilities and expectations that come along with being a student, athlete and productive member of society. Services are geared towards providing a ..."
On the Threshold of Hope
Host: Lauren Elyse Spencer, MA, PLPC
"Did you know: 1 in 4 women will experience sexual abuse before the age of 18? To fight against the silence and pain of sexual abuse, in order to experience hope and healing, we must bring it out of the ..."
Family Support Groups for Addiction
"INSynergy also provides weekly open group sessions for family, spouses, children, of clients participating in the 6 month, out-patient, program. Family members help support other family members who have addiction in the family and share experiences and strategies on how ..."
DBT for Young Adults (Age 17-26)
Host: Casey Limmer, MSW, LCSW
"Transitioning from adolescence to adulthood is no small feat. Finding ways to regulate emotional ups and downs is essential for success in university and work settings. You no longer have the resources available to you that you had in high ..."
Saint Louis Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Saint Louis counseling groups, Saint Louis support groups, Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Saint Louis group?
In a professionally operated support group in Saint Louis, 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. Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis. 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 Saint Louis.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?