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Therapy Groups in Alabama (AL)
Courageous Kids:Survivors of Child Trauma
Host: Samantha Grace Smith, MEd, ALC, NCC
"This is a group for kids ages 7-12 who have survived child abuse. Ideal candidates meet with individual therapist (this one or another) in addition to group. Group will be focused on bravery involved in telling about abuse, reducing shame ..."
Food, Your Body and You
Host: Angel K Jernigan, MS, LPC
"Learn healthy ways to soothe painful emotions, cope with stress and develop a friendly relationship with food and your body. Emotional eating is an issue that affects millions, yet feelings of shame and isolation prevent them from seeking help. Join ..."
Recovering My Life Group
Host: Joseph L Follette Jr, MDiv, MS, LMFT
"Group therapy is an essential aspect of treatment for individuals seeking to change their irrational thoughts and behaviors. Our heterogeneous groups allow individuals from varied backgrounds and varied disorders provide feedback and company on the road to recovery. Therapist intervention ..."
Yoga Assisted Therapy
Host: David S Kantra, PsyD
"Yoga Assisted Group Therapy is a once per week, 2 1/2 hour therapy group combining yoga, relaxation, meditation and group processing. The group is designed around the concepts of wholeness and balance. Stress and tension are (unfortunately) part of our ..."
Parenting with Respect and Joy
Host: Barbara Bernstein, MA, LMFT
"These groups use the principles of natural and logical consequences to empower today's parents. Skills are taught that can help frustrated caregivers recapture the joy in their relationship with their kids. Call 205 322-1818 or email BarbaraBernsteinCounselin firstname.lastname@example.org to sign ..."
Women's Chronic Health Condition Support Group
Host: Heather Meggers-Wright, PhD
"This group would focus on providing support for women with chronic medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Stress reduction techniques and problem solving will receive particular focus. This group will meet 2x a month, and will start ..."
Sexual Offender Treatment Groups
Host: Mary Lee Collins, MA, LPC
"There are three different groups options available for individuals who either voluntarily seek treatment for illegal sexual urges, or for those who are court-ordered to attend a treatment program due to a sexual conviction. These groups are at various times ..."
Transgender Group Therapy
Host: Mary Lee Collins, MA, LPC
"This is a closed group for individuals having gender dysphoria, and/or individuals who are in various stages of gender transition. Please call to discuss a screening to join this group. "
Men's Chronic Health Condition Support Group
Host: Heather Meggers-Wright, PhD
"This group would focus on providing support for men with chronic medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Stress reduction techniques and problem solving will receive particular focus. This group will meet 2x a month, and will start ..."
Host: LTC(R) Tony R. Franklin, Ph.D.
"This is an open ended group designed at giving our Veterans and DAV's a forum with which to meet and discuss the issues that they are facing given their service to our Nation. The intent is to have the support ..."
Angry Birds Anger Management & Domestic Violence
Host: Garrett Counseling & Consulting
"Next group starts May 15th and the cost is $60 for all 4 sessions. Please call or email to sign up for group. Certificate will be provided at the end of the 4 week program. Groups for children, teens, and ..."
Finding Peace in a Marriage Impacted by Asperger's
Host: Leigh Anne Harrington, MSW, LCSW, PIP
"Sometimes couples enter marriage or partnership without knowledge that their spouse is affected by autism. Married couples affected by Asperger's characteristics can have successful relationships. It takes work and understanding, but it is possible and it is worth it. This ..."
Coming 2015... IOP Eating Disorder Program
Host: Amber E Douglas, PsyD
"Contact EACC for interest in IOP (intensive outpatient treatment) for an Eating Disorder. Located in a private, homey environment close to campus. Continue living life, work, school, etc., and be on your way towards recovery! A big part of successful ..."
Host: Emily D Dickinson, MEd, LPC
"This group is not limited to Eating Disorders but also includes the person who has an unhealthy relationship with food, using it primarily to medicate feelings and deal with stress. "
Eating Disorder/Body Image Group
Host: Jane Wallis Turnbull-Humphries, PhD, ALC, NCC
"This is an eating disorder/body image therapeutic group that will meet every other week. This group will provide a safe environment for group members to nurture within each other and within themselves a higher self worth. I have worked at ..."
Facing the Shadow: Sexual and Relationship Recover
Host: Without Walls Counseling, PC
"*Within the Facing the Shadow group, clients will be assisted in creating a revitalized, interpersonal network of family, friends, and recovery support. You will learn to: *Break free from denial* *Make sense of your own sexual history* Understand your behaviors ..."
Alabama (AL) Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Alabama (AL) counseling groups, Alabama (AL) support groups, Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL) to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in an Alabama (AL) group?
In a professionally operated support group in Alabama (AL), 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. Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL). 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 Alabama (AL).
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?