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Therapy Groups in Alabama (AL)
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 ..."
St. Vincent's Breast Cancer Support Group
Host: Judith A Harrington, PhD, LPC, LMFT
"St. Vincent's has been offering this free support group for over 11 years for women who are or have been treated for breast cancer. Call Ms. Katherine Puckett 205-930-2217 at the Bruno Cancer Center to be placed on the mialing ..."
Taking Care of Yourself
Host: Alabama Family Resiliency Center,LLC
"This group is designed to guide children ages 5-10 through the emotional stages of family change. We discuss divorce words and what they mean, why parents divorce, after the divorce, living with one parent, visiting your parent, having two homes, ..."
Self-Care Support for Trauma-Care Professionals
Host: M. Jill Dean, MA, EdS, LPC
"Are you a First Responder? Do you work with clients or patients on an ongoing, regular basis who are in or have experienced severe trauma? Are their trauma issues from abuse, medical problems, serious car accidents? Do you find yourself ..."
Host: Marilyn 'Michelle' Knight, MSW, LCSW, CREP, PIP
"This group is for people who have one month of sobriety or more from alcoholism or drug addiction and need extra support. Please contact me prior to starting first group session. "
Breaking Free-Teen Internet / Porn Addiction Group
Host: Al Bevill, MS, NCC
"The Breaking Free therapeutic group helps the teen more fully understand pornography addiction and its accompanying behaviors while being provided the opportunity to develop skills for recovery in their lives. "
"Mending the Soul"
Host: Lakeba H Williams, PhD, LPC, NCC
"I'm co-leading a group for adult survivors of abuse beginning on Thursday, February 19th. This will be a closed group and the cost will be $5.00 per group session, plus the cost of Steven R. Tracy's workbook "Mending the Soul". ..."
Telling our Stories: Grace for Past and Present
Host: Sara L Hoover, MA, LMFT
"My belief is that to tell our stories of who we are, where we came from and where we are today offers hope and freedom for our futures. Too often, we are bound by guilt, shame, and difficulties in reconciling ..."
Free Depression and Bipolar Support Group
Host: Emily Tucker Counseling Services
"Open group for individuals experiencing difficulties coping with depression or bipolar disorder symptoms. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at the Crisis Center. This is a drop in group open to all community members.This group ..."
Infertility Support Group
Host: Jane Wallis Turnbull-Humphries, PhD, ALC, NCC
"This will be an Infertility Support Group that meets every other week. This group will provide a safe place for group members to process their emotions and fears that go along with infertility treatments. This group will provide group sessions ..."
MBCT-Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Host: Connie Oden, LCSW, PIP
"I invite you to participate in a group that will change your life. This 'Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group' has been shown to be effective in preventing relapse in recurrent depression and other emotional problems. The group meets on Monday night ..."
Host: Impact Family Counseling
"This is for individuals and couples who are experiencing trouble controling and managing their anger. Issues such as fighting fair, domestic violence, and coping straegies are taught in a group format. "
Professional Counseling Associates
Host: Debbie M Hanson, MS, ALC, NCACII, SAP
"We are a group of professional therapists servicing the Mobile Bay area. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with additional hours available by appointment. You will be ..."
Transitions in Parenting: Letting Go
Host: Sara L Hoover, MA, LMFT
"Transitions in parenting a high school student to parenting a college student can be challenging. Some parents are elated -while others are clinging with all their might! This group is offered as a 3 part series or can be an ..."
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?