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Therapy Groups in Indianapolis
Art Therapy Groups
Host: Natasha Young, MA, ATR-BC, LMHC
"Welcome to our Summer Therapy groups! This is our fourth year for offering quality art therapy camps and groups in the Indianapolis area. Our group room is a beautiful place for children and adults to create and expand their artistic ..."
Controlling Anger Workshop
Host: Dylan Stanton, MA, LMHC
"This one day, 2-hour workshop explores the topic of anger: What anger is , where it comes from and suggestions for managing it. Workshop will be held on February 25, 2012 from 10am to 12pm. "
Host: Life Recovery Center
"Visit our website at http://www.LifeRecoveryCe nter.net for a schedule of ALL groups offered at all of our facilities. Offices on North, South, East and Westsides of Indianapolis. "
Social Skills Group for Elementary Kids
Host: Jessica Hood, MSW, LCSW
"This group helps teach the basics of social interactions with peers. We will work on: *Introducing self *Manners *Winning/Losing *Personal Space *Empathy *Communication *Taking Turns *Cooperation *Sharing "
Life in Balance
Host: Teresa M Walters, LMFTA, CRS-SA
"Ever find yourself wishing life came with a manual? Ever feel like your emotions, relationships and spiritual self lack stability and balance? If so, join us as we explore a variety of LIFE SKILLS designed to help you find the ..."
Indiana Center for Children and Families
Host: Gloria L Hood, LMFT, LSW
"Gloria L. Hood is the Executive Director for the Indiana Center for Children and Families, a subsidiary of Mental Health America of Indiana. ICCF is a not for profit agency that specializes in treatment of abused and neglected children and ..."
Creative Contemplation: A Women's Retreat
Host: Marti Faist, MA, ATR-BC, LCSW, LMFT
"Through deep play, come explore the art of being a spiritual being in a physical world. Using art, guided meditation and journaling, learn to follow your inner guidance in spite of the noise and chaos of daily life. "
Adult Co-ed Personal growth - Friday evening
Host: Stephen J Roberts, LCSW, LMFT
"For over 35 years we have offered our clients the opportunity to be part of a small, intimate group. These groups have been well known in the area for providing clients with a place that feels safe, warm and nonjudgemental. ..."
Authentic Life Counseling
Host: Michael Cesnik, LCSW, LMFT
"Authentic Life Counseling is a practice on the west side of Indianapolis, serving the communities of Indy, Avon, Brownsburg, Plainfield, Danville, Zionsville and others. "
Men's Domestic Violence Batterers Group (WEST)
Host: Thomas P Prendergast, LCAC, ICAADC
"Life Recovery Center's Batterers Intervention Program (BIP) goes by the name, The Fundamental Integrity Relational Skills Training (FIRST) Program. FIRST strives to educate individuals on integrity and other inherent skills to improve their relationships with themselves and others. The program is ..."
Women Who Struggle With Self-Criticism
Host: Jennifer Dyan Gregory, MA, MHC
"Do you find yourself being self-critical on a regular basis? Are you tired of the emotional pain and exhaustion of defending yourself against harsh internal voices that undermine your self-worth and happiness? This therapy group is for women who find ..."
Gay Men's Processing Group
Host: NorthStar Psychological+Consultation Services, LLC
"We all need a map to navigate this life and I believe that we each have our own unique map(s). This group is tailored for adult gay men who are interested and curious about their life's journey. The men of ..."
Men's D.V. Batterers Group (NORTHEAST)
Host: Thomas P Prendergast, LCAC, ICAADC
"Domestic Violence Programming is available for Women at all three of our locations as well! Daytime and evening hours on Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse treatment services! Visit www.LifeRecoveryCenter.in fo for more info. "
Family Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Host: Kevin R Byrd, PhD, HSPP
"This group is for parents and teens when the teens are exhibiting emotional and behavioral dysregulation such as self-harm, temper tantrums, running away from home, and other impulsive behaviors. Parents learn skills along with the teens in order to better ..."
Effective Communication Skills
Host: Dawn K Kozarian, NCC, LMHC
"This is a six week communication course where we learn how to listen, as well as speaking effectively. Are you in a relationship where you sometimes wonder where they end and you begin? Are you unhappy at your job, but ..."
Positive Discipline Parenting Workshops
Host: Kristi M Gmutza, MAAT, ATR-BC
"Are you feeling challenged?... by your child's power struggles ... by their whining or attitude ... by their lack of follow through ... with bedtime and morning routines ... with sibling conflicts ... with chores getting done ... or are ..."
Indianapolis Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Indianapolis counseling groups, Indianapolis support groups, Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in an Indianapolis group?
In a professionally operated support group in Indianapolis, 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. Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis. 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 Indianapolis.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?