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Therapy Groups in Kansas (KS)
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Host: Tracy E Ochester, PsyD, RYT
"The MBCT program is designed to help prevent the recurrence of distressing mood states. Participants report decreased depression, anxiety, rumination, insomnia, and tension as well as increased mindfulness, compassion, concentration, resilience, and optimism. Each class consists of 8 weekly 2.5 ..."
Depression Wellness Group
Host: Nancy K. Greenlee, MAPC, LCPC
"Depression is the most common emotional malady today. There is much you can do to feel better! This weekly group will include different modalities of therapy, including guest speakers, education, art therapy, group process and sharing. The objective of this ..."
Alternative Recovery Services Trim Life Group
Host: Alternative Recovery Services
"An integrated weight loss program. This eight week program will help you curb your hunger and manage your weight. This is not just another weight loss program. It is a life style change to last your lifetime. Limited seating. "
Introducing Recovery: First Steps to Freedom
Host: Christopher W. Brunson, MA, LPC
"This 26 week course is for anyone who is struggling with addiction of any kind. This includes alcohol, drugs, food, sex or anything else. Addiction is complex. If you are addicted, we believe you need help from outside yourself to ..."
Depression Wellness Group
Host: Debra K Nixon, MA, NCC, SATP-C
"This group was created to provide a supportive, educational venue for those suffering with the effects of depression (pervasive sadness, sleeping too little or too much, weight gain or weight loss due to unhealthy eating routine, unresolved grief, shame, guilt, ..."
Group Process and Therapy
Host: Becca Brown Gordon, MA, LPC
"Group Therapy typically consists of 6 to 9 people who meet regularly for a common purpose. The goal of group process is to grow in self-awareness, discover areas in which change is optimal, and practice new behaviors or styles of ..."
Expressive Arts Therapy Group
Host: Cari Mekaeil, LSCSW
"This 6-week group will focus on processing feelings relating to life transitions, grief, and loss. Whether the loss be the death of a loved one, a divorce, or an unexpected life change, this group will offer support in processing feelings ..."
Host: Patrice A Borders, LMSW, CHT
"This a group I am interested in starting. this is not dieting or focusing on your child's weight. Do you have an interest in helping your child forgo the tumultuous weight loss roller coaster. Teach them to love their bodies ..."
Women For Sobriety
Host: Marla K Looper, RASACII, M-RSS, K-CPPS, K-MHFA
"The "New Life" Program is strictly a women's program that speaks directly to those specific needs of the woman who drinks too much, takes too many pills or is challenged by the co-dependency that is negatively impacting her quality of ..."
Host: Nancy K Greenlee, MAPC, LCPC
"Weighed down with obsessive thoughts, disappointments and a lack of motivation? Depression "depresses" our intention to live a good life. This 90-minute group/class will offer support, education, and solutions. You can feel better! "
Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Group
Host: Monica Brooker, PhD, LP
"This group is designed for women (18 and up) who have been involved in any situation where they have been physically, emotionally, or sexually abused and are ready to achieve a sense of competence and resolution as they face the ..."
Women's Attention-Deficit Support Group
Host: Susan Bettis Smith, MS, LCP
"Women's ADD Themes: Issues specific to women, coping skills, medication and treatment, effects on family and professional life - whatever's on your mind, really. Ongoing, 90-minute, twice-monthly meetings. New groups are forming now. Please call/email me with your preferences, or ..."
Clean Break Stop Smoking Program
Host: Soul Care Counseling, LLC
"A 4 session hypnotherapy program that includes a workbook and 2 CDs. There will be homework with an expectation that by the 3rd week you will cease your smoking habit. The groups will be small and you will be given ..."
Homework Club Psychotherapy Group
Host: Mindy J Nicholson, LCAC, LCMFT
"This psychotherapy group is centered towards children, grades K-8. Children attending this group RECEIVEemotional support, resolve conflicts with people, understand feelings and problems, and try out new solutions to old problems in a fun and challenging environment. Goals for this ..."
Teen: Come As You Are: Growth Group
Host: Maryann M. Petersen, MS, LMFT, CHT
"Many teens struggle with eating disorders, low self-esteem, and feelings of self loathing that get in the way of their ability to experience happiness in their lives. "Come As You Are" is a group that explores these blocks to happiness: ..."
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Teen/Caregiver
Host: The Center for Healing & Recovery
"We provide DBT in Raytown, Liberty, and Mission. Group days/times are added to each location based on client need. "
Kansas (KS) Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Kansas (KS) counseling groups, Kansas (KS) support groups, Kansas (KS) 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 Kansas (KS) 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 Kansas (KS) to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Kansas (KS) group?
In a professionally operated support group in Kansas (KS), 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. Kansas (KS) 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 Kansas (KS). 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 Kansas (KS).
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?