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Therapy Groups in Kansas City
Rebuilding Relationships after a Screw Up
Host: Bruce Johnson, MS, NCPsych
"Lost trust, suspicion, anger, hurt, scared, wondering what's next? How can we move on afterwards? Does this mean we should be apart? Meeting for couples or individuals who have had a crisis in their relationship and trying to figure out ..."
Please be aware
Host: Allison Nicole Gilson, PhD
"I have received several requests by students and trainees to sit in on our groups. Unfortunately, due to hospital policy and a need to protect client confidentiality, we cannot allow non-clients in group sessions. "
Metastatic Cancer Support Group
Host: Elizabeth Hunter- Blank, LCSW, LSCSW
"This is a FREE support group offered by Turning Point. This group is for individuals who are living with advanced stage or metastatic cancer. The group provides a safe place to share concerns,feelings and information with others who are also ..."
Grief Recovery Method
Host: Cindy M Eldridge, NCC, PLPC
""Most people associate the word grief primarily with death, but it applies to more than 40 human loss experiences." Quoted from: The Grief Recovery Method. As a Grief Recovery Specialist, I offer a 10 week class to help you discover ..."
Getting your Groove Back: Sexual Intimacy & Cancer
Host: George Turner, PhD, LCSW, LSCSW
"To help survivors reclaim hope reignite passion, reconnect to intimacy, certified sex therapists at Turner Professional Group are offering a ten (10) week series classes designed to help restore intimacy, romance and passion. "
Host: Shelley Stelmach-Nigro, MS, LPC
"THE GROUP CONSIST OF TWO THERAPISTS WITH A MINIMUM OF SIX CLIENTS The focus is personal issues and relationship concerns. The aproach is primarily gestalt therapy based with an emphasis on problem solving and insight "
Men's Sex Addiction Support Group
Host: Chris Adams, MSCP, PLPC, CSAT-C
"This an on going open small group of 6-8 men that explores tools for recovery, working to support one another, and building accountability in a trusting and safe environment. Members of the group have expressed that the support they have ..."
Liberty Family Counseling
Host: Stephanie Nicole Butcher, MS, LPC, PLPC
"Liberty Family Counseling includes Jeanneen Morris, Pamela S. King, and Stephanie Butcher. Liberty Family Counseling provides individual, couples, and family therapy to children and adults of all ages. "
Mixed gender psychotherapy group
Host: Bonnie Buchele, PhD
"Group psychotherapy can be an extremely effective treatment because it offers an opportunity to receive assistance from both others who have had similar experiences and a trained professional simultaneously.l "
Support for Siblings (Eating Disorders)
Host: Ann M. Becker-Schutte, PhD
"This group is designed to provide support for siblings (age 12-18) of an individual who has been diagnosed with an eating disorder. Family members are often affected by this illness, and need caring support. The group will be offered in ..."
Host: The Power Path, LLC, Olufemi Sharp, MA, LPC
"**We offer groups designed to teach skill development in both formal and informal Mindfulness practices. Daily Mindfulness practice provides calmness, relaxation, energy, confidence and creativity. **We also offer groups that are designed to teach skills on ways to reframe negative ..."
WOMEN DARING GREATLY TOGETHER
Host: Caylen Sunderman, MS, SMFT, LMFT
"Women Daring Greatly Together "Loving ourselves through the process of owning our own story is the bravest thing we will ever do." Based on the work of Brené Brown, this women's group will focus on moving from our own struggles ..."
Women's Path to Hope
Host: Regina M Martin, MA
"Open workshop/group for women who want that extra support and guidance in finding a healthier, happier and more successful life - conquering depression, anxiety, panic and building relationships. This is an amazing group of women that gather to share in ..."
Creative Clinician Consultation Group
Host: Jane R. McKinney, LCSW, LSCSW, RPT-S
"This group is for clinicians who would like to explore and process work they do with clients in a professional and confidential setting. The goal of this group is to help you resolve professional (or personal) challenges in a fun ..."
Chronic Pain Management
Host: Adrienne E. Taylor, LCSW, LSCSW, CCH
"Pain can be disabling. Learn effective techniques for reducing your daily pain intensity, increasing your activity level, and improving your overall mood and sleep quality. All without medication. Stop being enslaved by pain. Break free from pain's grip with the ..."
Teen Girls ages 13-18 - Support Group
Host: Whitney Blake Ide, MA, LPC
"This group is to provide young girls with the opportunity to voice their worries & fears in a confidential, non-judgmental & completely supportive atmosphere. Topics of discussion will ultimately be determined by the group, but potential areas of focus are: ..."
Host: Allison Nicole Gilson, PhD
"Seeking Safety is a group treatment focusing on skill building to aid individuals with PTSD and substance abuse histories. However, you do not need to have a history of substance abuse or use to benefit from the group. All clients ..."
Parenting Workshop for the divorced or separated
Host: Regina M Martin, MA
"Although we try hard not to, sometimes it's unavoidable that anger or resentment of our ex tends to creep into our interactions with our children. Through this workshop, you or both parents will become more aware of ways to keep ..."
Kansas City Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Kansas City counseling groups, Kansas City support groups, Kansas City 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 City 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 City to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Kansas City group?
In a professionally operated support group in Kansas City, 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 City 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 City. 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 City.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?