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Therapy Groups in Portland
HEALING AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AFTER CESAREAN
Host: Carly M Henderson, MA, MPhil, LPC, NCC
"Difficult emotional responses to an unplanned cesarean may develop immediately after birth or may emerge much later. The anticipation of a subsequent pregnancy or birth may trigger the need for additional processing. There are many "right" ways to process and ..."
Portland Men's Group
Host: Jesse Johnson, MA, LPC
"An every other week group of committed men (5-8) looking to strengthen their connection, sense of purpose, and truth-speaking in the world. This group is experiential, present-centered, and offers a healthy balance of support, nurture, and challenge. Best for men ..."
Host: Jessica Tolleson, MA, LPCi
"Building and maintaining a healthy relationship with friends, family and spouses can be difficult. At Pathways Therapy Services we are offering an ongoing therapy group for individuals with relationship concerns. This group includes relationship support, education and coping skills. Weekly ..."
Can You Afford Not to Doubt
Host: Steven Shaps, MFT, Wa, ca, Or-Coun
"What is the cost for Judging one's own doubt. Doubt another word for uncertainty is neither bad or good. Learn to distinguish the messages and red flags that your unconscious. August 10, 2013.... 2:00 Pm-5:00 P.M. "
Holding onto Me while being a We
Host: Francesca Dodson, MS, NCC, LPC-I
"This group for women explores: *How to maintain a sense of self while connecting with others *Relationship Dynamics *Areas we take care of others, neglecting ourselves *Finding balance and your personal voice. Relationships can be with partners, children, family members, ..."
Distress & Emotion Management
Host: Mark Schorr, LPC, CADCI, NCC
"Do you sometimes feel like stress is getting the best of you? That others have more skillful ways of coping with the challenges life throws at us? This group helps you develop those coping skills as a means of managing ..."
Anger Management/ Domestic Violence
Host: Paul Lee, LCSW
"This group challenges men to become less reactive during conflict, take responsibility for their own thoughts and behaviors, learn new conflict resolution skills, evaluate any "thinking errors" that may underly the problem,and become more aware of the negative effects of ..."
Touching Divine- Enrolling for Fall 2015
Host: Ime Kerlee, LPC, PhD, (WGS)
"Women's expressive arts group. Come prepared to do some body movement or mindfulness, talk candidly about healing from trauma and making new meaning with other women, and make small art pieces that expresses your wellness journey "
Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Host: Molly McDavitt, ATR, LPC
"This group unites adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Our group focuses on creating a safe and supportive community, learning skills for managing anxiety, understanding the effects of sexual abuse trauma, building empowerment, and improving the health of our ..."
Living Healthy, Co-Occurring Disorders Group
Host: Bridgetown Recovery & Mental Health Services
"The Living Healthy Group at Bridgetown Recovery & Mental Health Services is conducted by licensed therapists and addresses the identification of protective factors which sustain long term recovery from relapse of chemical addiction and co-occurring mental health symptoms. Join our ..."
Host: Erin Taylor, LMFT, ATR
"Feb 28th In this workshop participants will explore how everyday young adult issues (bullying, social media, identity formation, substance use as well as mental health) impact the parent/young adult relationship. Through discussion and art therapy participants will explore their wishes, ..."
Men's Process Group
Host: Family Ties Counseling Center
"The mission of this group is for men to support and challenge each other to be the best possible person they can be in their lives. We welcome issues of sexuality, money, grief/loss, fathering, social anxiety, relationship, work, aging, intimacy, ..."
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Host: Anxiety and Panic Treatment Center, LLC
"This is a 16 week state of the art exposure and response prevention treatment group for OCD. We have gathered data on the effectiveness of our OCD group and have shown that people get better. Very popular group. "
Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
Host: Elizabeth S Schmit, PhD
"I am trained as a "Gottman 7 Principles Program Educator" and regularly teach classes based on the book "7 Principles for Making Marriage Work". Contact me for up to date class information, dates, etc. "
Adolescent Anxiety Group
Host: Jennifer Linnman, LCSW, PhD
"High school age students (no gender requirement) dealing with anxiety and subsequent depression who need to talk to other's their age having similar experiences. Relationship building will be facilitated, social skills taught and practiced, techniques to relieve anxiety will be ..."
Men Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Host: Lindsay Howson, LPCI
"Have you survived sexual abuse and find yourself in need of support? If so, this group is the right fit for you. Group members are invited to share their stories and what they are experiencing in each phase of healing. ..."
Portland Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Portland counseling groups, Portland support groups, Portland 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 Portland 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 Portland to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Portland group?
In a professionally operated support group in Portland, 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. Portland 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 Portland. 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 Portland.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?