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Therapy Groups in Houston
Host: National Counseling Center
"Court Approved Anger Management course that teaches you not just to manage anger, but you learn where it comes from so that it doesn't control your life. Also offered in Spanish. "
Adult DBT Skills Training
Host: Jennifer Chapple, LCSW
"This is an evidence-based Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training class. I teach all four modules of DBT skills in the areas of mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance. The course follows the DBT curriculum in a classroom structure ..."
Therapists' Development Group
Host: Rebecca Compton, MEd, LPC, CGP, NCC, BCC
"As we learn about ourselves, we become better therapists. This is a training group for professional development for licensed psychotherapists and life coaches. It includes case consult and group process. Hours will count toward supervision hours for those who are ..."
DBT Teen Intensive Outpatient Program
Host: Meggan Watson, LCSW
"DBT skills training is beneficial in teaching teens the necessary tools to build a life worth living. Many teens struggle with reactivity to intense emotions, impulsivity, low motivation, low self-worth, difficulty making friends and maintaining relationships, poor problem solving skills, ..."
Sex Offender Treatment (Men's Groups)
Host: Barbara Levinson, PhD, RN, LMFT, CST, CSAT
"Sex Offender groups are on Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The task centered approach is utilized in the treatment of sex offenders. Through ..."
Lifefountain Ctr Ministries/Lifefountain Pharmacy
Host: iPAC (Innovative Pharmaceuticals & Consulting)
"Community-based specialty pharmacy services for neurologic, psychiatric, addiction, HIV/AIDS and other chronic conditions. Discounted and $4 prescription pricing on certain medications. Assistance in identifying medication assistance programs and alternative options for those facing difficulty affording their medications. Faith-based ministry support ..."
Mixed Adult Therapy Groups
Host: Alan J. Schneider, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, CGP, BCD
"I offer 3 Mixed Adult Therapy Groups. Two meet at night, and one in the morning. They meet once per week for 1 1/2hrs. Most group have up to 8 members. These groups are open ended and ongoing in nature ..."
Adult DBT Skills Group
Host: Candice G Moore, MA, LPC
"This group is open for 18+ years old. We work on teaching DBT skills of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. To be in a skills group (in most cases), clients must also see one of our therapists. "
Social Skills Group - Children, Teens & Adults
Host: Donna Manoukian, MEd, LPC
"Donna Manoukian, M.Ed., LPC offers Social Skills Support Groups for children, teens and adults. Each group session is limited to five individuals and is categorized according to abilities and age range. Topics addressed within each Social Skills group session include ..."
ALL THINGS WORK INCORPORATED
Host: Kristi Morrison, NCC, LPC-S, CART
"Our goal is to heal your spirit by confronting your fears and building renewed faith in your ability to overcome life's challenges with inspired hope for a brighter tomorrow. "
Law Enforcement Spouses Survival Group
Host: Pat Bissonnet, LCSW
"You are not alone. Emotional well being for the spouses and families of Law Enforcement Officers is unique and can be facilitated with a little help from your friends - they have your back. Based on Kevin M. Gilmartin's "Emotional ..."
Host: Debbie Gentry, LCSW, CCTP
"Are you struggling with the loss of a loved one, a painful divorce or relationship break-up? Do you wish for a better relationship with people you love but can't let go of old grudges? If so, help is available. This ..."
Host: Dee Gardner-Wilson, LMSW, LCDC, EMDRII, CSAT, Candida
"Are you experience repetitive destructive relationships? Are unhealthy behaviors difficult to e? Do you relationship due to fear of being hurt? Does your relationship seem to be an addiction that you cannot quite? If so, this weekly group is for ..."
Empower Hour: A Children's Social-Emotional Group
Host: Haley L Garth, MEd, LPC, RPT, NCC
"If your child has difficulty making friends, is anxious, withdrawn, or "shy;" if your child misses social cues, is "bossy," or seems too impulsive, Empower Hour (EH) may be just right! EH is an individualized therapeutic approach that encourages play ..."
Host: Blooming Minds Joyful Hearts, PLLC
"Some anger management participants are mandated to take classes as a condition of probation, part of a plea bargain, or by their employer. Their freedom and/or livelihood depend on completing a certain number of anger management classes, or a recognized ..."
Teen Talk: Social & Emotional Enrichment
Host: Kristin O'Connor, MS, LMFT-A
"Does your child struggle with making friends? Struggle with depressed feelings or low self-image and self-esteem? Does your child often isolate his/herself in a bedroom without socializing with the family? This group is created to help struggling teens find self-confidence, ..."
Houston Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Houston counseling groups, Houston support groups, Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Houston group?
In a professionally operated support group in Houston, 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. Houston 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 Houston. 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 Houston.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?