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Therapy Groups in Houston
New Mother's Group for pregnancy and postpartum
Host: Sherry J. Duson, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S
"A group for new mother's and their families for those dealing with pregnancy or postpartum depression and/or anxiety, and adjustment to parenting. Facilitated by interns of Sherry Duson. "
Middle School Girls' Group
Host: Diane N Roche, PhD
"In an accepting, validating small group environment (maximum 6 participants), girls explore the self-management and relationship skills necessary to navigate the middle school years (grades 6 through 8). "
Host: Ruth G Fowler, MEd, LPC, MCC
"It is a Self-Help group for drug and alcohol dependency. Over 600 groups are presently in place in the U.S. It is part of an international organization. Participants also attend for help with depression, relationship problems, grief, and other human ..."
Host: Joe Pentony, MA, LPC, NCC
"The anger management course of treatment has up to four points of focus: 1. Behavior: Certain behaviors are hard-wired to emotional states and can be used to down-regulate the emotional system. 2. Thoughts: If you think an angry thought over ..."
Womens Issues Group
Host: Angela Hopkins, MA, LPC-S, NCC
"This group of 8 to 10 women offers a safe, yet challenging healing environment to explore each ones own truth, support personal growth and resolve long standing issues. Common concerns or topics to be explored include: Self-Esteem/Body Image, Sexuality, Health ..."
Battering Intervention and Prevention Program
Host: Dessie Pierce, MA, LPC-I, LCDC, CCPT
"This BIPP group is provisionally accredited by the Texas Council for Family Violence and is for men who are court ordered or voluntarily wish to attend a group designed to end their controlling and abusive behavior in family relationships. "
Suicide Bereavement Therapy Group
Host: Steven E. Bailley, PhD
"Grief after suicide presents unique difficulties and challenges. In this group, members offer support and are guided in the process of healing from this devastating trauma. This group is therapeutic in nature (e.g., teaching adaptive coping skills, self-regulation skills, trauma-based ..."
DBT Skills Training Group
Host: Gwen Brehm, MEd, LPC, LMFT
"This group is a DBT skills training group specifically for teens who are self-harming, suicidal or have severe depression and anxiety. We also admit eating disorder clients into this group. The interview to join is FREE. "
Sex Addiction/Porn Addiction/Compulsive Infidelity
Host: Donna G Hughes, PhD, LSOTP
Weight Loss Group Therapy
Host: Maria Silva, MEd, LPC
"The Cognitive Behavior Weight Loss Group Therapy will begin in January of 2014. The therapy will address psychological and emotional issues that sustain behavioral patterns that are impeding you from achieving and/or maintaining the desired healthy weight. You will also ..."
Host: National Counseling Center
"These are two classes: DWI Education ($75) for first time offenders and DWI Intervention ($250) for repeat offenders. These are both also offered in Spanish. They are court-approved and approved by the State of Texas. "
Women in Transition
Host: Marilyn J Ladin, LCSW, DCSW, CART
"Change is a given, so let's create the the SHIFTS needed to navigate for a stimulating, yet peace-filled life! This (WIT) Group gives tools for life's challenges. Interact with Women who understand you. Allow me to be of service to ..."
Surviving Divorce--Parent's Group
Host: Ehrin Weiss, PhD
"Divorce is difficult under the best of circumstances and even more difficult when children are involved. Parental conflict and parents' behaviors play a major role in children's ability to deal with the changes in their family. This group will address how ..."
Parents of Children with ADHD
Host: Kimberly Harrison, MA, LPC
"Parents of children and teens with ADHD sometimes need extra help learning how to assist their children develop strategies for success. Each week this group looks at specific parenting techniques for dealing with ADHD and its impact on a child's ..."
The Self of the Therapist
Host: Alan J. Schneider, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, CGP, BCD
"The Self of the Therapist is a Psycho-Educational ongoing group experience for Therapists. These groups are co-lead by Jyl Scott Reagan, LCSW,LMFT,LPC and me. Psychotherapists are deeply influenced by the work that we do. As we listen to our clients' ..."
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?