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Therapy Groups in Houston
"High School Prep"
Host: J C Wallace, MA, LPC, NCC, CART
""High School Prep", is a 6 week program designed for 7th & 8th graders who are preparing to enter high school. The focus of this group is to further develop skills to navigate through the next level of education. The ..."
Host: Joan E Mullinax, MEd, LPC
"Overcoming Perfectionism Attaining Freedom and Balance. Join us for this 12-session group based on Brené Brown's best-selling book: I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Telling the Truth about Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power. * Become aware of and ..."
The Conversation (Starting in July)
Host: Jennifer Nunes, MS, LPCi, CAS
"Communication is more than listening & talking. Parent's do you often think or say : "if you would only listen"? Children do you often say or think "you don't understand"? It is about hearing & understanding What parents really mean: ..."
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 ..."
Family Process Group
Host: Glen R. Hilton, MS, LPC, LMFT
"The Family Process Group is a leading-edge approach to family conflict, in which several adolescents and their parents discuss life situations and challenges, while receiving feedback from peers from both generations. The group typically lasts 6-8 sessions, and will be ..."
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. "
DBT Skills group
Host: Joe Pentony, MA, LPC, NCC
"The four modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills of Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotion Regulation. Includes 2011 updated skills material from Marsha Linehan. "
Expectant Mother's Support Group
Host: Stephanie Frey, MAMFC, LPC, LMFT
"Having a child is not just a physical experience; it is a profound emotional experience as well. The Expectant Mother's Support Group lasts seven weeks and discusses topics such as: understanding new emotions, defining motherhood and the new normal, relationship ..."
Host: Vincent Ray Newman, MA, MEd, PhD, LPC, NCC
"(Summer Break, will start again in September) This is an OPEN group with continuous enrollment. People in this group have various disorders or problems. Individuals in this group have to go through an assessment before entry by GCCPS office. Please ..."
Making Love Last
Host: Dawn Nelson, LCSW, CPC
"Making Love Last is a marriage enrichment course that teaches you skills to improve your relationship so that divorce is not only not an option, it's not a thought either. You won't have to analyze your problems to the nth ..."
Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT)
Host: Haley L Garth, MEd, LPC, RPT, NCC
"Is your child struggling? Is sibling rivalry constant? Are you worried you've lost control of your role as a parent? Do you want to feel closer to your child? Do you find yourself saying the same thing over and over ..."
Long-term Interpersonal Process Group
Host: Helen K Chong, LCSW, CGP, PLLC
"This is a long-term group for adults who are dealing with interpersonal issues such as intimacy, trust, anger, and grieving. The purpose of the group is to provide a safe place to explore, in the here-and-now, your interpersonal difficulties. Group ..."
Keisher Institute of Addiction
Host: iPAC (Innovative Pharmaceuticals & Consulting)
"* Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Drug Abuse Treatment * Supportive Outpatient (SOP) Drug Abuse Treatment * DWI Repeat Offender Education * Parenting Class * Medication Education Groups * Family Group Counseling for Recovering Persons * Faith-Based Counseling & Support Services "
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 ..."
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 ..."
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program
Host: Danna A Anderson, MEd, LPC
"Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an 8-week from September 28th to November 16. Participants will practice various methods of mindfulness through meditation, body awareness exercises and light movement. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction promotes wellness, connectedness and balance. This program will empower those ..."
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?