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Therapy Groups in Houston
Wounded Heart Group
Host: Innovative Alternatives, Inc.
"A Christian Oriented Childhood Sexual Abuse Group FREE 12-week Group for Adult Women. Dr. Dan Allender's workbook The Wounded Heart is our text to help you work through the complex issues of sexual abuse in a concrete way. It will ..."
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 "
Middle School Students with ADHD
Host: Kimberly Harrison, MA, LPC
"This group helps students in 6th through 8th grades with: social skills, emotional regulation, organization, time management, and improving attention and concentration both at home and school. The group format allows students to practice skills as they are learned, and ..."
*Social Stars* Social Skills Group
Host: Ehrin Weiss, PhD
"Does your child struggle with making or keeping friends? Start the school year right by enrolling him or her in Social Stars social skills group. In this group, children will learn and practice new social skills to help them be ..."
Private Practice Consultation Group
Host: Diana Carleton, Ed.D., LMFT, Psychologist
"This groups is for professionals wishing to start or enhance a private practice. Topics are generated by the group and may include networking, marketing, ethical issues, fee setting and collecting, setting up and office, solo or group practice, part time ..."
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 ..."
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: ..."
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). "
Adolescent Summer Program
Host: Mid-Town Counseling & Evaluation Center
"The Adolescent Summer Program is a 48-hour training program, offered 3 days per week, designed to provide adolescents with anger-management, social skills training, study skills, employment preparation, and positive coping skills. The program incorporates focused, skill groups with fun activities ..."
Partners of Sexual Addiction
Host: Renewing Hope Counseling
"Partners of Sexual Addiction focus on healing the trauma whose lives have been affected by another person's compulsive sexual behavior. This 10 week program is dedicated to helping partners grieve losses associated with their mates sexual addiction, walk in freedom ..."
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. "
Town & Country Transitional Program
Host: Tracey K Smith, MA, NCC, LPC
"The focus of Town & Country Transitional is to add a supportive, therapeutic layer between initial treatment for substance abuse/ dependence and regular, long-term program maintenance. Our focus is on those struggling with gaining firm footing in their recoveries, and ..."
Infertility Support Group
Host: Irena Milentijevic, PsyD
"Is The Stress of Infertility Getting to You? If so, come and join FREE INFERTILITY SUPPORT GROUP We are here to help you. Meet others who are going through the challenges of infertility. Reduce your sense of isolation through professional and peer support. ..."
Divorce Support Group
Host: Noel C Gonzalez, PhD, LPC
"The Divorce Support and Process Group is a 8-week, bi-monthly group designed to support individuals who are divorced or in the processing of a divorce. We process key factors that contribute to successful resolution of the emotions related to divorce ..."
Pregnancy Loss Support Group
Host: Essence Psychological Health Services
"The Essence Psychological Health Services- Pregnancy Loss Support Group is a group for women that are living through the pain of pregnancy loss and/or the tragic death of a baby. The goal of the group is to support bereaved mothers ..."
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?