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Therapy Groups in San Antonio
Body Image - Learning to Love Your Body
Host: Jessie Mae Estrada, MA, LPC, NCC
"This group is for individuals who are struggling with negative body image. It is designed to explore your self-esteem and negative body talk and help you find a more positive way of accepting and embracing your body and looks overall. ..."
Outpatient Alcoholism/Addiction Recovery Program
Host: A Turning Point Counseling Center
"We offer an outpatient alcoholism/addiction program that teaches you to avoid relapse risks, overcome obstacles, and move on to a life of sobriety. We offer relapse prevention, 12-step involvement, cognitive behavioral approaches, anger management, coping/expressing emotions, weekly family involvement and ..."
Adult Transactional Analysis Group
Host: Felipe Garcia, LMFT, LPC, MA, TSTA
"Support group for learning and practicing the use of feelings to slove problems for self care. using transactional analysis to improve communication to meet life goals. "
Building Boys Social Skills
Host: Clarissa Gonzalez, MA, LPC, Intern
"In this supportive therapy group lasting 8 weeks, boys will participate in structured activities designed to help them identify and express their feelings, enhance their social and problem solving skills, increase self-esteem, re-direct negative thinking, and help them to make ..."
"Freedom from the Inside" Eating Disorder Group
Host: Tranquility Counseling Center, PLLC
"This group is for anyone struggling with disordered eating and/or poor body image. There are many pressures in today's society to look a particular way to fit into the "ideal beauty". Typically this involves learning to not accept or appreciate ..."
Institute for Couple and Family Enhancement
Host: Jason Northrup, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S, AAMFT, Approve
"The ICFE was founded based in the knowledge that relationships are a central part of all of our lives. When relationships are strong, they provide us with a sense of security and a confidence in ourselves. The mission of the ..."
Generating Possibility, Together!
Host: Rocketa Grace Naron, MA, LMFT-A
"Provides an opportunity for those living with chronic pain and/or autoimmune disorder(s) to come together, collaborate, and share their stories, concerns, understanding, and support. "
Mind-Body Skills Group - Therapists/Helping Profs
Host: Joanna Trevino, MA, LPC
"Mind-Body Skills Group for Therapists and Helping Professionals designed specifically for therapists and other helping professionals. Learn and experience why mind-body medicine is so effective in helping deal with stressors common to those of us in the helping professions. Learn ..."
Host: Donna Clark Stutes, MS, LPC
"Using principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, members learn to re-train the way they think about food and their unhealthy relationship with it. Group needs a minimum of 6 members for initiation. Currently taking names for waiting list. "
Chronic Pain Group Therapy (Day Time Hours)
Host: Danielle Baksic, MS, LPC-, Intern
"Pain is a debilitating force that can wreak havoc on your life. Often it feels that pain dictates your everyday life, holding you hostage. Feelings of helplessness leave you wondering what you can do about it. Are you ready to ..."
Moms Connect About Autism (MoCAA) Support Group
Host: Lavelda Naylor, MA, LMFTA
"The Key was started to promote collaboration in the health care community and a humanistic mental health care experience that contributes to more fulfilling and meaningful lives. We believe that by working hand in hand with other providers, and capitalizing ..."
Mind Fitness Group
Host: Kuadra Consulting and Counseling
"Just as your body requires daily nourishment and excercise, so does your mind. Constant thoughts and worries can cause our minds to decay and draw us away from our center and creativity. The mind fitness group meets to increase mind ..."
LGBTQ Group Counseling
Host: Kimberly Watts Hoggatt, JD, MA, LPC, Intern
"Are you questioning your gender or affectional orientation? Are you wondering how to come out to friends, family, and church family? Are you seeking to reconcile your spirituality and your gender or affectional orientation? Come find support and answers in ..."
Early Intervention - Adolescent Substance Use
Host: Darrell Garcia Parsons, MSW, LCSW
"This group is designed for teenagers, as first time users of substances, including drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. The Early Intervention Program is designed to educate teens about the health, safety, and legal issues involving substance use and introduce them to ..."
Teen Career Discernment Workshop
Host: Kimberly Watts Hoggatt, JD, MA, LPC, Intern
"Help your teen transition to college successfully! In this 3-hour workshop, we will provide tools to increase your student's confidence in moving forward to college and making initial major and career path decisions. Personality preferences and personal values assessments will ..."
San Antonio Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as San Antonio counseling groups, San Antonio support groups, San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a San Antonio group?
In a professionally operated support group in San Antonio, 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. San Antonio 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 San Antonio. 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 San Antonio.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?