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Therapy Groups in San Antonio
Family/Loved ones of those with an Eating Disorder
Host: Sabrina Strudell-Deberry, MA, LPC, NCC
"This group is an open group format however you must commit to at least three-sessions when registering. You can chose when to attend over this 8-week period of time. Learn more about eating disorders Share with others that understand your ..."
Mid-Career Transitions Group
Host: Kimberly Watts Hoggatt, JD, MA, LPC, Intern
"Are you changing career paths mid-stream? Feeling a little out of practice for the whole job search and interviewing process? Worried about competing with younger graduates? Come share concerns and find answers with others who are in the same boat! ..."
Life coaching towards independent living
Host: Lourdes Romo, MA, LPC-S, RPT
"Is your teenager or young adult living at home having difficulty developing independent living skills due to a mental, intellectual or physical disability? We can help with coaching, mentoring and teaching the necessary skills to have an independent life. This ..."
P.E.A.C.E. for L.I.F.E.
Host: Abundant Life Christian Counseling
"The PRACTICAL ELIMINATION of ANGER and CONFLICT made EASY group offers healing from anger/rage, plus from all kinds of internal and relational conflicts. Come and be connected with the victorious peace and power of the Holy Spirit's love, joy, peace, ..."
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 ..."
Adult Giftedness Therapeutic Group
Host: Lavelda Naylor, MA, LMFTA
"Do you have extraordinary abilities but sometimes feels that you are isolated and misunderstood by others? If you have been told regularly that you are "too passionate" or "too intense" or "too _______", this may be the group for you. ..."
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 ..."
Stress Reduction for High School Students
Host: Danielle Baksic, MS, LPC-, Intern
"During High School, students learn how to balance work, school, friends, studying, homework, projects, sports, and extra curricular activities. Learning this delicate balance can be stressful. Stress will always be part of everyday living. Learning how to observe signs of ..."
Host: Alyssa L Albritton, MA, LPC-I
"Redefine your own beauty by overcoming the harmful effects of societal messages about body image. Learn to love yourself through acceptance, and apply DBT skills in overcoming negative thoughts about yourself and your body. Gain strength and support through this ..."
The Missing Link to Weight Loss
Host: Leslie J Hoy, MA, LPC, CCBT
"This is a 6 week group focusing on Weight Loss and Maintenance based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles. Participants will learn strategies to improve the way they think as well as learn effective behaviors that promote weight loss. I also ..."
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 ..."
Host: Alyssa L Albritton, MA, LPC-I
"Learn how to manage stress and anxiety through DBT skills training while gaining support from other teens. This group provides a safe place to discuss anxious thoughts and provides ways to decrease anxious thought patterns. Conquor anxiety before it conquors ..."
Women's Psychotherapy- Stress, Anxiety,Depression
Host: Karla Poole, MA, LPC, CCH
". Group time, length and number of sessions for this small women's group to be determined by group preferences and availability --likely 75-90 minutes. Will include therapy group, group discussions, psycho-education, targeted mindfulness training and other evidenced-based modalities. Focus of ..."
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. "
Gender Transition Support Starting 2015
Host: Darrell Garcia Parsons, MSW, LCSW
"This group will be open to individuals who have a diagnosis of gender dysphoria and are seeking to move forward with their transition process. This 5 session group will explore the options that individuals have with various services and procedures, ..."
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?