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Therapy Groups in Vermont (VT)
Relapse Prevention Group
Host: Forensic Consultation & Counseling Service, LLC
"Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT) is a cognitive-behavioral approach to the treatment of addictive behaviors that specifically addresses the nature of the relapse process and suggest coping strategies useful in maintaining change. "
Host: Stannard Baker, MA, LLC, LCMHC, RPT-S
"Led by me and co-therapist, Lyn Taylor Hale, this group will focus on finding one's authentic spirituality. It is for those who may have been wounded by religion, find themselves confused or yearning for a new spiritual grounding, or are ..."
Writing to Heal
Host: Nancy Hayes Kilgore, MDiv, DMin, LPP
"A periodic day or weekend retreat that combines writing and mindfulness meditation. Tap into your inner creative spirit through writing therapy and mindfulness meditation, two practices that have been proved effective for healing of the mind and spirit. This group ..."
Host: Jennie Kristel, MA, REAT, RMT, APTT
"Sharing our grief in a group can help us to feel connected and supported. Grief is about acknowledging transition. . In this group we will use the arts to gently explore self expression, and to gain insight, growth, and healing. ..."
Host: Dianne A Turenne M. A., MA
"This 10 week group, open to men and women, begins in April, 2015. The group will be using the books "Gifts of Imperfection" & "Daring Greatly" by Brene Brown. You can explore her philosophy by watching her 20 min. talk ..."
Integrative Medicine & Mental Health
Host: Carol A Fournier, LCMHC, NCC
"Our health care and wellness environment is rapidly changing. The use of Complementary therapies in all forms of wellness is expanding. Using current research and best practice, we explore integrative care across healing modalities with consideration as to the efficacy ..."
Social Process Group for Asperger's and ASD
Host: Cody Thomas Rounds, MA
"Socially attuned thinkers are more able to consider the points of view, emotions, thoughts and intentions of others (this is often called perspective-taking). By engaging with one another individuals can gain wider perspectives about the various ways they relate to ..."
"Creating Radiance After Cancer"
Host: Claire LeMessurier, MA, LCMHC, BC-DMT
"Turn the existential crisis of cancer into an opportunity to reconstruct your present life and enrich the meaning of the future. Population: Adults who have been diagnosed with cancer recently or in the past who want to explore ways to ..."
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Group
Host: Sarah White, MS, LCMHC
"If you've wanted to attend a DBT Skills group but have been worried about attending group in person, consider attending an online facilitated group! This group meets once a week for skills, just like you would experience in an on-site ..."
Kindling the Creative Flame
Host: Kathryn T. Battles, MPS, LCMHC, LADC
"Ever feel like you've got something special deep inside of you, something that you'd like to share with the world... but somehow feel stuck, living each day in a way that doesn't feel like a true expression of who you ..."
Social Anxiety Support Group, begins Feb. 2015
Host: Edie Rhoads, MS, MFA, CMHC
"This group is designed for individuals who struggle with social anxiety to practice sharing, provide compassionate support, and experience understanding. Group members will have the opportunity to share honestly about the way they experience being part of a group and ..."
Adolescent Girls Group
Host: Susan Elizabeth Wooldridge, LCMHC, LPC, MS
"This group is for girls between the ages of 10 through 14 who are experiencing some difficulty in peer/adult relationships. Areas of focus include: self-esteem, anxiety reduction, assertiveness skills, boundaries,family/sibling relationships. "
Writing Therapy for Women
Host: Heather Parker, MA, LCMHC
"Exploring one's internal world creatively can aid in the healing process of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relational difficulties, and addictions. Writing Therapy for Women will encourage the development of self-expression and self-awareness through various writing styles and exercises; fiction, non-fiction, ..."
Host: Michael Watson, MA, LCMHC
"Sharing grief in a group can help us feel connected and supported. Grief is about acknowledging transition. Using the expressive arts offers us new ways to communicate, tell our stories, and express our grief. In this six week group we ..."
DBT for Adolescents
Host: Sarah White, MS, LCMHC
"Join this dialectical behavior therapy skills group which teaches adolescents and their families key skills for better emotional regulation, interpersonal communication, walking the middle path and more. This is an open group and adolescents and families can request group membership ..."
Host: Kendra Schpok, ATR, LCMHC
"We are not always able to change the external sources of stress, but reconnecting with our creative yearnings can bring relief in unexpected ways. Art making promotes relaxation, carves out time to reflect on life, and re-connects you with soulful, ..."
Host: Luanne Sberna, LCMHC, LADC, BC-DMT
"This women's group will help you to awaken and reunite your mind, body and spirit. Using a variety of movement, dance and mind-body activities we will reconnect thought, feeling, sensation and action. No previous dance experience is needed. "
Mens Group Now Forming
Host: Lawrence Lee Gardner, LICSW, LCSW
"Mens process oriented group to discuss life challenges that are particularly difficult for men. Designed to provide a safe space for males to discuss their thoughts and feelings related to cultural, familial and peer-related pressures in today's world. "
Vermont (VT) Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Vermont (VT) counseling groups, Vermont (VT) support groups, Vermont (VT) 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 Vermont (VT) 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 Vermont (VT) to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Vermont (VT) group?
In a professionally operated support group in Vermont (VT), 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. Vermont (VT) 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 Vermont (VT). 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 Vermont (VT).
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?