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Therapy Groups in Seattle
Men's Group for Life in Sobriety
Host: Avalon Center
"The men's group focus's on learning about addiction and how to stay sober and clean.Learn skills to cope with the transitions to sober life.Embarrassment and shame are the trap some of us fall into that create underlying cravings for our ..."
EMDR Therapist Group (for providers)
Host: Robin Custer, MSW, LICSW-A
"This is a group for therapists who use EMDR therapy as a treatment orientation. It is a place for sharing questions, ideas, and resources. It is an open group; any provider using EMDR in any capacity is welcome - so ..."
Copingskills4life Groups (DBT)
Host: Avalon Center
"Coping Skills 4 Life a 12 week in person course (only a few slots left) April 6,2015 (Monday's) 6PM to 8 PM Free Consultation or for more information call Diane Learn the skills! invest in yourself! Mindfulness How to live ..."
Stepparent support group
Host: Pacific Northwest Family Therapy
"The purpose of the group is to give stepparents a place to process all the different emotions, challenges and experiences blended families go through. It also provides research, data and experience from a Marriage and Family Therapist who focuses her ..."
Open Ongoing Personal Growth Groups
Host: Marisa Adriana Kallman, MA, LMHC
"My many years of experience and training in group therapy including psychodrama (action-oriented) and process methods, provides a supportive environment in which people can change and grow. Members of the group work on a wide range of issues. These groups ..."
Men Moving On
Host: Ismael E Gerena, MA, LMHCA, LMFTA
"Men Moving On is a male identified multigenerational grief & loss support group supporting and affirming all sexual orientations. You have lost someone beloved to you. Your grief is very personal, whether this was recent or years ago, you have ..."
Between the Lines
Host: Laura Stone, LMHC
"This is an art therapy group for adopted girls age 9-12. Open to all girls from any type of adoption situation (domestic, international, foster-to-adopt, kinship, etc.) We will be engaging in structured group art exercises, therapeutic activities and open group ..."
Cultivating Mindful Awareness
Host: Laura Hirsh, PsyD
"In our current times, many of us go through the day or week without taking the time to check-in with our bodies or our underlying needs and feelings. This lack of connection with self and our environment keeps us moving ..."
Host: Kenneth Burr, MA, LMFT
"This is a new men's group that begins in January 6th, 2010. This group will be process oriented, meaning whatever a man brings to the group is what we will work on together, including support, divorce recovery, life goals and ..."
SMART: Stress Management & Relaxation Trainin
Host: Nancy E Cohen, PhD
"SMART (Stress Management & Relaxation Training) groups are proven to help people reduce stress, be happier, and improve immunity and health. In 10 two-hour sessions, you'll learn many approaches to guided relaxation, cognitive restructuring, problem- and emotion-based coping, strategies to ..."
Step-Parent/Family Support Group
Host: Wai Wong-Miller, MA, LMHC
"Step-parenting and step-family situations can present challenges that lead to feelings of being overwhelmed, stuck, and lonely. This group will focus on providing emotional support, problem solving, coping skills, and resources to help you create a sustainable relationship with your ..."
Social Anxiety Support Group
Host: David J Kosins, PhD
"Monthly Support Group for individuals with Social Phobia who are participating in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Size: 3-8 members. Meeting approx. 10 years. Discounts available for attending multiple groups. "
Host: Carolyn Elizabeth Skolnick, MA, LMHC, CP
"psychodrama is a combination of theater and therapy. This group provides a nurturing and creative space to practice new roles and learn novel responses to old problems, enact past, present, and future scenes and unlearn old patterns and behaviors using ..."
Host: Catlain A. Kinsey, MA, LMHC
"This is a 12 week group for women. We will work together to build a supportive and nurturing environment while attending to issues that may involve healing from trauma, sexual abuse, and physical or emotional violence. The group is limited ..."
Host: Colleen Barrows, LMHC
"We are a learning and counseling center with a network of counselors and advocates working together to provide a therapeutic setting as a way to heal. We provide services for children, adolescents and adults, and for both victims and perpetrators ..."
Women's Support Group
Host: Ashley M. Callahan, MS, LMFTA
"Have you ever wished you could discuss and share your lives openly with a group of women in a confidential and supportive environment? Join this 8 week group and surround yourself in the support of other women as we discuss, ..."
Road to RecoverED
Host: Unbridled Counseling
"Road to RecoverED is a recovery-based support group designed to assist individuals as they begin living a life free of disordered eating and body image concerns. The emphasis is on combating the eating disorder mindset while adopting effective coping skills. "
Ongoing Psychotherapy Group (Tuesday/Bellevue)
Host: Karuna Poole, MN, ARNP
"Do you feel overwhelming sadness, anger or fear? Do you have trouble relating to friends, colleagues and family? Our groups provide the opportunity to work through issues from the past that are holding you back and to change the current ..."
Host: Justine Joslyn, MA
"Success Stories Change your story. Change your life. (tm) An empowering combination of information, hands-on learning and group support. Success Stories integrates highly effective methods from the human potential and coaching fields. Practice easy processes that eliminate self-defeating patterns and ..."
Pregnancy Support Group
Host: Katelin Morse, MSW, LICSW
"Starting in December, a facilitated group is being offered to provide a unique community of support to pregnant women. Whether this is your first child or you have been through several pregnancies before, this group is designed with you in ..."
Seattle Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Seattle counseling groups, Seattle support groups, Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Seattle group?
In a professionally operated support group in Seattle, 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. Seattle 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 Seattle. 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 Seattle.
What's the difference between individual and group therapy?