Group therapy is an intervention that has been clinically proven to treat a wide array of mental health conditions and behavioral challenges. Research shows groups that are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) based can help with developing strategies, confronting fears, taking appropriate risks, and considering alternative perspectives to common problems.
Mental health disorders, such as depression and anxiety, can be highly isolating. It's common for individuals who experience these conditions feel as though they are alone or that other's can not identify with them.” Group therapy, often shows them they have shared and relatable experiences with others. In group therapy, individuals have an opportunity to discuss and share their experiences and challenges with other in a comforting and confidential environment. An environment that facilities these conversations can help to assure participants that they are not alone in their struggles, and provide much-needed social support.
**Some groups are open to all individuals, while others may require that you also are also seeing an individual therapist. To learn more about groups or to schedule an intake appointment for a group, call out us at 978.400.3016 or fill out our online form.
Group Location & Format
Our Group therapy sessions typically involve one or more therapist who lead a group of six to fourteen participants. Groups run weekly and meet for 75 minutes. Some participants may attend individual therapy in conjunction with groups, while others participate in groups only.
Our groups are designed to target specific problems, improve social skills, as well as help individuals deal with a wide array of difficulties. Group therapy can assist participants in connecting with other's while gaining further insight on their situations and areas of concern.
Some of our groups are considered 'open', which meant's new patients may attend at any time. 'Closed' groups involve a set number of participants that entered a group and no other members can be added without the agreement of group members.
All potential participants will be screened to ensure the type of therapeutic modality, frequency, and group theme will appropriately meet the participant's presenting concerns. A therapist assessment will also be conducted determine what approach is most suitable for that individual.
7676 Hillmont St., Houston, TX 77040
*Varies based on group.