"Therese Raulin & Associates offers clinical psychodynamic group process and individual and group supervision to both the government and non-government sector. We have experience working across DHHS, Child Protection, Salvation Army, Youth, Family and Community, D&A, residential services and mental ..."
"This group provides opportunities for personal growth and relationship enhancement. Within a caring and supportive group, you will have an opportunity to learn about communicating authentically and connecting with others. Participants can explore relationship patterns and benefit from other members ..."
"Daring Greatly™ offers an innovative and transformative approach to the way that we live, love and parent. Based on Dr Brené Brown’s revolutionary work on courage, shame, vulnerability and worthiness this programme will help you live more courageously and better ..."
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"Group Supervision (GS) online 3rd - Thurs monthly at 10 am, 1.30 pm, or 6.30 pm. Supervision is an annual requirement for registration with PACFA / ACA. Topics: education / PD, self-care, and administration. Supervision, according to (www. theaca.net.au) (2018), ..."
"The B.E.S.T Kids™ group therapy program supports your child to develop social skills and emotional intelligence. The 6 week Group Program runs from our practice in Hawthorn. The program includes the following skills: emotional awareness, managing emotions, effective communication skills, ..."
"Do you struggle with your sleep? Getting to sleep? Staying asleep? Always feeling tired? Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can negatively affect daytime functioning. This 6-week program will assist all you in treating the underlying causes of your ..."
"The Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 8-week program is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion, a powerful tool for emotional agility and resilience. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, the program teaches ..."
"Connect with others through the power of music. Music therapy is an accessible and adaptable way to be with others and share as much or little as you're ready to. Through musical activities and discussions, you'll be supported to build ..."
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What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Windsor Support Groups and Group Therapy both offer a safe place to explore important issues. It is important, however, to understand the difference between the two.
Group therapy in Windsor is led by a therapist, group psychotherapist, or group counsellor, and is generally structured around an issue. The therapist guides the group through a program as the group works together to better understand thoughts and feelings. Experienced therapists lead psychotherapy groups for various ages, such as adults, and specific issues including anger management, anxiety, and coping skills.
Support groups in Windsor are usually facilitated by a therapist or counsellor, but can also be led by members with lived experiences. Generally, a support group is less structured than a therapy group. Support groups bring together members to provide support and strength to each other, often around a common challenge such as addiction or grief.
Most therapy groups will meet for a fixed length of time with a consistent group of members, while many support groups meet for an indefinite period of time with members coming and going.
Is Group Therapy Right For You?
Group therapy in Windsor allows you to benefit from the experiences and sharing of others. Listening to others, and recognizing what you have in common, allows you to learn about yourself. In the group environment, where therapy types such as Mindfulness Based group therapy are used, you can recognize aspects of yourself that you may choose to modify or change.
As other members share about their lives, you might see your own experiences or see patterns you hadn’t noticed previously. The group allows you to better understand issues you might not have noticed before.
Hearing the stories of group members gets you outside of yourself and helps you see your life differently. As you do that, a process of self-acceptance and empathy for others occurs as you learn to relate with others in the group.
Group therapy and support groups in Windsor can also be a less expensive alternative to individual therapy. While you should check with your insurance company, you’ll often find that therapist led group psychotherapy is covered, while peer-led support groups are not. Either way, group session costs are generally less expensive than individual therapy.