Trauma and PTSD Support Groups in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Trauma Recovery Group
Treatment Center, LMFT, BC-PTSD, CHT, NCC, CGRS
"Therapeutic Trauma Program that specializes in Trauma /Abuse, Unresolved Grief, and Dissociative Disorders. We offer a variety of Recovery services to tailor to the needs of each individual in our program at different stages of their Recovery. oir program is unique ..."
(754) 701-2463 
Group meets in:
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse Group
Psychologist, PsyD
"Individuals who have survived childhood abuse and/or neglect are more likely to experience: anxiety, depression, addictive behaviors, self-esteem issues, relationship difficulties, and physical ailments. This group is aimed at increasing the understanding of the relationship between abuse and current concerns ..."
(954) 372-8828 
Group meets in:
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Children of Holocaust Survivors
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, MS, MA, LCSW
"A child of Holocaust survivors lives in a world of contradictions and one of the most fundamental difficulties is the ability to trust. The most powerful way to heal the multigenerational Holocaust trauma experience is to reestablish a connection with ..."
(954) 764-9239 
Group meets in:
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
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"Adulting with Grief" Young Adults Grief Therapy
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC, CGP
"Our 8-Week Grief Therapy Group for Young Adults ages 18-24. This group is offered on Friday evenings 6:00pm- 7:30pm (virtually), and Fridays 7:00pm- 8:30pm (in-person). Learn more at s "
(754) 218-2411 
Group meets in:
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

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Trauma and PTSD Support Groups
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological reaction that occurs after an extremely stressful event, such as physical violence or military combat. Those suffering from PTSD have recurring memories of the stressful event and are anxious or scared even in the absence of danger. Flashbacks and nightmares are common symptoms as well.

If you're looking for help with PTSD in Fort Lauderdale or for a Fort Lauderdale PTSD support group these professionals provide PTSD therapy and PTSD treatment. They include PTSD support groups, PTSD psychologists, PTSD psychotherapists and PTSD counselors. They can help with all aspects of post traumatic stress disorder in Fort Lauderdale, PTSD symptoms, veterans' PTSD and PTSD children.

If you're looking for help with trauma group therapy in Fort Lauderdale or for a Fort Lauderdale trauma support group these professionals provide trauma therapy, trauma treatment and Fort Lauderdale trauma counseling. They include trauma support groups, trauma psychologists and trauma counselors. They can help with Fort Lauderdale trauma symptoms, veterans' trauma and trauma in children.

What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale is led by a therapist, group psychotherapist, or group counselor, 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 Fort Lauderdale are usually facilitated by a therapist or counselor, 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.