Divorce Support Groups in Louisville, KY

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Regaining Balance - Partners of Narcissists
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSEd, MMFT
Verified
"The goals of this group are to understand what a narcissist is and the behaviors a narcissist uses to manipulate and control; development of skills to relate to your narcissist in a way that is healthy for you; share your ..."
(502) 273-5306 
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Group meets in:
Louisville, KY 40218
Photo of C. Shawn Oak, Marriage & Family Therapist in Louisville, KY
Men's Divorce Recovery
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MSSW, LMFT, ACS, CLC
Verified
"This group is powerful way to support men to transform their lives. This group won't 'fix' you or your situation. It doesn't work on the basis that you are 'broken' and need fixing. Through sharing stories, experiences, and learning new ..."
(502) 443-1275 
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Group meets in:
Louisville, KY 40218

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Divorce Support Groups
The dissolution of a marriage is almost always an upsetting event, at the very least marked by disappointment and the loss of dreams and expectations.

A divorce support group in Louisville can help you by exploring the struggles you’re facing, identifying whether or not those problems can be resolved, creating a realistic picture of what life would look like after divorce, and how your children could be affected and protected. In the process of answering these questions, a divorce support group helps you work towards acceptance and forgiveness.

What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville 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.