Grief Support Groups in Louisville, KY

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Photo of Ann Catherine Holloway, Marriage & Family Therapist in Louisville, KY
Ups and Downs Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, LMFT
Verified
"I facilitate Ups & Downs Support Group for grief , depression, & anxiety. As we transition through life we have ups & downs. Sometimes we need a compassionate group to listen, support & give us ideas. Feeling connected to others gives ..."
(502) 287-0837 
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Group meets in:
Louisville, KY 40299
Photo of Amy Lynn Young, Psychologist in Louisville, KY
ROWEN
Psychologist, PsyD, MSEd, HSP
Verified
"This is a support group for women struggling with infertility and loss . We are currently virtual due to the limitations of COVID-19. Please contact the Center for Behavioral Health at Spalding University to register. You are not alone in this ..."
(502) 237-4099 
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Group meets in:
Louisville, KY 40203
Photo of Michael A. Robards, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Louisville, KY
Healing Anxiety, Depression & Grief: For Teens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"Register for group online at http://www.louisvilleheal th.org. Available for adolescents ages 13-17, the intensive group is tailored for teens needing to make positive changes with help and support from peers in a therapeutic environment. Core issues addressed include: developing strategies ..."
(502) 519-0695 
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Group meets in:
Louisville, KY 40207

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Grief Support Groups
Grief is the acute pain that accompanies loss. Because it is a reflection of what we love, it can feel all-encompassing. Grief is not limited to the loss of people, but when it follows the loss of a loved one, it may be compounded by feelings of guilt and confusion, especially if the relationship was a difficult one.

If you're looking for a Louisville grief support group, these professionals provide grief therapy and counseling in Louisville.

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.