Support Groups in Harrison County, MS

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Anger Management Coaching
PsyD, MA, MS, CPC-I, LAC
"Our Anger Management curriculum is ideal for self-referrals, corporate clients, business professionals, court referred clients, couples and those interested in improving relationships with others. Our sessions are facilitated by Dr. Jasmine Myers and are based on the Anger Management Institute ..."
(228) 284-1517 
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Group meets in:
Gulfport, MS 39501
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Relapse Prevention
Treatment Center, Mississippi Drug And Alcohol Treatment Center, Mcap, Icadc
Verified
"Relapse Prevention focuses on identifying relapse triggers and developing a healthy defence against the first drink or drug. Utilizing coping skills and avoiding stressful situations. "
(228) 200-5932 
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Biloxi, MS 39532
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Your New Normal Grief Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"*Group will resume in February of 2022 Do you struggle with grief due to the loss of a loved one, a relationship or a friendship?? If so have no fear as Catalyst Counseling and Therapy Services is offering a FREE ..."
(228) 687-8761 
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Group meets in:
Gulfport, MS 39501
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Gulf Coast Men's Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
(855) 789-4932 
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Group meets in:
Gulfport, MS 39501
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Drug Abuse Treatment
Treatment Center, Mississippi Drug And Alcohol Treatment Center, Mcap, Icadc
Verified
"Primary substance abuse treatment specializing in PTSD trauma grief and loss. "
(228) 200-5932 
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Group meets in:
Biloxi, MS 39532
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Gulf Coast Women’s Community
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
"A community of women learning and supporting each other to discover our kind, compassionate and authentic selves "
(855) 789-4932 
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Group meets in:
Gulfport, MS 39501

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What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Harrison County 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 Harrison County 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 Harrison County 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.
Is Group Therapy Right For You?
Group therapy in Harrison County 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 Harrison County 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.