”The two most powerful words when we’re in struggle: me too.” – Brene Brown Group counseling provides the benefit of knowing other people have the same challenges and questions.
This group setting becomes a strong support group of peers to increase one’s understanding of their struggles but often offer multiple possibilities of solutions and coping strategies.
Group counseling is a powerful supplement to individual therapy and many participants often report back how surprised they were about feeling understood and bolstered as they work through their challenges.
View below to learn more about our support groups at our McKinney counseling center. You can also review our Events Calendar to see available therapy groups and their respective times.
Facilitated by Suzanne Hales, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT
This group for men and women meets from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Wednesday mornings.
This group examines the questions of life which emerge from our developmental process. Why are we here? What is the meaning and purpose of my life? What truly matters most in my life? This group explores our own internal ideals, values, and beliefs that guide our lives. The struggles that we experience in our external lives invite us to unfold our interior lives.
Members are required to make a commitment for one sixteen-week session and may continue for subsequent sessions if desired. This group is limited to eight members.
Facilitated by Suzanne Hales, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT
This group for men and women meets from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings.
This group is designed to help facilitate growth for the individual dealing with feelings, needs, and boundaries. Its goal is strengthen members’ psychological skills so they can develop the capacity for relationship with themselves and others.
Members are required to make a commitment for one sixteen-week session and may continue for subsequent sessions if desired. This group is limited to ten members.
Facilitated by Suzanne Hales, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT
This group for women meets from Thursday evenings.
This group is an ongoing journey of discovery of who we are as women. We learn how to see our selves accurately and to discover our blocks to wholeness: such skills as setting boundaries, identifying feelings, communication, self care, and living as a spiritual being in a human world. This group also helps us to see the difficult task of motherhood, one of the many roles of women.Members are required to make a commitment for one sixteen-week session and may continue for subsequent sessions if desired. This group is limited to ten members.
Facilitated by Carol Smith
Group Currently Forming – Date and Time TBD
Facilitated by Melissa Blair, PhD, LPC
This group is currently forming with date and time to be determined. Please call the office at 872-454-9162 to indicate your interest.
Facilitated by Mark Wallman, LPC, LCDC, CSAT Candidate (3)
This group for men meets from 7:00-8:30pm Wednesday evenings.
This group examines elements that contribute to sexual compulsivity and unhealthy relationship boundaries, and gives individuals tools to facilitate healthy, permanent changes with the support of other men going through their recovery process.
This is a eight week process starting in Mid-March, 2013. Cost will be $50 per group.
Facilitated by Kim House, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist
Group Currently Forming. Group will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 for 10 weeks.
8 spots available
Mondays from 6:30 to 8:00pm requires an 8 session commitment from July 10 to August 28.
This co-ed group meets on Monday evenings for eight weeks to learn time honored methods of stress reduction, increased communication abilities and greater clarity around who you are and what you truly want from life by getting out of the rational mind and into the sensual experience of the body.
Mondays from 6:30 to 8:00pm requires an 8 session commitment June 5 through July 3.
This group for couples meets on Monday evenings for eight weeks. Increase communication, intimacy and passion in your union. Discover methods of repair in times of conflict, ways of communicating authentically in the moment and how to lovingly support one another while expressing your true wants, needs and desires.
I have been married 17 years and have two wonderful daughters; one is a teen and the other a pre-teen. Along, with being a wife and mother I have a strong passion to work with individuals and families to achieve healing and balance.
I value every client as an individual, knowing that they each have their own unique struggles and experiences. I am compassionate and caring, and enjoy working with clients to set goals to be able to find peace and happiness in their lives.
I came to the mental health field and counseling in rather a roundabout way. My first introduction came while working on mental health policy as an employee of the state legislature.
I hold the belief that all human beings are striving to do the best they can as they navigate through life’s many challenges, joys and perils. I see my role as a therapist as assisting clients in identifying their true needs and desires, clarifying their goals,
I have worked in the counseling and social work field for the last 18 years. My past experience includes employment as a domestic violence counselor and advocate, a child protection worker, a targeted case manager and an in home therapist for children at risk for out of home placement.
I strive to create a caring, compassionate, understanding, and supportive environment where you can feel safe and comfortable. I truly respect you and your inner resources and ability to move towards growth and wholeness. My goal is to help you draw on your hidden strengths while affirming your ability to grow.
The act of listening to someone speak what is in their heart without judgement is a quality I learned long ago to value and appreciate. I was privileged to receive such a gift in my own life when it was needed most, and I have long since desired to return this honor in service to others. My goal as counselor is
I absolutely love Counseling. As a counselor, I help people gain a greater sense of happiness,health, peace, and prosperity. I have been a counselor in schools,an agency,and now in private practice. I specialize in working with people who are dealing with depression, anxiety,relationship concerns, grief, life transitions, and a variety of personal and family concerns.
The focus of my practice is providing general psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis for those who prefer to delve deeper. I offer a non-judgmental, safe and confidential environment for you to explore whatever issues with which you might be struggling. I also specialize in areas related to loss of meaning in the second half of life and the process of individuation –
I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist whose primary interest is medication management for patients between the ages of 5 and 65. I realize that medications can be adjunct to the powerful changes brought
My route to the counseling profession has been circuitous. After many years working in technology at the corporate level and then leaving the professional world behind to begin a family, I found myself at a crossroads.
Let’s start with the basics, shall we? My name is Rebekah Hartman. I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been working with adults, children, adolescents and families for over 6 years.I am part of the Texas Sand Play
A friend of mine once asked, “Do you think I need therapy?” I responded with a question, “Do you have parents?” Now, I know that most parents want to do right, but we all have unfinished business to address, whether
Melissa brings with her a variety of invaluable skills and over 25 years of industry experience, along with being certified as an LPC Supervisor. Her greatest assets, in addition to her education, include her vast knowledge
With more than 23 years of experience in the field of chemical dependency, Mark has gained knowledge and expertise in specific areas of adolescent and adult treatment, family education, aftercare, extended care
Hello, my name is Kim House. I began my counseling career in 1998 after graduating with my Master’s Degree in Counseling, with a specialty in Play Therapy from the largest play therapy training program in the world
As a Spanish speaking bilingual counselor; I am open to and feel honored to work with individuals from all cultures. (Por favor clientes Hispanos pasen al parrafo ultimo-Spanish speaking clients please see last paragraph).
I have resided and worked in the McKinney area for the last fourteen years. I have enjoyed living in a city that values family, preservation of history, and sense of community. I have been married for 21 years and have two
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