Group Therapy Opportunities 


Opportunities Include 

 

AA Meetings

The goal of this self-help group is to learn to establish and maintain abstinence from alcohol and drugs by attending these meetings and learning from other people who struggle with addictions.

Anger Management

This group is appropriate for individuals who would benefit understanding and dealing with anger and anger expression. Topics include expression of feelings, communication skills, stress management, and relaxation techniques. For more information please contact Josh Watson at Ext. 238.

 

This is an open group with no need to schedule a first meeting. 

Anger Management Group (Men)

10 weeks

The Anger Management Group for Men – Adult (18 years of age or older) is a group that meets once a week for a total of 10 weeks. This group is designed to help participants develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. Purpose of the Group is to learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop self-control over thoughts and actions and receive support from others. At the end of group participants will have a better understanding of their anger, anger triggers, and coping skills needed to cope better with their anger.

Anger Management Group (Women)

10 weeks

The Anger Management Group for Women – Adult (18 years of age or older) is a group that meets once a week for a total of 10 weeks. This group is designed to help participants develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. Purpose of the Group is to learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop self-control over thoughts and actions and receive support from others. At the end of group participants will have a better understanding of their anger, anger triggers, and coping skills needed to cope better with their anger.

Domestic Violence

This is a domestic violence therapeutic group that is designed to educate as well to provide a safe supportive environment for women in abusive situations. This group covers topics such as DV screenings, safety planning, Lenore Walker’s cycle of violence, issue spotting, the protective order process, and program services.

DUI Class

The DUI Safety Education and Treatment Program is 18 hours (six 3-hour sessions) of Psychoeducation on DUI laws, physical effects of alcohol and/or drug (AOD) use, levels of impairment, progression of addiction, effects of AOD use on family, recovery and relapse, and responsible use in order to confront irrational beliefs and lack of knowledge which will assist in identifying either a need to use responsibly or abstain from use.

The additional component can include six 1-hour therapy sessions to use newly acquired knowledge to assess personal use, IOP, or inpatient care.

Wood:
Thursday:
Group – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Class – 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday:
Class – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Group – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Roane:
Tuesday:
Class – 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Group – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Jackson:
Tuesday:
Group – 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Class – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Problem Gamblers Help Network Group

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday • 5:00pm to 7:00pm • 6 weeks

This group is an intensive outpatient group that meets for six weeks for up to 9 hours per week. The focus of this group is to learn to recognize this prblem as a true addiction that needs treatment just like other addictions and to establish a need for abstinence. This group combines psycho-education, cognitive behavioral, and motivational interviewing techniques to assist the clients in working through some of their treatment-specific problems in a structured way to enhance their recovery.

IOP Group for Adolescents

Wood, Roane and Jackson Counties • 6 weeks
This group is an intensive outpatient group that meets for six weeks for 6 hours per week. The group is structured to combine psycho-educational and cognitive behavioral strategies along with group processing to help adolescents gain insight into their addiction and the recovery process. The goal of the group is to establish abstinence from all mood altering substances, to increase knowledge of the disease and the recovery process, and to develop a recovery program in order to maintain abstinence from all mood altering substances.

In addition to recovery related issues, this group focuses on adolescent specific issues that contribute to an impairment in functioning levels in different areas of life that influence ability to maintain abstinence from mood altering substances.

Intensive Outpatient (MEN IOP)

6 weeks

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) – Adult (18 years or older) is a structured OPEN group that combines psycho-educational methods, cognitive behavioral strategies, the group process and other therapeutic modalities to help clients become more aware of their addiction and develop tools that would while working toward completion of individual treatment goals.

Intensive Outpatient (Women IOP)

6 weeks

Women’s Intensive Recovery Program (WIRP)

The women’s intensive outpatient program runs for six weeks in duration for up to 12 hours per week. This group is structured to combine psycho-educational and cognitive behavioral strategies along with group processing to help the women become more aware of their addiction/addictive behaviors. Once this insight is established, the goal of this group is to continue to develop recovery activities to assist them in meeting their treatment goals.

In addition to recovery, this group also focuses on assisting women in learning more about how gender specific issues such as childcare, domestic violence and trauma, and other important life experiences influence their lives and impact their ability to stay sober.

IOP Night Class (Men and Women

6 weeks

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) – Adult (18 years or older) is a structured OPEN group that combines psycho-educational methods, cognitive behavioral strategies, the group process and other therapeutic modalities to help clients become more aware of their addiction and develop tools that would while working toward completion of individual treatment goals.

Motivational Recovery Counseling (MRC)

2 weeks

Motivational Recovery Counseling (MRC) is a four session group that addresses substance abuse/dependence criteria, consequences to abusing alcohol and drugs, denial patterns related to alcohol and/or drug use and the benefits versus consequences of not using alcohol and drugs.

Parenting

The parenting group was designed to assist clients in learning more about how their substance abuse impacts their ability to parent their children effectively. The goal of this group is to help them learn to establish and maintain healthy boundaries with their children, learn how to discipline their children more effectively by using various non-physical techniques, and to reestablish their role as a healthy, effective parent in sobriety.

Relapse Prevention Group

 

Tuesday
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday
9:00am to 10:00am
10 weeks

Relapse prevention focuses on the goal of maintaining a lifestyle of abstinence through discussion of stumbling blocks and concerns group members have encountered since the last meeting. It explores feelings, thoughts, urges, and behavior associated with relapse.

Transitions