What is group therapy?
- Groups are offered on the Denton campus during the fall and spring semesters.
- Groups provide a supportive and stimulating environment for personal development, relationship building, and communication skill improvement.
- Groups are organized by topic, commonly including:
- Assertiveness skills
- Personal growth
- Overcoming dysfunctional family dynamics
- Trauma recovery
- Healthy relationships
- Please view our current Denton group offerings.
- Groups range in size from 5 to 15 clients and are led by a trained mental health professional.
Who is eligible for group therapy?
- Students are eligible for unlimited group therapy when they are actively taking classes.
- Students may attend group therapy sessions while participating in individual or couples therapy.
- Depending upon the nature of your concerns, you may be referred to individual therapy or another agency to ensure you receive the care warranted.
What is the cost for services?
- Fees for services are already included in students’ previously paid fees. No additional charges are incurred.
How do I know if I could benefit from group therapy?
- Do you struggle with feeling alone in your problems?
- Do you like to encourage others while also feeling supported?
- Do you believe you can learn and grow based on others’ experiences?
- Have you worked on some of your issues in previous therapy, or with friends and family, and now feel ready to work on them with others?
- Could you use some practice improving your communication skills, social confidence, or trust?
- Remember, most people, regardless of how serious their concerns are, can benefit from a supportive group environment.
What is confidentiality?
- Confidentiality is one of the mental health field’s top priorities.
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What groups are currently being offered?
How do I begin?
- Call or stop by the Denton Counseling Center to place your name on the groups referral list.
- The Group Coordinator will contact you to schedule a group intake appointment.
- Arrive 20 minutes prior to your group intake appointment to complete intake paperwork.
- In the 30 minute group intake appointment you and a therapist will begin to explore the nature of your concerns and goals.
- You and the therapist will collaboratively determine which resources available at the Counseling Center, (or another agency), are best suited to address your needs.
- Ongoing services are scheduled by appointment at the conclusion of the intake appointment.
page last updated 7/8/2016 2:00 PM