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If you haven’t personally experienced a therapy group, you may have impressions from shows or movies about how it works. Sometimes those can be helpful and sometimes not so helpful. (For example, at Therapy Austin, you may be sitting in a circle with other people struggling with the same issues, but you won’t be sitting in a darkened room lit by fluorescent bulbs wearing a name tag and asked to join a Fight Club). 

Group therapy has been around for a long time and is an effective way to address issues like anxiety, depression, body image, and relationship struggles - issues most people struggle to manage alone. The truth is, we often get more out of group-learning than solo-efforts. Bonus: group therapy costs less per session than individual therapy!

Benefits of Group Therapy

Power in numbers
Affordable alternative
Reduce isolation
Develop communication and socialization skills in real-time
Learn how to express personal issues and accept criticism from others
Practice active listening
Increase self-awareness and gain insight by listening to people with similar issues
Gain motivation to make changes
Receive support and create connection
  • Bariatric Eating through the Holidays

    When: Wednesday evenings at 5:30, October 12th - December 14th

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Cost: $50 per session

    Navigating the holidays after Bariatric surgery can be a difficult and emotionally charged time whether it’s your first holiday season or you’ve been through a few seasons as a post op. The Bariatric Eating through the Holidays group will help members of the bariatric community struggling with mental health, trauma, binge eating, and addiction find clarity and stability through this holiday season by providing skills training and community support so that you can have a peaceful and connected holiday season.

    The group is led by Kitty Ferguson-Mappus, MSSW, LMSW who is a post op herself (VSG 2016) and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor as well as Binge Eating Disorder specialist and EMDR Trained Trauma Therapist. She will lead a 8 week program navigating the holiday season beginning October 12th and ending December 14th with the week of Thanksgiving off. Topics covered will include setting and maintaining healthy boundaries, transfer addiction, binge eating, and healthy coping strategies.

    This group is open to any individuals residing within the state of Texas.

    Enroll by filling out the form below.

    Meet the Group Leader

    Kitty Ferguson-Mappus Therapy Austin

    Kitty Ferguson-Mappus, LMSW

  • Weekly Process Group

    [THIS GROUP IS NOW FULL]

    When: Mondays, 6:15–7:45 p.m.

    Cost: $50/session, long-term, ongoing group

    This group has been meeting for over a year and is open to new participants who are interested in getting support around interpersonal relationships and mental health, and learning about themselves and others.

    Meet the Group Leader

    Morgan Shinle Therapy Austin

    Morgan Shinle, LMSW

Sign Up For Group Therapy Now

Once you complete this form, our Groups Coordinator will contact you shortly to set up a time to discuss our groups & classes and to answer any questions you have. You will have the opportunity to sign up for an Information and Assessment Session specific to the group you are interested in. Groups are great and we are excited for your interest!

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