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THERAPY GROUPS LIST FOR AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2019
The Therapy Groups List is published in the quarterly newsletter and emailed to Marin CAMFT members. The public may access and download a PDF of the Therapy Groups List from a link on the home page of Marin CAMFT's website. Groups advertised here are offered by licensed psychotherapists and supervised prelicensed psychotherapists, who may or may not be members of Marin CAMFT. Marin CAMFT does not take responsibility for the quality of services provided.
Groups for Women
Women's Group. Renée Owen, LMFT 415 453 8117
Ongoing weekly group for women (clinicians & non-clinicians). Develop & deepen intimacy skills through support, process work, goal setting. Excellent adjunct to individual therapy. Thursdays PM San Rafael
Divorce Groups for Women Only Susan Pease Gadoua, LCSW 415 448 6242
Ongoing biweekly groups provide community, emotional support and information for all stages divorce or separation. Topics: self-esteem, empowerment and recovery from difficult feelings situations
Relationship Insight Group - Women Only Susan P. Gadoua, LCSW 415 448 6242
Ideal for any woman who is ready to change unhealthy relationship patterns. Bring to light outdated beliefs & perceptions that set women up for unfulfilling, sometimes abusive situations.
Monthly Saturday Groups for Women Gilda Meyers, LMFT 415 453 1839
Ongoing groups exploring issues of midlife & aging, meet one Saturday monthly in San Rafael. Ages 65+ meet 2nd Saturday per month 10 - 1. Ages 55+ meet 3rd Saturday 10-1 or 10-3. Call for flyer, information, free interview.
Women's Interpersonal Group Lois Friedlander, LMFT, CGP 415 383 3337
Integrates psychodynamic, interpersonal models. For students, professionals. Examine relationships. Consultant: Dr. Irv Yalom Wednesday, 6:30-8 PM, Ongoing. 3569 Sacramento Street, SF
Weight Loss and Weight maintenance Group Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT 415 897 1348
Gain tools and develop strategies for successful weight loss/ long-term maintenance. Food plans individualized for new habits with group therapy & support for emotional ups and downs.12-week am/pm in Novato.
Partners of Sex Addicts Support Groups Willow Tree Counseling, 707 200 2332 X 102
Education and a support for betrayed partners impacted by sex addiction. A safe place to share experiences and receive guidance - a Christian group is available. Jeanne@willowtreesantarosa.com, www.WillowTeeSantaRosa.com
Women's Group Dee (Laudene) Treshnell, LMFT 415 246 1211
Ongoing support weekly support and process group for women experiencing the expectations, stress and anxiety of our demanding society. Explore ways to find stress relief/balance. firstname.lastname@example.org www.deetreshnell.com
Groups for Men
Group Therapy for Men Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT 415 383 9254
Strengths & Positivity-Based. Move in cooperation toward greater emotional awareness, resolving challenges, improved relationships and competence. Wednesday 6:30 - 8 PM
Right Men's Team, Richard Platt, LMFT 415 760 8541
Helps men become alive, creative, productive through setting goals & being held accountable by trustworthy men. Supports clients to take their lives to the next level. www.teensolutionsmarin.com
Men and RelationshipsDavid Kest, LMFT 415 246 1739
San Rafael Group forming. Practice mindfulness, safe conversations & relationship skills to promote healing & growth. Ready for the next level through support & compassion? Wed, 7-9 PM 1703 Fifth Ave, SR
Men's Sex Addiction Recovery Group Willow Tree Counseling, 707 200 2332 X 101
Ongoing homework/process group helping create and maintain sobriety, establish recovery and address underlying issues. Santa Rosa: Monday 4 PM, Tuesday 8 AM, Thursday 5PM. San Rafael: Friday 3 PM. Tim@willowtreesantarosa.com, www.WillowTeeSantaRosa.com
Intimacy Groups Renée Owen, LMFT 415 453 8117
Ongoing weekly process groups for men and women (single, in relationship, or married). Explore blocks and learn how to experience more fulfillment & success in relationships and life. Monday or Tuesday PM San Rafael.
Singles Group Renée Owen, LMFT 415 453 8117
Psychoeducational group for men and women desiring to create more committed, intimate relationships. Assists in discovering blocks/obstacles. Excellent adjunct to individual therapy. 9 weeks, Tuesday PM San Rafael.
Interpersonal Process Group, Lou Dangles LMFT and Chris Armstrong LMFT 415 454 2722
Members will have an opportunity to learn about relationship patterns in their lives, understand impact on others. Wednesdays, 7:30– 9 PM San Anselmo.
Bariatric Surgery/Education Support Group, Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT 415 897 1348
For women and men contemplating weight loss surgery & for those post-surgery, to establish new eating habits for weight loss & successful maintenance. 12-weeks. AM/PM in Novato.
Substance Abuse Education/Support Group, Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT 415 897 1348
For women and men contemplating their behavior, use or abuse of various substances, i.e., alcohol, drugs, food, pills, sex, shopping, gambling-and the effects they have had on their lives. 12-week AM & PM, Novato.
Monthly Psychodrama Groups/Workshops, Sylvia Israel, LMFT, TEP, RDT/BCT 415 454 7308
Issues addressed: relationship with self and others, family of origin, self-esteem, empowerment, trauma and addictions recovery, spirituality. Emphasis on creativity and spontaneity. www.BayAreaMorenoInstitute.com
Couples Communication Workshop, Kathy Jarosz, LCSW 415 999 4414
Crash course to improve communication with a partner. Focus on skills to use right away. Materials given for practice. Great relationship tune-up. One evening per month. email@example.com.
Children, Teens and Parenting
Teen Boys Mentoring Team, Richard Platt, LMFT 415 760 8541
Supports boys 13 and older through the challenges of becoming a teen in Marin. Members build character, learn communication and leadership skills in a safe and fun environment.
T(w)eens and Young Adults, Alane Freund, MS, MA, LMFT 415 203 6600
Anxiety, Creatives, Overwhelm, Sensitivity, EQ, Ecotherapy, Fun, LGBTQ+ welcome. Mindfulness, heal from trauma, social skills, self-esteem. Woodacre www.alanefreund.com
Parenting Highly Sensitive and Anxious Kids/Teens Alane Freund, LMFT 415 203 6600
20% have highly tuned nervous systems, they think deep thoughts, easily over-aroused, emotionally reactive and notice subtleties. Ongoing group.www.alanefreund.com
Teens and Young Adults, Dee (Laudene) Treshnell, LMFT 415 246 1211
Ongoing weekly support groups for teens (13+) experiencing the challenges of today in Marin: stress, inclusion/exclusion, transitions, cyber addiction, manage expectations Mill Valley. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.deetreshnell.com
Parenting Adolescents Dee (Laudene) Treshnell, LMFT 415 246 1211
Ongoing support group for parents of teens: focus on defining your evolving role, navigating developmental changes, transitions, find common ground, improve communication. email@example.com www.deetreshnell.com
Therapeutic Art Group for Teens, Annie Danberg, LMFT, 415 322 8984
Teens - ages 14-17 experience a variety of creative mediums to: Gain self-confidence and awareness, Soothe anxiety, increase self-esteem. Tuesday afternoons 4:15-5:45, www.anniedanberg.com
Men Partners of Abuse Survivors Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT 415 383 9254
Education about the impact of abuse; support and exploring response-able resolution to personal and couple challenges with others who will understand. Tuesdays, 6:30-8 PM
$$$ Money Matters $$$ Laurie Buntain, LMFT 415 721 9555
Explore and understand your relationship with money. Identify influences and patterns to increase rational financial behavior and harmony. Seven sessions for individuals and couples. Group meets biweekly in Kentfield.
Horse/Animal Supported Therapy Group, Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT 415 897 1348
Therapeutic skills and problem solving for new possibilities, learned and practiced through interacting with unique and friendly horses and farm animals for adults, adolescents and youth.
Arts-Based Process Group for Women/Men, Dr. Shira Marin LMFT/Annie Danberg, LMFT 415 499 0737
Online Dream Groups, Shira Marin, PhD, LMFT 415 499 0737
Benefit your life through the psyche’s language of images. Immersion in dreams with possible Expressive Arts. Group 1- clinicians, Group 2 - non-clinicians. 6 members. Friday AM 1.5 hours weekly. 40 yrs experience.www.shiramarinphd.com
Couples Group Ilene Wolff, LMFT 415 420 3619
Bimonthly process group: Falling In Love With Your Partner Again. Evidence-based communication tools, psycho-ed. group, find support, give up blame. Stanford-trained, 35 yrs. experience. SF & San Rafael, www.ilenewolff.com
Groups for Therapists
Co-Led Therapy Group for Mature Therapists Geraldine Alpert, PhD, Elaine Cooper, PhD, LCSW 415 479 9479
One opening in high functioning, long term, co-ed group with psychodynamic, interpersonal orientation. Wednesday AM in San Rafael. www.GeraldineAlpert.com
Workshops and Trainings
Enliven Your Work with Psychodrama Training Sylvia Israel, LMFT, TEP, RDT/BCT 415 454 7308
Experiential methods can enliven and inspire both client and therapist. Access your spontaneity and creativity as you learn powerful action methods to incorporate into your work. www.BayAreaMorenoInstitute.com
Gottman Method Couple Therapy Groups, Lisa Lund, CRC, LMFT 415 721 4310
See www.ACouplesPlace.com to learn about our workshops for professionals and for couples. Interns are welcome and will receive discounts. CE hours available for all workshops.
Thrive Consultation Groups, Renée Owen, LMFT 415 453 8117
Connect and network with colleagues. Receive help in creating a thriving practice, or starting, facilitating or sustaining groups and general case consultation. Meets once a month in San Rafael.
Consultation/Supervision Group, Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT 415 383 9254
Ongoing group 1.5 hours twice a month – 6 members. 43 years experience Your energy engaged, your knowledge strengthened, your insight brightened www.scottnelsonphd.com
Online Clinical Supervision: Prelicensed/Early Career, Shira Marin, PhD, LMFT 415 499 0737
Learn about the aspects of private practice that will further your development. 35 years clinical/teaching experience. Depth, Jungian, Dream, EAT approaches. 90 minutes, twice a month in San Rafael.
Online Consultation: Mid/Late Career, Shira Marin, PhD, LMFT 415 499 0737
Get support & deepen grasp of complex case material. Private practice and agency issues. CEs. Collaborate, connect. 35 years clinical/teaching experience. 90 minutes twice/month in San Rafael
Consultation Group: Experienced Clinicians, Fran Goldie-Marcus, LCSW 415 892 4310
Consultation group with special emphasis on evaluating and treating personality-disordered clients from a psychodynamic and object relations perspective. Contact Fran for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bi-Monthly Consultation Group, Geraldine Alpert, PhD. 415 497 9479
Formerly Director Post Doctorate Training at Kaiser; Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF, Director of Group Therapy at McAuley Neuro-Psychiatric Institute. Input/ Support. www.GeraldineAlpert.com
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