"It is not difficult for a careful observer to see the evidence for unconscious processes in other people; it is harder to grasp the reality that we ourselves are inhabited and moved by forces beyond our access or control."

- Nancy McWilliams -

"Anger is so often a byproduct of helplessness because your needs are not expressed...
You have a right to ask for what you want, even though you may not get it."

- Matthew McKay & Patrick Fanning -

"The reason we're not often there for others...is that we're not there for ourselves."

- Pema Chodron -

"Bad behavior stems from unmet needs."

- Unknown -

"The power of a secret is that it wants to be told."

- Unknown -

"Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past."

- Lily Tomlin -

"Reconciling the erotic and the domestic is not a problem to solve but a paradox to manage."

- Esther Perel -

"Intrinsic motivation for change arises in an accepting, empowering atmosphere that makes it safe for the person to explore the...present."

- William Miller & Stephen Rollnick -

"As long as you're wanting to be thinner, smarter, more enlightened, less uptight, or whatever it might be,
somehow you're always going to be approaching your problem with the very same logic that created it...
that you're not good enough."

- Pema Chodron -

"I have never heard of nothing coming from hard work."

- Uzo Aduba -

"People are more than the worst thing they have ever done in their lives."

- Sister Helen Prejean -

"What we resist, persists."

- Traditional -

Group Therapy – Now Accepting New Members

1. Process Oriented Training Group for Therapists

  • Start Date: July 11th 2023
  • Every Tuesday for 1.25 hours
  • Time – 9:30 – 10:45am Central Time
  • Cost: $60 per session
  • Location: Mostly virtual – we’ll meet in-person periodically, depending on members’ availability
  • Group Size  4 to 8
  • Open to anyone who has completed graduate school in a mental health field and can make occasional trips to Austin.
  • This group will combine training, case consultation, professional development, and peer support, influenced by the principles of Modern Analytic Psychotherapy.

Please contact me if you are interested in joining. A free phone consultation followed by 1-3 individual consultation sessions are required before joining this ongoing training group.

2. Group Therapy for LGBTQ Adults ages 21 – 40.

You’re invited to join an ongoing process group for LGBTQ adults – established February 2022.

  • Day: Every Wednesday (except holidays)
  • Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $50 per session
  • Location: Sessions are held in my office at 6448 E HWY 290 Suite E-102.
    • We will keep the option to meet virtually as needed.
  • For people between the ages of 21 and 40.
  • For anyone who identifies as LGBTQ.
  • A good group for undergrads, graduate students, and new professionals in all of the helping fields.
  • Requirements before joining: A phone screening followed by three individual therapy sessions.
  • Please see the Group Agreements for further therapeutic details.

For general information about group therapy, check out The American Group Psychotherapy Society’s webpage: What is Group Psychotherapy?

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