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

- Uzo Aduba -

"What we resist, persists."

- Traditional -

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

- Pema Chodron -

"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 -

"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 -

"Bad behavior stems from unmet needs."

- Unknown -

"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 -

"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 -

"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 -

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

- Sister Helen Prejean -

Group Therapy – Now Accepting New Members

1. Process Oriented Training Group for Therapists

  • Start Date: April 2023
  • Day: Every Tuesday for 1.25 hours
  • Exact time TBD – most likely 10-11:15 (final determination based on members’ availability)
  • Cost: $60 per session
  • Location: Mostly virtual – we’ll meet in-person periodically, depending on members’ availability
  • Group Size  5 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 screening followed by 1-3 individual consultation sessions are required before joining this ongoing consultation/training/supervision group.

2. Group Therapy for LGBTQ Adults ages 25-40.

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 5555 N. Lamar Blvd. 
    • We will keep the option to meet virtually as needed.
  • For people between the ages of 25 and 40.
  • For anyone who identifies as LGBTQ.
  • 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?