Group therapy involves one or more therapists who lead a group of five to eight clients. A group will usually meet for an hour a week, although some group therapy is more intensive and will meet more frequently. Some group therapies require people to also attend individual therapy sessions.
Most groups are designed to target a specific problem, such as depression, grief, anxiety, chronic pain, or addiction, while other groups focus more generally on improving relationships, social skills, or learning coping skills.
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Our Therapists Who Specialize in this Area
Janna Schriber, MS, LPC, NCC
I acknowledge the messiness, the humanness, of life inherent to us all; we can't do it all on our own. I collaborate with clients to find tools to navigate through this, and create a more centering and stabilizing way of life, despite the dizziness, disorientation, and disconnect. My approach in therapy recognizes these challenges central to living; I help each client towards a life of meaning, fulfillment, and happiness. My therapeutic style provides a sense of freshness, nonjudgement, and an authentic presence to each session.
As a therapist I take into account the complexity of human beings - always interacting with our environment, with others, and with ourselves. I see each client as whole, and our mental health as a very significant and intricate piece to our overall health and well-being. I use a client-centered, collaborative approach utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Strategies, Narrative Therapy, and Dialectical-Based Therapy (DBT).Education:
Master’s of Science, Counseling and Human Development, specializing in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, South Dakota State UniversityExperience:
Multiple years of experience in community centers, private practice, hospice, academic setting, funeral homesSpecialties:
- Pre-teen, adolescents, adults, and elders individual and group therapy
- Grief, complicated grieving/bereavement
- Meaning and fulfillment from life’s challenges, struggles, and loss