Why BPS Groups?
The idea of participating in group counseling and sharing your struggles with others can be scary. However, group counseling can be a very powerful counseling modality. When people learn to interact freely with other group members, they tend to recreate similar patterns of interactions that have been troublesome to them outside of the group. Groups can provide a safe environment to shift those patterns, learn about yourself, and get support. Often, in today’s world, people can feel isolated and alone. Groups can provide a great sense of connection that is healing for all members.
The powerful therapeutic benefits of the group therapy process are well documented in research literature. It is part of the human experience that we need and benefit from social contact and support. To be able to meet with like-minded folks who share common challenges and goals can be very liberating and healing. Particularly with a well trained, trusted, licensed group leader at the helm. At Boulder Psychological Services (BPS) we have several therapists with graduate training specifically in group process. Listed below are current BPS groups offered. Feel free to contact the group leader(s) for more information.
Click on the links below to find out more about upcoming BPS group opportunities:
Living Your Hero’s Journey
We are offering an 8-week class designed to empower Young Adults (approx. ages 22 -35) with mental health and neurodivergent challenges starting in October. It is a class and discussion group inspired by the narrative of The Hero’s Journey. JoAnn and Tim will be offering this class with the hope of creating further group and community offerings in the future.
Interpersonal Therapy Group
Are you interested in improving your relationships with other people?
Would you like to address feelings of social anxiety, awkwardness, loneliness and/or isolation?
Are you interested in finding out more about your impact on other people and the ways you communicate with them?
Group Therapy is an incredibly powerful way to address these questions and to develop more interpersonal skill & confidence. Groups allow us to explore patterns of relating as they emerge in the here-and-now. Since groups become a microcosm for what happens in our outside lives, they provide the opportunity to see old patterns as they emerge and to experiment in a safe space with new ways of being and communicating with others.