Group Therapy

Our groups are currently paused for the holiday season, they will begin again in April 2022.

You’re having trouble relating to others. You’ve noticed this at work, at home, and with friends and colleagues. You find that relating to certain people often makes you anxious or sad. Too often, you feel like you want to express your voice but can’t seem to find the courage. You have lost yourself over the years because of challenges in your relationships. If this sounds familiar, group therapy may be an option for you.

Starting Group Therapy Could Be A Great Fit

You want high quality, specialized counseling services. But, you also need therapy that fits with your lifestyle.  Our therapists understand.  Online group therapy at Faith and Family Empowerment is the answer you’ve been looking for.  Our therapists specialize in various areas such as anxiety, depression, and grief.  Through the use of a secure video chat, we can offer you effective mental health services without all the hassle of coming into a counseling office.

Benefits of Group Therapy

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Group therapy helps you realize that you are not alone.

When Yalom had members of his support groups write the one thing that they wouldn’t share, similar themes emerged. Most people felt alienated and alone with their secrets. They also felt unloved. Support groups help reduce isolation because they help us realize that we are all in this together.

Group therapy facilitates giving and receiving support.

Group therapy is not a case where people take turns receiving individual therapy. Instead, it is an opportunity for group members to give and receive feedback from one another. Members sharing their experiences and giving feedback help to build an environment of support and connection.

Group therapy helps you to find your “voice”.

In many cases, people come to groups because they feel a lack of a sense of power within their everyday environments. Group therapy helps people learn to speak and exercise their voice, thereby giving them the tools and ability to exercise their voice in their environment.

Group therapy helps you relate to others and yourself in healthier ways.

In group therapy, you can learn about your relational patterns and their effects on yourself and on others. Are you the type that sits back until you are called on? Do you have to be the person that dominates a conversation group therapy allows you to observe how your relational patterns affect others? It also allows you to explore and experiments relating to others in different ways.

Benefits of Online Support Groups 

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With an online support group, you don’t have to worry about navigating through rush hour traffic, you can attend sessions in the comfort of your home or some other area

Online therapy saves you time. This allows you to either complete more tasks or simply take the extra time to relax.

In addition, online therapy allows for fewer missed sessions. To learn about other benefits of support groups, check out this link.

Online Anxiety Support Group in Atlanta, GA

Anxiety support groups allow a person to begin to challenge their insecurities and fears in a place where there is a connection. In a group, beliefs about themselves and their situations can be heard, affirmed, or challenged in a safe environment. This is where people build connections with one another. In support group, your voice can be expressed in a way that allows you to grow as a person. The skills learned inside the group can then be applied outside in your daily living.

Online Depression Support Group in Atlanta, GA

Participation in group therapy for depression allows a person to begin to share their stories in a safe environment. Beliefs about your situation can be heard, affirmed, and challenged within this environment of connection. Within the group environment, a person begins to learn that they are not alone in their struggles, which can make a big difference.

Online Grief Support Group in Atlanta, GA

We are all touched by grief and loss at some point in life. Group therapy for grief allows us a place to tell our stories about the loss of a loved one, a position, health, or some other loss. Grief support group allows us to process that grief in a supportive environment, which lessens the chance that someone may experience complicated grief.

Begin Online Support Group in Atlanta, GA with Faith and Family Empowerment

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Support group for anxiety and depression meets bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. The group is private pay only and requires an eight-session commitment and pre-interview by one of the group co-leaders, William Hemphill, LPC, or Dr. Jessica Buchholz, Psy D.

We can help you anywhere in the state with online therapy in Georgia. To start your anxiety treatment journey, follow these simple steps:

  1. Contact me and request an appointment.
  2. Get to know your new therapist.
  3. Begin to manage your anxiety, depression, and grief in a safe environment where you can connect with others.

Other Counseling Services Offered in Atlanta, GA

At Faith and Family Counseling, we offer many services. Most of our services are offered through online therapy, as our Atlanta based counseling clinic is closed. Services for individuals include depression, grief, anxiety, relationship counseling for singles, and Christian counseling. For couples, we offer marriage counseling, discernment counseling, and affair recovery. For families, we offer counseling for adoptive families.

315 West Ponce de Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030, suite 1045
Starting August 12, 2021
(678) 257-7831



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