A group consists of 6 to 10 members meeting each week who have things in common and who can be helpful partners for each other’s growth. The therapist guides the discussion, providing a productive examination of the issues or concerns affecting each member.
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While the LGBTQ community has plenty of strengths — from natural creativity to a deep sense of empathy forged through the coming out process — we consistently struggle with fostering intimacy in our romantic relationships.
“Group therapy can allow us to build a community of LGBTQ outside of sexual or romantic relationships,” he says. “It provides a kind of safe space to deal with the complex feelings related to intimacy.”
Christopher Straley's Groups
Sexual Health in Recover Group
Sexual Health in Drug and Alcohol Recovery - A Psychotherapy Group for Bisexual and Gay Men who: struggle to maintain their meth recovery because of their sexual behavior; feel motivated to improve their sexual health; feel ready to stop using meth; have experienced negative consequences from their sexual behavior, such as romantic relationship conflicts, sexually transmitted infections, unintended pregnancies, relapse in drug and alcohol recovery, or financial, legal or occupational problems.