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GROUP THERAPY FAQ

Do I have to commit to a group for a year or two in order to participate? 

No, your length of participation is decided between yourself and Dr. Underwood. 

 

Why would I choose a group vs. private sessions? 

For some, the fact that it is more affordable means they can benefit from more frequent, sustained support and accountability. The monthly fee for a weekly group is significantly lower than the weekly investment for individual sessions. Attending weekly group meetings allows for less frequent individual sessions.

 

Where would I go for these group meetings? 

The group sessions are held in a private conference room at our offices in Brentwood, Nolensville, or online through a HIPPA approved virtual system.

How do I know if group therapy is a good fit for me? 

It’s true that not everyone is suited for a group therapy setting.  If you are wondering if group therapy might be a good fit for you, Dr. Underwood will provide a free 30-min consultation that will assist with this decision and will provide admission to an active group.

 

Group Therapy Options:

Men’s Life Group

These ongoing groups meet weekly for 50 minutes and are open to newcomers. Participants are striving for integrity, authenticity, and an understanding of healthy intimacy. The sessions provide a safe, confidential environment to receive support and maintain accountability. Groups are limited to 6 to 8 members.  If you would like to learn more about this group, contact Dr. Underwood.

 

Male Adolescent Group

This group is designed for male adolescents to learn more about themselves and how to navigate relationships with others. The group format facilitated by Dr. Underwood allows for structured conversations and modeling of processing anger, frustration, and feelings of belonging. The group environment allows for real-life application and development and enhancing social skills, boundaries, and integrity. Groups are limited to 6 to 8 members, meeting once a week for 50 minutes in a safe and confidential environment. Most groups meet for 6 to 10 consecutive weeks. If you would like to learn more about this group, contact Dr. Underwood.

 

Processing Life Adjustments/Relationships

Life experiences such as grief, loss, and relational wounded-ness often bring the need for adjustment and processing. This group is designed for adults to learn more about themselves and behaviors and actions that may be a result of unprocessed hurts and disappointments that can lead to depression and anxiety. The group setting provides a safe and confidential environment for members to share and seek information in a non-judging community. Groups are limited to 6 to 8 members, meeting once a week for 50 minutes. Most groups meet for 6 to 10 consecutive weeks. If you would like to learn more about this group, contact Dr. Underwood.

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