What the Heck is a Process Group?

With the newfound popularity of Christie Tate's book, "Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life" conversations are happening about group therapy, individual therapy's cool elusive cousin. Because I tend to facilitate process groups, I want to break down some components of what a process group looks like. To try and explain how you can use...[ read more ]

Phoenix Rising – Online Process Group for Women

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Phoenix Rising - An Online Process Group for Women in 2021! This online process group for women is meant for those seeking growth, change and who have a willingness to build a safe, yet challenging community. It will be running for 10 weeks from January 6, 2021 - March 10, 2021. See below for additional information and frequently asked questions....[ read more ]

Grappling With the Unknown

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The unknown has been on my mind a lot lately for various reasons, some of which, surprisingly, are not about the context of the world and the United States at large. "The unknown" is a common theme in therapy. Will I find love in my life? Should I take this job? Was it the right choice to move here? What's...[ read more ]

Group Therapy for Therapists – Updated FAQ December 2020

Group Therapy for Therapists

Group Therapy for Therapists is now a long-term process group. As of December 1, 2020, this interpersonal process group will remain open until we have 8 members at which point it will be a closed group. It will open for new members anytime we drop below 8. If you are interested in being on the list to join at the...[ read more ]

What’s Therapy Like?

Many people who haven't been in therapy wonder what therapy is like. Is it like Toni Collette in Wanderlust or Naomi Watts in Gypsy? Therapy seems to be such a mystery experience sometimes, even to therapists who are in therapy. First, it is because there are many schools of thought, which vary in their manner of therapy. Secondly, the personality...[ read more ]

Your Therapist’s Office Space: Is it Important?

Office Space Conversations Recently, I had multiple conversations with colleagues and friends about therapists' office space. As many of you know, I added an office in Plantation, FL last October. It took some time for me to adjust to this partial relocation. I was really unsure what felt wrong or was it simply different? There were different neighbors with different...[ read more ]

The Pitfalls & Perks of NYE Resolutions

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A lot of psychotherapists write about how New Year's Eve (NYE) resolutions are a set-up and you shouldn't make them. Sometimes the alternative is a word of the year or a mantra or setting up a goal each month, rather than focusing on the whole year. I have gone back and forth myself on the concept of a resolution. Yet,...[ read more ]

What’s the Difference? Psychotherapy, Counseling, Psychoanalysis, Coaching

Hey, we all need a space where we can sort things out, make new choices and create meaningful change. When you're looking for support in your life, it can be overwhelming to dig through the different types of services out there. Do you need psychotherapy, psychoanalysis or life coaching? Given the choice, which one would you even want? Here's a...[ read more ]

How to Find a Therapist in Miami & Plantation

So you need to find a therapist. Maybe you have just gone through relocation and moved here from somewhere completely different. Maybe you had a therapist you really connected with back home. Maybe you've never tried therapy before, but something is telling you now is the time. Finding a therapist is not such a simple task. There are a lot...[ read more ]

What No One Tells You About Therapy (But Should!)

It is said we fear the unknown, which is why many people shy away from receiving therapy. It can be intimidating walking into your therapist’s office for the very first time, not knowing what to expect. On the flip side, some people assume they know everything about therapy and can be quite surprised. The thing is, though therapy is not as stigmatized...[ read more ]

 

Karin Lawson

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Wilton Manors, FL 33305

karin@drkarinlawson.com
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