Three New Women’s Groups Beginning This Fall

The Imago Center’s Hayley Hoffman will be leading three new Women’s Groups beginning this fall. Women in The Second Chapter of Life Women in The Third Chapter of Life Women’s Sexuality in The Third Chapter of Life

Group Therapy: Is It the Next Right Thing for Me?

My perception of group therapy is in part informed by two books: Irvin Yalom’s novel The Schopenhauer Cure and Norah Ephron’s Heartburn. Formal training is an essential foundation, and so is experience, but sometimes there is nothing as instructive as well-informed fiction. Yalom the consummate group therapist, and Ephron is … Continue reading

Why Group Therapy for Men: 5 Benefits

Recently, a wife of a man in one of my men’s group said, “Dr Siegel did you sprinkle pixie dust on my husband?  He’s changed!”  For most of my 25 years as a psychologist I have worked with men in group therapy because it is such a powerful therapeutic approach … Continue reading

Playgroup as Peer Group

Counseling Today just published an article I wrote about how some therapist moms and dads balance their work with busy home lives. As a part of the DCTherapistMoms group locally, I was expecting to find similar support networks for therapists around the country. While I certainly found a lot of people expressing … Continue reading

Spotlight on Lena Aburdene, MS

Lena Aburdene can be a little impatient with the slow pace of the therapeutic process. As a new counselor at PC&CC/The Imago Center, she admits that her strong desire to help others causes her to want to help solve problems right away. “Sometimes that’s just not possible,” she explains. “Counseling … Continue reading

Young Professional Group: Referral Corner

I’ve been co-leading a group for young adults struggling with quarterlife crises for over two years now. With time I’ve become more sure in my belief that young professionals today face issues that previous generations did not face at a similar age. Young adults today are marrying later, living at … Continue reading

Single in the City: A support group for women in Washington DC

It is human nature to want companionship. In every culture throughout the world it is the norm to seek companionship, get married and pro-create. For generation after generation it has been a part of who we are to seek a partner in life.  It is more than just a societal … Continue reading

Art of Relationships Group accepting new members

The Art of Relationships, a coed therapy group for people who want to create more fulfilling relationships with family, friends, colleagues, and or/romantic partners, is accepting members. For more information, or to schedule a free initial consultation, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.

QuarterLife+10 Therapy Group open to additional members

The ongoing QuarterLife+10 therapy group for unmarried professionals in their mid-20s to mid-30s is open to additional members. Topics include work/career, spirituality, relationships, and exploring the question “Where do I want to be in 10 years?” For more information, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.

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