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Types of Counseling
You will begin your counseling with an individual consultation with a CAPS counselor. He or she will talk about what concerns you want to address. Together, you'll set goals for your therapy. Depending on your situation, additional individual counseling may be appropriate, especially if you need immediate relief for a crisis situation.
If you are dealing with relationship or sexual problems, it can help to include your partner in your therapy.
Group therapy can often be more effective than individual counseling for changing your thinking, feelings, and behaviors. It enables you to practice new behaviors in a safe environment. And it introduces you to people who are dealing with similar situations who may be able to help.
Group counseling is a weekly commitment. Part of its value is the process of building relationships with other members. All group members commit to complete confidentiality about who attends and what is said during sessions.
You may find a complete, detailed list of our Fall Groups 2013 here.