This CONFIDENTIAL support group is open to all persons who identify as deaf and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Persons identifying as GLBT and Deaf, you need not be a client of Montrose Counseling Center to participate. Participants will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement at their first meeting. Also, participants may join at any time, however the group is limited to 10 members. This group is facilitated by Leann Randolph, LBSW. Ms. Randolph is hearing but uses American Sign Language. For more information…
Each session will cover a different topic, which will be determined by the group. Presenters may be brought in for specific topics. Interpreters will be present.
October 5 – *Body Image*-thinking about food & weight all the time.
October 12 – *Stress*- Coping with home, school, work, & relationships Co-Facilitator: Darla Connor
October 19 – *Spiritual Wellness* Co-Facilitator: Brian Determan
October 26 – *Anger management*-Dealing with anger Co-Facilitator: Alan Morton
November 2 – *Speaker* on *Mindfulness*-Cheri Siard (interpreter will be present)
November 9 – *Grief/loss*: (divorce, break-up, death)
November 16 – * Religion* with Chris Kerr (interpreter will be present)
November 23 – *Communication barriers*
Free Snacks available
There is no charge to attend the group, however donations are always welcome.
Flyers: Deaf and GLBT (pdf)
Dates, Time & Duration:
Open Meetings from 4-5:30 p.m.
Starting from Mondays beginning Oct. 5, 2009 through Nov. 23, 2009
Every week for 8 consecutive weeks.
Montrose Counseling Center
401 Branard, Houston, Texas 77006
832.413.6192 – Video Phone
713.529.0037 x312 – Voice