Process/Support Group for Counselors/Therapists:
An Interactive Group
for Growth and Support

Who Would Benefit:
• Therapists wanting a deeper awareness of themselves and their experience.
• Counselors being proactive about the emotional challenges of work.
• Counselors seeking a rich interactive experience with colleagues.
• Counselors desiring time for processing and regrouping.
• Therapists with difficult cases or stressful circumstances.
• People aiming for balance and wholeness.

Why the Group is Special:
• Facilitator’s 30 years of group experience in diverse settings.
• Group interaction inspired by mutual desire for support and growth.
• A dual focus: foster professional effectiveness and cultivate resilience.
A safe space to engage with others and expand horizons.

How You Benefit:
• Avoid embarrassing spillover of negative emotions onto relationships.
• Express thoughts and feelings about difficult experiences.
• Freely explore and reflect on what is important to you.
• Invite feedback and participate in frank discussions.
• Sustain professional effectiveness through self-care.
• Increase appreciation for your work and self.
• Connect with the magical synergy of group.
• Feel supported and self-empowered.
• Identify blindspots in a safe space.

Location: 1962 NW Kearney, Portland, Oregon.
Size: Group size limited to 6.
Fee: $75 a month for two bi-monthly meetings. Pre-group interview: $75
Day & Time: 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month from 12:30 – 2:30.

The Facilitator:
Oregon Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor with 30 years of group experience as a facilitator and participant. Work experiences include: hospital-based and outpatient chemical dependency treatment with adults, adolescents and their families; inpatient work with geriatric and adults with chronic mental illness; home- and community-based work with “severely emotionally disturbed” children; agency- and school-based counseling with children, youths and families. Co-facilitation experiences involved couples and family therapy and with adult, children, teen, parent, and multifamily groups. Group work experience included facilitation of process and psycho-educational groups with a variety of populations and settings. Personal participation with a variety of groups includes process, meditation, poetry, consultation and psychodrama.

For more information or to set up an interview, please contact Robert Picariello, LMFT, CADC II at 971-228-7777 or