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Hiv Group Therapy

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"The World" Profiles Study Showing Benefits of Group Therapy Among Ugandans Affected by HIV/AIDS

"The World " -- a coproduction of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Thursday reported on a recent study showing that people affected by HIV/AIDS in Uganda who also have major depression have benefited from group therapy sessions... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group Therapy Can Help Treat Depression Among HIV/AIDS Patients, Uganda Study Says

People living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda who also have major depression have benefited from group therapy sessions, according to a study conducted by counselors from World Vision and researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy Causing "Complacency" Among High-Risk Groups, Opinion Piece Says

HIV/AIDS clinicians and scientists have been "witness to a transformation in disease management that is virtually unprecedented in the history of medicine," Mark Wainberg, director of McGill University 's AIDS Centre at Jewish General Hospital , and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

group therapy

Are there any resources available with guidelines/ research on group treatment for PWA's or HIV+ people? Having a difficult time trying to locate info....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not sure what you mean by guidelines. The empirical and anecdotal reports are that many people living with HIV and AIDS derive enormous benefit from attending support groups with other people living with HIV/ AIDS. Many other people do not... Read more »

Group Therapy and Counseling Resources

Dear Michael, I am writing as a graduate student in Counseling and an HIV Positive gay man. I'm interested in any/all resources in counseling (individually), marital/family therapy models and group psychotherapy with gay men with HIV Disease....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
By this stage in the epidemic there is a plethora of published articles and books on this topic. Books on the mental health needs of gay men living with HIV are being published all the time. Several excellent books that are recent that are not... Read more »

Should I enter a therapy group?

I have only been w/ my partner for 1 year, and will always keep him #1, but he has difficulty talking about his POS status. I'm NEG, but I go into depression thinking about how much time he has, often seeing him tired, and depressed himself....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
From the sound of your message, you are having some difficulty with his HIV status too. You are preoccupied with what happened in the past. You would be much better served by focusing on the present and how best to move forward. You should get... Read more »

Help me create a counselling group for +youngsters, a service in the community (Marcel N., psychologist, HIV +)

from Marcel N-Romania.Dear Sir,i'm thrilled to find such a complex site to rise all kind of problems the hivers have to deal with. This is again a prove that your country realy try to controle and to help patients to become effective and deal...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear MArcel,I really respect the work you are doing in Romania. Unfortunately in terms of your request, I have never worked with young people. My specialty is working with adults. So I am am sorry to say that I have no idea of how to advise you... Read more »
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group therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone-
does anyone know information regarding group therapy in NYC for people newly diagnosed with hiv?
Thanks. Read more »

NYC group therapy for Hetros

Posted by Anonymous
Many gay/bi/trans groups and I guess I'd be more welcome than not to attend them but just wanting to know if there is any group for Hetros in the NYC area?

Thanks for any help
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Support Groups for gay men in NYC

Posted by ShantiNurse, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm trying to find out about HIV support groups for gay men in NYC for a friend. It has been surprisingly hard to get this information. Any advice, lists, could provide would be very appreciated! Read more »

NYC Heterosexual Support Groups Uptown?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In 1988, my friend had 5 HIV+ groups meeting WEEKLY on the East side from 23rd St. (VA) to 82nd St.(I co-chaired one of them). I was busy getting my degree and was shocked to find out there are only groups for those who can travel either to the... Read more »