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Humanistic-Existential Interpersonal Process Group

Do you feel depressed, anxious, restless, or tired? Does it seem like something is off in your world, but you’re having a difficult time clarifying your thoughts and what may be contributing to your distress? Perhaps you sense that you’d like to make changes in one or more important areas of your life, but the thought of doing so feels daunting. If you feel stuck, unsure of what you want or need, or afraid of taking  the first steps toward change, group therapy can help and we’re so glad you’re here!


Imagine having a supportive place to better understand your emotions and the parts of yourself you might keep hidden. You gain a renewed understanding of your values and the internal obstacles preventing you from making changes that feel important. With the support of your therapist and group members who can relate to your experience, you begin to see a path forward and you feel more confident taking those first steps. 

Benefits of This Group:

  • Connect with yourself in a deeper way.

  • Become more familiar with your emotions and the parts of yourself you might avoid

  • Clarify your values. 

  • Feel supported as you consider changes you might like to make within your relationships, your career, your religious or spiritual identity, and other other important areas of your life. 


  • When: Monday evenings from 5:15 - 6:30 pm 

  • Where: Virtual in most states or in-person in Marietta, Georgia

  • Group Leader: Robin Casey, PsyD

  • Commitment: Given the interpersonal nature of this group, it takes place in person (at least for now) and a three month commitment is required.

  • If you’re interested in a virtual option, please email to express interest in that format. 

Get Started Today:  

1. Schedule a 20 minute initial phone consultation with Dr. Casey ($25.00) 



2. After your phone consultation, you'll schedule your psychological assessment and orientation to group therapy  ($125.00)

3. You're ready to start group and begin getting to know your fellow group members! ($75.00 per session)


For questions, please call 470-308-6119 or email





About Humanistic-Existential Interpersonal Therapy: 

Humanistic-Existential therapy is an integrative form of counseling and it often takes place within an interpersonal context. It blends the evidence-based practices of humanistic and existential therapies into a unified approach. To determine if this group would be a good fit for you, it may be helpful to know more about these therapies - humanistic, existential, and interpersonal. Below you’ll find information about what they do and how they can help. 


Humanistic therapy began in the 1960s and was led by psychologist Carl Rogers. He advocated for a less direct interpersonal style on the part of the therapist with the idea that empathic listening helps clients listen to themselves and the inherent wisdom they carry about their own lives. Most people would say they want to be listened to closely and empathically. However, this form of therapy can also feel unnerving because it invites clients to search within themselves, express their innermost thoughts and feelings, and feel truly seen by their therapist and fellow group members. 


Existential therapy also gained popularity in the 1960s and several psychologists contributed to its growth. This form of therapy acknowledges the “givens of existence” that contribute to “the human condition.” For example, each of us knows that we and our loved ones aren't immortal; there are inescapable endings in life. While we know this on some level, we can also conveniently busy ourselves with the routine tasks of life and consequently feel that our lives aren’t as meaningful as we’d like. Existential therapy also explores how we cultivate meaning in our lives, gain the courage to take responsibility for ourselves by pursuing what matters to us most, and connect in a way that honors both independence and intimacy. 


When therapy is provided within an interpersonal context, it simply means that the therapeutic relationship is taken into consideration and often discussed in therapy.  An interpersonally oriented therapist is certainly interested in knowing about your past and current relationships outside of therapy. However, they are particularly mindful of your relationship with one another. If provided in a group setting, this means your therapist is mindful of all interactions as they unfold in real time. This can feel a little uncomfortable because outside of a therapeutic environment, we aren’t accustomed to talking about what we notice within others and ourselves in real time. An interpersonally oriented therapist helps clients become more aware of how they relate to the therapist and their fellow group members with the idea that learning to identify and express emotions in real time will ultimately benefit one’s relationships outside of therapy. 


Dare to Grow: 

If any or all of this sounds challenging, I hope you’ll take it as a sign that you’re in the right place. There’s a misconception that therapy should always feel calming. Sometimes we have to feel uncomfortable to learn, grow, and change. Of course we feel safer with internal discomfort when surrounded by empathic and supportive people, and that’s exactly what group therapy provides - empathy and support from a therapist and peers. If you truly feel stuck in your life and you want to better understand yourself and begin talking about or pursuing changes that feel meaningful to you, I hope you won’t let the thought of a little (supportive) discomfort stand in your way. If you’re going to participate in therapy, you might as well truly participate. 


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