Group Counseling

Counselor led groups are a fee-based service and they are led by professional counselors here at the church.


Social Skills Group for Teens

For teens ages 13–18

Facilitator: Elizabeth Calderon

"Social success for teens" group: helping us understand and strengthen our social skills and achieve a level of social comfort. Learning to better understand ourselves, our emotions, the emotions and responses of other people and how the social world works. Helping us handle challenges we face every day.

Pre-screen required contact.

Meeting: Mondays, starting Sep 10
Time: 5:30–7p
Contact: Elizabeth.Calderon@HoustonsFirst.org for more information.

Anxiety Group for Adult Females

Facilitators: Elizabeth Calderon and Amy Harrist

Pre-screen required contact.

Meeting: Tuesdays, starting Sep 11
Time: 5:30–7p
Contact: Elizabeth.Calderon@HoustonsFirst.org or Amy.Harrist@HoustonsFirst.org for more information.

Women's Group

Facilitator: Charlene Young

This is a process group for women impacted by their husband's sexual addiction/compulsive sexual behavior. The group will be approached from a trauma perspective and will utilize the Journey of Healing and Joy workbook by Marsha Means.

Pre-screen required contact.

Meeting: Mondays, starting Sep 10
Time: 5–6:30p
Contact: Charlene.Young@HoustonsFirst.org for more information.

Men of Integrity Open Group

If interested, contact Huston McComb below for the start date.

Facilitator: Huston McComb

This is a confidential therapy group for men who struggle with compulsive behavior, including those who have difficulty with internet pornography or same-sex attraction or behaviors. Call for a confidential screening appointment with Huston McComb at 713.335.6462. This group is open so you can start at any time and there is not set ending date.

Cost: $50 per session
Contact: Huston.Mccomb@houstonsfirst.org for more information.

Healing the Wounded Heart Closed Group

To inquire about a future group contact Amy or Faith below.

Facilitator: Amy Harrist and Faith Martinez

Healing the Wounded Heart is a therapy group for women who have experienced sexual abuse. Those that have gone through abuse have many confusing emotions and deep hurts that others just cannot seem to understand. Group members will walk together and support one another as they seek healing.

Please email Faith Martinez or Amy Harrist to schedule an individual pre-screen meeting PRIOR to the group starting. This is to assess for readiness and financial assistance if needed.

Cost: $50 per week and members will purchase "Healing The Wounded Heart" book and workbook by Dan Allender.
Contact Amy.Harrist@HoustonsFirst.org or Faith.Martinez@HoustonsFirst.org for more information and to schedule a group pre-screen.