Alison Godby Ligocki, Ph.D.
Individual, Couples, and Group Psychotherapy Services

The following links represent a variety of mental health organizations, resources, and references.  Click on any of the links below to be taken to their respective webpages.


Psychotherapy Research

The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy, A Consumer Reports Study

The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Group Works!  Information about Group Psychotherapy

The Enduring Significance of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice


Psychological Organizations

American Psychological Association

American Group Psychotherapy Association

American Psychiatric Association

Dallas Psychological Association

Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Dallas Group Psychotherapy Society

Dallas Group Analytic Practice

Texas Psychological Association



The Menninger Clinic (Houston)

Austen Riggs (Western Massachusetts)


Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

24 Hour Crisis Hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



Supplementary Readings for DSPP November 20, 2013

Psychoanalytic Thought on Group Psychotherapy

Gretchen Ladd, PhD and Alison Ligocki, PhD

Billow, R. M. (2012). It’s all about me: Introduction to relational group psychotherapy. In

              J. L. Kleinberg (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of group psychotherapy.

              (pp. 169-185). Oxford: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.


Zeisel, E. (2012).  Meeting maturational needs in modern group analysis: A schema for

              personality integration and interpersonal effectiveness. In J. L. Kleinberg (Ed.),

              The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of group psychotherapy. (pp. 217-229). Oxford:

              John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.