Support Groups in Courtenay, BC

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Mamacare: Postpartum support
Counsellor, BHSc, MACP, RCC
Verified
"6 weekly sessions with a small group of mothers, focused on MCBT, self care, creating an emotional tool-belt.Cost is 200. "
(844) 553-8131 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
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Anxiety
Counsellor, MEd, RCC
Verified
(226) 790-0106 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Not accepting new clients
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Breaking Free of the Drama Triangle
Counsellor, MACP, CIMH, RCC-ACS, CCTP
Verified
(855) 982-1185 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
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Girls Groups
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, DVATI, RSW
Verified
(855) 702-4984 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
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Recovery Group
Counsellor, MA, RCC, CCAC
Verified
"this group is designed for those individuals who believe that the use of substances is negatively impacting their life. The group meets weekly. Please call for more information. "
(250) 338-2700 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
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Womyn's Groups
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, DVATI, RSW
Verified
(855) 702-4984 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
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CoUpLeS ThErApY----That WORKS!!!
Counsellor, MA, BEd, Jungian
Verified
"Join me for couples therapy that won't get lost in "She said...He said..." but will help you recognize the unconscious patterns preventing you from really moving into deeper safety, love and connection! Through my training, I utilize the highly effective ..."
(844) 332-2562 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N

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Photo of Mamatoto Counselling, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
Mamacare: Postpartum support
Counsellor, BHSc, MACP, RCC
Verified
"6 weekly sessions with a small group of mothers, focused on MCBT, self care, creating an emotional tool-belt.Cost is 200. "
(844) 553-8131 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Photo of Rebeca Padilla, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
Anxiety
Counsellor, MEd, RCC
Verified
(226) 790-0106 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Not accepting new clients
Photo of Kate Pinsonneault, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
Breaking Free of the Drama Triangle
Counsellor, MACP, CIMH, RCC-ACS, CCTP
Verified
(855) 982-1185 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Photo of Jen Burt, Counselling & Art Therapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Courtenay, BC
Girls Groups
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, DVATI, RSW
Verified
(855) 702-4984 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Photo of Rebecca E LaFleur, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
Recovery Group
Counsellor, MA, RCC, CCAC
Verified
"this group is designed for those individuals who believe that the use of substances is negatively impacting their life. The group meets weekly. Please call for more information. "
(250) 338-2700 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Photo of Jen Burt, Counselling & Art Therapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Courtenay, BC
Womyn's Groups
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, DVATI, RSW
Verified
(855) 702-4984 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Photo of Matthew Kelly, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
CoUpLeS ThErApY----That WORKS!!!
Counsellor, MA, BEd, Jungian
Verified
"Join me for couples therapy that won't get lost in "She said...He said..." but will help you recognize the unconscious patterns preventing you from really moving into deeper safety, love and connection! Through my training, I utilize the highly effective ..."
(844) 332-2562 
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Group meets in:
Courtenay, BC V9N
Photo of Beaufort Counselling & Consulting, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
Women's Group
Counsellor, MA, MACP, RCC
Verified
"The group is designed to offer support and a sounding board for women who are dealing with a broad variety of life circumstances including, but not limited to, relationships of all types, divorce and separation, workplace stressors and more. Issues ..."
(778) 901-2282 
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Group meets in:
Comox, BC V9M
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Body Positivity Workshops
Counsellor, RPC
Verified
"I am a Licensed Body Positive Facilitator. My Body Positive Groups offer a safe, confidential space to explore concerns about food, exercise, and body images. The focus is a health centred versus weight centred approach. You will learn to relate ..."
(778) 906-2641 
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Group meets in:
Comox, BC V9M
Photo of Sarah J Hallett, LPC Intern in Courtenay, BC
Adolescent Anxiety and Self-Esteem
LPC Intern, BA, BEd, MAC
Verified
"A group for individuals who identify as female aged 15-18 experiencing anxiety and low self-esteem. A combination of group counselling and community building, these individuals are taken through a series of activities intended to build self-awareness and empowerment via connection, ..."
(587) 705-0926 
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Group meets in:
Comox, BC V9M
Photo of Kathi Cameron, Counsellor in Courtenay, BC
Anxiety & Self Compassion Group for Teen Women
Counsellor, BKin, MA, RCC
Verified
"This group is a community for adolescents and young people struggling with anxiety and self-esteem. The workshop takes individuals through activities to build self- awareness, self-compassion, and connection between individuals. Ideal candidates are young women, trans-women and non-binary individuals who ..."
(844) 758-9924 
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Group meets in:
Comox, BC V9M
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Sophia Women's Wisdom Series
Counsellor, MA, RCC, CCC
Verified
"Sophia Women's Wisdom Spirituality Group is a small group of women who meet for ten sessions. We explore the wisdom of women in the various global spiritual and religious traditions but we always return to our own intuitive wisdom. Spiritual ..."
(778) 767-2341 
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Group meets in:
Comox, BC V9M

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What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Courtenay Support Groups and Group Therapy both offer a safe place to explore important issues. It is important, however, to understand the difference between the two.

Group therapy in Courtenay is led by a therapist, group psychotherapist, or group counselor, and is generally structured around an issue. The therapist guides the group through a program as the group works together to better understand thoughts and feelings. Experienced therapists lead psychotherapy groups for various ages, such as adults, and specific issues including anger management, anxiety, and coping skills.

Support groups in Courtenay are usually facilitated by a therapist or counselor, but can also be led by members with lived experiences. Generally, a support group is less structured than a therapy group. Support groups bring together members to provide support and strength to each other, often around a common challenge such as addiction or grief.

Most therapy groups will meet for a fixed length of time with a consistent group of members, while many support groups meet for an indefinite period of time with members coming and going.
Is Group Therapy Right For You?
Group therapy in Courtenay allows you to benefit from the experiences and sharing of others. Listening to others, and recognizing what you have in common, allows you to learn about yourself. In the group environment, where therapy types such as Mindfulness Based group therapy are used, you can recognize aspects of yourself that you may choose to modify or change.

As other members share about their lives, you might see your own experiences or see patterns you hadn’t noticed previously. The group allows you to better understand issues you might not have noticed before.

Hearing the stories of group members gets you outside of yourself and helps you see your life differently. As you do that, a process of self-acceptance and empathy for others occurs as you learn to relate with others in the group.

Group therapy and support groups in Courtenay can also be a less expensive alternative to individual therapy. While you should check with your insurance company, you’ll often find that therapist led group psychotherapy is covered, while peer-led support groups are not. Either way, group session costs are generally less expensive than individual therapy.