Support Groups in Carleton Place, ON

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Learning to address your Anxiety for Adolescents
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MACP
Verified
"Over the course of 6 group sessions we will explore the symptoms and impact of anxiety, develop and practice skills to reduce it and use peer support to build self-esteem and communication skills. Current issues affecting youth will also be ..."
(613) 704-6109 
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Carleton Place, ON K7C

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Photo of Terrilee Kelford, Registered Psychotherapist in Carleton Place, ON
Learning to address your Anxiety for Adolescents
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MACP
Verified
"Over the course of 6 group sessions we will explore the symptoms and impact of anxiety, develop and practice skills to reduce it and use peer support to build self-esteem and communication skills. Current issues affecting youth will also be ..."
(613) 704-6109 
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Group meets in:
Carleton Place, ON K7C
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Partner Abuse (start date to be determined)
BA, MPs
"Working in groups help to quickly overcome the shame and stigma surrounding men's violence in intimate relationships. There is power in speaking with others in the same boat, and in recognizing the shared plight of women. Many problems considered individual ..."
(343) 308-3404 
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Ottawa, ON K0A
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Re-Think It! - Smoking Cessation
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified
"This smoking cessation program uses CBT to help smokers identify triggering situations and re-think the role that smoking plays in their lives. It is set to begin in the spring/summer months. Please check back here on Psychology Today or on ..."
(613) 706-0363 
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Group meets in:
Almonte, ON K0A
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CBT for Weight Loss
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified
"CBT for weight loss will be offered within the next few months. Please check my website and/or my Psychology Today profile for details coming soon! "
(613) 706-0363 
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Group meets in:
Almonte, ON K0A

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What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Carleton Place 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 Carleton Place 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 Carleton Place 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 Carleton Place 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 Carleton Place 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.