Support Groups in Aldershot

I can offer group supervision for counsellors or trainee counsellors working with both adults and young people.
Hosted by Nina Jellinek
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Group meets in Aldershot GU12
I can offer group supervision for counsellors or trainee counsellors working with both adults and young people.
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Hosted by Michael Hope Mncs Accred; Mbacp
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Farnborough GU14
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In Buddhism the Sangha or ‘Community of like minded Souls’ is considered one of the 3 essential parts of Human development, a part often sacrificed or missed in our busy lives. A Spiritual path or practice can feel lonely at ...
Hosted by Oliver Baum
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Woking GU21
In Buddhism the Sangha or ‘Community of like minded Souls’ is considered one of the 3 essential parts of Human development, a part often sacrificed or missed in our busy lives. A Spiritual path or practice can feel lonely at ...
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Our DBT Skills group is part of our DBT full programme. The DBT skills groups run online, and run more like a class. The DBT therapists teach you DBT skills from the Linehan skills training manual. We cover a number ...
Hosted by Dr Jo Gee
Psychotherapist, PhD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU2
Our DBT Skills group is part of our DBT full programme. The DBT skills groups run online, and run more like a class. The DBT therapists teach you DBT skills from the Linehan skills training manual. We cover a number ...
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This group is set up for professionals who are seeking to better understand and respond to the the needs of diverse clients . It explores how we as therapists and psychologist can be more responsive to the needs of those ...
Hosted by Inclusion Psychologists Limited
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Ed. Psych.
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU2
This group is set up for professionals who are seeking to better understand and respond to the the needs of diverse clients . It explores how we as therapists and psychologist can be more responsive to the needs of those ...
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Hosted by Charlotte Ord
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU1
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Anxiety management group to help treat the symptoms of anxiety. With a duration of 60-90 minutes . A firm focus on psychological education and client centered support. Please email or call to enquire.
Hosted by Warren Vinciguerra
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU2
Anxiety management group to help treat the symptoms of anxiety. With a duration of 60-90 minutes . A firm focus on psychological education and client centered support. Please email or call to enquire.
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Hosted by Oliver Baum
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU1
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A group offering support to parents in understanding and managing their children's special educational needs and behaviour. The focus of the group is on providing positive behaviour management strategies and support. The aim is to support parent in reflecting on ...
Hosted by Inclusion Psychologists Limited
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Ed. Psych.
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU2
A group offering support to parents in understanding and managing their children's special educational needs and behaviour. The focus of the group is on providing positive behaviour management strategies and support. The aim is to support parent in reflecting on ...
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Individual/ group coaching and supervision for professionals. The aim of the supervision is to explore day to day experiences at work and the impact of diversity and inclusion issues. The sessions will enable you to identify the particular challenges you ...
Hosted by Inclusion Psychologists Limited
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Ed. Psych.
Verified Verified
Group meets in Guildford GU2
Individual/ group coaching and supervision for professionals. The aim of the supervision is to explore day to day experiences at work and the impact of diversity and inclusion issues. The sessions will enable you to identify the particular challenges you ...
07401 284697 View 07401 284697

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FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in Aldershot?

Search for nearby support groups by inputting your city, postcode, or the name of the group into the search bar. From there, you can filter to find a group that suits your needs, whether you are looking for support for a teenager, a group that focuses on a specific issue, such as depression, or a particular program type, such as one geared toward developing social skills. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

How does group therapy work?

Therapy groups are led by one or more therapists and serve to help people process their experiences and learn from others who understand their challenges firsthand. They can be based on a specific issue, such as addiction, grief, physical illnesses, parenting, and caregiving. They can involve a specific type of program or therapy, such as a social skills group or CBT group. They can also be specific to a particular population or community, such as teens or LGBTQ.

Support groups, like Alcoholics Anonymous, also focus on a specific issue, but are typically led by members with lived experiences and are less structured than therapy groups. 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.

What are the benefits of group therapy?

Support groups help connect people with shared challenges or physical and mental health conditions. In a group setting, participants can receive support and feedback from peers and can acquire new skills, strategies and perspectives by listening to one another. Discussing your experience with someone who also has a cancer diagnosis, or whose son also struggles with addiction, for example, can help you feel less alone, reduce distress, find empathy and connection, and learn practical or medical information that has helped others. Group therapy can also be a more affordable option than individual therapy and just as effective.

Is group therapy as effective as individual therapy?

Support groups can be deeply valuable for both emotional support and/or treatment outcomes. It’s difficult to make a blanket statement on efficacy due to the many different types of support groups and conditions treated, but group therapy has been found to be just as effective as individual therapy in establishing long-term abstinence for conditions such as substance abuse, addiction and alcohol abuse.

How much does group therapy cost?

Group counselling is typically less expensive than individual counselling, with each session costing on average between £45 to £60. Meanwhile, individual therapy sessions can run anywhere from £60 to £150. It is possible to find low-cost group therapy options and many therapists offer group sessions free of charge.

Does insurance cover group therapy?

If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your group therapy sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for group therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

How long does group therapy last?

The length of a support group session is often one hour but can fall anywhere between 45 minutes and two hours. The amount of time that people remain in a support group varies based on their specific needs and goals and the type of therapy. Some individuals may seek a shorter-term group, such as a bereavement group, that may last between six and 20 weeks. Some may seek a longer-term group that lasts for a year or indefinitely.

What are the limitations of support groups?

Support groups have many benefits, but there are a few limitations as well. Support groups do not constitute formal therapeutic or medical treatment, and are not run by licensed mental health professionals, so some people may opt for group therapy or individual therapy instead. Additionally, support groups can depend on the other participants, so a disruptive individual has the potential to mar the group dynamic, and the anecdotal information shared may sometimes be unhelpful or inaccurate. Because it is a group setting, confidentiality can be more difficult to guard and participants receive less personalized attention than they would in an individual therapy session.