Support Groups in 01845

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New Year Couples Workshop (In-Person) Jan 1-2
Counselor, LMHC, LPCC
Verified
"Start the new year with a clear picture on your shared journey and goals with your partner. The new year offers a time for reflection and a time to start anew. During this workshop we will focus on skills to ..."
(508) 252-8363 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
Not accepting new clients
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North Andover Counseling Professionals
Counselor, LMHC, LCMHC
Verified
"North Andover Counseling Professionals brings together experienced Psychotherapists who can help you discover the infinite possibilities and resources within yourself to help you lead a life that is worth celebrating. We provide Outpatient therapy to individuals, couples families and children. ..."
(978) 767-4896 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
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Trainings in Sand Tray utilizing IFS or EMDR
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CSTS, RSP
Verified
"Some of the topics covered: Focusing on a target part, asking concerned parts to step back, working with protectors, finding exile parts, unburdening exiles,legacy unburdening, working with a dissociated part, explore the use of direct access, open verses more directed ..."
 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
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Photo of Peg Hurley Dawson, Ph.D., LMHC, CSTS, RSP, Counselor in 01845, MA
Supervision for Sex Therapy
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CSTS, RSP
Verified
"Peg welcomes therapists who are interested in Sex therapy and can provide supervision for individuals who are seeking to become an AASECT certified sex therapist or for therapists who want to become more comfortable talking about sexual issues such as ..."
 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
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Photo of Rebecca Papadinis, Counselor in 01845, MA
New Year Couples Workshop (In-Person) Jan 1-2
Counselor, LMHC, LPCC
Verified
"Start the new year with a clear picture on your shared journey and goals with your partner. The new year offers a time for reflection and a time to start anew. During this workshop we will focus on skills to ..."
(508) 252-8363 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
Not accepting new clients
Photo of Karen Weinberg LeClaire, Counselor in 01845, MA
North Andover Counseling Professionals
Counselor, LMHC, LCMHC
Verified
"North Andover Counseling Professionals brings together experienced Psychotherapists who can help you discover the infinite possibilities and resources within yourself to help you lead a life that is worth celebrating. We provide Outpatient therapy to individuals, couples families and children. ..."
(978) 767-4896 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
Photo of Peg Hurley Dawson, Ph.D., LMHC, CSTS, RSP, Counselor in 01845, MA
Trainings in Sand Tray utilizing IFS or EMDR
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CSTS, RSP
Verified
"Some of the topics covered: Focusing on a target part, asking concerned parts to step back, working with protectors, finding exile parts, unburdening exiles,legacy unburdening, working with a dissociated part, explore the use of direct access, open verses more directed ..."
 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
Waitlist for new clients
Photo of Peg Hurley Dawson, Ph.D., LMHC, CSTS, RSP, Counselor in 01845, MA
Supervision for Sex Therapy
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CSTS, RSP
Verified
"Peg welcomes therapists who are interested in Sex therapy and can provide supervision for individuals who are seeking to become an AASECT certified sex therapist or for therapists who want to become more comfortable talking about sexual issues such as ..."
 
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Group meets in:
North Andover, MA 01845
Waitlist for new clients


What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
01845 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 01845 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 01845 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 01845 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 01845 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.