Support Groups in 55391

EMDR Certification individual and group consultation. EMDR HAP training consultation offered for a sliding fee. Most groups are offered on Saturdays. I am available for individual consultation by appointment Monday - Thursday and Saturdays. I also offer Skype consultation.
Hosted by Kyle Marie Hood
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
EMDR Certification individual and group consultation. EMDR HAP training consultation offered for a sliding fee. Most groups are offered on Saturdays. I am available for individual consultation by appointment Monday - Thursday and Saturdays. I also offer Skype consultation.
(763) 575-8721 View (763) 575-8721
This DBT group is for females only. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) combines cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotional regulation and reality testing. A 6-month commitment is required for participation. Members work on 25 skills in the areas of recognizing and regulating emotions, ...
Hosted by Connie Dummer
Psychologist, MA, LP, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
This DBT group is for females only. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) combines cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotional regulation and reality testing. A 6-month commitment is required for participation. Members work on 25 skills in the areas of recognizing and regulating emotions, ...
(952) 657-7695 View (952) 657-7695
Looking to build an empowering community of women, age 38-60, who seek to re-find the wonder of life. Between aging parents, teenagers or newly empty nesters' syndrome, menopause, bodies that feel like they are betraying us, and stale jobs and/or ...
Hosted by Lisa Scholder
Psychologist, PsyD, LP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
Looking to build an empowering community of women, age 38-60, who seek to re-find the wonder of life. Between aging parents, teenagers or newly empty nesters' syndrome, menopause, bodies that feel like they are betraying us, and stale jobs and/or ...
(612) 979-2809 View (612) 979-2809
Hosted by Robert W Ogren
Psychologist, PsyD, MA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 234-8586 View (952) 234-8586
Therapy in the group setting for improving marriage communication and quality
Hosted by Darryl Ross Goetz
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
Therapy in the group setting for improving marriage communication and quality
(612) 294-8422 View (612) 294-8422
Join us for Dialectical Behavior Therapy, (DBT), skills training/diary card review group. DBT is a manual based, highly researched therapy that utilizes a validating, mindfulness perspective while asking clients to practice new skills to move towards permanent behavior change. I ...
Hosted by Lisa Scholder
Psychologist, PsyD, LP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
Join us for Dialectical Behavior Therapy, (DBT), skills training/diary card review group. DBT is a manual based, highly researched therapy that utilizes a validating, mindfulness perspective while asking clients to practice new skills to move towards permanent behavior change. I ...
(612) 979-2809 View (612) 979-2809
I facilitate two Friday morning online men's therapy/support groups that meet every other week. One group has 8 members and meets from 8:00-10 am. The other group has 8 members and meets from 7:30-9:30 am. Topics include: relationships (including with ...
Hosted by John Ostby
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
I facilitate two Friday morning online men's therapy/support groups that meet every other week. One group has 8 members and meets from 8:00-10 am. The other group has 8 members and meets from 7:30-9:30 am. Topics include: relationships (including with ...
(651) 419-3874 View (651) 419-3874
I facilitate a Tuesday night online men's therapy/support group that meets every other week from 6:30-8:30 pm. Topics include: relationships (including with self), healing from loss, trauma, family, divorce, mental health concerns, etc. I'm careful to put the right mix ...
Hosted by John Ostby
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Wayzata, MN 55391
I facilitate a Tuesday night online men's therapy/support group that meets every other week from 6:30-8:30 pm. Topics include: relationships (including with self), healing from loss, trauma, family, divorce, mental health concerns, etc. I'm careful to put the right mix ...
(651) 419-3874 View (651) 419-3874
FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in 55391?

Search for nearby support groups by inputting your city, zip code, 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 zip code 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 counseling is typically less expensive than individual counseling, with each session costing on average between $60 to $75. Meanwhile, individual therapy sessions can run anywhere from $100 to $200 and up, even after insurance. It is possible to find low-cost group therapy options and many therapists offer group sessions free of charge.

Does insurance cover group therapy?

As with individual therapy, many insurance companies do offer coverage for group therapy sessions. However, the coverage varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider. Individuals are encouraged to check with their insurance providers to verify coverage.

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.