Support Groups in 78735

Hour and a half Guided art Journaling using art in therapeutic setting. All genders and orientation welcome ages 13*-18. Build Self-Compassion. Be kind to yourself. Manage stress without needing the "right words". Who am I ?!? How do I deal ...
Hosted by Laura Strohm
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
Hour and a half Guided art Journaling using art in therapeutic setting. All genders and orientation welcome ages 13*-18. Build Self-Compassion. Be kind to yourself. Manage stress without needing the "right words". Who am I ?!? How do I deal ...
(512) 572-4255 View (512) 572-4255
Hosted by Greater Austin Psychiatry & Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse, PMHNP
Not Verified Not Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
(512) 643-9763 View (512) 643-9763
This is an ongoing process group for women between 21-29 trying to recover from traumatic relationships. Bad experiences with members of your family, romantic partners, or friends can make it hard to feel safe trusting again. This group has been ...
Hosted by Edward Dreslinski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
This is an ongoing process group for women between 21-29 trying to recover from traumatic relationships. Bad experiences with members of your family, romantic partners, or friends can make it hard to feel safe trusting again. This group has been ...
(512) 729-7056 View (512) 729-7056
**New groups begin in January 2023* If you are a clergy person, ministry professional serving in any ministry context within a church or outside the church, therapist or contemplative, this group is for you! It is open to people of ...
Hosted by Jeana Martin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, SE-Adv
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
**New groups begin in January 2023* If you are a clergy person, ministry professional serving in any ministry context within a church or outside the church, therapist or contemplative, this group is for you! It is open to people of ...
(512) 359-8755 View (512) 359-8755
Guided art Journaling using art in therapeutic setting. All genders and orientation welcome ages 10-13* They will learn to Build Self-Compassion and Be kind to themselves. Manage stress and anxiety. Help with Identity formation- What is important to me? What ...
Hosted by Laura Strohm
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
Guided art Journaling using art in therapeutic setting. All genders and orientation welcome ages 10-13* They will learn to Build Self-Compassion and Be kind to themselves. Manage stress and anxiety. Help with Identity formation- What is important to me? What ...
(512) 572-4255 View (512) 572-4255
Social and emotional learning is important for ALL ages. This therapy group provides members with a safe, secure environment to learn about communication and how to deal with difficult emotions. Clients are matched to be with peers their same age ...
Hosted by Bill Deggs, LPC, RPT (Fyt Clinic PLLC)
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, MEd, LPC, RPT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
Social and emotional learning is important for ALL ages. This therapy group provides members with a safe, secure environment to learn about communication and how to deal with difficult emotions. Clients are matched to be with peers their same age ...
(512) 265-8884 View (512) 265-8884
This is an internal experience, led by Stephanie, to heal and let go of baggage that no longer serves you. Breakthrough Emotional Barriers, Repair Inner-child, Align with Self-Love while enjoying the live sounds from Sound Practitioner Natalie Ramos-Hernandez. All are ...
Hosted by Vital Insight: EMDR-Brainspotting-SomaticTherapy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
This is an internal experience, led by Stephanie, to heal and let go of baggage that no longer serves you. Breakthrough Emotional Barriers, Repair Inner-child, Align with Self-Love while enjoying the live sounds from Sound Practitioner Natalie Ramos-Hernandez. All are ...
(512) 872-2293 View (512) 872-2293
TransParents is an educational/social group for parents, family members and guardians of transgender/genderqueer/g ender expansive youth. The group aims to provide support to any adult who has a young person in their life who is or has come out and/or ...
Hosted by Jennifer Gamewell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-S, CCST, CPDPE
Verified Verified
Group meets in Austin, TX 78735
TransParents is an educational/social group for parents, family members and guardians of transgender/genderqueer/g ender expansive youth. The group aims to provide support to any adult who has a young person in their life who is or has come out and/or ...
(512) 675-1817 View (512) 675-1817
FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in 78735?

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.