Support Groups in 90401

Eating disorder/disordered eating group using mindfulness skills and tools to help clients cope with their eating/body image issues. The group is in its 10th year and offers a safe non-shaming environment. We structure our group with education-skill learning, process/sharing time, ...
Hosted by Pam Siegel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MPH, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Eating disorder/disordered eating group using mindfulness skills and tools to help clients cope with their eating/body image issues. The group is in its 10th year and offers a safe non-shaming environment. We structure our group with education-skill learning, process/sharing time, ...
(424) 229-1951 View (424) 229-1951
This is a closed group meeting weekly to have a place to process and share feelings and worries about the election season and political climate. The group is a place to also build community and support systems, as well as ...
Hosted by Daniya Ahmed
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
This is a closed group meeting weekly to have a place to process and share feelings and worries about the election season and political climate. The group is a place to also build community and support systems, as well as ...
(415) 965-4841 View (415) 965-4841
Motherhood changes everything. Who you thought you were before you decided to become a mother becomes altered in a way that may be impossible to articulate. Struggling with motherhood identity issues is a process every mother encounters. Who are you ...
Hosted by Christina Stein
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Motherhood changes everything. Who you thought you were before you decided to become a mother becomes altered in a way that may be impossible to articulate. Struggling with motherhood identity issues is a process every mother encounters. Who are you ...
(424) 570-2234 View (424) 570-2234
Connected Couples 8 week Online Course Fill in inquiry form at https://www.talktomichele .com/contact/ Start connecting with each other again and find new ways of communicating with this self-guided course for couples who are struggling to find closeness again.
Hosted by Michele Hahn Relationship Specialist
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Connected Couples 8 week Online Course Fill in inquiry form at https://www.talktomichele .com/contact/ Start connecting with each other again and find new ways of communicating with this self-guided course for couples who are struggling to find closeness again.
(424) 271-4466 View (424) 271-4466
"Parenting Skills Education Series" is a 4-week, virtual, 6-member group led by Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Mary L. Williams. that helps group members identify family strengths and challenges; learn effective communication skills; develop tools that can help parents and ...
Hosted by Mary Linda Williams
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
"Parenting Skills Education Series" is a 4-week, virtual, 6-member group led by Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Mary L. Williams. that helps group members identify family strengths and challenges; learn effective communication skills; develop tools that can help parents and ...
(323) 918-5771 View (323) 918-5771
This group includes mindfulness meditation for people struggling with eating disorders. We begin group with a psycho-education portion, then there is a mindfulness meditation. Afterwards group members process their week/experience in group
Hosted by Lea Roussos
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
This group includes mindfulness meditation for people struggling with eating disorders. We begin group with a psycho-education portion, then there is a mindfulness meditation. Afterwards group members process their week/experience in group
(855) 284-7075 View (855) 284-7075
CalPsychiatry is a group of informed, empathetic and team-oriented psychiatrists. We have specialties in treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (including OCD), ADHD, addiction and women's mental health. We have practices in West Los Angeles, Miracle Mile, ...
Hosted by Lucy Sloninsky
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
CalPsychiatry is a group of informed, empathetic and team-oriented psychiatrists. We have specialties in treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (including OCD), ADHD, addiction and women's mental health. We have practices in West Los Angeles, Miracle Mile, ...
(310) 935-0754 View (310) 935-0754
Join us for a supportive and empowering group designed for people going through a divorce, considering a divorce or recovering from a divorce. Our focus is to support our group members through their divorce journey. We find that it's incredibly ...
Hosted by Sherry Martyn
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Join us for a supportive and empowering group designed for people going through a divorce, considering a divorce or recovering from a divorce. Our focus is to support our group members through their divorce journey. We find that it's incredibly ...
(424) 581-0848 View (424) 581-0848
This ONLINE space is created for women to gather and share their wisdom, get healing, learn about their feminine nature, restoration of energy, and creative expression through sacred movement, dance, art. We will have enough time to meditate, heal and ...
Hosted by Dr. Olga Zabora Psyd Hypnotherapist And Best Selling Author
Psychologist, PsyD, CHT, NLP TT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
This ONLINE space is created for women to gather and share their wisdom, get healing, learn about their feminine nature, restoration of energy, and creative expression through sacred movement, dance, art. We will have enough time to meditate, heal and ...
(424) 622-8532 View (424) 622-8532
CalPsychiatry is a group of informed, empathetic and team-oriented psychiatrists. We have specialties in treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (including OCD), ADHD, addiction and women's mental health. We have practices in Echo Park, Pasadena, Santa Monica, ...
Hosted by Agnes Kwon Simone
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
CalPsychiatry is a group of informed, empathetic and team-oriented psychiatrists. We have specialties in treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (including OCD), ADHD, addiction and women's mental health. We have practices in Echo Park, Pasadena, Santa Monica, ...
(310) 935-0754 View (310) 935-0754
CalPsychiatry is a group of informed, empathetic and team-oriented psychiatrists. We have specialties in treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (including OCD), ADHD, addiction and women's mental health. We have practices in Santa Monica, Downtown LA, Echo ...
Hosted by Beatrice Rabkin
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
CalPsychiatry is a group of informed, empathetic and team-oriented psychiatrists. We have specialties in treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (including OCD), ADHD, addiction and women's mental health. We have practices in Santa Monica, Downtown LA, Echo ...
(310) 935-0754 View (310) 935-0754
Did you experience a break-up? Are you having a hard time getting over your ex and can’t stop thinking about them? Are you feeling isolated and alone? Do you feel like you can no longer talk to family and friends ...
Hosted by Sara Lichstein
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, APCC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Did you experience a break-up? Are you having a hard time getting over your ex and can’t stop thinking about them? Are you feeling isolated and alone? Do you feel like you can no longer talk to family and friends ...
(805) 427-8479 View (805) 427-8479
Do you wish that you could live life with greater enthusiasm and enjoy each day more than you currently do? The good news is that science has identified key factors that can increase our happiness and well-being. Come learn exercises ...
Hosted by Rachel Fintzy Woods
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Do you wish that you could live life with greater enthusiasm and enjoy each day more than you currently do? The good news is that science has identified key factors that can increase our happiness and well-being. Come learn exercises ...
(310) 365-1632 View (310) 365-1632
A weekly group (capping at 6-8 people) with alternating weeks of DBT skills and Process co-led by Level 3 Intensive Trained (Behavioral Tech) clinician and substance abuse/trauma specialist.
Hosted by Claire Hughes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
A weekly group (capping at 6-8 people) with alternating weeks of DBT skills and Process co-led by Level 3 Intensive Trained (Behavioral Tech) clinician and substance abuse/trauma specialist.
(424) 581-0767 View (424) 581-0767
Santa Monica Psychotherapy Group offers qualified, experienced and licensed therapists that specialize in a comprehensive set of diverse issues, such as anxiety, depression, relationship problems, life transitions, eating disorders, addiction, etc. for a variety of populations, including adults, couples, children, ...
Hosted by Gerardo Horischnik
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica Psychotherapy Group offers qualified, experienced and licensed therapists that specialize in a comprehensive set of diverse issues, such as anxiety, depression, relationship problems, life transitions, eating disorders, addiction, etc. for a variety of populations, including adults, couples, children, ...
(310) 449-1125 View (310) 449-1125
Coping skills and mindfulness CBT group to better manage anxiety including panic attacks, ocd and social anxiety
Hosted by Teal Foster
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Coping skills and mindfulness CBT group to better manage anxiety including panic attacks, ocd and social anxiety
(213) 370-5094 View (213) 370-5094
Are you a woman whose heart has been wounded after a lifetime of putting other people's needs & wants above your own? Do you find it hard to honor yourself & do what you really want? Have you been hurt ...
Hosted by The Happiness Psychiatrist | Sheenie Ambardar MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Are you a woman whose heart has been wounded after a lifetime of putting other people's needs & wants above your own? Do you find it hard to honor yourself & do what you really want? Have you been hurt ...
(424) 581-0623 View (424) 581-0623
Parent coaching -- to support you in setting and maintaining more effective boundaries, as well as help you heal the relationship between you and your teen. Together, we will reflect on how you were parented, and explore any circumstances that ...
Hosted by L.A. Teen Therapist & Parenting Teens Coach
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Parent coaching -- to support you in setting and maintaining more effective boundaries, as well as help you heal the relationship between you and your teen. Together, we will reflect on how you were parented, and explore any circumstances that ...
(310) 907-5105 View (310) 907-5105
This group does not have a rigid structure but instead meets teens where they are at. We discuss topics such as identity, depression, anxiety, bullying, suicide, self-harm, fitting in, sex, friendships, family relationships, social media, and what's next.
Hosted by Mindfulpath Inc
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
This group does not have a rigid structure but instead meets teens where they are at. We discuss topics such as identity, depression, anxiety, bullying, suicide, self-harm, fitting in, sex, friendships, family relationships, social media, and what's next.
(310) 909-8164 View (310) 909-8164
Learn how to better communicate, tackle sex and intimacy issues, make your relationship a priority, and develop skills to better handle conflict. Perhaps you've struggled with long-standing issues, and whether to get professional help. You want things to change but ...
Hosted by Dr. Gilbert Chalepas - Reconnect Relationship
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Santa Monica, CA 90401
Learn how to better communicate, tackle sex and intimacy issues, make your relationship a priority, and develop skills to better handle conflict. Perhaps you've struggled with long-standing issues, and whether to get professional help. You want things to change but ...
(949) 334-5936 View (949) 334-5936
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FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in 90401?

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.