Support Groups in 92008

Connections: Interpersonal Process Group (Age 18+)
Our group is a place for people to grow personally in consistent, caring, and honest relationships. We are hurt in relationships and we heal in relationships. And in a culture where we can be easily swayed by the news of ...
Hosted by Reid Kessler
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Our group is a place for people to grow personally in consistent, caring, and honest relationships. We are hurt in relationships and we heal in relationships. And in a culture where we can be easily swayed by the news of ...
(760) 571-2425 View (760) 571-2425
Drug Rehabs Carlsbad, San Diego and Escondido
Residential inpatient drug rehabs Carlsbad, San Diego in California. This group helps prepare you for PHP addiction treatment. Located near Escondido, CA we realize this is a difficult step for many. You will learn how to evaluate the level of ...
Hosted by Drug Rehabs Carlsbad | Drug Rehabs San Diego
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CADC l
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Residential inpatient drug rehabs Carlsbad, San Diego in California. This group helps prepare you for PHP addiction treatment. Located near Escondido, CA we realize this is a difficult step for many. You will learn how to evaluate the level of ...
(442) 245-8034 View (442) 245-8034
Connections: An Interpersonal Process Group
Someone can tell you a million times that you aren’t alone and it can be difficult to believe them. This group is a confidential space that can provide you with the opportunity to connect with others who may be struggling ...
Hosted by Rebecca Murphy
Registered Psychological Associate, PsyD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Someone can tell you a million times that you aren’t alone and it can be difficult to believe them. This group is a confidential space that can provide you with the opportunity to connect with others who may be struggling ...
(442) 302-3327 View (442) 302-3327
Anger Management - Tuesday 8-9p. virtual
Turn Anger into a Strength. Anger is an emotion we all have. Learn how to manage your anger in constructive ways. New on-line only groups forming. Text your name and email for more information to begin. $350, 8 weeks, virtual ...
Hosted by Veronika Noble
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Turn Anger into a Strength. Anger is an emotion we all have. Learn how to manage your anger in constructive ways. New on-line only groups forming. Text your name and email for more information to begin. $350, 8 weeks, virtual ...
(858) 352-7564 View (858) 352-7564
Specialty Focus on Behaviors for Parents
Specialty Focus on Behaviors explores parenting solutions, talk about challenges raising children and build on resources that children with grow and love. Parenting resources for children age ie, 3-5, 6-8, 8-10 and 10-16 years old. Parents receive resources, worksheets to ...
Hosted by Janet K Bastien
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Specialty Focus on Behaviors explores parenting solutions, talk about challenges raising children and build on resources that children with grow and love. Parenting resources for children age ie, 3-5, 6-8, 8-10 and 10-16 years old. Parents receive resources, worksheets to ...
(858) 537-4488 View (858) 537-4488
Breathwork Meditation Group
This simple and powerful practice is perfect for those who struggle with "traditional meditation" techniques or turning off their mind. Our ancient eastern breathing method focuses your busy mind on your breath, allowing you to experience peace within your heart ...
Hosted by Kristin Colton
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CADCIII, CATCIII, RYT 250
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
This simple and powerful practice is perfect for those who struggle with "traditional meditation" techniques or turning off their mind. Our ancient eastern breathing method focuses your busy mind on your breath, allowing you to experience peace within your heart ...
(949) 558-2647 View (949) 558-2647
Chronic Pain Process Group
This purpose of this group is to educate, process, and learn how to cope with chronic physical pain due to a health condition or trauma.
Hosted by Yadira Acosta
Pre-Licensed Professional, PhD
Not Verified Not Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
This purpose of this group is to educate, process, and learn how to cope with chronic physical pain due to a health condition or trauma.
(858) 258-5663 View (858) 258-5663
DBT
We are currently collecting an interest list for our Groups. All participants must be existing clients with ADR Wellness. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group provides clients skills in mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness.
Hosted by ADR Wellness
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
We are currently collecting an interest list for our Groups. All participants must be existing clients with ADR Wellness. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group provides clients skills in mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness.
(760) 991-3243 View (760) 991-3243
Support for Parents: Challenges of Adolescence
This group was created to support parents/caregivers with children ages 12-18. When your child is experiencing depression, self-harm, substance use, etc. it can feel overwhelming and isolating. I aim to provide a space for caregivers to process their feelings, build ...
Hosted by Coryll Walsh
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
This group was created to support parents/caregivers with children ages 12-18. When your child is experiencing depression, self-harm, substance use, etc. it can feel overwhelming and isolating. I aim to provide a space for caregivers to process their feelings, build ...
(760) 302-1589 View (760) 302-1589
Breakthrough Parenting Classes
I offer weekly parenting classes on Thursday evenings. It is an 8-week series but individuals or couples are able to join at any time in the series. Please contact me for more information.
Hosted by Kathy Kirk
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCSW, PPS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
I offer weekly parenting classes on Thursday evenings. It is an 8-week series but individuals or couples are able to join at any time in the series. Please contact me for more information.
(760) 973-4379 View (760) 973-4379
Improving Mood - Break the Depression Cycle
A more affordable way to work towards gaining a healthy mood lifestyle. If you have been trying to improve your mood with just anti-depressants and find no improvement, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has been scientifically shown to help. Group therapy for ...
Hosted by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Services (CBTS)
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
A more affordable way to work towards gaining a healthy mood lifestyle. If you have been trying to improve your mood with just anti-depressants and find no improvement, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has been scientifically shown to help. Group therapy for ...
(760) 933-9601 View (760) 933-9601
Unlock Your Life Purpose Journaling Group
In this group, we will engage in interactive exercises to explore your life purpose to free your self-expression and transform your thoughts. We will help participants to re-pattern habitual stress patterns to support improved mood. This group will be led ...
Hosted by Randi Beckman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CcHT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
In this group, we will engage in interactive exercises to explore your life purpose to free your self-expression and transform your thoughts. We will help participants to re-pattern habitual stress patterns to support improved mood. This group will be led ...
(442) 233-8874 View (442) 233-8874
Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents
Low-cost psychoeducational adolescent group for ages 14-17, not for Borderline personality disorder. If you are a parent and your teenager has been struggling with anxiety, depression, self-identity, emotional dysregulation, or ineffectively interacting with peers. Parenting a teen with intense emotions ...
Hosted by Healing Hearts Counseling Center
Counselor, MS, LPCC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Low-cost psychoeducational adolescent group for ages 14-17, not for Borderline personality disorder. If you are a parent and your teenager has been struggling with anxiety, depression, self-identity, emotional dysregulation, or ineffectively interacting with peers. Parenting a teen with intense emotions ...
(760) 648-4057 View (760) 648-4057
Pathways Forward: Healing from Divorce/Separation
This is more than a typical support group. This structured group will help participants to let go, move on, and how to imagine a future which is fulfilling and hopeful. The structured 8-week therapy group is for individuals who are ...
Hosted by Jessica Cooper
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
This is more than a typical support group. This structured group will help participants to let go, move on, and how to imagine a future which is fulfilling and hopeful. The structured 8-week therapy group is for individuals who are ...
(442) 239-6702 View (442) 239-6702
Online Recovery Group. Your Holistic Therapists.
Step into a sanctuary where healing transcends boundaries. Embracing diverse paths and beliefs, our intimate weekly groups offer sanctuary for up to 10 seekers. Together, we tend to the garden of our souls, uprooting weeds of old habits, honing our ...
Hosted by Gabriel Davis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Step into a sanctuary where healing transcends boundaries. Embracing diverse paths and beliefs, our intimate weekly groups offer sanctuary for up to 10 seekers. Together, we tend to the garden of our souls, uprooting weeds of old habits, honing our ...
(760) 990-3378 View (760) 990-3378
Gray Divorce Support Group-accepting new members
Many adults are faced with divorce after long marriages. These divorces can have unique challenges. Lessen the pain of your Gray Divorce and move on with the support of others. I am facilitating a Gray Divorce Support group for men ...
Hosted by Lynn Erwin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Many adults are faced with divorce after long marriages. These divorces can have unique challenges. Lessen the pain of your Gray Divorce and move on with the support of others. I am facilitating a Gray Divorce Support group for men ...
(760) 593-7973 View (760) 593-7973
Trauma-Informed Relationship Group (PTSD)
This Online Telehealth group runs Wednesday 12 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. every week. This is an attachment-based, emotionally focused and somatic experiencing group. The first 120-minutes will focus on group process of trauma and your relationship(s). The last ...
Hosted by Relationship Society - Couples Telehealth
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
This Online Telehealth group runs Wednesday 12 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. every week. This is an attachment-based, emotionally focused and somatic experiencing group. The first 120-minutes will focus on group process of trauma and your relationship(s). The last ...
(760) 280-6952 View (760) 280-6952
Family/Partner Recovery Support Group
Hosted by Eryn Katheryn Sparzo
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CIP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
(916) 823-8697 View (916) 823-8697
Mindful Self-Compassion Skills Group
Self-compassion is not another self-improvement project—it’s about learning to approach yourself and your life with warmth and caring attention. In this six-week group, you will learn skills to motivate yourself with care rather than criticism, handle difficult emotions with greater ...
Hosted by Taryn L. Gammon
Psychologist, PhD, BCB
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
Self-compassion is not another self-improvement project—it’s about learning to approach yourself and your life with warmth and caring attention. In this six-week group, you will learn skills to motivate yourself with care rather than criticism, handle difficult emotions with greater ...
(442) 250-4517 View (442) 250-4517
Trauma-Informed Anger Management Group
This is Telehealth PTSD/Trauma Group is for military, veterans and first responders looking for a safe place for healing trauma and relationships. I am a military veteran and former first responder and also recovering from PTSD so understand the affects ...
Hosted by BondFire Project Trauma-Informed Group Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Carlsbad, CA 92008
This is Telehealth PTSD/Trauma Group is for military, veterans and first responders looking for a safe place for healing trauma and relationships. I am a military veteran and former first responder and also recovering from PTSD so understand the affects ...
(442) 200-0567 View (442) 200-0567
FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in 92008?

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.