Support Groups in 94080

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Exploring Cultural Identity
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"More than ever, our world, our communities, our own lives are a combination of very different -- and sometimes conflicting -- cultures, values, and viewpoints. This group is meant to be a safe place for people to come and explore ..."
(805) 360-3235 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
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BIPOC Psychotherapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA , MFT
Verified
"Psychotherapy group for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Co-create a safe space to process your experiences. Learn how to be bold and vulnerable. Confront the rough edges of relationship and make deep contact with others. Name and resolve conflict. "
(650) 275-6139 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Superano Perdidas Emocionales
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
"Una de las emociones menos reconocidas y peor manejadas en nuestra sociedad es el Duelo; La reacción normal y natural ante la pérdida. Ya que tu pérdida sea: *La muerte de un ser querido *Divorcio, *Retiro * Pérdida por dependencia ..."
(650) 458-0189 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Parenting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"FORMING ONCE MIN. OF 8 CLIENT INTEREST PsychoEducationa l Class for parents of developmentally disabled adults. Issues of: Taking care of yourself Stress Releasing Independence vs. dependence-Letting go Guilt Worry/anxiety Fo rgiveness "
(650) 918-5942 
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Group meets in:
South San Francisco, CA 94080

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Photo of Holly M Stangle, Marriage & Family Therapist in 94080, CA
Exploring Cultural Identity
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"More than ever, our world, our communities, our own lives are a combination of very different -- and sometimes conflicting -- cultures, values, and viewpoints. This group is meant to be a safe place for people to come and explore ..."
(805) 360-3235 
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Group meets in:
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Photo of Jane Jolindon Alfonso, Marriage & Family Therapist in 94080, CA
BIPOC Psychotherapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA , MFT
Verified
"Psychotherapy group for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Co-create a safe space to process your experiences. Learn how to be bold and vulnerable. Confront the rough edges of relationship and make deep contact with others. Name and resolve conflict. "
(650) 275-6139 
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Group meets in:
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Photo of Diana Gómez Ibarra, Marriage & Family Therapist in 94080, CA
Superano Perdidas Emocionales
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
"Una de las emociones menos reconocidas y peor manejadas en nuestra sociedad es el Duelo; La reacción normal y natural ante la pérdida. Ya que tu pérdida sea: *La muerte de un ser querido *Divorcio, *Retiro * Pérdida por dependencia ..."
(650) 458-0189 
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Group meets in:
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Photo of Omal Bani Saberi, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 94080, CA
Parenting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"FORMING ONCE MIN. OF 8 CLIENT INTEREST PsychoEducationa l Class for parents of developmentally disabled adults. Issues of: Taking care of yourself Stress Releasing Independence vs. dependence-Letting go Guilt Worry/anxiety Fo rgiveness "
(650) 918-5942 
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Group meets in:
South San Francisco, CA 94080


What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
94080 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 94080 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 94080 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 94080 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 94080 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.