Support Groups in 94123

OWN Your 2019
OWN YOUR 2019 community meets once a month and offers you: *Wonderful support, direction, and guidance to dream BIG and Go For It. You'll have my support as well as other conscious women creating success. *The Facebook Group is where ...
Hosted by Lisa Pepper-Satkin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
OWN YOUR 2019 community meets once a month and offers you: *Wonderful support, direction, and guidance to dream BIG and Go For It. You'll have my support as well as other conscious women creating success. *The Facebook Group is where ...
(415) 723-4253 View (415) 723-4253
Emotional Brain Training for Anger/Weight/Mood/Add
Emotional Brain Training .. Unwanted behaviors, mood states, anger/hostility, relationship patterns are all responses to stress. EBT, Emotional Brain Training addresses the root causes of stress and retrains the emotional brain in efficient and effective ways to be resilient and ...
Hosted by Barbara Gabriel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Emotional Brain Training .. Unwanted behaviors, mood states, anger/hostility, relationship patterns are all responses to stress. EBT, Emotional Brain Training addresses the root causes of stress and retrains the emotional brain in efficient and effective ways to be resilient and ...
(707) 418-8978 View (707) 418-8978
Find Your Bliss Guided Meditation Group
Gain better access to your innate qualities of compassion, calm, and confidence based on the principles of IFS combined with spiritual practices incorporating ancient wisdom, allowing you to connect with a higher consciousness and cultivate a sense of purpose and ...
Hosted by Marie Lanier
LICSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Gain better access to your innate qualities of compassion, calm, and confidence based on the principles of IFS combined with spiritual practices incorporating ancient wisdom, allowing you to connect with a higher consciousness and cultivate a sense of purpose and ...
(415) 941-4825 View (415) 941-4825
Clinical Supervision
Hosted by Matthew Gould
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 683-7410 View (415) 683-7410
"Triggered Much?" Therapy Group
A 6-Week Saturday Series. (NOT yet active. Submit requests to be added to our contact list.) We hope this group WILL OFFER YOU: greater awareness around your individual triggers, thoughts, and behaviors * an understanding of more mindful choices, and ...
Hosted by Paul Ziller Psychotherapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
A 6-Week Saturday Series. (NOT yet active. Submit requests to be added to our contact list.) We hope this group WILL OFFER YOU: greater awareness around your individual triggers, thoughts, and behaviors * an understanding of more mindful choices, and ...
(415) 599-4084 View (415) 599-4084
Family Support with Psychosis or Schizophrenia
I have worked with families that include psychotic, bipolar, or schizophrenia for more than forty years. I have created an organization, Gnosis Retreat Center, that is explicitly devoted to helping families with this issue. In my private practice I have ...
Hosted by Michael Guy Thompson
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
I have worked with families that include psychotic, bipolar, or schizophrenia for more than forty years. I have created an organization, Gnosis Retreat Center, that is explicitly devoted to helping families with this issue. In my private practice I have ...
(415) 871-0145 View (415) 871-0145
Obsessed And Exhausted By Unattainable Perfection?
Turning to eating, shopping, pills or alcohol to escape? It's time to make a change. Don't suffer alone. In this group you will learn to tame your fears and *Overcome anxiety, depression and loss; *Conquer self-esteem and assertiveness issues; *Manage ...
Hosted by LGBTpsychologist.com - Dr. Gilbert Chalepas
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Turning to eating, shopping, pills or alcohol to escape? It's time to make a change. Don't suffer alone. In this group you will learn to tame your fears and *Overcome anxiety, depression and loss; *Conquer self-esteem and assertiveness issues; *Manage ...
(310) 692-7017 View (310) 692-7017
Somatic Healing for Trauma
Learn to be in your body in a whole new way with a highly experienced, licensed therapist! If you struggle with the issues I mention on my profile, this group is for you! Learn the somatic skills I teach you ...
Hosted by San Francisco Trauma Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Learn to be in your body in a whole new way with a highly experienced, licensed therapist! If you struggle with the issues I mention on my profile, this group is for you! Learn the somatic skills I teach you ...
(415) 329-0716 View (415) 329-0716
Women's Wellness
Hosted by Justine Byk
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 857-1922 View (415) 857-1922
Marina Counseling Center
Hosted by Jim Torrens
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 594-5283 View (415) 594-5283
Interpersonal Therapy Process Group, San Francisco
This therapy group will focus on what arises between group members, with a sensitivity to the group process as a whole, and the emotional development of each member. The group will be helpful if you: Have challenges with intimacy/difficulty finding ...
Hosted by Yael Melamed, A Marriage Family Therapy Corp.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MBA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
This therapy group will focus on what arises between group members, with a sensitivity to the group process as a whole, and the emotional development of each member. The group will be helpful if you: Have challenges with intimacy/difficulty finding ...
(415) 463-4605 View (415) 463-4605
Sex Therapy Throughout United States Via SKYPE
Dr. Prosterman now seeing clients who live anywhere in the United States with broadband internet, via Skype. Skype technology is efficient and effective, and it offers the intimacy and immediacy of an in-office consultation, including the important visual cues which ...
Hosted by Seth Prosterman
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Dr. Prosterman now seeing clients who live anywhere in the United States with broadband internet, via Skype. Skype technology is efficient and effective, and it offers the intimacy and immediacy of an in-office consultation, including the important visual cues which ...
(650) 209-7901 View (650) 209-7901
Pregnant Mamas Group
Meet other moms-to-be, ask questions about your pregnancy, and learn how to prepare yourself emotionally for the journey of motherhood. This supportive group is ongoing, so contact me for current details.
Hosted by Jamie L Katoff
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Meet other moms-to-be, ask questions about your pregnancy, and learn how to prepare yourself emotionally for the journey of motherhood. This supportive group is ongoing, so contact me for current details.
(415) 787-3929 View (415) 787-3929
Holotropic Breathwork Circle
The Holotropic Breathwork Circle provides self-exploration in a safe and non-judgmental setting. Developed by Stan and Christina Grof, holotropic breathwork sessions are journeys through the realms of the human unconscious. Breathwork Circles take place Monday evenings at 1996 Union Street ...
Hosted by Integrative Psychiatry w Dr James Eyerman
Psychiatrist, MD, DLFAPA, ABIHM
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
The Holotropic Breathwork Circle provides self-exploration in a safe and non-judgmental setting. Developed by Stan and Christina Grof, holotropic breathwork sessions are journeys through the realms of the human unconscious. Breathwork Circles take place Monday evenings at 1996 Union Street ...
(628) 214-2265 View (628) 214-2265
Find Your Groove
Finding Your Groove, a rolling six-week series focuses on ways to find your rhythm after having a baby. Katie will review strategies for managing stress, supporting relationships, making time for self-care, and dealing with anxiety and low mood. n Finding ...
Hosted by Katherine Taylor
Psychologist, PsyD, PMH-C
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Finding Your Groove, a rolling six-week series focuses on ways to find your rhythm after having a baby. Katie will review strategies for managing stress, supporting relationships, making time for self-care, and dealing with anxiety and low mood. n Finding ...
(415) 594-5082 View (415) 594-5082
Emotional Brain Training
We will use EBT Emotional Brain Training to maximize vibrancy, authenticity, intimacy and spirituality and process concerns and issues around aging that limit joy, full creativity and passion.
Hosted by Barbara Gabriel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
We will use EBT Emotional Brain Training to maximize vibrancy, authenticity, intimacy and spirituality and process concerns and issues around aging that limit joy, full creativity and passion.
(707) 418-8978 View (707) 418-8978
Mindful Mens group
New Group in 2018! Meets twice per month on Tuesdays or Thursdays in SF. Get support and be compassionately challenged by other men and an experienced facilitator to grow, heal and mature.
Hosted by David J Kest
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
New Group in 2018! Meets twice per month on Tuesdays or Thursdays in SF. Get support and be compassionately challenged by other men and an experienced facilitator to grow, heal and mature.
(650) 924-9677 View (650) 924-9677
Embodiment for Dissociative Identity Disorder
Somatic embodiment group for Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (DDNOS). Coming summer 2023! Please schedule a 15 minute consultation to be added to the waitlist for this group.
Hosted by San Francisco Trauma Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Somatic embodiment group for Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (DDNOS). Coming summer 2023! Please schedule a 15 minute consultation to be added to the waitlist for this group.
(415) 329-0716 View (415) 329-0716
Sex Sex Therapy in CA, USA & Worldwide via SKYPE
Dr. Prosterman also sees couples and individuals via SKYPE who live anywhere in California and other States such as New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington, etc. Skype technology is efficient and effective. It offers the intimacy and immediacy of an in-office ...
Hosted by Seth Prosterman
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Dr. Prosterman also sees couples and individuals via SKYPE who live anywhere in California and other States such as New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington, etc. Skype technology is efficient and effective. It offers the intimacy and immediacy of an in-office ...
(650) 209-7901 View (650) 209-7901
Letting Go of Grief
Together with a yoga teacher, I am co-facilitating a grief support group at no charge for people from around the world to learn to practice psychological and spiritual tools to move through grief. For more information about The Global Village, ...
Hosted by Yael Melamed, A Marriage Family Therapy Corp.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MBA, MFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in San Francisco, CA 94123
Together with a yoga teacher, I am co-facilitating a grief support group at no charge for people from around the world to learn to practice psychological and spiritual tools to move through grief. For more information about The Global Village, ...
(415) 463-4605 View (415) 463-4605
FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in 94123?

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.