Host: Matthew McKernan, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"This ongoing group is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in taking their process outdoors-into the beautiful oak, bay, and redwood forests of the Oakland hills. This group is for those who would like a respite from the bustle and ..."
(510) 369-1672
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"This ongoing group is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in taking their process outdoors-into the beautiful oak, bay, and redwood forests of the Oakland hills. This group is for those who would like a respite from the bustle and ..."
Ryan Krickow, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Host: Ryan Krickow, MA, AMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Politics feeling like a circus? You're not alone. And don't have to be. Take part in a creative exploration of recent events through painting, poetry, filmmaking, movement, and more. Let the surprising power of spontaneous art affirm your deepest values ..."
(415) 466-8384
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"Politics feeling like a circus? You're not alone. And don't have to be. Take part in a creative exploration of recent events through painting, poetry, filmmaking, movement, and more. Let the surprising power of spontaneous art affirm your deepest values ..."
Sarwang Parikh, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Sarwang Parikh, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"This facilitated weekly group will utilize a combination of psychoeducation, group process/discussion and experiential activities (mindfulness, trauma-release, expressive arts,etc) to explore our diverse experience as men of color. Part of our work as self-identified men of color is to unlearn ..."
(510) 944-1657
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"This facilitated weekly group will utilize a combination of psychoeducation, group process/discussion and experiential activities (mindfulness, trauma-release, expressive arts,etc) to explore our diverse experience as men of color. Part of our work as self-identified men of color is to unlearn ..."
Barry Steven Friedman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Barry Steven Friedman, PhD, MFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"I developed a gift for dream interpretation early in life. In this group participants practice and gradually gain expertise in the interpretation of their own dreams. We discuss the nature of symbolic dream material, metaphors, archetypes, world mythologies and psychodynamic ..."
(510) 499-6900
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"I developed a gift for dream interpretation early in life. In this group participants practice and gradually gain expertise in the interpretation of their own dreams. We discuss the nature of symbolic dream material, metaphors, archetypes, world mythologies and psychodynamic ..."
Cecilia S Kardel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Cecilia S Kardel, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"An intimate, rich process group of 4-9 members who seek support around coping with a loved one's addiction or mental illness, and are ready to engage in self-care. Designed for high functioning individuals interested in embracing life's confounding challenges as ..."
(917) 960-7685
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"An intimate, rich process group of 4-9 members who seek support around coping with a loved one's addiction or mental illness, and are ready to engage in self-care. Designed for high functioning individuals interested in embracing life's confounding challenges as ..."
Oakland DBT and Mindfulness Center, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Oakland Dbt And Mindfulness Center, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Please see website for detailed info: http://www.oaklanddbtcent er.com "
(510) 876-9674
Verified
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Please see website for detailed info: http://www.oaklanddbtcent er.com "
Stacy Donovan George, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Stacy Donovan George, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"NEW GROUP STARTING 5/2! Have you been the victim of narcissistic abuse? Has your physical/emotional health been damaged by a toxic ex? Are you drained by the psychological manipulation, distorted reality and lies? This group is for people recovering from ..."
(510) 314-8566
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"NEW GROUP STARTING 5/2! Have you been the victim of narcissistic abuse? Has your physical/emotional health been damaged by a toxic ex? Are you drained by the psychological manipulation, distorted reality and lies? This group is for people recovering from ..."
Caitlin Rose Marvaso, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Host: Caitlin Rose Marvaso, MA
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"This grief support group is designed to offer a supportive community space for people that are currently experiencing grief from some type of loss in their life. Together we explore the stages of grief and experience healing in a group ..."
(844) 283-5906
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"This grief support group is designed to offer a supportive community space for people that are currently experiencing grief from some type of loss in their life. Together we explore the stages of grief and experience healing in a group ..."
Nick Wightman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Nick Wightman, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"This group is an opportunity for men to cultivate more fulfilling relationships with themselves, loved ones, and other men. Through self-exploration and receiving the support of others, participants have the opportunity to find a deeper strength within. This strength can ..."
(510) 403-8480
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"This group is an opportunity for men to cultivate more fulfilling relationships with themselves, loved ones, and other men. Through self-exploration and receiving the support of others, participants have the opportunity to find a deeper strength within. This strength can ..."
Phyllis Rothblatt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Phyllis Rothblatt, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"This group is a mixed gender group for adult survivors of childhood abuse, who have worked on the issues of their childhood abuse, and are now ready to focus on thriving in their lives. Work in the group is focused ..."
(510) 246-3735
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"This group is a mixed gender group for adult survivors of childhood abuse, who have worked on the issues of their childhood abuse, and are now ready to focus on thriving in their lives. Work in the group is focused ..."
Caitlin Rose Marvaso, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Host: Caitlin Rose Marvaso, MA
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
""If you don't own your own body, it will be owned by the culture in which we live" Together as a community we work to heal our trauma, build our self esteem, and find our own unique and loving relationship ..."
(844) 283-5906
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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""If you don't own your own body, it will be owned by the culture in which we live" Together as a community we work to heal our trauma, build our self esteem, and find our own unique and loving relationship ..."
Cecilia S Kardel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Cecilia S Kardel, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Piedmont, California 94611
"Intimate, rich process groups of 4-9 members with a minimum of 30 days clean and sober. Designed for high functioning individuals who would like to embrace recovery as an opportunity to transform their lives, find meaning and accept support as ..."
(917) 960-7685
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Group meets in:
Piedmont, California 94611
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"Intimate, rich process groups of 4-9 members with a minimum of 30 days clean and sober. Designed for high functioning individuals who would like to embrace recovery as an opportunity to transform their lives, find meaning and accept support as ..."
Phyllis Rothblatt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Phyllis Rothblatt, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Join a safe, supportive circle of women who are facing the challenges of significant life transitions (in relationships, roles, careers and health) with the intention of gaining clarity,strength, resiliency and deeper connection to yourself and others. Utilizing group process, meditation, ..."
(510) 246-3735
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"Join a safe, supportive circle of women who are facing the challenges of significant life transitions (in relationships, roles, careers and health) with the intention of gaining clarity,strength, resiliency and deeper connection to yourself and others. Utilizing group process, meditation, ..."
Oakland DBT and Mindfulness Center, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Oakland Dbt And Mindfulness Center, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Our adult DBT Skills Group follows the standard DBT four-module system: Distress Tolerance, Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Emotion Regulation. Please see our website for detailed info "
(510) 876-9674
Verified
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Our adult DBT Skills Group follows the standard DBT four-module system: Distress Tolerance, Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Emotion Regulation. Please see our website for detailed info "
Ali Kimmell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Are you craving connection and feedback? Would you like to have a supportive place to take risks in relating in new ways? A process group can be a powerful place to make changes in your relationships and sense of self. ..."
(510) 592-6789
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"Are you craving connection and feedback? Would you like to have a supportive place to take risks in relating in new ways? A process group can be a powerful place to make changes in your relationships and sense of self. ..."
Jessica Youseffi, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Host: Jessica Youseffi, MA, AMFT, APCC
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"This group is led by queer-identified therapists to support adults facing issues related to being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ). This is a safe space to discuss challenges ranging from discrimination and stigma to family dynamics and ..."
(213) 319-6292
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"This group is led by queer-identified therapists to support adults facing issues related to being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ). This is a safe space to discuss challenges ranging from discrimination and stigma to family dynamics and ..."
Phyllis Rothblatt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Phyllis Rothblatt, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"Twelve week group for adoptive, foster and biological parents who are seeking new ways to understand and help their children who have undergone significant trauma or loss. This group will offer you a supportive community, resources, and ways to deepen ..."
(510) 246-3735
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"Twelve week group for adoptive, foster and biological parents who are seeking new ways to understand and help their children who have undergone significant trauma or loss. This group will offer you a supportive community, resources, and ways to deepen ..."
Karen Wolfe, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Karen Wolfe, MA, MFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"In a small group led by child and family therapist, Karen Wolfe, MFT you will get guidance on the above Hand in Hand Parenting principles and support for the tough job of parenting. Weaving in social skills, self-regulation, "spirited children" ..."
(415) 692-7910
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"In a small group led by child and family therapist, Karen Wolfe, MFT you will get guidance on the above Hand in Hand Parenting principles and support for the tough job of parenting. Weaving in social skills, self-regulation, "spirited children" ..."
Oakland DBT and Mindfulness Center, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Oakland Dbt And Mindfulness Center, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"please see website for more info "
(510) 876-9674
Verified
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"please see website for more info "
Deborah Yarock, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Deborah Yarock, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
"It's Not Just Yours! Navigating Emotional Challenges & Triggers in the Current Political Landscape Saturday late afternoons 90 minutes weekly sessions $240 per month August 2018 Space is limited to 6 people. Contact Deborah for more information. Advance payment & ..."
(510) 398-6926
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Group meets in:
Oakland, California 94611
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"It's Not Just Yours! Navigating Emotional Challenges & Triggers in the Current Political Landscape Saturday late afternoons 90 minutes weekly sessions $240 per month August 2018 Space is limited to 6 people. Contact Deborah for more information. Advance payment & ..."

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Oakland 94611 Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as 94611 counseling groups, 94611 support groups, 94611 mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Oakland 94611 support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in 94611 to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in an 94611 group?
In a professionally operated support group in 94611, members provide each other with various types of help for a particular shared issue. The help takes the form of relating personal experiences and listening to and accepting others' experiences. Oakland 94611 group members may also provide a sympathetic understanding and a social network.

Group therapists or group counselors lead or facilitate the group and provide group counseling in 94611. They are sometimes specifically trained in group dynamics and the understanding of small group processes. So 'interpersonal learning', which can involve unfiltered feedback and confrontation between group members (and can be threatening) is safely moderated by the group therapist or group counselor in 94611.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?