Support Groups in 97205

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RO DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
(971) 832-9986 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Compassionate Communication Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, CRC, LPC, CCC
Verified
"Do you have difficulty identifying and communicating your needs? Are you dissatisfied in your relationships or at work? Would you like to understand common barriers to communication and overcome them? I offer a 12-week course in Nonviolent Communication, where you ..."
(503) 743-0629 
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Portland, OR 97205
Waitlist for new clients
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Living with a Disability
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
"Would you like to share experiences and ideas with others who identify as living with a disability? Do you struggle with feeling like you belong at work, in your family gatherings, or doing fun activities with your friends? Lets create ..."
(971) 259-7850 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Obsessive-Compulsive Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
(503) 374-9184 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Surviving and Thriving/ Therapy Support Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMFT, LLC
Verified
"This is a small, weekly therapy support group limited to six people. Group therapy can be an extraordinary space and opportunity to gain support, validation, and increase positive social connections with others. Please call for more information. "
(503) 406-3068 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Integrated mind, body, spirit, earth
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, OIM
Verified
"Many suffer from a kind of heartache which comes from deep separation both internally and externally. This group will focus on the relationships to our deep selves and each other. We will discuss our relationship to our food, shelter, water ..."
(503) 406-6363 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Peer Consultation Group
Psychologist, MPH, PsyD
Verified
"I lead a peer consultation group in Portland, Oregon. The group is for practitioners who are licensed to practice psychotherapy or counseling. Members are from a variety of disciplines and all treatment orientations are welcome. This is a supportive and ..."
(971) 231-3212 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Men's Support and Interpersonal Process Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"This group is designed for men seeking greater self-understanding and more satisfying personal relationships. The format includes psycho-education about men's issues within the context of mutual support and interpersonal process (what's happening in the group here-and-now). The group aims to ..."
(503) 567-2842 
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Portland, OR 97205
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"Sex Addiction" Recovery Group for Men
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CSAT
Verified
"Professionally-facilitate d group psychotherapy can be an important aspect of treatment for men recovering from out-of-control sexual behavior. This specialized weekly treatment can help men regain control of sexual behavior, strengthen relationships, and maintain their personal vision of sexual health. ..."
(971) 306-4814 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Touched by Adoption- for Adults adopted as Childre
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"This group is for men and women: * Who were adopted * Who may not have started the "search" * Are considering a search * Those who have been through their search for parents and birth families * Those who ..."
(971) 236-5012 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Arrival Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
(503) 563-7407 
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Portland, OR 97205
Waitlist for new clients
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Clinical Consultation for Therapists
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
"Consultation for therapists (social work, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, marriage & family) wanting a private, supportive environment, with an experienced clinician, to review cases, explore counter-transference, professional, diversity issues & enhance clinical self. Building group of 6 members. Individual consultation available ..."
(503) 461-1178 
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Portland, OR 97205
Not accepting new clients
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Surviving Divorce Support Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMFT, LLC
Verified
"Divorce can be an incredibly painful and isolating ordeal that others simply don't understand. This group aims to provide a safe space to be heard, heal, and grow. Please call me for more information. "
(503) 406-3068 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Compulsive Hoarding Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
(503) 374-9184 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Binge Eating Disorder Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
(971) 832-9986 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Men's Support and Interpersonal Process Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
(503) 567-2842 
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Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97205
Waitlist for new clients
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Sex Addiction/Recovery Group for Men
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CSAT
Verified
"Focused on recovery from problematic and compulsive sexual behaviors-including sex and love addiction. Process and support group also addresses healthy sexuality, relationship development, and personal integrity. "
(971) 306-4814 
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Portland, OR 97205
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No current group
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, OIM
Verified
""Three pandemics--obesity, starvation & climate change-- interrelated." The Lancet, January 2019. "
(503) 406-6363 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Generalized Anxiety Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
(503) 374-9184 
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Portland, OR 97205
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Finding Your Feet and Thriving During the Pandemic
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMFT, LLC
Verified
"What times we suddenly have been thrust into! "Don't let things that are out of control control you." This online group will be limited to eight adults and meet once a week for 90 minutes. I will also offer an ..."
(503) 406-3068 
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Portland, OR 97205


What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
97205 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 97205 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 97205 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 97205 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 97205 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.