Host: Mr. Christopher Straley, MSW, CGP
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20008
"Sexual Health in Drug and Alcohol Recovery - A Psychotherapy Group for Bisexual and Gay Men who: struggle to maintain their meth recovery because of their sexual behavior; feel motivated to improve their sexual health; feel ready to stop using ..."
(202) 670-6926
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Washington, DC 20008
"Sexual Health in Drug and Alcohol Recovery - A Psychotherapy Group for Bisexual and Gay Men who: struggle to maintain their meth recovery because of their sexual behavior; feel motivated to improve their sexual health; feel ready to stop using ..."
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Host: Dr. Kim Harris Cobb, EdD
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20006
"The Reclaiming Our Lives Group is a trauma-focused group which addresses life challenges that have may have caused you to be stuck in the past due to unresolved pain or trauma from childhood, past or current addiction issues. It is ..."
(202) 759-6236
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Washington, DC 20006
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"The Reclaiming Our Lives Group is a trauma-focused group which addresses life challenges that have may have caused you to be stuck in the past due to unresolved pain or trauma from childhood, past or current addiction issues. It is ..."
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Host: Kris Oseth, LPC, LCPC, LPCC, CPT
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20036
"Group support for a spectrum of substance use goals - from no use to managed use. Sobriety is not a requirement for this group. The purpose of this group is for clients to explore what their optimal relationship is with ..."
(202) 759-8060
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Washington, DC 20036
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"Group support for a spectrum of substance use goals - from no use to managed use. Sobriety is not a requirement for this group. The purpose of this group is for clients to explore what their optimal relationship is with ..."
Host: Tim Martin, MSW, MDiv, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20007
"This supportive and compassionate therapeutic group focuses on recovery from sexual behaviors that have become out-of-control, in spite of the consequences. It's a welcoming, non-judgmental space where we do the work of therapy, so that you can get practical help ..."
(202) 951-8669
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Washington, DC 20007
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"This supportive and compassionate therapeutic group focuses on recovery from sexual behaviors that have become out-of-control, in spite of the consequences. It's a welcoming, non-judgmental space where we do the work of therapy, so that you can get practical help ..."
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Host: Mr. Michael A Vigorito, MFT, CGP, CST-S
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20002
"Sexual Health in Meth Recovery - A Psychotherapy Group for Bisexual and Gay Men who: struggle to maintain their meth recovery because of their sexual behavior; feel motivated to improve their sexual health; feel ready to stop using meth; have ..."
(202) 949-7872
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Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20002
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"Sexual Health in Meth Recovery - A Psychotherapy Group for Bisexual and Gay Men who: struggle to maintain their meth recovery because of their sexual behavior; feel motivated to improve their sexual health; feel ready to stop using meth; have ..."
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Host: Dr. Kim Harris Cobb, EdD
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20006
"The Overcoming Addiction Group is a group for those persons who are addicted to alcohol and drugs who want to overcome dependencies on substances. It is a co-ed group that focuses on addressing the underlying reasons for the addiction and ..."
(202) 759-6236
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Washington, DC 20006
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"The Overcoming Addiction Group is a group for those persons who are addicted to alcohol and drugs who want to overcome dependencies on substances. It is a co-ed group that focuses on addressing the underlying reasons for the addiction and ..."
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Host: Dr. Gregory Michael Jones, PsyD, Sex, Therapi
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20009
"A weekly process oriented non 12-step based psychotherapy group that focuses initially on harm reduction with clients and all members identifying within the LGBTQ community and are motivated to change their relationship with the addictive drug/alcohol/behavior of choice. "
(202) 759-6364
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Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20009
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"A weekly process oriented non 12-step based psychotherapy group that focuses initially on harm reduction with clients and all members identifying within the LGBTQ community and are motivated to change their relationship with the addictive drug/alcohol/behavior of choice. "
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Host: Brooke Baker, LPC
Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20036
"This process group is designed to be a space where individuals who are struggling interpersonally because of poor self-regulation can practice their skills in a safe environment with others that are doing the same. This group often discusses DBT skills ..."
(240) 312-3079
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Group meets in:
Washington, DC 20036
"This process group is designed to be a space where individuals who are struggling interpersonally because of poor self-regulation can practice their skills in a safe environment with others that are doing the same. This group often discusses DBT skills ..."

Addiction Support Groups
A person with an addiction uses a substance, or engages in a behavior, for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to repeat the activity, despite detrimental consequences. Addiction may involve the use of substances such as alcohol, inhalants, opioids, cocaine, and nicotine, or behaviors such as gambling.

If you're looking for a Washington addiction support group, these professionals provide addiction therapy and counseling in Washington.

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