Host: Robert W. McLellarn, PhD
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97201
"This is a state of the art exposure and response prevention treatment group for OCD. We have gathered data on the effectiveness of our OCD group and have shown that people get better. Very popular group. "
(971) 645-0033
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"This is a state of the art exposure and response prevention treatment group for OCD. We have gathered data on the effectiveness of our OCD group and have shown that people get better. Very popular group. "
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Host: Maryjane Wilt, LPC, NCC, MAC, CSAT, MA Ed
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97213
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(971) 238-5110
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Portland, OR 97213
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Host: Mrs. Daniella Marchick, LPC, CRC, MA
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97232
"6 week Educational Support Group: (1) Introductions & Understanding Caregiving, (2) Creating Teams, Clarifying Roles, Engaging Family Members, (3) Financial, Legal, Medical Permissions, (4) Self-care & dealing with difficult behaviors (5) Quantity & Quality of Life (6) Anticipatory Grief ..."
(971) 274-5611
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Portland, OR 97232
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"6 week Educational Support Group: (1) Introductions & Understanding Caregiving, (2) Creating Teams, Clarifying Roles, Engaging Family Members, (3) Financial, Legal, Medical Permissions, (4) Self-care & dealing with difficult behaviors (5) Quantity & Quality of Life (6) Anticipatory Grief ..."
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Host: Deborah Lyda High, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97227
"These women only process groups are designed to give you a safe and confidential environment to heal from your trauma and will allow you to build a community of other survivors that have been through similar experiences. Group is appropriate ..."
(503) 564-1904
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Portland, OR 97227
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"These women only process groups are designed to give you a safe and confidential environment to heal from your trauma and will allow you to build a community of other survivors that have been through similar experiences. Group is appropriate ..."
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Host: Ms. Madeline Jacobs, MSN, PMHNP
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97204
"Monthly group will start once there is enough interest. "
(503) 386-0877
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Portland, OR 97204
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"Monthly group will start once there is enough interest. "
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Host: Molly McDavitt, LAT, LPC
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97202
"This group unites adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. This group is generally made up of cisgendered females. This group focuses on creating a safe and supportive community, understanding effects of sexual abuse trauma, building empowerment, and improving the ..."
(503) 897-1073
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Portland, OR 97202
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"This group unites adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. This group is generally made up of cisgendered females. This group focuses on creating a safe and supportive community, understanding effects of sexual abuse trauma, building empowerment, and improving the ..."
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Host: Mr. Matthew David Lovell, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97210
"This is a propossed collaboration with Legacy Good Samaitan, start date tbd. Having recently had a quadruple bypass operation, I am offering a support group for cardiac patients who need help adjusting to a new normal after a heart attack ..."
(503) 549-4447
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Portland, OR 97210
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"This is a propossed collaboration with Legacy Good Samaitan, start date tbd. Having recently had a quadruple bypass operation, I am offering a support group for cardiac patients who need help adjusting to a new normal after a heart attack ..."
Host: Ms. Laney Kibel, LCSW
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97205
"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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"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 ..."
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Host: Mr. Rhys Pasimio, LPC, CADC, II, MA
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97220
"Do you have a secret? A habit you cannot control? Is sex or porn all you think about? Have you tried to stop a sexual behavior, but failed? Facing the Shadow PDX is a weekly men's group supporting recovery from ..."
(971) 803-3609
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Portland, OR 97220
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"Do you have a secret? A habit you cannot control? Is sex or porn all you think about? Have you tried to stop a sexual behavior, but failed? Facing the Shadow PDX is a weekly men's group supporting recovery from ..."
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Host: Dr. Christopher Huffine, PsyD
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97225
"AIC's Abuse Intervention Groups provide an accountable and supportive setting for men to understand the role of male socialization, identify the ways they have been abusive or controlling of others, examine and change their beliefs about abuse, and practice acceptable ..."
(503) 406-1462
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Portland, OR 97225
"AIC's Abuse Intervention Groups provide an accountable and supportive setting for men to understand the role of male socialization, identify the ways they have been abusive or controlling of others, examine and change their beliefs about abuse, and practice acceptable ..."
Host: Melanie Ramsey, PMHNP, FNP
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97210
"Accessible, compassionate psychiatric care specializing in evaluating and managing a variety of mental health diagnosis, including ADHD and more. "
(971) 232-3233
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Portland, OR 97210
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"Accessible, compassionate psychiatric care specializing in evaluating and managing a variety of mental health diagnosis, including ADHD and more. "
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Host: Dr. Laurie A Burke, PhD
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97202
"We offer a 10-week traumatic/violent loss bereavement group, designed to address traumatic grief responses, for individuals who have lost a loved one to a sudden, unexpected, traumatic death, such as suicide, homicide, or fatal accident. The group is sponsored by ..."
(503) 444-8768
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Portland, OR 97202
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"We offer a 10-week traumatic/violent loss bereavement group, designed to address traumatic grief responses, for individuals who have lost a loved one to a sudden, unexpected, traumatic death, such as suicide, homicide, or fatal accident. The group is sponsored by ..."
Host: Robert W. McLellarn, PhD
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97201
"This group is designed for people wha have completed the more active phase of their OCD treatment and are seeking to maintain the gains they have made in therapy. "
(971) 645-0033
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Portland, OR 97201
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"This group is designed for people wha have completed the more active phase of their OCD treatment and are seeking to maintain the gains they have made in therapy. "
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Host: Deborah Lyda High, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97227
"Its hard to love our bodies and feel like we are "enough" in a world that is outwardly focused on perfectionism and beauty. Women struggle with body image, shame and embarrassment about how they present themselves to the world. We ..."
(503) 564-1904
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Portland, OR 97227
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"Its hard to love our bodies and feel like we are "enough" in a world that is outwardly focused on perfectionism and beauty. Women struggle with body image, shame and embarrassment about how they present themselves to the world. We ..."
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Host: Mrs. Catherine Lazen, MEd, MSW, LCSW
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97212
"This is a support group for brand new parents who may be struggling with postpartum depression, loneliness or anxiety. Call to express interest and get on a waiting list. "
(503) 706-0560
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Portland, OR 97212
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"This is a support group for brand new parents who may be struggling with postpartum depression, loneliness or anxiety. Call to express interest and get on a waiting list. "
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Host: Ms. Crystal Lorenzo, MA, QMHP
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97211
"Are you experiencing obsessive, intrusive thoughts? Are you struggling with compulsive behaviors? This group is meant to be a space for those with OCD (and their loved ones) to offer support, provide feedback, and gain community. "
(503) 479-4071
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Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97211
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"Are you experiencing obsessive, intrusive thoughts? Are you struggling with compulsive behaviors? This group is meant to be a space for those with OCD (and their loved ones) to offer support, provide feedback, and gain community. "
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Host: Dr. Christopher Huffine, PsyD
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97225
"Allies in Change's counseling groups are designed to help people have more successful relationships. These groups pair education with an examination of members' real-life situations. Our various topic areas include communication skills, on-going support and encouragement, troubleshooting difficult situations, and ..."
(503) 406-1462
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Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97225
"Allies in Change's counseling groups are designed to help people have more successful relationships. These groups pair education with an examination of members' real-life situations. Our various topic areas include communication skills, on-going support and encouragement, troubleshooting difficult situations, and ..."
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Host: Molly McDavitt, LAT, LPC
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97202
"This group unites adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse that identify as nonbinary, genderqueer, or trans. This group is generally made up of a variety of gender expressions and may include AMAB and AFAB individuals. This group focuses on creating ..."
(503) 897-1073
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Portland, OR 97202
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"This group unites adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse that identify as nonbinary, genderqueer, or trans. This group is generally made up of a variety of gender expressions and may include AMAB and AFAB individuals. This group focuses on creating ..."
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Host: Molly McDavitt, LAT, LPC
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97202
"This workshop is for partners of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We will learn how to support your partner and yourself in healing from the effects of sexual abuse, learn more information about sexual abuse dynamics, and learn how ..."
(503) 897-1073
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Portland, OR 97202
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"This workshop is for partners of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We will learn how to support your partner and yourself in healing from the effects of sexual abuse, learn more information about sexual abuse dynamics, and learn how ..."
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Host: Ms. Shannon Batts, MS, LMFT, LPC
Group meets in:
Portland, OR 97209
"Using the world's best research on how to make loving marriages that last, we review each of the levels of the Sound Relationship House and apply the tools of the Gottman Institute. Everyday communication habits, and savvy conflict skills will ..."
(503) 822-6665
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Portland, OR 97209
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"Using the world's best research on how to make loving marriages that last, we review each of the levels of the Sound Relationship House and apply the tools of the Gottman Institute. Everyday communication habits, and savvy conflict skills will ..."

Adults Support Groups
The Portland adult support groups listed here have identified their focus on adult therapy in Portland, adult counseling, help for Portland adults in therapy, or Portland adult counseling. An adult support group in Portland and adult psychologists mostly work with adults, handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to adult relationships, and adult child relationships.

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