Depression Support Groups in Agoura Hills, CA

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(855) 349-8442 
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Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient Treatment
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"Elevation Behavioral Health offers outpatient treatment and groups for mental health conditions and addiction disorders at their Agoura Hills, California location. "
(747) 222-1829 
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Creating Contentment Cognitive Therapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
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"We will learn and practice cognitive and mindfulness skills to first improve our awareness and understanding of our personal and fundamental thinking, feeling and behavior patterns. Then we will practice using our new skills to create more supportive thinking and ..."
(747) 277-5427 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient Treatment
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"Elevation Behavioral Health offers mental health and addiction outpatient treatment programs and groups for those interested in attending at an outpatient level of care. Call for details. "
(860) 934-0244 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Mood Maintenance
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
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"This group is an open process group dedicated to holding a safe and confidential space for young adults at any stage of recovery from a mood disorder to be free to be themselves and learn from one another. This group ..."
(747) 207-4345 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Teen Depression Outpatient Treatment
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Red Tent Therapy Group
Psychologist, PhD
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"This therapy group is named after the novel by Anita Diamant, which describes the traditions and turmoil of our Matriarchs - the world of the red tent. In the red tent, support and wisdom sustains women through difficult times. This ..."
(818) 616-8121 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Expressive Arts Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
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"We will explore various methods of expression including movement, dance, music, poetry, writing, and art such as watercolor, painting, drawing, and collage. We will learn to use expressive arts as a means to better understand ourselves, our challenges and pain, ..."
(747) 277-5427 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Mood Maintenance
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
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"This group is an open process group dedicated to holding a safe and confidential space for adults at any stage of recovery from a mood disorder to be free to be themselves and learn from one another. This will be ..."
(818) 975-3160 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient Program
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"Elevation Behavioral Health offers outpatient therapy and groups for primary mental health conditions as well as addiction. Call for more information. "
(747) 222-1994 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient Program
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"Elevation Behavioral Health offers an outpatient treatment program and groups at their Agoura Hills location. Call for more details. "
(818) 532-5019 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient Program
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"Elevation Behavioral Health offers outpatient treatment and groups for addiction and mental health conditions. Call for more information. "
(818) 532-5673 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Women's Therapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, LAADC, CA
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"Join women in a supportive environment to learn about living a fuller life. Discuss and process challenges culminating from anxiety, depression , trauma, codependency, or family issues. "
(310) 400-5868 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Mindfulness through Art Classes
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
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"Learn mindfulness skills that have been proven to reduce stress, fight off anxiety and depression symptoms, increase productivity and creativity, enhance relationships, help re-wire brain to be more positive and relaxed. The classes will guide you through basic principals and ..."
(805) 464-3058 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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(855) 355-6890 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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(855) 349-8442 
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Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient Treatment
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"Elevation Behavioral Health offers outpatient treatment and groups for mental health conditions and addiction disorders at their Agoura Hills, California location. "
(747) 222-1829 
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Depression Support Groups
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression support groups in Agoura Hills. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.

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