Support Groups in Fullerton, CA

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The Nourished Pre-Licensed Therapist Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"A 6-session closed group full of tools, structured psycho education, compassionate support, consultation, and process space to manage burnout and build foundations for a sustainable and abundant career! The group is empath/highly sensitive person tailored to support community building amongst ..."
(657) 243-8069 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Barefoot Therapist Counseling Services
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
"* Behavior Modification * Developmental Disabilities * Crisis Management * Social Skill Building * Family Counseling * Parenting Support * Anxiety & Depression * Individual, Group, and Family Counseling "
(657) 500-3863 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Empowered Moms, Empowered Women
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"We’ve got a place for moms to be supported, refilled, and make sense of what's going on emotionally + physiologically for your teen. This group is for you if: you are looking to make time for your own self care, ..."
(657) 255-5590 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92832
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South Asian Women's Group
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
"This is a weekly group that is being held virtually for women. It's a group where women come together to discuss cultural, religious, spiritual, and other intersectionalities. It's where women come to empower each other, share stories and connect, and ..."
(845) 418-0029 
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Fullerton, CA 92831
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Therapists Anxiety Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"Graduate school and thereafter is a stressful time in your life. Juggling home, work, school, papers and finally practicum experiences can cause an upheaval in your relationships. This group is to help with pent up emotions and a guidance for ..."
(714) 790-9349 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Adult Process Groups- Relationship Focus
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
"If you are interested in developing healthier relationships with others, or learning more about your 'social self' group therapy is a great option. The presence, support and feedback of peers creates a powerful, unique learning experience that cannot be achieved ..."
(657) 500-3708 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Asian and Pacific Islander Social Group
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, Ami, Koide, AMFT
Verified
"A social group that meets once a month on Saturdays for API indivuals. This group is LGBTQ+ friendly! Every meet we do something social such as watch a movie, play games, talk, and even eat. Come check us out to ..."
(714) 681-1082 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Guided Imagery
CLC, MA, MBA, CHT
(818) 864-4562 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Christian Women's Group
PhD, CPC
"This group is designed to assist women in their quest for the optimal mindset that will promote success, achievement and happiness in their lives. Relationship style, coping mechanisms, and life goals will be explored in a safe and open setting. "
(714) 794-8936 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Queer API Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"This is a safe space for those looking for reflection of their lived experiences and support as API LGBTQ individuals. There is not fee for the group, but donations are welcomed (and not required). To RSVP, contact group leader Ami ..."
(657) 243-8069 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Loving Yourself/Gender Identity Issues
CLC, MA, MBA, CHT
"This group is for cross-dressing, transgendered pre op or post op, many participants either don't know what they or are learning how to accept and love themselves without labels. "
(818) 864-4562 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Divorce & Relationship Recovery
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified
"Divorce & Relationship Recovery is a support group for women. Have you gone or plan on ending a relationship/divorce? This group will offer support, coping skills, psycho-education, and interventions needed for recovery from the relationship transition in your life. Groups ..."
(714) 515-4090 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92835

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The Nourished Pre-Licensed Therapist Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"A 6-session closed group full of tools, structured psycho education, compassionate support, consultation, and process space to manage burnout and build foundations for a sustainable and abundant career! The group is empath/highly sensitive person tailored to support community building amongst ..."
(657) 243-8069 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92835
Photo of Monica Bhuyan, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate in Fullerton, CA
Barefoot Therapist Counseling Services
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
"* Behavior Modification * Developmental Disabilities * Crisis Management * Social Skill Building * Family Counseling * Parenting Support * Anxiety & Depression * Individual, Group, and Family Counseling "
(657) 500-3863 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
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Empowered Moms, Empowered Women
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"We’ve got a place for moms to be supported, refilled, and make sense of what's going on emotionally + physiologically for your teen. This group is for you if: you are looking to make time for your own self care, ..."
(657) 255-5590 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92832
Photo of Noor Fatima Pinna, Counselor in Fullerton, CA
South Asian Women's Group
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
"This is a weekly group that is being held virtually for women. It's a group where women come together to discuss cultural, religious, spiritual, and other intersectionalities. It's where women come to empower each other, share stories and connect, and ..."
(845) 418-0029 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
Photo of Mary O'Connor, Marriage & Family Therapist in Fullerton, CA
Therapists Anxiety Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"Graduate school and thereafter is a stressful time in your life. Juggling home, work, school, papers and finally practicum experiences can cause an upheaval in your relationships. This group is to help with pent up emotions and a guidance for ..."
(714) 790-9349 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
Photo of Dr. Luke Seltzer, Psychologist in Fullerton, CA
Adult Process Groups- Relationship Focus
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
"If you are interested in developing healthier relationships with others, or learning more about your 'social self' group therapy is a great option. The presence, support and feedback of peers creates a powerful, unique learning experience that cannot be achieved ..."
(657) 500-3708 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
Photo of Ami Koide, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate in Fullerton, CA
Asian and Pacific Islander Social Group
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, Ami, Koide, AMFT
Verified
"A social group that meets once a month on Saturdays for API indivuals. This group is LGBTQ+ friendly! Every meet we do something social such as watch a movie, play games, talk, and even eat. Come check us out to ..."
(714) 681-1082 
View
Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831
Photo of Jill R Wu in Fullerton, CA
Guided Imagery
CLC, MA, MBA, CHT
(818) 864-4562 
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Group meets in:
Fullerton, CA 92831

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