Host: Jessica Levith, LMFT, C-CPS, EMDR, ATPSB
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Do you become emotionally or sexually attached to people before getting to know them? Do you feel empty without a partner? Does obsessing about future or past relationships distract you from your daily life? If so, you may be suffering ..."
(510) 931-7100
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Do you become emotionally or sexually attached to people before getting to know them? Do you feel empty without a partner? Does obsessing about future or past relationships distract you from your daily life? If so, you may be suffering ..."
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Host: Caroline Lewis, MFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Online 6 week group "Energy Medicine for Caretakers" from March 10th-April 21st. In this group I will be teaching coping skills, energy medicine, intuition skills, and communication tools to people who often find themselves in care-taking roles and codependent relationships. ..."
(510) 306-7286
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Online 6 week group "Energy Medicine for Caretakers" from March 10th-April 21st. In this group I will be teaching coping skills, energy medicine, intuition skills, and communication tools to people who often find themselves in care-taking roles and codependent relationships. ..."
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Host: Angela M Anderson, LCSW, MA
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"This group is for women living with depression. The group is limited to six members. Each session is topic driven. Some topics include, setting boundaries; unhelpful thinking patterns; distress tolerance; goal setting; relaxation techniques; communication skills. The topics are modified ..."
(510) 257-9468
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Oakland, CA 94602
"This group is for women living with depression. The group is limited to six members. Each session is topic driven. Some topics include, setting boundaries; unhelpful thinking patterns; distress tolerance; goal setting; relaxation techniques; communication skills. The topics are modified ..."
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Host: Alison Leigh Siegel, LMFT, PhD
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Many women don't have orgasms on a regular basis or "fake" it to please their partner. This group's focus is to empower women to enjoy their bodies and reach their potential through homework exercises and positive group feedback. "
(628) 226-1830
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Many women don't have orgasms on a regular basis or "fake" it to please their partner. This group's focus is to empower women to enjoy their bodies and reach their potential through homework exercises and positive group feedback. "
Host: Sf Bay Play Therapy By Karen Wolfe Lmft, MA, MFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
"In a small group led by child and family therapist, Karen Wolfe, MFT you will get guidance on Hand in Hand Parenting principles and support for the tough job of parenting. Weaving in social skills, self-regulation, "spirited children" and sensory ..."
(415) 692-7910
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
"In a small group led by child and family therapist, Karen Wolfe, MFT you will get guidance on Hand in Hand Parenting principles and support for the tough job of parenting. Weaving in social skills, self-regulation, "spirited children" and sensory ..."
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Host: Dan Quinn, PsyD
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Our groups are great ways to find friendly companionship and have the kinds of important conversations that are often missing from people's lives. They are also places to learn better how to communicate with both warmth and strength, with openness ..."
(510) 408-6852
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Our groups are great ways to find friendly companionship and have the kinds of important conversations that are often missing from people's lives. They are also places to learn better how to communicate with both warmth and strength, with openness ..."
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Host: Jacob Engelskirger, PsyD
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
"This group will be held online and address current issues emotional, behavioral, cycle-of-life, and pandemic-related issues facing older adults today. The group is currently forming, and interested participants are encouraged to call Dr. Jacob for a phone screening at (510 ..."
(510) 726-8700
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
"This group will be held online and address current issues emotional, behavioral, cycle-of-life, and pandemic-related issues facing older adults today. The group is currently forming, and interested participants are encouraged to call Dr. Jacob for a phone screening at (510 ..."
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Host: Leticia Vaca, LCSW
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94601
"Designed for adults struggling to cope with an illness, injury or pain. Medical problems, new or ongoing, can flip your world upside down. Get support around addressing the emotional impact of living with pain/illness like anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship ..."
(510) 564-7817
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94601
"Designed for adults struggling to cope with an illness, injury or pain. Medical problems, new or ongoing, can flip your world upside down. Get support around addressing the emotional impact of living with pain/illness like anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship ..."
Photo of Angela M. Anderson, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Angela M Anderson, LCSW, MA
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"This is a psycho-educational group that is topic driven. The group is for six-weeks. Each week will be a new topic. Each session will be a mixture of sharing, discussion and education. The size is limited to 6 people. Materials ..."
(510) 257-9468
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Oakland, CA 94602
"This is a psycho-educational group that is topic driven. The group is for six-weeks. Each week will be a new topic. Each session will be a mixture of sharing, discussion and education. The size is limited to 6 people. Materials ..."
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Host: Kate Franza, LCSW
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94619
"THIS WILL NOW BE OFFERED VIA VIDEO! A non judgmental group that offers practical support to help you deal with your inner critic and develop substance use goals. The topics covered will help you increase awareness about your substance use ..."
(312) 548-8813
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94619
"THIS WILL NOW BE OFFERED VIA VIDEO! A non judgmental group that offers practical support to help you deal with your inner critic and develop substance use goals. The topics covered will help you increase awareness about your substance use ..."
Photo of Jessica Levith, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Jessica Levith, LMFT, C-CPS, EMDR, ATPSB
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Is your partner a sex addict or do they struggle with problematic sexual behavior? Are you struggling with your identity as both a partner and an individual? Are you making enough time and space for yourself and in need of ..."
(510) 931-7100
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Is your partner a sex addict or do they struggle with problematic sexual behavior? Are you struggling with your identity as both a partner and an individual? Are you making enough time and space for yourself and in need of ..."
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94619
"We meet on the first tuesday of the month by Zoom video meeting for consultation about transgender, non binary and questioning clients age 10+. Consult with a gender therapist with twenty years of experience in the field as well as ..."
(510) 915-4795
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94619
"We meet on the first tuesday of the month by Zoom video meeting for consultation about transgender, non binary and questioning clients age 10+. Consult with a gender therapist with twenty years of experience in the field as well as ..."
Host: Mary Deyo, MA, PsyD
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Offering a blend of didactic skill based training and supportive group process, the Moving Through Emotional Crisis Group offers support to anyone suffering from intense depression, anxiety or trauma related symptoms. This 90 minute group is divided into approximately 30 ..."
(707) 663-4250
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Offering a blend of didactic skill based training and supportive group process, the Moving Through Emotional Crisis Group offers support to anyone suffering from intense depression, anxiety or trauma related symptoms. This 90 minute group is divided into approximately 30 ..."
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Host: Alice Lim, PsyD
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94606
"This group is an online process group for individuals interested in exploring the -isms (e.g., racism, classism, sexism, ageism, ableism) in our society, our personal experiences with it, our roles in it, and the ways they shape us, and us ..."
(510) 822-8591
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94606
"This group is an online process group for individuals interested in exploring the -isms (e.g., racism, classism, sexism, ageism, ableism) in our society, our personal experiences with it, our roles in it, and the ways they shape us, and us ..."
Photo of Matthew McKernan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Matthew McKernan, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
"This ongoing group is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in taking their process outdoors-into the beautiful oak, bay, and redwood forests of the Oakland hills. This group is for those who would like a respite from the bustle and ..."
(510) 369-1672
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
"This ongoing group is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in taking their process outdoors-into the beautiful oak, bay, and redwood forests of the Oakland hills. This group is for those who would like a respite from the bustle and ..."
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Host: Stacy Donovan George, LMFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
"Has your physical/emotional health been damaged by a toxic ex or family member? Are you drained and confused by psychological manipulation, distorted reality and lies? This group is for people recovering from narcissistic abuse looking for a place of safety, ..."
(510) 314-8566
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
"Has your physical/emotional health been damaged by a toxic ex or family member? Are you drained and confused by psychological manipulation, distorted reality and lies? This group is for people recovering from narcissistic abuse looking for a place of safety, ..."
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Evidence based treatment strategies for managing Bipolar Mood Disorders. Education and skills provided, as well as support from fellow group members. For people living with Bipolar Disorder, the unique setting of a safe, open space allows for profound connection and ..."
(707) 663-4250
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Evidence based treatment strategies for managing Bipolar Mood Disorders. Education and skills provided, as well as support from fellow group members. For people living with Bipolar Disorder, the unique setting of a safe, open space allows for profound connection and ..."
Photo of Trisha Rowe, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Trisha Rowe, LCSW
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Gain awareness of how attachment styles, internal working models and defensive patterns close off one's energy and experiences. Explore the effects of somatic holding patterns. The group will use strengths & capacities that group members already have to explore living ..."
(510) 342-9984
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Gain awareness of how attachment styles, internal working models and defensive patterns close off one's energy and experiences. Explore the effects of somatic holding patterns. The group will use strengths & capacities that group members already have to explore living ..."
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Host: Barry Steven Friedman, PhD, MFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
"I developed a gift for dream interpretation early in life. In this group participants practice and gradually gain expertise in the interpretation of their own dreams. We discuss the nature of symbolic dream material, metaphors, archetypes, world mythologies and psychodynamic ..."
(510) 499-6900
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
"I developed a gift for dream interpretation early in life. In this group participants practice and gradually gain expertise in the interpretation of their own dreams. We discuss the nature of symbolic dream material, metaphors, archetypes, world mythologies and psychodynamic ..."
Photo of Rebekah Skoor, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Rebekah Skoor, MA, MS, MFT
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94602
"Join insightful, loving lesbian/queer families as we discuss the unique joys and complex negotiations involved in creating a family with a known sperm-donor. Single parents, two-parent households, and all families with co-parenting arrangements welcome! (Group childcare available for an additional ..."
(510) 296-3758
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Oakland, CA 94602
"Join insightful, loving lesbian/queer families as we discuss the unique joys and complex negotiations involved in creating a family with a known sperm-donor. Single parents, two-parent households, and all families with co-parenting arrangements welcome! (Group childcare available for an additional ..."

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Laurel District, Oakland Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Laurel District, Oakland counseling groups, Laurel District, Oakland support groups, Laurel District, Oakland mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Laurel District, Oakland support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Laurel District, Oakland to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Laurel District, Oakland group?
In a professionally operated support group in Laurel District, Oakland, members provide each other with various types of help for a particular shared issue. The help takes the form of relating personal experiences and listening to and accepting others' experiences. Laurel District, Oakland group members may also provide a sympathetic understanding and a social network.

Group therapists or group counselors lead or facilitate the group and provide group counseling in Laurel District, Oakland. They are sometimes specifically trained in group dynamics and the understanding of small group processes. So 'interpersonal learning', which can involve unfiltered feedback and confrontation between group members (and can be threatening) is safely moderated by the group therapist or group counselor in Laurel District, Oakland.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?