Dialectical Behavior (DBT) Support Groups in Oakland, CA

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Photo of Charese Allen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"A DBT skills group uses a psycho-educational class format where the emphasis is on learning and practicing behavioral skills. These skills include mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. Skills are taught in a series of three modules, each ..."
(510) 876-4191
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
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DBT Skills Group-Virtual Only
Treatment Center, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"A DBT skills group uses a psycho-educational class format where the emphasis is on learning and practicing behavioral skills. These skills include mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. Skills are taught in a series of three modules, each ..."
(510) 823-2455
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
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DBT Skills Adults
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"Please see website for detailed info: http://www.oaklanddbtcent er.com "
(510) 876-9674
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
Photo of Alisa Birgy, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Verified
"The DBT skills group teaches emotion regulation, mindfulness, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness skills. "
(415) 663-5488
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
Photo of Hannah Michele Raiden-Wright, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MPH
Verified
Verified
(510) 617-1650
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
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DBT Skills Young adults
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"Our adult DBT Skills Group follows the standard DBT four-module system: Distress Tolerance, Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Emotion Regulation. Please see our website for detailed info "
(510) 876-9674
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
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DBT Skills Multi-family
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"please see website for more info "
(510) 876-9674
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
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Online Teens Group (13-18) Insurance accepted
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, IO, Psych, CGE
Verified
Verified
"Adolescence is a tough period in a child's life as it's marked by persistent sadness, discouragement, loss of self-worth, and interest in usual activities. Depression can be a transient response to many situations and stresses. In adolescence, depressed mood is ..."
(650) 727-1761
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94618

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Photo of Charese Allen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"A DBT skills group uses a psycho-educational class format where the emphasis is on learning and practicing behavioral skills. These skills include mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. Skills are taught in a series of three modules, each ..."
(510) 876-4191
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
Photo of Pacific DBT Collaborative, Treatment Center in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group-Virtual Only
Treatment Center, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"A DBT skills group uses a psycho-educational class format where the emphasis is on learning and practicing behavioral skills. These skills include mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. Skills are taught in a series of three modules, each ..."
(510) 823-2455
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
Photo of Oakland DBT and Mindfulness Center, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Adults
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"Please see website for detailed info: http://www.oaklanddbtcent er.com "
(510) 876-9674
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
Photo of Alisa Birgy, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Verified
"The DBT skills group teaches emotion regulation, mindfulness, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness skills. "
(415) 663-5488
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
Photo of Hannah Michele Raiden-Wright, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MPH
Verified
Verified
(510) 617-1650
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Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94610
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DBT Skills Young adults
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"Our adult DBT Skills Group follows the standard DBT four-module system: Distress Tolerance, Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Emotion Regulation. Please see our website for detailed info "
(510) 876-9674
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
Photo of Oakland DBT and Mindfulness Center, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA
DBT Skills Multi-family
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"please see website for more info "
(510) 876-9674
Group meets in:
Oakland, CA 94611
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DBT Consulting Group for Therapists
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
" DBT Consulting Group for therapists who want to practice Dialectical Behavioral Skill building, in a supportive and peer run circle (of up to 10 clinicians). "
(707) 709-8039
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Group meets in:
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Anger and Masculinity for Teens
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
"Feeling angry and cannot understand why? Feeling misunderstood? Unheard? Are others telling you that you get angry easily? Unable to fit in or make friends? Unable to talk with others about how you feel? Perhaps you could benefit from participating ..."
(925) 275-5746
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Group meets in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Photo of Jennifer Simon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Oakland, CA
SY DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD, LCSW
Verified
Verified
" DBT Skills Group is one component of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. This group meets once per week and the co-facilitators teach several new skills each week based on the DBT curriculum. In this group, participants learn Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, ..."
(510) 662-0976
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Group meets in:
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Divorce Therapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
Verified
"The group is designed as a process/support group for those individuals contemplating, preparing, or actively pursuing a divorce. The group is also for those who have recently divorced. The goal of the group is to share stories in a safe ..."
(925) 310-6232
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Group meets in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Photo of Ojuri Psychology Practices, Psychologist in Oakland, CA
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Psychoeducation Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
"A basic introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT ). DBT is a form of psychotherapy that was originally conceptualized by Marsha M. Linehan. DBT combines standard cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotion regulation and reality-testing with concepts of distress tolerance, acceptance, and mindful ..."
(925) 275-5746
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Group meets in:
Lafayette, CA 94549

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