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Host: Jennifer Fernandez, PhD
Group meets in:
Outer Sunset
San Francisco, California 94122
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"If previous attempts at stopping substance use have failed or if you want to learn to manage your use rather than abstain, this is the group for you. We approach addiction as a biopsychosocial phenomenon and help our patients understand ..."
(415) 969-3982
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Group meets in:
Outer Sunset
San Francisco, California 94122
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"If previous attempts at stopping substance use have failed or if you want to learn to manage your use rather than abstain, this is the group for you. We approach addiction as a biopsychosocial phenomenon and help our patients understand ..."
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Host: Mireya Gonzalez, AMFT
Group meets in:
Outer Sunset
San Francisco, California 94122
Phone/video options
"If previous attempts at stopping substance use have failed or if you want to learn to manage your use rather than abstain, this is the group for you. We approach addiction as a biopsychosocial phenomenon and help our patients understand ..."
(510) 726-9553
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Group meets in:
Outer Sunset
San Francisco, California 94122
Phone/video options
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"If previous attempts at stopping substance use have failed or if you want to learn to manage your use rather than abstain, this is the group for you. We approach addiction as a biopsychosocial phenomenon and help our patients understand ..."

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Outer Sunset, San Francisco Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Outer Sunset, San Francisco counseling groups, Outer Sunset, San Francisco support groups, Outer Sunset, San Francisco 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 Outer Sunset, San Francisco 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 Outer Sunset, San Francisco to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in an Outer Sunset, San Francisco group?
In a professionally operated support group in Outer Sunset, San Francisco, 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. Outer Sunset, San Francisco 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 Outer Sunset, San Francisco. 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 Outer Sunset, San Francisco.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?