Host: Ms. Winnie Piccolo, MFT
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Santa Rosa, CA 95405
"DREAMS reach out to us on many levels, from the practical to the spiritual, illuminating our blind spots as well as our inner resources. Working with dreams is a creative way to grapple with personal and relationship conflicts as well ..."
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"DREAMS reach out to us on many levels, from the practical to the spiritual, illuminating our blind spots as well as our inner resources. Working with dreams is a creative way to grapple with personal and relationship conflicts as well ..."
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Host: Ms. Colette Mercier, MA, LMFT
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Santa Rosa, CA 95405
"A group for new moms to share the joys and challenges of parenting a new baby. Folks with children up to 18 months welcome. We are meeting on Zoom/Video while facing COVID-19 and shelter in place orders. The group is ..."
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"A group for new moms to share the joys and challenges of parenting a new baby. Folks with children up to 18 months welcome. We are meeting on Zoom/Video while facing COVID-19 and shelter in place orders. The group is ..."
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Host: Mrs. Angela Agenlian-Neuert, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
"As women, our connection to our bodies, depth and range of feelings, and relational capacities are some of our greatest, natural gifts. Our dominant culture conditions us to disown these parts of ourselves and in essence, to reject our feminine ..."
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"As women, our connection to our bodies, depth and range of feelings, and relational capacities are some of our greatest, natural gifts. Our dominant culture conditions us to disown these parts of ourselves and in essence, to reject our feminine ..."
Host: Dene Carroll, LCSW
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Rising Strong™ is all about what it takes to get up after a big (or small) fall. You will learn Dr. Brene Brown’s process, rooted in research, for getting up and moving forward: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution.™ We ..."
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"Rising Strong™ is all about what it takes to get up after a big (or small) fall. You will learn Dr. Brene Brown’s process, rooted in research, for getting up and moving forward: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution.™ We ..."
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Host: Samuel Moglen, LMFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Foresight is a mental health and wellness clinic providing patients with a wide range of treatment and services related to improving mental health and lifestyle. We are a team of psychiatrists, therapists, software engineers, bioengineers, and researchers with a mission ..."
(707) 304-8891
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"Foresight is a mental health and wellness clinic providing patients with a wide range of treatment and services related to improving mental health and lifestyle. We are a team of psychiatrists, therapists, software engineers, bioengineers, and researchers with a mission ..."
Photo of Rebecca Lane Worsley, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Ms. Rebecca Lane Worsley, MFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
"This is a 13 week video series and support group offered at Spring Hills Church on Wednesday evenings. There are normally 8-12 attendees and they are either going through a divorce, are separated or contemplating divorce. This support group is ..."
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"This is a 13 week video series and support group offered at Spring Hills Church on Wednesday evenings. There are normally 8-12 attendees and they are either going through a divorce, are separated or contemplating divorce. This support group is ..."
Host: Mr. Intake Department, CSAT, CCPS, CPTT
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Process/Educational group focused on sobriety and early recovery from sex and porn addiction. "
(707) 207-8230
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"Process/Educational group focused on sobriety and early recovery from sex and porn addiction. "
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Host: Dr. Carey Oconnell, PhD
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"This group is for 8-10 people for 6 months or more of in-depth exploration and recovery related to relationship issues that can involve a substance-abusing significant other in your life. "What I love most about this group is watching you ..."
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"This group is for 8-10 people for 6 months or more of in-depth exploration and recovery related to relationship issues that can involve a substance-abusing significant other in your life. "What I love most about this group is watching you ..."
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Host: Mr. Kevin Russell, MA, MFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"On going men's group discussing many kinds of issues. Depth oriented, supportive & appropriately challenging. "
(707) 820-7905
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"On going men's group discussing many kinds of issues. Depth oriented, supportive & appropriately challenging. "
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Host: Jeanne Ann Ruth, LCSW
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"The focus of the group will be to identify the impact of internalized messages and behaviors that resulted from alcoholic family dysfunction, unmet needs and/or trauma. "
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"The focus of the group will be to identify the impact of internalized messages and behaviors that resulted from alcoholic family dysfunction, unmet needs and/or trauma. "
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Host: Richard C Alongi, MFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"The LAP group is affiliated with the State of California Bar Association for its members who need additional life and professional support. We also deal with disciplinary actions, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and other life issues. Referrals can be made ..."
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"The LAP group is affiliated with the State of California Bar Association for its members who need additional life and professional support. We also deal with disciplinary actions, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and other life issues. Referrals can be made ..."
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Host: Dr. Mark Falls, PhD
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
"NEXT STEP: KIDS OFF CHEMICALS is an intensive outpatient program for substance abusing teens and their parents. It is 8 to 16 weeks in length; ages 14 to 18. Individual therapy, family therapy, adolescent recovery groups and drug testing. The ..."
(707) 639-1490
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Santa Rosa, CA 95409
"NEXT STEP: KIDS OFF CHEMICALS is an intensive outpatient program for substance abusing teens and their parents. It is 8 to 16 weeks in length; ages 14 to 18. Individual therapy, family therapy, adolescent recovery groups and drug testing. The ..."
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Host: Lily M. Rossman, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
"A postpartum group for Moms with babies up to 1.5 years. This group is designed to connect you to other moms, build community and support and make some new friends. I create a safe place to talk about the trials ..."
(707) 238-5224
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Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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"A postpartum group for Moms with babies up to 1.5 years. This group is designed to connect you to other moms, build community and support and make some new friends. I create a safe place to talk about the trials ..."
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Host: Missing Elements, MFT, BCB
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
"This group is designed to support, educate and offer tools to family and friends of those who have experienced trauma. Please call for dates and times. "
(707) 515-6709
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"This group is designed to support, educate and offer tools to family and friends of those who have experienced trauma. Please call for dates and times. "
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Host: Lani Lee, MA, MFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Come together with other psychonauts to integrate and explore big medicine experiences! Whether recent or from long ago, come share your journey experiences with like-minded others. Learn skills for safely traversing the inner world during psychedelic journeys. Please note, no ..."
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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"Come together with other psychonauts to integrate and explore big medicine experiences! Whether recent or from long ago, come share your journey experiences with like-minded others. Learn skills for safely traversing the inner world during psychedelic journeys. Please note, no ..."
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Host: Ms. Louisa Gluck, MA
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"This group is on hold until Covid restrictions are lifted. We will meet on a weekday evening at a time convenient to the group. The group will be ongoing. No experience with meditation necessary. Long term meditators welcome. No commitment ..."
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"This group is on hold until Covid restrictions are lifted. We will meet on a weekday evening at a time convenient to the group. The group will be ongoing. No experience with meditation necessary. Long term meditators welcome. No commitment ..."
Host: Dr. Lucas Plumb, PhD
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Our relationship with money is such an important one in our lives. Learn about your current beliefs and imagine new ways of working with money. Enjoy your life more because you set your priorities about spending. Invent new ways of ..."
(707) 549-6205
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"Our relationship with money is such an important one in our lives. Learn about your current beliefs and imagine new ways of working with money. Enjoy your life more because you set your priorities about spending. Invent new ways of ..."
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Host: Ms. Jennifer Westcott, MA, PPSC, MFT
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"We are Sonoma County therapists who have enjoyed collaboration and consultation with one another for many years. We have passion for the art of healing and track many themes that show up repeatedly in the therapy office and in life. ..."
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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"We are Sonoma County therapists who have enjoyed collaboration and consultation with one another for many years. We have passion for the art of healing and track many themes that show up repeatedly in the therapy office and in life. ..."
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Host: Patty Bechtold, MS, LPCC, BCC
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
"THE FALL 2021 CIRCLE (ONLINE) IS NOW FULL. WAITLIST AVAILABLE ON MY WEBSITE: wiselifetherapy.com/writi ng-circle. The circle is a warm and welcoming place for women to join together every other week to pause and practice reflective writing together. This kind ..."
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Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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"THE FALL 2021 CIRCLE (ONLINE) IS NOW FULL. WAITLIST AVAILABLE ON MY WEBSITE: wiselifetherapy.com/writi ng-circle. The circle is a warm and welcoming place for women to join together every other week to pause and practice reflective writing together. This kind ..."
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Host: Dr. Barbara Molle, PhD, MFT, MA
Group meets in:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Re-Igniting Passion is for couples who love each other and want the spark back, Re-igniting Passion is an all day workshop May 17th. This workshop enhances your therapy or adds the fire to your relationship. Learn healthy communication and how ..."
(707) 474-8517
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Re-Igniting Passion is for couples who love each other and want the spark back, Re-igniting Passion is an all day workshop May 17th. This workshop enhances your therapy or adds the fire to your relationship. Learn healthy communication and how ..."

What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa 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 ranging from CBT to Mindfulness Based 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 Santa Rosa 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.