Support Groups in Seal Beach, CA

Life and Health Coaching
I can work with individuals or small groups seeking life, relationship or health coaching, through Internet connection and access. My fee is lower for this service, especially if client pay in advance for groups of sessions.
Hosted by John Edward Martin
Psychologist, PhD, MA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
I can work with individuals or small groups seeking life, relationship or health coaching, through Internet connection and access. My fee is lower for this service, especially if client pay in advance for groups of sessions.
(877) 651-3370 View (877) 651-3370
Debbie Freeman
Those who have experienced being victimized desperately need to talk with others. In my practice we offer a support group for Victims of Crime and offer you trusted space to re-establish your integrity and sense of control through being with ...
Hosted by Debbie A. Freeman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
Those who have experienced being victimized desperately need to talk with others. In my practice we offer a support group for Victims of Crime and offer you trusted space to re-establish your integrity and sense of control through being with ...
(424) 543-8473 View (424) 543-8473
Touched by Adoption & Reproductive Medicine
Are you touched by adoption or foster care? Are you hoping to expand your family? Have you created your family through third-party reproduction? Do you wonder how to tell your child sensitive pieces of her story? Want to share in ...
Hosted by Patti Huber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
Are you touched by adoption or foster care? Are you hoping to expand your family? Have you created your family through third-party reproduction? Do you wonder how to tell your child sensitive pieces of her story? Want to share in ...
(657) 233-8374 View (657) 233-8374
Seal Beach Counseling
A safe and serene place for hope and healing.
Hosted by Vanessa K. Patterson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
A safe and serene place for hope and healing.
(562) 741-3596 View (562) 741-3596
Teens Touched by Adoption - Support Group
ConnecTeen provides a compassionate space for teens touched by third party reproduction, adoption, and foster care to make new connections to swap feelings, thoughts, and stories related to adoption in an understanding, safe, and supportive environment with other teens. In ...
Hosted by Patti Huber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
ConnecTeen provides a compassionate space for teens touched by third party reproduction, adoption, and foster care to make new connections to swap feelings, thoughts, and stories related to adoption in an understanding, safe, and supportive environment with other teens. In ...
(657) 233-8374 View (657) 233-8374
Beyond Infertility: Parents by Choice
1 out of 6 couples will deal with issues related to Infertility. This group is a place not only to gain support but to find out how others are coping with the reality and learning what the options are for ...
Hosted by Debbie A. Freeman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
1 out of 6 couples will deal with issues related to Infertility. This group is a place not only to gain support but to find out how others are coping with the reality and learning what the options are for ...
(424) 543-8473 View (424) 543-8473

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Life and Health Coaching
I can work with individuals or small groups seeking life, relationship or health coaching, through Internet connection and access. My fee is lower for this service, especially if client pay in advance for groups of sessions.
Hosted by John Edward Martin
Psychologist, PhD, MA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
I can work with individuals or small groups seeking life, relationship or health coaching, through Internet connection and access. My fee is lower for this service, especially if client pay in advance for groups of sessions.
(877) 651-3370 View (877) 651-3370
Debbie Freeman
Those who have experienced being victimized desperately need to talk with others. In my practice we offer a support group for Victims of Crime and offer you trusted space to re-establish your integrity and sense of control through being with ...
Hosted by Debbie A. Freeman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
Those who have experienced being victimized desperately need to talk with others. In my practice we offer a support group for Victims of Crime and offer you trusted space to re-establish your integrity and sense of control through being with ...
(424) 543-8473 View (424) 543-8473
Touched by Adoption & Reproductive Medicine
Are you touched by adoption or foster care? Are you hoping to expand your family? Have you created your family through third-party reproduction? Do you wonder how to tell your child sensitive pieces of her story? Want to share in ...
Hosted by Patti Huber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
Are you touched by adoption or foster care? Are you hoping to expand your family? Have you created your family through third-party reproduction? Do you wonder how to tell your child sensitive pieces of her story? Want to share in ...
(657) 233-8374 View (657) 233-8374
Seal Beach Counseling
A safe and serene place for hope and healing.
Hosted by Vanessa K. Patterson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
A safe and serene place for hope and healing.
(562) 741-3596 View (562) 741-3596
Teens Touched by Adoption - Support Group
ConnecTeen provides a compassionate space for teens touched by third party reproduction, adoption, and foster care to make new connections to swap feelings, thoughts, and stories related to adoption in an understanding, safe, and supportive environment with other teens. In ...
Hosted by Patti Huber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
ConnecTeen provides a compassionate space for teens touched by third party reproduction, adoption, and foster care to make new connections to swap feelings, thoughts, and stories related to adoption in an understanding, safe, and supportive environment with other teens. In ...
(657) 233-8374 View (657) 233-8374
Beyond Infertility: Parents by Choice
1 out of 6 couples will deal with issues related to Infertility. This group is a place not only to gain support but to find out how others are coping with the reality and learning what the options are for ...
Hosted by Debbie A. Freeman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Seal Beach, CA 90740
1 out of 6 couples will deal with issues related to Infertility. This group is a place not only to gain support but to find out how others are coping with the reality and learning what the options are for ...
(424) 543-8473 View (424) 543-8473
Kids Social Club (Ages 5-9)
This is an open ongoing group run by a child specialist to support children with practicing healthy social skills and boundaries. Topics related to peer conflict, social anxiety, sharing, and emotional expression with friends will be explored. Group will be ...
Hosted by Diana Nguyen Borsack
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Los Alamitos, CA 90720
This is an open ongoing group run by a child specialist to support children with practicing healthy social skills and boundaries. Topics related to peer conflict, social anxiety, sharing, and emotional expression with friends will be explored. Group will be ...
(714) 701-6370 View (714) 701-6370
Parenting Coaching - Nova Mental Health
This group is for parents of young children and teenagers that are struggling with disruptive behavior, parenting skills and strategies, and building the skills to improve communication at home.
Hosted by Nova Mental Health
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Group meets in Los Alamitos, CA 90720
This group is for parents of young children and teenagers that are struggling with disruptive behavior, parenting skills and strategies, and building the skills to improve communication at home.
(562) 568-7511 View (562) 568-7511
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Zoom group; client’s may remain anonymous if desired. An excellent group for everyone to sharpen skills in emotion regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal relationships, and core mindfulness. DBT Skills will change your life! Sign up at https://PacificMindSpa.co m/
Hosted by Veronica Calkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Zoom group; client’s may remain anonymous if desired. An excellent group for everyone to sharpen skills in emotion regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal relationships, and core mindfulness. DBT Skills will change your life! Sign up at https://PacificMindSpa.co m/
(562) 268-1303 View (562) 268-1303
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Zoom group; client’s may remain anonymous if desired. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is helpful for depression, anxiety, personal insight and well-being. Subtle tricks change the way we think and perceive the world, ourselves, and others. Sign up at https://PacificMindSpa.co m/
Hosted by Veronica Calkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Zoom group; client’s may remain anonymous if desired. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is helpful for depression, anxiety, personal insight and well-being. Subtle tricks change the way we think and perceive the world, ourselves, and others. Sign up at https://PacificMindSpa.co m/
(562) 268-1303 View (562) 268-1303
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Zoom group; client’s may remain anonymous if desired. EMDR groups help client’s gain skills in mindfulness practice, attachment healing, and preparation if client’s ever wish to engage in individual EMDR. Sign up at https://PacificMindSpa.co m/
Hosted by Veronica Calkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Zoom group; client’s may remain anonymous if desired. EMDR groups help client’s gain skills in mindfulness practice, attachment healing, and preparation if client’s ever wish to engage in individual EMDR. Sign up at https://PacificMindSpa.co m/
(562) 268-1303 View (562) 268-1303
Men's Sexual Addiction Process Group
Recovery from sex addiction involves being honest, accountable, seen and met by safe men that speak a similar language; shame and isolation can be a bridge to freedom and healthy sex. This group is a place for you to gain ...
Hosted by Soul Restoration Project
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Group meets in Long Beach, CA 90803
Recovery from sex addiction involves being honest, accountable, seen and met by safe men that speak a similar language; shame and isolation can be a bridge to freedom and healthy sex. This group is a place for you to gain ...
(714) 702-1730 View (714) 702-1730
Grief Therapy Group
This therapy group is an opportunity to process grief in a warm and supportive environment. The group is open to anyone who needs a safe space, community and tools to facilitate the grief process. This group is for people dealing ...
Hosted by Soul Restoration Project
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Group meets in Long Beach, CA 90803
This therapy group is an opportunity to process grief in a warm and supportive environment. The group is open to anyone who needs a safe space, community and tools to facilitate the grief process. This group is for people dealing ...
(714) 702-1730 View (714) 702-1730
Women's Partners Healing from Infidelity Betrayal
This group is led by therapists expertly trained in compassionate work of helping partners in relationships heal from betrayal trauma. This online group is available to anyone located in the state of California and will help participants: Understand why your ...
Hosted by Krystal Faust
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, ASAT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Long Beach, CA 90803
This group is led by therapists expertly trained in compassionate work of helping partners in relationships heal from betrayal trauma. This online group is available to anyone located in the state of California and will help participants: Understand why your ...
(714) 475-7412 View (714) 475-7412

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FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in Seal Beach?

Search for nearby support groups by inputting your city, zip code, or the name of the group into the search bar. From there, you can filter to find a group that suits your needs, whether you are looking for support for a teenager, a group that focuses on a specific issue, such as depression, or a particular program type, such as one geared toward developing social skills. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

How does group therapy work?

Therapy groups are led by one or more therapists and serve to help people process their experiences and learn from others who understand their challenges firsthand. They can be based on a specific issue, such as addiction, grief, physical illnesses, parenting, and caregiving. They can involve a specific type of program or therapy, such as a social skills group or CBT group. They can also be specific to a particular population or community, such as teens or LGBTQ.

Support groups, like Alcoholics Anonymous, also focus on a specific issue, but are typically led by members with lived experiences and are less structured than therapy groups. 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.

What are the benefits of group therapy?

Support groups help connect people with shared challenges or physical and mental health conditions. In a group setting, participants can receive support and feedback from peers and can acquire new skills, strategies and perspectives by listening to one another. Discussing your experience with someone who also has a cancer diagnosis, or whose son also struggles with addiction, for example, can help you feel less alone, reduce distress, find empathy and connection, and learn practical or medical information that has helped others. Group therapy can also be a more affordable option than individual therapy and just as effective.

Is group therapy as effective as individual therapy?

Support groups can be deeply valuable for both emotional support and/or treatment outcomes. It’s difficult to make a blanket statement on efficacy due to the many different types of support groups and conditions treated, but group therapy has been found to be just as effective as individual therapy in establishing long-term abstinence for conditions such as substance abuse, addiction and alcohol abuse.

How much does group therapy cost?

Group counseling is typically less expensive than individual counseling, with each session costing on average between $60 to $75. Meanwhile, individual therapy sessions can run anywhere from $100 to $200 and up, even after insurance. It is possible to find low-cost group therapy options and many therapists offer group sessions free of charge.

Does insurance cover group therapy?

As with individual therapy, many insurance companies do offer coverage for group therapy sessions. However, the coverage varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider. Individuals are encouraged to check with their insurance providers to verify coverage.

How long does group therapy last?

The length of a support group session is often one hour but can fall anywhere between 45 minutes and two hours. The amount of time that people remain in a support group varies based on their specific needs and goals and the type of therapy. Some individuals may seek a shorter-term group, such as a bereavement group, that may last between six and 20 weeks. Some may seek a longer-term group that lasts for a year or indefinitely.

What are the limitations of support groups?

Support groups have many benefits, but there are a few limitations as well. Support groups do not constitute formal therapeutic or medical treatment, and are not run by licensed mental health professionals, so some people may opt for group therapy or individual therapy instead. Additionally, support groups can depend on the other participants, so a disruptive individual has the potential to mar the group dynamic, and the anecdotal information shared may sometimes be unhelpful or inaccurate. Because it is a group setting, confidentiality can be more difficult to guard and participants receive less personalized attention than they would in an individual therapy session.