Host: Mrs. Hillary Wilson, MA, LMFT
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Torrance, CA 90505
"This monthly education and support group offers practical guidance in parenting adopted and foster-care/adopted children. Parents discuss family challenges and share success in relationship building and working through various issues in a non-judgmental environment. "
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"This monthly education and support group offers practical guidance in parenting adopted and foster-care/adopted children. Parents discuss family challenges and share success in relationship building and working through various issues in a non-judgmental environment. "
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Host: Brittany Charles, LCSW
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Torrance, CA 90503
"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 ..."
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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 ..."
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Host: Sophia Rabiee, NP
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Torrance, CA 90505
"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
(844) 505-3635
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"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
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Host: Theresa 'terri' Kruger, MS, LMFT
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Torrance, CA 90505
"Our Active Parenting Courses provides parents powerful strategies and insights to assist in navigating their way through the most important and difficult job they will ever have - raising our next generation of leaders. This program is a key offering ..."
(310) 231-6726
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"Our Active Parenting Courses provides parents powerful strategies and insights to assist in navigating their way through the most important and difficult job they will ever have - raising our next generation of leaders. This program is a key offering ..."
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Host: Mr. James A Stump, MA, LMFT
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Torrance, CA 90505
"We are a Group of specialists that work with a wide range of clients including Adults, Couples and Teens. Evening and weekend appointments are available. Even telephone counseling for those who need lower cost/more convenient scheduling. "
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"We are a Group of specialists that work with a wide range of clients including Adults, Couples and Teens. Evening and weekend appointments are available. Even telephone counseling for those who need lower cost/more convenient scheduling. "
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Host: Ms. Janet Emily Dion, MA, MBA, LMFT
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Torrance, CA 90503
"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 ..."
(310) 561-1992
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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 ..."
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Host: Dr. Carol A Francis, PsyD, MA, CHT, MFT
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Torrance, CA 90503
"Past Life explorations via hypnotherapy have been proven to be helpful for remedies or improvements in anxieties, psychosomatic physical complications, panic, confusions, depression, stuckness, by Dr. Friedman-Riviera. 6-8 solid explorations have a significant impact on a person's stability, happiness, hope, ..."
(310) 620-1719
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"Past Life explorations via hypnotherapy have been proven to be helpful for remedies or improvements in anxieties, psychosomatic physical complications, panic, confusions, depression, stuckness, by Dr. Friedman-Riviera. 6-8 solid explorations have a significant impact on a person's stability, happiness, hope, ..."
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Host: Dr. Liana Georgoulis, PsyD
Group meets in:
Torrance, CA 90505
"This 14 week group is designed for adults who experience significant discomfort, and avoidance when they encounter social situations. This anxiety and avoidance can cause distress and impact one's quality of life. The social anxiety exposure group provides treatment, using ..."
(310) 421-4513
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Torrance, CA 90505
"This 14 week group is designed for adults who experience significant discomfort, and avoidance when they encounter social situations. This anxiety and avoidance can cause distress and impact one's quality of life. The social anxiety exposure group provides treatment, using ..."
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Host: Dr. Jonathon Shaywitz, MD
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Torrance, CA 90504
"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
(310) 340-2545
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"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
Host: Dr. Paige Asawa, PhD
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Torrance, CA 90505
"Please join us for an opportunity to get your creative juices flowing! No art experience necessary! Creative expression can give people valuable tools to explore and give voice to all sorts of experiences, to help move forward toward understanding, integration, ..."
(310) 881-8406
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"Please join us for an opportunity to get your creative juices flowing! No art experience necessary! Creative expression can give people valuable tools to explore and give voice to all sorts of experiences, to help move forward toward understanding, integration, ..."
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Host: Chris Travis, LMFT
Group meets in:
Torrance, CA 90503
"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 ..."
(888) 588-8995
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Torrance, CA 90503
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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 ..."
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Host: Dr. Carol Ann Francis, PsyD, MA, MFTT, CHT
Group meets in:
Torrance, CA 90503
"Your power to create major changes in your life can be tapped into by a series of techniques and realizations that have been proven, over and over again, to alter people's lives quite dynamically and significantly. These are taught in ..."
(424) 570-2143
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"Your power to create major changes in your life can be tapped into by a series of techniques and realizations that have been proven, over and over again, to alter people's lives quite dynamically and significantly. These are taught in ..."
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Host: Mrs. Corina Gheorghiu, LMFT, DDS
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Torrance, CA 90505
"This is a eight-week group for individuals with problems falling and staying asleep and for people who wish to reduce or eliminate sleep medication. Goals: 1) Understand and change thoughts and behaviors that don't let you fall asleep 2) Acquire ..."
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"This is a eight-week group for individuals with problems falling and staying asleep and for people who wish to reduce or eliminate sleep medication. Goals: 1) Understand and change thoughts and behaviors that don't let you fall asleep 2) Acquire ..."
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Host: Mr. Steven R Berry, MS
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Torrance, CA 90505
"As a group we learn the mental skills that are scientifically proven to increase performance. Here, sport performance, tactical performance, performing art, and business performance can benefit from this specialized training. Topics may include but are not limited to: arousal ..."
(310) 861-3095
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Torrance, CA 90505
"As a group we learn the mental skills that are scientifically proven to increase performance. Here, sport performance, tactical performance, performing art, and business performance can benefit from this specialized training. Topics may include but are not limited to: arousal ..."
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Host: Debra Kabrin, MA, LMFT, PPS
Group meets in:
Torrance, CA 90505
"relationship, peer, school, self esteem, general teen angst, and family relationship issues. Differing days & times "
(310) 331-8510
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"relationship, peer, school, self esteem, general teen angst, and family relationship issues. Differing days & times "
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Host: Dr. Simon Faynboym, MD
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Torrance, CA 90505
"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
(424) 328-6528
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Torrance, CA 90505
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"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
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Host: Dr. Carol Francis, PsyD, MAMFCT, CHYP
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Torrance, CA 90503
"Marriage can survive and even improve after one or both partners have engaged in an affair but the percentage of success is low. When both partners want to save the marriage because of children, love and regret, this group helps ..."
(310) 421-2863
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Torrance, CA 90503
"Marriage can survive and even improve after one or both partners have engaged in an affair but the percentage of success is low. When both partners want to save the marriage because of children, love and regret, this group helps ..."
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Host: Dr. Julia Baird, PsyD
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Torrance, CA 90505
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Host: Ms. Lauren Mahakian, LM
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Torrance, CA 90503
"If dealing with stress, change and isolation issues, connect with LAUREN , The Alzheimer's Whisperer for fresh approaches. Contact lauren@familyconnectcare. com for ZOOM link "
(310) 340-1295
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"If dealing with stress, change and isolation issues, connect with LAUREN , The Alzheimer's Whisperer for fresh approaches. Contact lauren@familyconnectcare. com for ZOOM link "
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Host: Dr. Martha Koo
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Torrance, CA 90504
"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."
(424) 414-0604
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Torrance, CA 90504
"Neuro Wellness Spa offers a full range of services on an outpatient basis. Our cutting-edge treatment modalities offer hope to those suffering from a variety of issues associated with mental illness. Opening our doors in 2009, we are proud to ..."

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