Host: Grace Pendleton, MS, LMFT
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Valencia, CA 91355
"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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Host: Megan Murphy Cross, MA, APCC
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Valencia, CA 91355
"This group is for any parent who wants to learn evidence-based tools to help navigate their child/teen's behavioral issues, social media usage, acting out, boundaries, etc., as well as find support in other parents who are going through similar challenges. "
(747) 322-4338
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"This group is for any parent who wants to learn evidence-based tools to help navigate their child/teen's behavioral issues, social media usage, acting out, boundaries, etc., as well as find support in other parents who are going through similar challenges. "
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Host: Stefanie Lucia, MA, AMFT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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Host: Ms. Sandy Weiser, MSW, LCSW, CSAT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"To help men recover from compulsive sexual behavior which is causing damage to their relationships or work. Using Dr. Patrick Carnes Facing the Shadow. "
(818) 273-1295
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"To help men recover from compulsive sexual behavior which is causing damage to their relationships or work. Using Dr. Patrick Carnes Facing the Shadow. "
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Host: Zack Reed-Fier, MA, LPCC
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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Host: Suzanne Holmes, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Parenting Education & Support Group ENCOURAGING PARENTS TO WORK TOGETHER IN RAISING HEALTHY, HAPPY CHILDREN For: Parents who want the conflict to end Topics include: • Parenting Styles & Parallel Parenting • Building tolerance for difficult emotions • Balancing Family ..."
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"Parenting Education & Support Group ENCOURAGING PARENTS TO WORK TOGETHER IN RAISING HEALTHY, HAPPY CHILDREN For: Parents who want the conflict to end Topics include: • Parenting Styles & Parallel Parenting • Building tolerance for difficult emotions • Balancing Family ..."
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Host: Stephanie Swope, MA, LPCC, PPS, NCC
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
(707) 241-9070
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"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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Host: Mr. Christopher Charles Jones, CAGS, NCSP, LEP
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Social skills group are created based on age, functioning level and social goals of our clients. We specialize in clients who manage Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and other issues that impact social success. We are Regional Center vendors, and take ..."
(661) 769-6939
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"Social skills group are created based on age, functioning level and social goals of our clients. We specialize in clients who manage Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and other issues that impact social success. We are Regional Center vendors, and take ..."
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Host: Frank B. Manning, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Do you feel people don't like you? Do you push people away for fear of getting hurt? Do you get attached too quickly? Are you shy? Then this group is for you. Open to men and women who seek better ..."
(661) 797-4510
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"Do you feel people don't like you? Do you push people away for fear of getting hurt? Do you get attached too quickly? Are you shy? Then this group is for you. Open to men and women who seek better ..."
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Host: Alicia York, MS, LMFT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
(707) 587-4564
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"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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Host: Mrs. Sally Kuch, MA, MFT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"It can be difficult to perform "mother and wife" roles successfully due to the requirements both intail. Switching from "mommy" to the exact opposite "honey" is not easy. Both roles require unique qualities from a woman. Being a mother is ..."
(661) 727-3981
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"It can be difficult to perform "mother and wife" roles successfully due to the requirements both intail. Switching from "mommy" to the exact opposite "honey" is not easy. Both roles require unique qualities from a woman. Being a mother is ..."
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Host: Ms. Thia Jolie Spezialy, MA, LMFT, ATR
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Valencia, CA 91355
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Host: Stacey Simmons, MA, PhD, LMFT, APCC
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Dreams are a unique window into the unconscious and how we approach life, and how we address our hopes, our values, goals, and relationships. Exploring dreams as a group can help create a community of dreamers who help each other ..."
(310) 982-2155
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"Dreams are a unique window into the unconscious and how we approach life, and how we address our hopes, our values, goals, and relationships. Exploring dreams as a group can help create a community of dreamers who help each other ..."
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Host: Kristina Waldron, MA, LMFT
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Valencia, CA 91355
"8 week Parenting Class - This Psycho-education class provides parents and caregivers of children between the ages Birth - 12 years the opportunity to learn positive parenting practices to support the growth and development of the children. Caregivers will learn ..."
(661) 490-9786
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"8 week Parenting Class - This Psycho-education class provides parents and caregivers of children between the ages Birth - 12 years the opportunity to learn positive parenting practices to support the growth and development of the children. Caregivers will learn ..."
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Host: Megan Murphy Cross, MA, APCC
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
(747) 322-4338
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Valencia, CA 91355
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"Our providers are trained in many approaches, but they're all focused on one thing: helping you change your life. All our providers are licensed/registered and have Master's/Doctoral degrees, at least 2,000 hours of professional experience, and must have completed their ..."
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Host: Suzanne Holmes, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Valencia, CA 91355
"Anger Management Group Facilitator for mandated and volunteer participants in Santa Clarita. Improving your anger management skills begins with the following: 1. Commitment to making the change 2. Being Open 3. Being Proactive. Individual Online Intake and $70 credit card ..."
(818) 293-0243
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Valencia, CA 91355
"Anger Management Group Facilitator for mandated and volunteer participants in Santa Clarita. Improving your anger management skills begins with the following: 1. Commitment to making the change 2. Being Open 3. Being Proactive. Individual Online Intake and $70 credit card ..."

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