Support Groups in Vallejo, CA

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High School Boys Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"Discussing High School related issues (substance use/abuse, relationships, etc) and providing education and support around youth's transition into adulthood. Encouraging knowledge about diversity, equity and inclusion issues. Highlighting the importance of education and life long learning. "
(707) 388-3958 
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Group meets in:
Vallejo, CA 94590
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Scholar Athlete Team
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"Scholar Athlete Academy/Team Services is a program that supports current students participating in youth and high school sports to achieve scholastic, athletic, and healthy living goals. This is achieved through: 1. Support preparing for high school diploma 2. Post-secondary education ..."
(707) 388-3958 
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Group meets in:
Vallejo, CA 94590

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Photo of Allen Lee Lake II, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Vallejo, CA
High School Boys Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"Discussing High School related issues (substance use/abuse, relationships, etc) and providing education and support around youth's transition into adulthood. Encouraging knowledge about diversity, equity and inclusion issues. Highlighting the importance of education and life long learning. "
(707) 388-3958 
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Group meets in:
Vallejo, CA 94590
Photo of Allen Lee Lake II, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Vallejo, CA
Scholar Athlete Team
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
"Scholar Athlete Academy/Team Services is a program that supports current students participating in youth and high school sports to achieve scholastic, athletic, and healthy living goals. This is achieved through: 1. Support preparing for high school diploma 2. Post-secondary education ..."
(707) 388-3958 
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Group meets in:
Vallejo, CA 94590
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction MBSR
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LMHC
Verified
"MBSR is a group training program that uses mindfulness meditation and yoga to help people deal with pain, stress, and other ways of thinking and feeling that are undermining their quality of life. The text used is Jon Kabat-Zin's book ..."
(415) 413-0918 
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Group meets in:
Benicia, CA 94510
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Pre/post transplant recipients
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
"As an organ transplant recipient, I have personal experience in navigating the medical and emotional aspects of organ transplantation. I have noticed an extreme deficiency in support groups for our demographic, which can lead to feelings of isolation. Those who ..."
(707) 563-6744 
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Group meets in:
Benicia, CA 94510
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LifeDancing-Self Directed Well-Being
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LMHC
Verified
"Creating a new life with integral, wholistic, self-directed well-being. The group can either be face to face or virtual via Skype. "
(415) 413-0918 
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Group meets in:
Benicia, CA 94510
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Type 1 diabetes support group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
"Are you struggling with the ups and downs that type I diabetes can bring? Do you wish you were in a group of people who understood you more? Children and adolescents can struggle even more with compliance and feelings of ..."
(707) 563-6744 
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Group meets in:
Benicia, CA 94510
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Cancer Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"This 1-1/2 hour long support group allows parents whose children have been diagnosed with cancer to share their experiences and get support with others confronting similar challenges. Topics include: feelings that come up during all stages of treatment and recovery: ..."
(510) 362-7084 
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Group meets in:
Pinole, CA 94564
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52 Week Domestic Violence
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
(925) 270-0558 
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Group meets in:
Martinez, CA 94553
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Black Women Support Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
(510) 328-4445 
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Group meets in:
Pinole, CA 94564
Not accepting new clients
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Couples Communication Class
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
"Learn new and effective ways to communicate while engaging in relationship strengthening activities. "
(510) 328-4445 
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Group meets in:
Pinole, CA 94564
Not accepting new clients
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The Forge - A Group for Men
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCC, LPC, LCPC
Verified
"The Forge - A Group for Men, led by Brannon La Force, will meet virtually. The Forge is a group for men who are seeking to enhance their personal and professional lives by answering the following questions: • Who Am ..."
(469) 804-6044 
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Group meets in:
Hercules, CA 94547
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DBT Beginners
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCC, LPC, LCPC
Verified
"BSL & Associates offers a weekly dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) group for individuals struggling with relationship chaos, difficulty managing one's moods, impulsive choice making, poor self-esteem, and thinking errors. This groundbreaking treatment approached pioneered by Dr. Marsha Linehan teaches the ..."
(469) 804-6044 
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Group meets in:
Hercules, CA 94547
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none
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
(925) 270-0558 
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Group meets in:
Martinez, CA 94553
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Managing Life Challenges Class
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
"Learn skills to manage your anxiety and depression as well as ways to create healthy boundaries and sleep habits. "
(510) 328-4445 
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Group meets in:
Pinole, CA 94564
Not accepting new clients
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none
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
(925) 270-0558 
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Group meets in:
Martinez, CA 94553
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Mentality Series of Mental Health and Wellness
DBA, MBA, PFA, BHuServ, MHt
"Mentality Series is the product of Mentality.biz, a site to aid and assist people in finding the "key" to whatever "lock" exists in their lives. We get in and get out - no long, drawn out sessions for years. We ..."
(707) 309-6984 
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Group meets in:
American Canyon, CA 94503
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DBT Advanced
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCC, LPC, LCPC
Verified
"I have been working with individuals with these issues for the last 25 years. I am committed to alleviating the very real suffering caused by these disorders and empowering individuals to manage their thoughts and emotions in spite of the ..."
(469) 804-6044 
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Group meets in:
Hercules, CA 94547
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Parenting classes
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
"Up to 52 week court mandated parenting classes. "
(925) 293-9135 
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Group meets in:
Martinez, CA 94553

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