Host: Cathi S Timmerman, MSW, LISW
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Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
"Addiction & Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions by Gerald May. (Book Study). We explore the processes of attachment that lead to addiction and examine the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness. We detail various addictions, not ..."
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"Addiction & Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions by Gerald May. (Book Study). We explore the processes of attachment that lead to addiction and examine the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness. We detail various addictions, not ..."
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Host: Ms. Karol White, MSW, LISW
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Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
"Renova started as a partnership between two therapists who both came to the therapy arena after having experienced other careers, and having lived life for a few years. We are independent practitioners, sharing office space as well as the joys ..."
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"Renova started as a partnership between two therapists who both came to the therapy arena after having experienced other careers, and having lived life for a few years. We are independent practitioners, sharing office space as well as the joys ..."
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Host: Mr. Dennis L. Dozier, LISW
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Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
"We have been working to see how to incorporate group therapy in this post Covid world. If you have an interest in group therapy we may be starting up a local option as well as a telehealth option. Pricing and ..."
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"We have been working to see how to incorporate group therapy in this post Covid world. If you have an interest in group therapy we may be starting up a local option as well as a telehealth option. Pricing and ..."
Host: Ms. Anne Lindyberg, MS, LMHC
Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
"This group was developed in two formats, for teens and for adults. It uses Satir Transformational Systems to support individuals in a group setting in developing and practicing with the tools needed to live their best--most effective and enjoyable--lives. See ..."
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"This group was developed in two formats, for teens and for adults. It uses Satir Transformational Systems to support individuals in a group setting in developing and practicing with the tools needed to live their best--most effective and enjoyable--lives. See ..."
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Host: Mr. Kelly Grant Marsengill, MA, MS, CADC
Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
"Our family group is offered to help families members cope with the effects of addiction. We provide an online meeting so that families can participate if they have a mobile device such as a smart phone, iPad, tablet or a ..."
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"Our family group is offered to help families members cope with the effects of addiction. We provide an online meeting so that families can participate if they have a mobile device such as a smart phone, iPad, tablet or a ..."
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Host: Marshall McElhinney, MA, tLMFT
Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
"This therapeutic group is for expecting dads and fathers of young children between the ages of 0-3 to find the connection, support, and mental space to process the challenges of fatherhood. This group is designed to support you in your ..."
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"This therapeutic group is for expecting dads and fathers of young children between the ages of 0-3 to find the connection, support, and mental space to process the challenges of fatherhood. This group is designed to support you in your ..."
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Host: Ms. Brandis Elaine McFarland, MA, LMHC, CEDS
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Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
"I work with groups based on the need of my clientele and the community. The focus is on Eating Disorder Recovery as well as to assist individuals develop health and well being while managing mental health. "
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"I work with groups based on the need of my clientele and the community. The focus is on Eating Disorder Recovery as well as to assist individuals develop health and well being while managing mental health. "
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Host: Mr. Kelly Grant Marsengill, MA, MS, CADC
Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
"Online meetings. Group participants do not share video, increasing anonymity and confidentiality of participants. Consequently, clients feel more comfortable sharing their views during group discussions. Strong emphasis on using wellness and finding natural outlets for coping skills to help you ..."
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"Online meetings. Group participants do not share video, increasing anonymity and confidentiality of participants. Consequently, clients feel more comfortable sharing their views during group discussions. Strong emphasis on using wellness and finding natural outlets for coping skills to help you ..."
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Host: Mr. Kelly Grant Marsengill, MA, MS, CADC
Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
"We provide wellness services for anyone wanting to make healthy lifestyle changes. We have a variety of topics including improving communication, spirituality and faith, self-esteem, healthy eating, exercise, Christian-based mindfulness, relaxation techniques, sleep, and peek performance. Space is limited. Please ..."
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Host: Mrs. Lauren Clayton Wood, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
"This group meets weekly to process their thoughts, feelings, and struggles with dealing with a life threatening disease. "
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"This group meets weekly to process their thoughts, feelings, and struggles with dealing with a life threatening disease. "

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