Support Groups in Linn County, IA

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Adolescent Social Skills Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, RPT-S
Verified
Verified
"This group focuses on social skills for adolescents (ages 8-12) lacking abilities, environment, or motivation to interact with peers in an age-appropriate manner. Participants can join this open group at any time. Private insurances listed on this profile are accepted, ..."
(319) 408-8851
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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OCD Support Group
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"This is a one hour, in-person group for high school students trying to manage OCD. The group offers a supportive, safe space where teens can stay accountable and reach their goals. "
(319) 281-0286
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Group meets in:
Hiawatha, IA 52233
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Balanced Living and Recovry
Counselor, MA, LMHC, CEDS
Verified
Verified
"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. "
(319) 774-4898
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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Family Support Group
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, MS, CADC
Verified
Verified
"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 ..."
(319) 774-2507
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Grace C. Mae Advocate Center
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Verified
(319) 450-7861
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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Self-Directed Healing Group Therapy
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"The Self-Directed Healing Book Club is a self-development and inner-work group dedicated to providing a safe space for people to explore and share their inner realms of experience. This focus helps nurture our inner child, which is a technique for ..."
(319) 214-5844
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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Your Best Life
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"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 ..."
(319) 774-7450
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Mind-Body Connection
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Verified
"Trauma-Responsive Yoga (TRY) is a form of yoga designed to directly address symptoms associated with traumatic exposure by offering a gentle teaching approach and a safe environment to cultivate compassionate awareness of what is happening in one's body in the ..."
(319) 346-3275
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Group meets in:
Hiawatha, IA 52233
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Social Skills Group Therapy
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"Group therapy is available to students in middle and high school. Participants with similar challenges work together in a group setting to learn and practice interpersonal skills under my supervision and direction. Groups work on increasing social confidence, communication skills, ..."
(319) 214-5844
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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Online Outpatient Substance Abuse Group
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, MS, CADC
Verified
Verified
"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 ..."
(319) 774-2507
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Miscarriage Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Verified
"This group is dedicated to connecting women who have experienced miscarriage. This is a space to share about your experiences and receive support, encouragement, and comfort from others. It is our hope that this group will foster healing and growth ..."
(319) 346-3275
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Group meets in:
Hiawatha, IA 52233
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Dialectical-Behavior Therapy (DBT) Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, RPT-S
Verified
Verified
"DBT groups are for adolescents (ages 13-18) experiencing emotional intensity and engaging in high risk behaviors (suicidal ideation, self-harm, eating disorders, substance abuse, etc.). Participants will build skills to develop healthier ways of coping and will learn new ways of ..."
(319) 408-8851
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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Anger Management Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"The Anger Management Group focuses on helping individuals learn tools for managing their anger healthily. We provide participants with education regarding anger and specific tools to be used to better manage angry emotions. "
(319) 214-5844
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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Self Compassion Workshop
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Verified
"This one-day workshop is designed for college students who could benefit from increasing motivation, decreasing the feeling of burnout, and learning healthy ways to manage difficult emotions and experiences through self-compassion. This workshop is being offered by Sarah Hugee, MWR ..."
(319) 346-3275
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Group meets in:
Hiawatha, IA 52233
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Wellness Group
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, MS, CADC
Verified
Verified
"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 ..."
(319) 774-2507
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Breast Cancer Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
"This group meets weekly to process their thoughts, feelings, and struggles with dealing with a life threatening disease. "
(319) 224-8970
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Group meets in:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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