Support Groups in Austin, TX

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Women's Growth & Discovery Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC
Verified
Verified
"This group is for growth oriented women looking for a space to deepening their understanding of themselves, gain a supportive community, and process the challenges of modern life, love, and career. Group will be ongoing and process-oriented. Sharing & therapeutic ..."
(512) 766-6837
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78735
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Trauma Recovery Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Verified
"Trauma Recovery Group is to support women, who have experienced sexual, emotional, domestic abuse, are seeking support for recovery and healing. You may or may not have a diagnosis of mental health or substance use disorders, and may experience traumatic ..."
(512) 572-9296
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78759
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Jung Society of Austin
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, SEP
Verified
Verified
"This group has ongoing events throughout the year focusing on self work focusing on the teachings of Carl Jung. Roundtables are open to the public and donation based. Check teh website for listings and content. "
(512) 213-4840
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78751
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Post-Partum Women's group
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ATR-BC
Verified
Verified
"This is a virtual group that meets biweekly. We provide therapeutic support to new moms who are dealing with a variety of challenges that come along with being a new mother, including: postpartum depression, anxiety, birth trauma, working mothers, sleep ..."
(512) 489-9931
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78703
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Mixed Adult Relational Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCSW-C, CGP
Verified
Verified
"On going, experiential, psychodynamic group addressing relationship issues and personal growth. "
(512) 574-6777
Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78746
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3 Weds. Therapy Groups-7:45am, 4:45pm, 6:30pm
Psychologist, PhD, CGP
Verified
Verified
"All my groups are ongoing adult groups groups-addressing issues such as depression, social anxiety, etc. I believe the best way to understand people's feelings is by examining them in relationship. Most of the people I see therefore eventually end up ..."
(512) 861-8779
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78703
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Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) is a new evidence based treatment targeting a spectrum of disorders characterized by excessive self control, often referred to as overcontrol (OC). RODBT involves individual sessions and skills training classes, and centers around ..."
(512) 640-0868
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78701
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Women's Process Search
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Verified
"Women age 18-80 share their experiences and insight as daughters, partners, mothers and singles. "
(512) 699-1561
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78746
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HOPE Perinatal Loss Group
Counselor, MBA, MA, LPC
Verified
Verified
"H.O.P.E. is an Austin area support group for parents who have lost a pregnancy or suffered the death of an infant less than one year of age. By sharing experiences, we help parents find comfort and healing. H.O.P.E. provides a ..."
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78723
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DBT skills class on UT Campus $65
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"In person DBT skills class (ages 18+) on campus at UT "
(512) 883-8146
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78705
Not accepting new clients
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Planned Living Assistance Network of Central Texas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified
Verified
"Non-profit organization working with individuals, couples, and families who experience mental health conditions. "
(737) 204-5626
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78751
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Divorce Support
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Verified
"Now screening members for 2023! Divorce is an overwhelming process that stirs up a strong mix of emotions: grief, anger, doubt, fear, and even some relief. The fact that every divorce looks completely different can leave you feeling alone and ..."
(512) 686-3989
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78746
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Post Holiday Women's Process Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Verified
"This process group is for female identifying adults in their 20’s-30’s who grew up around others struggling with alcoholism and/or addiction. This group is not 12-step, rather a place to find commonality and support. We will share feelings and experiences ..."
(737) 210-4877
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78746
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Self Compassion Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified
Verified
"During the pandemic some of us lost ourselves. Most attempts to "get back on track" can feel demoralizing and debilitating. However in this group we will take an honest look at our lives with the care and support of others ..."
(512) 855-2379
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78705
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Divorce/separation support
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD
Verified
Verified
(512) 601-4322
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78732
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Body Acceptance-Virtual
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified
Verified
"Join weekly for a process group dedicated for folx looking to ditch dieting for good, explore body acceptace, Health At Every Size and Intuitive Eating. Held Friday's from 7 pm-8 pm virtually. $40/session. "
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78748
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20 Somethings Women's Support Group
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A
Verified
Verified
"A Space for Women to gain community and support! Group members will learn coping skills for the body, mind, and spirit based on mindfulness-based practices and utilizing expressive arts. Topics include - life transitions, relationships, family, and social pressures. "
(512) 866-6689
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78704
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Dance/Movement Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BC-DMT
Verified
Verified
(310) 340-6284
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78702
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Men's Sex Addiction Group
Psychologist, PhD, SPSB
Verified
Verified
"This is an ongoing process group for men recovering from sex addiction. As members leave, new members may join. The group is limited to men who have some recovery/12 step/therapy history and who are dedicated to healing their seuxal addiciton. "
(737) 204-3352
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78746
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Men in Recovery - Modern Relational Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, LCDC, CSAT-S, CPT
Verified
Verified
"This group provides a safe space for men of various sexual orientations to explore healthy male-to-male relationships while in recovery from addiction. This stable ongoing group is currently meeting Fridays from 10-1130AM. (6+ months of continuous sobriety required). This group ..."
(512) 865-6153
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Group meets in:
Austin, TX 78745

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