Host: Ms. Farah Alnajar, MA, CCTP
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Fairfax, VA 22030
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Host: Mrs. Narkia M Ritchie, MS, LMFT, LLC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Being who you are is the most courageous act you can carry out for your life. You aren't here to be an apology, you aren't here to be the person the world told you should be, you aren't here to ..."
(571) 620-6164
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"Being who you are is the most courageous act you can carry out for your life. You aren't here to be an apology, you aren't here to be the person the world told you should be, you aren't here to ..."
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Host: Dr. Emily Claus, PsyD
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Our child social skills group will be led by Dr. Emily Claus and will focus primarily on providing your child with the skills that they'll need to develop and maintain healthy relationships as well as learning and developing essential life ..."
(703) 639-4155
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"Our child social skills group will be led by Dr. Emily Claus and will focus primarily on providing your child with the skills that they'll need to develop and maintain healthy relationships as well as learning and developing essential life ..."
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Host: Mr. Paul Becker, LPC, MAed
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Two new Sex Addiction groups begin each September. Open admission. "
(703) 596-1384
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Two new Sex Addiction groups begin each September. Open admission. "
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Host: Racquel Semeraro, LCSW
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Transitions offers the 4 hour court approved Co-Parenting Classes. Facilitators are certified parent educators and utilize their own Supreme Court Approved, child focused co-parenting curriculum. "
(571) 222-4958
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"Transitions offers the 4 hour court approved Co-Parenting Classes. Facilitators are certified parent educators and utilize their own Supreme Court Approved, child focused co-parenting curriculum. "
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Host: Liz Mathews-Jolley, LCSW
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Getting back to in person school, overcoming the anxiety and reestablishing friendship, building confidence "
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"Getting back to in person school, overcoming the anxiety and reestablishing friendship, building confidence "
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Host: Stephanie Béguin-Howard, LCSW, RPT, CTS, LLC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"A group is forming for female teens ages 14-17 that will be delivered via telehealth until we can safely meet in person. This is a time of increasing anxiety for many people and we are all dealing with stressors as ..."
(571) 383-2540
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"A group is forming for female teens ages 14-17 that will be delivered via telehealth until we can safely meet in person. This is a time of increasing anxiety for many people and we are all dealing with stressors as ..."
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Host: Mr. Michael Lieberman, LPC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Group counseling brought to the individual format. For people who have been court ordered to, or want to, complete anger management treatment. Focusing on identifying triggers, processing anger, and working on the core of what causes you to react with ..."
(571) 366-8127
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"Group counseling brought to the individual format. For people who have been court ordered to, or want to, complete anger management treatment. Focusing on identifying triggers, processing anger, and working on the core of what causes you to react with ..."
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Host: Mrs. Janene Pack, LPC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"~Social Skills High School Group: Is it difficult to make connections at school, concentrate, understand non-verbal cues and even advocate for yourself with peers and adults? A therapeutic skill-building group is just what you need to realize you are not ..."
(833) 428-2357
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"~Social Skills High School Group: Is it difficult to make connections at school, concentrate, understand non-verbal cues and even advocate for yourself with peers and adults? A therapeutic skill-building group is just what you need to realize you are not ..."
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Host: Mrs. Vittoria Grant, MA, LPC, NCC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Anger Management for women is Spanish "
(703) 884-2437
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"Anger Management for women is Spanish "
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Host: Ms. Teresa Denton, EdS, CVE, QMHPC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Your child or teen will be able to share their thoughts and feelings with others that are going through a stressful transitional period. They will get valuable feedback from their peers as well as experienced staff that specialize in treating ..."
(703) 783-2655
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"Your child or teen will be able to share their thoughts and feelings with others that are going through a stressful transitional period. They will get valuable feedback from their peers as well as experienced staff that specialize in treating ..."
Host: Ms. Lindsay Bowling, LPC, CSAC, CCMHC, NCC
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy strategies, participants will learn how thoughts influence feelings and impact behavior. Participants will also learn to recognize triggers and physiological symptoms of anxiety and then identify and implement healthy coping skills, relaxation skills, and self-care strategies. "
(571) 616-9792
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"Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy strategies, participants will learn how thoughts influence feelings and impact behavior. Participants will also learn to recognize triggers and physiological symptoms of anxiety and then identify and implement healthy coping skills, relaxation skills, and self-care strategies. "
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Host: Dr. Jan Beauregard, PhD, CSAC, CSAT
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Monthly case consultation group for those wishing to discuss complex cases involving trauma and dissociation. EMDR training through EMDRIA is required to be a member of this group. This group is limited to 7 participants and meets on the 2nd ..."
(703) 349-4558
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"Monthly case consultation group for those wishing to discuss complex cases involving trauma and dissociation. EMDR training through EMDRIA is required to be a member of this group. This group is limited to 7 participants and meets on the 2nd ..."
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Host: Mr. Eugene Allen Jr., CSAC, NCAC II
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Why We Are Here group begins the conversion of self-discovery of what brought you to substance abuse treatment. What consequences or lifestyle stressors did you experience? Accepting ownership of your behavior. Steps One, Two, and Three groups focus on the ..."
(703) 832-4807
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"Why We Are Here group begins the conversion of self-discovery of what brought you to substance abuse treatment. What consequences or lifestyle stressors did you experience? Accepting ownership of your behavior. Steps One, Two, and Three groups focus on the ..."
Host: Ms. Jennifer Semaan, LPC, MA, EdS
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"If you identify as an adult survivor of childhood sexual assault/abuse/trauma, you might find it beneficial to join a therapy group, in which you can process your experiences in a judgment-free and safe space. This therapy group will help you ..."
(703) 783-2617
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"If you identify as an adult survivor of childhood sexual assault/abuse/trauma, you might find it beneficial to join a therapy group, in which you can process your experiences in a judgment-free and safe space. This therapy group will help you ..."
Host: Vanguard Nancy Shawki Therapy, MSW, LCSW-C
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Fairfax, VA 22031
"As women, we face many daily challenges and stressors. The purpose of the W.O.W group is to provide a supportive, and nurturing group therapy atmosphere to work through the daily struggles women encounter. Group members, together with a licensed professional ..."
(703) 935-8314
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"As women, we face many daily challenges and stressors. The purpose of the W.O.W group is to provide a supportive, and nurturing group therapy atmosphere to work through the daily struggles women encounter. Group members, together with a licensed professional ..."
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Host: Ms. India W Walsh, MSW, LCSW
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"To say that this is an "unusual time" seems not to describe this era well enough. Being a parent, financial supporter, sounding board, tutor, chef, custodian and all-over life coordinator can be challenging. Please join us for a pscyhoeducational/support group ..."
(571) 339-3119
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"To say that this is an "unusual time" seems not to describe this era well enough. Being a parent, financial supporter, sounding board, tutor, chef, custodian and all-over life coordinator can be challenging. Please join us for a pscyhoeducational/support group ..."
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Host: Mr. David Paul, LCSW, MDiv
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Looking for meaningful and authentic relationships? Seeking closer connections and support from others? Join the gay men's group - meeting weekly for support, connection, and personal growth. Tuesdays (weekly) from 8:00 -9:00 pm | $60 per session | Group size: ..."
(202) 849-9624
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"Looking for meaningful and authentic relationships? Seeking closer connections and support from others? Join the gay men's group - meeting weekly for support, connection, and personal growth. Tuesdays (weekly) from 8:00 -9:00 pm | $60 per session | Group size: ..."
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Host: Mr. Kevin MacNevin Clark, CSAC, CTP
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"This group is for those in early stages of Recovery, meaning their first four months. "
(571) 339-5145
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"This group is for those in early stages of Recovery, meaning their first four months. "
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Host: Mrs. Luisa Vargas, MA
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Fairfax, VA 22030
"Our art therapy group is designed to help children get in touch with their emotions and find outlets to express themselves in a healthy and safe environment. Children will explore the process of art-making while learning about themselves and expressing ..."
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"Our art therapy group is designed to help children get in touch with their emotions and find outlets to express themselves in a healthy and safe environment. Children will explore the process of art-making while learning about themselves and expressing ..."

What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Fairfax 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 Fairfax 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 Fairfax 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 Fairfax 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 ranging from CBT to Mindfulness Based 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 Fairfax 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.