Host: Petrina E Yemane, LPC
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Trauma groups will be starting Friday evenings. The group will provide a safe and open environment for each member. "
(703) 215-1938
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Trauma groups will be starting Friday evenings. The group will provide a safe and open environment for each member. "
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Host: Dee Majko, PsyD
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"An interactive group for teen girls that are experiencing anxiety. This group is a supportive and safe space to explore and practice skills to reduce anxiety. "
(703) 293-5603
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"An interactive group for teen girls that are experiencing anxiety. This group is a supportive and safe space to explore and practice skills to reduce anxiety. "
Photo of Patricia H Powers, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Patricia H Powers, LCSW, RN, CSAC
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 940-9728
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
Photo of Dianne B Modell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Dianne B Modell, LCSW, CIRT, CMT
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 468-8859
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
Host: Andrew E Colsky, JD, LLM, MS, LPC
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Teen substance use is at an all time high. Vaping is at crisis levels. Treatment for such issues requires a highly specialized wholistic approach. As part of my proprietary treatment program I offer psycho-education groups for teens, their parents and ..."
(571) 350-3543
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Teen substance use is at an all time high. Vaping is at crisis levels. Treatment for such issues requires a highly specialized wholistic approach. As part of my proprietary treatment program I offer psycho-education groups for teens, their parents and ..."
Photo of Isabel B Kirk, Licensed Professional Counselor
Host: Isabel B Kirk, MA, LPC, EMDR, IFS
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"This on-going process group offers a safe and supportive environment for women and men to pursue personal and interpersonal growth. You can be in individual therapy or not. Unfortunately nowadays there is no enough support to process real life. A ..."
(703) 468-8650
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Falls Church, VA 22046
"This on-going process group offers a safe and supportive environment for women and men to pursue personal and interpersonal growth. You can be in individual therapy or not. Unfortunately nowadays there is no enough support to process real life. A ..."
Photo of Shauna Alonge, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Shauna Alonge, LCSW , JD, MSW
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Substance abuse impacts family and friends of those abusing alcohol or drugs. Learn how to support your loved one; the difference between support, co-dependency, and enabling; the different levels of care available and their pros and cons; and evidence-based recovery ..."
(571) 999-6945
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Substance abuse impacts family and friends of those abusing alcohol or drugs. Learn how to support your loved one; the difference between support, co-dependency, and enabling; the different levels of care available and their pros and cons; and evidence-based recovery ..."
Photo of David Flohr, Psychologist
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"The ParentCircle is a parent development program in which a small number of parents meet with a seasoned clinician/trainer to help themselves and one another learn and grow. Parents come to share struggles and sucesses, deepen understanding of themselves and ..."
(703) 596-8852
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Falls Church, VA 22046
"The ParentCircle is a parent development program in which a small number of parents meet with a seasoned clinician/trainer to help themselves and one another learn and grow. Parents come to share struggles and sucesses, deepen understanding of themselves and ..."
Photo of Crystal Hamling
Host: Crystal Hamling, MA, NCC
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"A dialectical behavior therapy skills group that focuses on recognizing, dealing with, accepting, and changing our emotions specifically through the use of the first two DBT skills: mindfulness and distress tolerance. I offer both an evening and a daytime group. ..."
(757) 293-8792
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"A dialectical behavior therapy skills group that focuses on recognizing, dealing with, accepting, and changing our emotions specifically through the use of the first two DBT skills: mindfulness and distress tolerance. I offer both an evening and a daytime group. ..."
Photo of Jessica Valner, Psychologist
Host: Jessica Valner, PhD
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"Empowering Emerging Adults - Moving Beyong 'Stuckness'", is a focused 8 module group program for young adults to help them express their core identity in a mindful, effective and autonomous ways The modules focus on 8 different components to foster ..."
(703) 997-7523
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Falls Church, VA 22046
"Empowering Emerging Adults - Moving Beyong 'Stuckness'", is a focused 8 module group program for young adults to help them express their core identity in a mindful, effective and autonomous ways The modules focus on 8 different components to foster ..."
Host: Christine Willing, MEd, NCSP
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"We will focus on gaining awareness of the stressors that middle school girls face. We will learn to challenge and change our negative thoughts and listen to our inner voice. While building a positive self image and confidence we will ..."
(908) 332-8892
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"We will focus on gaining awareness of the stressors that middle school girls face. We will learn to challenge and change our negative thoughts and listen to our inner voice. While building a positive self image and confidence we will ..."
Host: Elizabeth Autrey-Moore, MA, NCC
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"A 6-week online group to help adults struggling with anxiety. Learn calming techniques and healthy coping skills to reduce symptoms of anxiety. Are you experiencing symptoms of restlessness, fatigue, trouble concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, difficulty sleeping, or excessive worry? These ..."
(703) 215-2163
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"A 6-week online group to help adults struggling with anxiety. Learn calming techniques and healthy coping skills to reduce symptoms of anxiety. Are you experiencing symptoms of restlessness, fatigue, trouble concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, difficulty sleeping, or excessive worry? These ..."
Photo of Neil K Makstein, Psychologist
Host: Neil K Makstein, PhD
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22043
"This is an ongoing therapy group for adults (30-60 years old), both males and females. Members talk about any issues in their life which they'd like to work on, particularly relationship issues (with spouses or children, families of origin, friends, ..."
(703) 957-7741
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22043
"This is an ongoing therapy group for adults (30-60 years old), both males and females. Members talk about any issues in their life which they'd like to work on, particularly relationship issues (with spouses or children, families of origin, friends, ..."
Photo of Patricia Pearson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Patricia Pearson, LCSW, MA
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22041
"Anxiety is the most common mental health concern for children. Parenting an anxious child can often feel overwhelming. It's hard to see your child so stressed. It's painful to watch them miss so many life experiences because they are too ..."
(703) 940-9052
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22041
"Anxiety is the most common mental health concern for children. Parenting an anxious child can often feel overwhelming. It's hard to see your child so stressed. It's painful to watch them miss so many life experiences because they are too ..."
Photo of Orit Paytan, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Orit Paytan, LCSW
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22044
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a powerful, evidence-based treatment modality used to treat a variety of psychiatric disorders. If you suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or an eating disorder, our DBT program can help you ..."
(703) 935-2547
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22044
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a powerful, evidence-based treatment modality used to treat a variety of psychiatric disorders. If you suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or an eating disorder, our DBT program can help you ..."
Photo of Dan McDonald, Resident in Counseling
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"This group is for men who are recently separated, in the middle of a divorce, or already divorced. Separation can feel frustrating, depressing, and lonely. We will help navigate the stressors of this difficult time by learning and growing together. Topics ..."
(571) 777-0065
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"This group is for men who are recently separated, in the middle of a divorce, or already divorced. Separation can feel frustrating, depressing, and lonely. We will help navigate the stressors of this difficult time by learning and growing together. Topics ..."
Photo of Mick Morbitzer, Licensed Professional Counselor
Host: Mick Morbitzer, LPC, CSAT-S, LMFT, LSATP, EMDR
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22042
"The new group began on July 7, 2015. The group consists of 9 men, who are motivated & committed to sobriety and have a basic working knowledge of sexual addiction and a period of sobriety. The main focus of the ..."
(703) 348-3509
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22042
"The new group began on July 7, 2015. The group consists of 9 men, who are motivated & committed to sobriety and have a basic working knowledge of sexual addiction and a period of sobriety. The main focus of the ..."
Photo of Beth D. Pascoe, LCSW, CSAT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Beth Dowell Pascoe, LCSW, CSAT
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"A therapeutic group for women who have been negatively impacted by their partner's sexual behaviors. This confidential, supportive and caring environment is designed to help women find healing from the impact of sexual behavior and be equipped to moved forward ..."
(904) 295-1213
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22046
"A therapeutic group for women who have been negatively impacted by their partner's sexual behaviors. This confidential, supportive and caring environment is designed to help women find healing from the impact of sexual behavior and be equipped to moved forward ..."
Photo of Rachael Lee Greene, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Rachael Lee Greene, LCSW, MSW
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22044
"Managing Difficult Behaviors: For parents who are looking to find ways to manage their child's severe behavioral problems. We would review the ABC method, exploring disruptive behaviors and finding out what is the function of their behaviors. We would create ..."
(540) 385-0330
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22044
"Managing Difficult Behaviors: For parents who are looking to find ways to manage their child's severe behavioral problems. We would review the ABC method, exploring disruptive behaviors and finding out what is the function of their behaviors. We would create ..."
Photo of Choices Intensive Outpatient Program, Treatment Center
Host: Our Intake Department
Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22042
"Choices Adolescent IOP program offers and intermediate level of care for adolescents and their families in need of more intensive services than outpatient therapy alone, but that do not warrant inpatient treatment. "
(703) 854-9160
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Group meets in:
Falls Church, VA 22042
"Choices Adolescent IOP program offers and intermediate level of care for adolescents and their families in need of more intensive services than outpatient therapy alone, but that do not warrant inpatient treatment. "

Falls Church Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Falls Church counseling groups, Falls Church support groups, Falls Church mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Falls Church support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Falls Church to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Falls Church group?
In a professionally operated support group in Falls Church, members provide each other with various types of help for a particular shared issue. The help takes the form of relating personal experiences and listening to and accepting others' experiences. Falls Church group members may also provide a sympathetic understanding and a social network.

Group therapists or group counselors lead or facilitate the group and provide group counseling in Falls Church. They are sometimes specifically trained in group dynamics and the understanding of small group processes. So 'interpersonal learning', which can involve unfiltered feedback and confrontation between group members (and can be threatening) is safely moderated by the group therapist or group counselor in Falls Church.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?