Host: Mr. Makael L White, LMFTA, ATR-P, MA
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98372
"This is a gender affirming drop in style therapeutic support group for teens. We use World Building directives via Art Therapy to explore teens relationship with themselves, their gender, their identity, and the various levels this will impact in the ..."
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"This is a gender affirming drop in style therapeutic support group for teens. We use World Building directives via Art Therapy to explore teens relationship with themselves, their gender, their identity, and the various levels this will impact in the ..."
Host: Dr. Elisabeth Esmiol Wilson, PhD, LMFT
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98373
"Contact Dr. Elisabeth Esmiol Wilson at NWRC about availability for this group: (253) 655-0633 or nwreflectionscounseling@g mail.com "
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"Contact Dr. Elisabeth Esmiol Wilson at NWRC about availability for this group: (253) 655-0633 or nwreflectionscounseling@g mail.com "
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Host: Gretchen Stockman, MA, LMFT
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98373
"Facing struggle and trouble? When facing painful or frightening trials in life, we can feel very helpless. We know we need God, but may not sense His presence. We may doubt He cares about us. Strings of disappointments can erode ..."
(253) 655-1408
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"Facing struggle and trouble? When facing painful or frightening trials in life, we can feel very helpless. We know we need God, but may not sense His presence. We may doubt He cares about us. Strings of disappointments can erode ..."
Host: Mr. Miles Hall, MA, LMFT, MHP, CHT
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98375
"Safe Talk Space Connection is a subscription that provides online support from a Certified Life, or Relationship Coach via private message and live video 24/7 for one low monthly fee. Unpack, Process, and Post in your secure Safe Talk journal. ..."
(253) 336-7576
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"Safe Talk Space Connection is a subscription that provides online support from a Certified Life, or Relationship Coach via private message and live video 24/7 for one low monthly fee. Unpack, Process, and Post in your secure Safe Talk journal. ..."
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Host: Mrs. Deanna Sharon Brown, MA, MHP, CDPT, LMHC
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98372
"Weekly teen group working on interpersonal skills, social skills, and LBGTQ issues. The therapy approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy based with a focus on creative art and interactive games. "
(206) 717-8722
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Puyallup, WA 98372
"Weekly teen group working on interpersonal skills, social skills, and LBGTQ issues. The therapy approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy based with a focus on creative art and interactive games. "
Host: Mrs. Cornelia A. Thomas, MEd, LMHC
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98373
"These highly interactive groups for individuals of all ages are designed to help you achieve your full potential using the C.A.R.E. principles of Connecting, Attaining, Resolving & Engaging. Our C.A.R.E. groups are educational and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) focused. You ..."
(253) 242-6809
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Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98373
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"These highly interactive groups for individuals of all ages are designed to help you achieve your full potential using the C.A.R.E. principles of Connecting, Attaining, Resolving & Engaging. Our C.A.R.E. groups are educational and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) focused. You ..."
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Host: Ms. Teresa M Eltrich-Auvil, MS, NCC, LMHC
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98375
"Equine assisted Psychotherapy utilizes horses in an experiential therapy setting to support goals and treatment for clients. This treatment is successful in treating anxiety, depression, and a variety of stress related issued that may be impacting daily functioning. We also ..."
(253) 263-1203
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"Equine assisted Psychotherapy utilizes horses in an experiential therapy setting to support goals and treatment for clients. This treatment is successful in treating anxiety, depression, and a variety of stress related issued that may be impacting daily functioning. We also ..."
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Host: Mr. Makael L White, LMFTA, ATR-P, MA
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98372
"This is a drop in style therapeutic support group for teens via telehealth only right now. Whether transgender, gender expansive, gender non-conforming, or some other gender divergent identity, all are welcome in this group. As transgender and gender divergent individuals, ..."
(206) 312-7423
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Puyallup, WA 98372
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"This is a drop in style therapeutic support group for teens via telehealth only right now. Whether transgender, gender expansive, gender non-conforming, or some other gender divergent identity, all are welcome in this group. As transgender and gender divergent individuals, ..."
Host: Mr. Miles Hall, MA, LMFT, MHP, CHT
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98373
"Move Beyond Your Current Circumstances. Do you feel stuck in your current situation? Are you are at a crossroads in your personal and professional life? Let us help you to work through what’s holding you back. We will help you ..."
(253) 336-7576
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Puyallup, WA 98373
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"Move Beyond Your Current Circumstances. Do you feel stuck in your current situation? Are you are at a crossroads in your personal and professional life? Let us help you to work through what’s holding you back. We will help you ..."
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Host: Mrs. Deanna Sharon Brown, MA, MHP, CDPT, LMHC
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98372
"Age 8-13 Autistic Social Group "
(206) 717-8722
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Puyallup, WA 98372
"Age 8-13 Autistic Social Group "
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Host: Angella C Courtney, MS, LMHC, CMHS, NCC
Group meets in:
Puyallup, WA 98371
"***We are meeting in-person again. Full vaccination required.*** Come connect with other teens who are struggling with all the stressors life can bring. This time will be filled with discussions about anxiety, depression, school, family, friends, and all the things ..."
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Puyallup, WA 98371
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"***We are meeting in-person again. Full vaccination required.*** Come connect with other teens who are struggling with all the stressors life can bring. This time will be filled with discussions about anxiety, depression, school, family, friends, and all the things ..."

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