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This page lists therapy groups and support groups open to the public and facilitated by licensed or registered psychotherapists (Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs).  This information is provided only as a public service.  SCCPA cannot vouch for therapists who are not part of the association (and who can be found on this site via Find a Psychologist).

Active Therapy Groups

 

Group Focus
Therapist Style City Meeting Times     

Process Interpersonal 
Process oriented group; all types of interpersonal issues will be explored through active trying of new social behavior: increase and deepen intimacy, honesty, connectedness. Work on relationships with spouses, coworkers, family, and friends through trial and error within a safe social group.
Sharon Greenberg, Ph.D.

PSY 12931

919 Fremont Ave. #202
Los Altos, CA 94024

(650) 949-0875

www.etherapist.us

query@etherapist.us

Women & Men
(6-8 people)
Ongoing support & process group
$70
Los Altos
Wheelchair accessible
Wednesdays
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Open to new members. Members range from early 30's to early 50's. Group central focuses: a) dealing with issues of trauma from childhood, and b) establishing and maintaining close, gratifying relationships with others.
 

Gay and Bisexual Men's Group
A culturally relevant group that allows individuals to feel their unique experiences. Needs and preferences can potentially be understood by others without lengthy explanations, defensiveness and questions of "legitimacy".
Jamie Moran, LCSW, CGP

Lic. 14447

661 Live Oak Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025

www.jamiemoran.com

(415) 552-9408

jammoran@aol.com

Men's Issues

Ongoing, closed group. Max 7 members, $60 per session

Menlo Park
Wheelchair
accessible
Mondays
6:15 - 7:45 pm

 


Mondays

8:00-9:30 pm
 

 
Group Therapy for Gay Men
Focusing on relationship issues, sexuality, low self-esteem, isolation, fear of intimacy, difficulties in dating, HIV issues, dealing with loss, internalized homophobia, changing self-destructive behavior patterns, and coping with difficult emotions.
D. Steven Nouriani, PhD, MFT

MFC 30570

4010 Moorpark Ave, #216

San Jose, CA 95117

www.jungianpsychoanalysis.com 

(408) 821-7500

drnour@verizon.net

Gay Men's Issues

Ongoing, closed process/educational group. Max 8 members, $55 per session

San Jose Wednesdays
7:00 - 8:15 pm

 


 

 
Group Therapy for Gay Men & Women
Explore the emotional and psychological factors underlying binge eating. New and effective ways to cope. Emotional stress, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, isolation, body-image, self-image and self-management.
D. Steven Nouriani, PhD, MFT

MFC 30570

4010 Moorpark Ave, #216

San Jose, CA 95117

www.jungianpsychoanalysis.com 

(408) 821-7500

drnour@verizon.net

Binge Eating / Eating Disorders

Ongoing, closed process/educational group. Max 8 members, $55 per session

San Jose Mondays
7:00 - 8:15 pm

 


 

 
Growth Through Relationships
General therapy group for adults working on issues such as anxiety, depression, isolation, long-standing relationship difficulties, intimacy, authenticity, trust, self-esteem, and self-expression. Members grow through relating to each other with progressively greater openness and spontaneity. 
 
Co-Facilitated Growth Through Relationships
Co-facilitated general therapy group for adults working on issues such as anxiety, depression, isolation, long-standing relationship difficulties, intimacy, authenticity, trust, self-esteem, and self-expression. Members grow through relating to each other with progressively greater openness and spontaneity. 

Growth Through Relationships- San Jose
Interpersonal therapy group for adults working on issues such as relationship difficulties, intimacy, authenticity, trust, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, isolation, codependency, and the expression of feelings and needs.
Benjamin Page, Psy.D.

PSY 25964

117 S. California Ave, Ste D201

Palo Alto, CA 94306

(408) 975-2907

www.drbenjaminpage.com












Benjamin Page, Psy.D.
PSY 25964
117 S. California Ave., Ste D201
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(408) 975-2907
www.drbenjaminpage.com













Benjamin Page, Psy.D.
PSY 25964
1120 McKendrie Street
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 975-2907
www.drbenjaminpage.com

Ongoing Interpersonal Process Group, 4-8 members.  Sliding fee scale available. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ongoing interpersonal process group.  4-8 members. 
















Ongoing interpersonal process group. Maximum 8 members.
Palo Alto
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto


















San Jose
Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 pm

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Tuesdays 5:30 - 7:00 pm


















Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm



 
   
Support group for relationships

The emphasis of this small warm support group is on building strong caring friendships and partner relationships.

The group is small and provides an ongoing in-depth experience, rich with observations and connection.

Nancy Wesson, Ph.D.

PSY 9621

Experienced, compassionate, down to earth group psychotherapist.
I have taught group psychotherapy for many years.  I am certified as a group therapist by the American Group Psychotherapy Association and I founded  the Center for

the Study of Group Psychotherapy.(CSGP.org)

(650) 965-7332

www.wespsych.com

shynesshelp.com

DrNWesson@CSGP.org
Women & Men
(Max 7)
Mountain View
Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:00 pm
 

 

Support group for Relationships and Dating

This small support group (5-6)  is a place to talk about dating and relationships and building strong connections to others in your life and people you would like to bring into your life

The group is about empathy, caring, expressing feelings, understanding yourself and others and reaching out. You can experiment with new ways of relating within the group and receive gentle observation from group members.

Nancy Wesson, Ph.D.

PSY 9621

Experienced, compassionate, down to earth group psychotherapist. I have taught group psychotherapy for many years. I am a certified group therapist by the American Group Psychotherapy Association and I founded the Center for the Study of Group Psychotherapy. (CSGP.org)

(650) 965-7332

www.wespsych.com

shynesshelp.com

DrNWesson@CSGP.org
Women & Men
(Max 7)
Mountain View
Wednesdays
6:30 - 8:00 pm
 

 

  Inactive Therapy Groups--Still Forming

 
 
Group Focus Therapist Style City Meeting Times
Body Positive

Advanced Group: 
must have completed Beginner's Group

 

Deb Burgard, Ph.D.

PSY 13415
2235 Grant Rd., Suite #2
Los Altos, CA 94024

(650) 321-2606
Women 

Ongoing (Max 6)

$70, some negotiable 
Los Altos

Wheelchair

accessible

 
Thursdays
6:00-8:00  pm
Dates: TBD

 

Anger Management
Learn to effectively deal with anger, frustrations, and conflicts more effectively, and improve relationships with romantic partners and co-workers. Practical techniques from CBT and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, including work on humility, empathy, and gratitude.
Shani Robins, Ph.D.

PSY 18795

P.O. Box 20230
Stanford, CA 94309
(650) 490-0069
shani@wisdomtherapy.com

Ongoing support & educational group
for multi-cultural adults, (Max 8)
$65 per session. Monthly discounts available.

 
Palo Alto
Wheelchair
accessible

Dates: TBD


         
Social Anxiety & Shyness
Fear and anxiety of being evaluated, judged, or criticized by others, attending social gatherings, public speaking, and dating & relationships. CBT, relaxation techniques, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction will be emphasized.
Shani Robins, Ph.D.

PSY 18795

P.O. Box 20230
Stanford, CA 94309
(650) 490-0069
shani@wisdomtherapy.com

Ongoing support & educational group
for multi-cultural adults, (Max 8)
$65 per session. Monthly discounts available.

 
Palo Alto
Wheelchair
accessible
Dates: TBD 
         

 
This page is maintained by the Technology,Media and Marketing Committee Chair. To have your group included in this page, please email tmm@sccpa.org with the following information: name of the group with provider's name and license, description, time and location of the group, population served, and fees.