Group Therapy

Group therapy is a type of therapy that involves one or more therapists treating a small group of clients at the same time. Discussing your issues in a group setting can be very rewarding and is a great treatment option for many people. Below is a listing of support groups in the Portland and surrounding areas to help you find the group that works for you.

Are you a qualified mental health professional who runs a Portland-area support group? List it for free on Portland Therapy Center.

Active Therapy Groups in Portland

Process/support group for therapists

Compassion Fatigue

This group is for therapists only. It is for therapists who are looking for a safe space with colleagues where they can converse not only about clinical matters (cases, work situations, or other clinical matters) but also personal aspects, the backend if you will, that may impact or be impacted. The group is a space where therapists can feel whole. 1st & 3rd Fridays. See my website for flyer.


Group Facilitator:

Robert Picariello

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

971-238-7777

PicRobertLmft@gmail.com

Robert Picariello

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Start Time:
12:30 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1962 NW Kearney Street
Suite 205
Portland, OR 97209

Grief and Loss Group

Loss or Grief

This group is open to anyone who has experienced a death of someone close to them due to any circumstance including suicide, accident or natural causes/illness. The group runs for 12 weeks and we use a variety of expressive arts, discussion, mindfulness and cognitive therapies to facilitate safe and supportive space to heal and move through the pain of your loss. We are accepting applicants now.


Group Facilitator:

Jennifer Moore, MA LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-597-8751

jennifermoorecounseling@gmail.com

Jennifer Moore, MA LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$36

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
610 SW Alder
Portland, OR 97124

Emotional regulation with expressive arts for kids

ADHD, Child or Adolescent Issues

Art, movement, creativity and self-expression combine to teach kids aged 6-10  skills to help identify and manage feelings, facilitate emotion identification and regulation. Participants will learn new coping skills to increase frustration tolerance and self-awareness based on cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and art therapy.


Group Facilitator:

Joann Lundberg

Professional Counselor

5037209545

joannlundberg@gmail.com

Joann Lundberg

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Start Time:
4:45 pm

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$30/session

Session Length:
45 minutes

Address:
1312 E. Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97214

Weekly ADHD Group

ADHD

Weekly brown bag ADHD group from 11:45AM-1PM at the Portland Therapy Center, 510 SW 3rd Ave, Suite 200. Office 3. You must pre-register and pre-pay. The cost of each group is $50. There is a 24 hour cancellation policy. You can register for this group at http://jillcorvelli.com/adult-adhd-groups/

Order lunch for an 11:40AM  pick up at either Garden Bar or Killer Burger (in the lobby)


Group Facilitator:

Jill Corvelli, LPC

Professional Counselor

971-279-6530

jill@jillcorvelli.com

Jill Corvelli, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
11:45 AM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
510 SW 3rd Ave., suite 200
Portland, OR 97204

Working at Your Edge: Men’s Process Group

Personal Growth, Men’s Issues

The mission of this group is for men to support and challenge each other to be the best possible person they can be in their lives. We welcome issues of sexuality, money, grief/loss, fathering, social anxiety, relationship, work, aging, intimacy, and anger. It is a men's process group, so expect to work directly, in real time, on your goals with the other members of the group.


Group Facilitator:

Family Ties Counseling Center

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-349-2281

info@familytiescounselingcenter.com

Family Ties Counseling Center

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
7:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$200 per month for weekly 90 minute group

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
Family Ties Counseling Center
0333 SW Flower St.
Portland, OR 97239

Exploring Authentic Masculinity

Men’s Issues, Personal Growth

Men in our society often feel emotionally isolated and limited in their ability to express themselves in authentic ways. The goals of this group are to help men build better relationships, build skills and confidence in fully expressing themselves, and feel more holistically empowered with their masculinity.


Group Facilitator:

Brad Creel

Professional Counselor Intern

503-998-9465

brad@creelcounseling.com

Brad Creel

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$40

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4531 SE Belmont St.
Portland, OR 97215

Trusting Again After A Break-up

Relationship / Marriage Issues

Building healthy connections, setting healthy boundaries, learning how to determine who is trustworthy, and what vulnerability looks like in a trusting relationship.


Group Facilitator:

Angelie Karabatsos

Professional Counselor Intern

5038412142

Angelie@pillarsofhopecounseling.com

Angelie Karabatsos

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$20.00

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
6950 SW Hampton St
Tigard, OR 97223

Healing Trauma: Women’s Support Group

PTSD, Domestic Abuse

This group is open to women who have experienced emotional, psychological, sexual and physical abuse/violence, who are looking for support and to gain skills in managing their symptoms of intense anxiety, anger or depression. Typically we have a topic of focus per session as a way to spark processing, using group members and two experienced trauma therapists for safe support.


Group Facilitator:

Jennifer Moore, MA LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-597-8751

jennifermoorecounseling@gmail.com

Jennifer Moore, MA LPC

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$40

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
610 SW Alder
Suite 1100
Hillsboro, OR 97205

Making Friends with Yourself - a self-compassion group for teens

Depression, Anxiety

Making Friends With Yourself is an eight-week training program designed to help teens learn to manage difficult emotions and challenges.
Through the understanding and practice of mindfulness and self- compassion, teens cultivate invaluable skills that are shown to significantly enhance well-being.


Group Facilitator:

Celedra Gildea

Licensed Professional Counselor

971-258-7252

celedra@mac.com

Celedra Gildea

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
5 pm

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$325

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
2525 N W Lovejoy Street
Suite 211
Portland, OR 97212

WORKING WITH ANGER

Anxiety

Addresses anger in skills based format where skills are practiced and events that are current are addressed in the group. Each participant is a proactive member in the process and the group remains closed for the duration of the 10 week cycle.


Group Facilitator:

Konrad von Walther LCSW LLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

5039859640

konradlcswllc@gmail.com

Konrad von Walther LCSW LLC

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$45

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
443 NE KNOTT ST
Portland, OR 97212

Helping Professionals Group

Personal Growth, Relationship / Marriage Issues

Relational group addressing the challenges for helping professional (Therapists, nurses, doctors, body work).


Group Facilitator:

Sean Donahue

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.753.2482

sean@pdxgroups.com

Sean Donahue

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
4:30pm

Group Size:
6-8

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
221 SE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

Be You: With Others Drop In Groups

Depression, Historical Trauma

Be You: With Others Drop In Groups: 5 rotating topics including Attachment, Shame, "Negative" Emotions, Trauma and Intellectualization provide a focus for exploring group process in a supported setting. Bringing each of the systems we'll cover out of unconscious autopilot and into the light of day where we can look at them together, empowers us to make the changes we desire in our lives.


Group Facilitator:

Pearl Waldorf

Licensed Professional Counselor

beyou@pearlwaldorf.com

Pearl Waldorf

Group Meets:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday

Cost:
$35

Session Length:
1 hour and 45 minutes

Address:
333 NE Hancock St #16
Portland, OR 97212

Eco Anxiety

Adjustment Disorder, Anxiety

Somewhere along the way life sped up. Looking at a monthly calendar can induce vertigo. Feeling busy and seeing the world "fall apart" is not an individual experience, to be endured in silence. We are living Alvin Toffler's Future Shock while bombarded with Climate Change in Orwell's 1984. I am deeply sorry if all of this is news to you. If not, let's come together and have that, at least.


Group Facilitator:

Justin Anderson

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

503-820-8321

andersonfamilytherapy@gmail.com

Justin Anderson

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Cost:
$10-40

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
510 SW 3rd Ave suite 200
Portland, OR 97204

Domestic Violence Recovery

Domestic Abuse, Abuse

Have you experienced physical, emotional, or psychological abuse? The effects of Domestic Violence can be devastating and result in feelings of anxiety, sadness, grief, and guilt. This therapist led support group provides a safe place for you to share your experiences, learn healthy coping skills, connect with others and find the support needed for healing. Contact me for more information.


Group Facilitator:

Jessica Tolleson, M.A, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-714-5814

tollesoncounseling@gmail.com

Jessica Tolleson, M.A, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
40.00

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
610 SW Alder St.
Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97205

Child Parent Relationship Training

Child or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

Child Parent Relationship Training is a 10 week parent training program to strengthen the relationship between a parent and a child.  Through special playtimes, parents will learn how to respond empathically to their child, build their child's self-esteem and self-control, teach their child how to take responsibility and understand boundaries. The skills learned will change the way you parent.


Group Facilitator:

Andrew Trelstad

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

503-757-4556

andrew@hopeconnectioncounseling.com

Andrew Trelstad

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
5319 SW Westgate Dr. Ste. 113
Portland, OR 97221

Holding onto Me while Being a We

Codependency, Women’s Issues

This group is for female-identified adults that want support in holding onto who you are, while being in relationship.  It also explores areas where you may be taking care of others and neglecting yourself. The goal is to help you find balance, confidence and a respectful voice to ask for what you need and say no when appropriate.


Group Facilitator:

Francesca Dodson, MS, NCC

Professional Counselor Intern

503-502-0623

CounselingWithFrancesca@gmail.com

Francesca Dodson, MS, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$30 session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4425 SW Corbett Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

Healthy Masculinity Group

Men’s Issues, Personal Growth

The mission of this group is to bring your inherent hunger for more personal power, caring and connection through the group into your daily life.

Specifically, this group is for men who want…
- to explore what healthy masculinity is and what it feels like in this world
- to increase their ability to be vulnerable and experience a full range ofemotions


Group Facilitator:

David Hanna

Licensed Professional Counselor

9713033004

davidhannacounseling@gmail.com

David Hanna

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$150 per month

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2006 SE Ankeny Street
Portland, OR 97214

Stepping Into Leadership: Men’s Process Group

Men’s Issues, Personal Growth

This group is for men who want to step into leadership at home and and at work.  Through dynamic & honest conversation, interpersonal processing and mindful/experiential exercises this group will explore, discover, and practice what it is to be a leader. This group begins from the following premises: each man must first define what a leader is for himself; each man must take his own understanding


Group Facilitator:

Family Ties Counseling Center

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-349-2281

info@familytiescounselingcenter.com

Family Ties Counseling Center

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
5:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$200 per month for weekly 90 minute group

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
Family Ties Counseling Center
0333 SW Flower St.
Portland, OR 97239

Women’s Empowerment Group - Healing from Intimate Partner Abuse

Domestic Abuse, Women’s Issues

This is a 12-week psychoeducational group that focuses on health and healing from intimate partner abuse. Topics will include how to have healthy relationships, healing and understanding from the trauma of the abuse, and the intricacies of intimate partner violence. You will learn what to look for when dating, the definition and types of abuse, myths of violence, cycle of violence. Call today!


Group Facilitator:

Heidi Christensen, PhD Candidate,CADC I

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

971-226-8427

heidi.a.christensen@gmail.com

Heidi Christensen, PhD Candidate,CADC I

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$45 per group (insurance can be billed)

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
3311 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Suite 104
Portland, OR 97239

Monthly Support Group for Codependency - First Saturday of each month

Codependency

Have you noticed that your relationships seem one-sided?

Do you find yourself giving & giving? This group will include: education, experiential exercises & time for reflection. Each month there will be a different focus. Space is limited, please email goodecounseling@gmail.com to reserve your spot and receive the door code. To be respectful & create safety, group starts promptly at 10.am.


Group Facilitator:

Helene Goode LPC Intern

Professional Counselor

503.334.5492

goodecounseling@gmail.com

Helene Goode LPC Intern

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
10:00 AM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
Donations are greatly appreciated. Suggested donation $20-40. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
909 N. Beech St #201
Portland, OR 97227

Healing From Depression and Anxiety Support Group

Anxiety, Depression

The goal of this educational group is to impart practical tools and coping strategies that will allow members to live optimally and to reduce their symptoms of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. This is done in a caring and supportive environment in which group members both give and receive support from others who are going through the same or similar experience.


Group Facilitator:

Douglas Bloch

Professional Counselor

503-544-9248

douglasbloch@gmail.com

Douglas Bloch

Group Meets:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
Sliding scale $20 to $40 a session

Session Length:
2 1/2 hours

Address:
4226 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97211

Yoga for Beginners

Anxiety, Depression

Are you interested in trying yoga for it's mental/emotional benefits but afraid of being forced into a pretzel or headstand? This gentle class offers the basics of yoga without the pressure to be super flexible (or flexible at all) or do crazy poses. I provide trauma-informed teaching, encouraging you to make any modifications to feel safe and comfortable in class. Mats & smiles provided!


Group Facilitator:

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.610.8426

rebecca@theartofbalancepdx.com

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
9:00 AM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$75/$125 with discounted private session

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
827 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211

Teen Anxiety Group

Anxiety, Child or Adolescent Issues

Teens struggle with anxiety in many forms. Shyness, Perfection, Obsessions, Disruptions in school, missing out on relationships and activities. It can be a huge challenge to just get through the day.
Teens can find new skills to work through their anxiety and meet others who can help them understand they are not alone.


Group Facilitator:

Tara Sanderson

Clinical Psychologist

971-264-0879

Tara@drtarasanderson.com

Tara Sanderson

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
4:00 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
50.00 per session. Some insurance accepted. Some scholarships available.

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
11845 SW Greenburg Road
Suite 200
Tigard, OR 97223

Be You: With Others Drop In Groups

Anxiety, Depression

A Be You: With Others Drop In Session explores an implicit system which, when in operation, can get in the way of satisfaction and connection.

Learn how human physiology expresses our inherent wisdom. Connect with others and share experiences. Get a taste of a group process.

We'll explore a rotation of 5 topics:

  • Attachment
  • "Negative" Emotions
  • Shame
  • Trauma
  • Intellectualizing

Join us!


Group Facilitator:

Pearl Waldorf

Licensed Professional Counselor

beyou@pearlwaldorf.com

Pearl Waldorf

Group Meets:

  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$35 for a Drop In Session

Session Length:
1 hour and 45 minutes

Address:
333 NE Hancock St #16
Portland, OR 97212

Motherless Daughters with Children

Parenting, Loss or Grief

Being a new mother is already challenging but new motherhood without your own mother to support and encourage you is overwhelming. You may find yourself re-triggered over grief that you had worked through before. This group will gather to support one another on the journey through motherhood and shared grief. We will learn about the process of grief, parenting, healthy coping strategies and self care.


Group Facilitator:

Melinda Laus

Professional Counselor

503-806-6441

melinda@courageousmourning.com

Melinda Laus

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$40/ session. Group will be meeting every other week for 12 weeks.

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
15110 Boones Ferry Road
Suite 248
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Women’s Narcissistic Abuse Support Group

Domestic Abuse, Personality Disorders

This is an open support group for women who either have parents or siblings that they consider to be narcissistic (or sociopathic, borderline, etc.) or else a partner/ ex-partner.  It is a super
laid back and supportive group.  We kick off our shoes and open up the topics to whatever people feel up to discussing.  Topics could include PTSD, no contact, family patterns, coping, etc. Email for info.


Group Facilitator:

Tiffany Kettermann

Licensed Professional Counselor

9712700167

tiffany.kettermann@gmail.com

Tiffany Kettermann

Group Meets:

  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$25-$50, able to bill insurance

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2926 NE Flanders, Ste 3C
Portland, OR 97232

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD

An ongoing group using primarily Exposure and Response Prevention to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Group Facilitator:

Robert McLellarn

Clinical Psychologist

971-645-0033

mclellarn@anxiety-treatments.com

Robert McLellarn

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
5:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$100

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
5440 SW Westgate Drive, Suite 175
Portland, OR 97221

Empowerment through Mythology

Abuse, PTSD

This is a closed 12-week group that utilizes tenets of Narrative Therapy to help trauma survivors re-write their narrative in a more positive frame. Activities include reading and
discussing world myths and their themes, discussing how they are relevant to everyday life, and a writing exercise between sessions. Pre-group interview required.


Group Facilitator:

Kimberlee Harrison

Professional Counselor Intern

(971) 712-6847

kharrisoncounseling@gmail.com

Kimberlee Harrison

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
3:00 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$25.00

Session Length:
50 minutes

Address:
5932 NE Glisan
Portland, OR 97213

Trauma Recovery Group for Women

Domestic Abuse, PTSD

Women-only process groups designed to give you a safe and confidential environment for healing. Groups  combine women who have either been survivors of childhood abuse, assaulted or have experienced/ or are experiencing violence in relationships; this includes emotional, physical  and sexual trauma, intimidation and fear, which all profoundly affect a person’s body, soul and livelihood.


Group Facilitator:

Deborah High

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

(503)438-8780

deborahhigh@gmail.com

Deborah High

Group Meets:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$25.00

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
3530 N. Vancouver Ave #340
Portland, OR 97217

Seeking Safety for Women

Abuse, Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Dependence

Have you experienced trauma? Do you use alcohol and/or substances to cope? Seeking Safety is an evidence-based curriculum focused on helping people who have suffered from trauma and substance use to improve their quality of life. Seeking Safety focuses on self-care and reducing harm, with the eventual goal of abstinence so that trauma work can happen.


Group Facilitator:

Integrative Trauma Treatment Center,LLC

Licensed Professional Counselor

971-266-6910

officemanager@ittc.hush.com

Integrative Trauma Treatment Center,LLC

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
2:00 PM

Cost:
Insurance accepted: OHP, Pacific Source or $40 for private pay

Session Length:
50 minutes

Address:
811 NW 19th ave suite 102
Portland, OR 97209

Art Therapy for Transgender Adults on First Sundays

Gender Identity, LGBTQ Issues

Are you a  person who has questions about their gender identity? Do you identify as transgender, non-binary, gender nonconforming, etc.? This group will use art  to explore identity while providing a chance for you to connect with others who understand what are going thorough.

Meetings are held in a fully stocked art studio setting and lead by an art therapist from the trans community.


Group Facilitator:

Sam Skye, MA, ATR

Art Therapist

503-765-5733

sam@fullspectrumpdx.com

Sam Skye, MA, ATR

Group Meets:

  • Sunday

Start Time:
2:00 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$30 per group

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1600 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR 97214

The Daring Way™

Personal Growth, Self-Esteem

You are invited to join me on The Daring Way™ into a wholehearted life of greater joy, courage, gratitude, and authenticity. This experience will help you quiet your inner critic, embrace your imperfections, and own your birthright of worthiness. We will learn how to gather the courage to live bravely, show compassion towards self and others, and cultivate meaningful connections.


Group Facilitator:

Heidi Christensen, PhD Candidate,CADC I

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

971-226-8427

heidi.a.christensen@gmail.com

Heidi Christensen, PhD Candidate,CADC I

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
45 per session (insurance can be billed)

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
3311 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
#104
Portland, OR 97239

Year Long Deep Dive 2017

Personal Growth, Anxiety, Women’s Issues

The DEEP DIVE provides a dedicated, year long space and time to tune into your inner life, in good company with support.

 

Through a guided process of mindful meditation, energy practices, journaling, dreamwork, and deep group discussion, you'll develop a stronger relationship with yourself, a better understanding of your natural rhythms, and a community of soul sisters.

Quenched, you'll be better to the world.

The DEEP DIVE enrolls members just once a year. Be in touch soon if you'd like to participate. Group closes at 12 members.

 

10% of profits dedicated to programs supporting women’s education initiatives.

 

Anna Schaum has led women’s groups as a significant part of her work since 2003.
2nd Saturdays, January - December 2017
1 - 5 pm
$150 per month (self pay only)


Group Facilitator:

Anna Schaum

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-740-6653

anna@DramaticChanges.com

Anna Schaum

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
1 pm - 5 pm

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$150

Session Length:
4 hours

Address:
Close in N. Portland
Portland, OR 97227

ADHD Skills Playshop 3rd/4th Graders

ADHD, Child or Adolescent Issues

Each group session uses play specifically designed to help 3rd and 4th graders struggling with ADHD to develop emotional regulation, social understand, and everyday life skills.  Parents are given a weekly newsletter to help integrate the focus of each group into home/school life as well as additional resources to continue to fun! Contact to register.  Playtime begins November 28th!


Group Facilitator:

Melinda Norman

Professional Counselor Intern

503.954.8760

melinda@marigoldhealing.com

Melinda Norman

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
3:30 pm

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$150/5 weekly sessions

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
12555 SW 1st St
Beaverton, OR 97005

Art Therapy Group for Nonbinary/Genderqueer/Trans Adult

Gender Identity, Sexual Abuse

This group unites adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse that identify as nonbinary, genderqueer, or trans. The group is a combination of art therapy and trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy. The group focuses on creating a safe and supportive community, learning skills for managing anxiety, understanding the effects of sexual abuse trauma, and improving minds, bodies, and relationships.


Group Facilitator:

Molly McDavitt, ATR, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.442.9279

mollymcdavittcounseling@gmail.com

Molly McDavitt, ATR, LPC

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
Insurance or $35-$45, sliding scale

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2505 SE 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97202

Integrating Psychedelic Experiences

Have you recently had a entheogen/psychedelic experience? Want to have a meaningful conversation with others about it? Join two this small group or 8 or less, facilitated by two counselors with over 50 years combined experience and 13 years of work together. We hope to help you integrate of your psychedelic experience into your daily life.


Group Facilitator:

Elizabeth Price M.A. Counselor

503-866-0193

elizabethp58@gmail.com

Elizabeth Price M.A. Counselor

Group Meets:

  • Sunday

Start Time:
7:00 pm 4th Sunday on month

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30. Please ask if a scholarship rate is needed

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
811 East Burnside, Suite 217
Portland, OR 97214

Women of Color

Adjustment Disorder, Cultural and Systemic Oppression

This group is for Women of Color who would benefit from support in a group setting. Participants will have opportunities to recommend topics for discussion.


Group Facilitator:

Myong O

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

503-913-1962

om.lcsw@gmail.com

Myong O

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$20-$50 (sliding scale available)

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
2304 East Burnside St. Suite 105
Portland, OR 97214

Wounded Warriors

Relationship / Marriage Issues, PTSD

Support group for women who are struggling with their partner's betrayal through emotional and/or physical infidelity. Group is limited to 5 participants. Small group size encourages safe and supportive environment. Some of the issues addressed include:

  • Navigating the aftermath of discovery.
  • Managing symptoms of PTSD.
  • Setting healthy boundaries.
  • Addressing feelings of shame, anger


Group Facilitator:

Julie Hassler, MA

Professional Counselor Intern

971.361.8070

julie@juliehassler.com

Julie Hassler, MA

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$40

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1020 SW Taylor
Suite 630
Portland, OR 97205

Changing on Purpose Group Coaching

Women’s Issues, Men’s Issues

In this group, you will:

  • Gain new insights for changing on purpose.
  • Engage in experiential, practical learning activities drawing on best practices.
  • Apply new tools to shift your experience, help move you from where you are currently in your life to where you want to be.
  • Have a no-risk opportunity for changing on purpose (money-back satisfaction guarantee, yes, it's that powerful!).


Group Facilitator:

Melanie Chase, PhD

971-266-1380

melanie@drmelaniechase.com

Melanie Chase, PhD

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (every other week)

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$40 for each session; 6 or 10-session groups forming

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
707 SW Washington
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97205

Studies in Consciousness

Understanding yourself is an essential part of improving your life and managing stress. I have committed the past ten years of my life to understanding consciousness and studying philosophy, spirituality, and consciousness. I offer you a fun and memorable way to understand what I have learned and practice applying what you learn. You won't find this information in self-help books or the internet.


Group Facilitator:

Justin Anderson

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

503-820-8321

andersonfamilytherapy@gmail.com

Justin Anderson

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
7:30 PM

Cost:
$10-40

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
510 SW 3rd Ave., suite 200
Portland, OR 97204

Traumatic Loss Grief Group

Loss or Grief

Adults who have lost a loved one to a sudden, unexpected, traumatic death such as suicide, homicide, or fatal accident.


Group Facilitator:

Laurie Burke, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

5036731848

laburke@burkepsychological.com

Laurie Burke, Ph.D.

Group Size:
6-8

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
7000 SW Hampton St., Suite 204
Portland, OR 97223

Women’s Support, Express & Empowerment (SEE) Group for Empaths

Personal Growth

SEE group will be a sacred space for support, sharing and self-nurturing. Learning and practicing tools for grounding. Meditation practice, sound and expressive movement to shift the flow of energy to re-align with heart-center. Embrace and enliven your gifts of creativity and intuition to feel a sense of play, joy and wholeness. May we carry our gifts of intuitive loving kindness forward.


Group Facilitator:

Laura Riley, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.946.6530

coalescecounseling@gmail.com

Laura  Riley, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
35$; Reduced fee if commit to full 8 weeks

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
5441 SE Belmont
Portland, OR 97215

Healing Together: A Holistic Support Group for Trauma Survivors

Historical Trauma, PTSD

Healing Together will meet for 8 weeks to be in supportive community, provide space to process stories, learn about the MindBody connection of trauma, and to discover how trauma can effect our relationships. We'll also engage in holistic self-care activities together, including: grounding mindfulness, breathwork, yoga, self-massage, holistic nutrition, and writing for healing.


Group Facilitator:

Valenca Valenzuela Speer MSW

Social Worker

971-319-0579

healing.together.pdx@gmail.com

Valenca Valenzuela Speer MSW

Start Time:
7:15PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$30 per session 8 week Prepay Package $210 (Package before April 10th) $185

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2305 SE 50th Ave.
Portland, OR 97215

Women’s Group for Codependency

Codependency, Relationship / Marriage Issues

LEARN TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF, IN A GROUP...I offer weekly process and support groups for female-identified people (trans, cis, gender nonconforming folks all welcome) who are seeking to address issues related to codependency. The groups focus on awareness, identifying needs, asking for support, and setting boundaries. Groups are intended to support women who want to increase their relationship to their own power, creativity and aliveness.


Group Facilitator:

Meghan O'Connor

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

(503) 446-3683

contact@meghanoconnortherapy.com

Meghan O'Connor

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday

Start Time:
Tuesday at 10am | Wednesday at 7:30pm

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
60$

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1312 East Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97214

Yoga for Healing Series

Anxiety, Body Image Issues

Balance your nervous system through breath, movement, and awareness in an inclusive, compassionate space that allows you to explore your experience in your body at your own pace and on your own terms. If you want a more compassionate relationship with your body or if you are healing from trauma/ depression/anxiety/chronic pain this series may be for you. All bodies welcome, beginner friendly.


Group Facilitator:

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.610.8426

rebecca@theartofbalancepdx.com

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
5:30 PM

Group Size:
6

Cost:
Sliding Scale $145-115 Payment Plans Available

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
Alma Movement Space
1233 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97214

Growing Older NOT Old:  A Support Group for Aging Well

Aging Concerns

For older men and women who would like to connect with others who are choosing to age well.  Learn the most current principles of aging well and expand your network of friends as you support one other. You can choose to be strong and enjoy your aging.  This is an opportunity to take charge of your aging process and avoid the so-called "inevitables" of growing older (NOT old).


Group Facilitator:

Joan Hardy

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-317-5952

joan@transitionalinsights.com

Joan Hardy

Group Meets:

  • Sunday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
15100 SW Boones Ferry Road
#750A
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Vision & Value

Personal Growth, Spirituality

Join us for our ongoing monthly 'Vision and Value' group. This group will help you clarify your deepest desires and create the means to navigate towards them. Each week, members will have the time and space to reflect upon what fills them up or wears them down and to set attainable action steps with the support, creativity and wisdom of their community.


Group Facilitator:

Alysa Romano, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

786-719-3642

alysa@homewellnesspdx.com

Alysa  Romano, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20.00

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
323 SE 78th ave
Portland, OR 97215

Stop the Obsession: An Introduction to Intuitive Eating

Body Image Issues, Eating Disorder

Would you like to wake up and go to bed without food occupying your thoughts? Would you like to eat the foods you love without the fear of overeating? This group  offers activities and discussion to strengthen your relationship with food and body, provide tools for mindful eating and self compassion and a chance to connect with others who are having similar challenges related to food and body.


Group Facilitator:

Cayla Panitz, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-512-9507

cayla.livinggroove@gmail.com

Cayla Panitz, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
8:30-10am April 12-June 7

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
Groups run in 8 week increments: $40 per group, so $320 for 8 weeks

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
511 SE 11th Ave
#202
Portland, OR 97214

#MeToo: A Safe Support Space for Survivors of Sexual Trauma

Sexual Abuse, Women’s Issues

Beyond #MeToo is a trauma-informed therapeutic support group for processing, healing, and becoming empowered. Each week, those who identify as female, will meet together in a safe and supportive space to share experiences, learn healthy holistic self-care practices, and become inspired! Together, we explore how trauma can affect our minds, bodies, and spirits, and how we begin the healing journey.


Group Facilitator:

Valenca Valenzuela Speer MSW

Social Worker

971-319-0579

healing.together.pdx@gmail.com

Valenca Valenzuela Speer MSW

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30 per session $200 8-Week Prepay

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
Gem Studio
1110 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97232

Stage 2 Recovery for Women

Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Dependence, Codependency

Ongoing group for women in chemical dependency recovery. Mainly for Hazelden graduates but others committed to personal recovery please call.


Group Facilitator:

Amy Holbrook

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

503-314-5309

amyholbrook@hevanet.com

Amy Holbrook

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
12:30-2:00 and 6:30-8:00 pm

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$30 per session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
5100 Boones Ferry Rd, Ste 700
Portland, OR 97035

The Art of Living Freely

Loss or Grief

Join us for an intensive retreat to explore personal and relational barriers to living freely. Together we will learn the practices of radical self-acceptance, expression and forgiveness to deeply heal and move forward in our lives.

  • Charming and historic farmhouse on 4 acres of private land
  • Bright light and views of nature from every window
  • Wood stoves, communal kitchen, reading nooks.


Group Facilitator:

Alysa Romano, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

786-719-3642

alysa@homewellnesspdx.com

Alysa  Romano, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Start Time:
11/09/2018

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$350.00, just $100.00 deposit.

Session Length:
3 Days

Address:
Nehalem
Oregon Coast, OR 97131

Holding the Therapist Mother

Parenting, Women’s Issues

This is a group for therapists (pre-licensed ok) who are also mothers to explore the intersections of clinical work, attachment and mothering, and who see this work as a spiritual path. We will use inquiry, mindfulness and writing as entry-points into rich discussion and deep support. Both silly and serious, this group taps right into the river of heartache and connection that flows beneath this work we do. Holding the Therapist Mother promises to become a source for grounding, authenticity and development in this wild terrain we navigate everyday.


Group Facilitator:

Jenny Kepler

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

510-501-9527

jenny@jennykepler.com

Jenny Kepler

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
10:00 am

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$35

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
510 SW 3rd Ave Suite 200
Portland, OR 97204

Dream Group for Clergywomen

Spirituality, Personal Growth

Dream group for clergywomen.

10am-12pm, starting Jan.10, 2017 , meeting weekly for 8 weeks.


Group Facilitator:

Maureen O'Donnell Jungian Analyst

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-880-0966

maureen@maureenodonnell.com

Maureen O'Donnell Jungian Analyst

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
10:00 am

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$175 if registered by 12/20/16; thereafter, $200

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2106 NE 40th Avenue
Portland, OR 97212

Men’s Weekly Process Group

Men’s Issues, Self-Esteem

The mission of this group is for men to support and challenge each other to be the best possible person they can be in their lives.


Group Facilitator:

David Hanna

Licensed Professional Counselor

9713033004

davidhannacounseling@gmail.com

David Hanna

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$200/month

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
0333 SW Flower St
Portland, OR 97239

Parents of Children with Chronic Medical Conditions

Family Caregiving, Child or Adolescent Issues

Come find support and community with other parents who understand the unique difficulties  you face everyday. This is a safe place to be real about the full range of emotions you experience caring for your child - it's all welcome -  and be met with compassion and empathy.


Group Facilitator:

Jenny Kepler

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

510-501-9527

jenny@jennykepler.com

Jenny Kepler

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
Noon

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$40

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
510 SW 3rd Ave Suite 200
Portland, OR 97204

Yoga for Caring

Family Caregiving, Personal Growth

If you spend a lot of time caring for others, this class is for you! Join other caregivers around soothing candlelight for a  gentle, restorative movement practice in self-care. I provide trauma-informed teaching, encouraging you to make any modifications you need to feel safe and comfortable in class. Make a commitment to yourself- you deserve it! Mats, candlelight & smiles provided.


Group Facilitator:

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.610.8426

rebecca@theartofbalancepdx.com

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Start Time:
5:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
Drop-in: $10 suggested donation 6-week Series: $75/with discounted private session $125

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
827 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211

SMART Recovery Family & Friends meeting

Parenting, Relationship / Marriage Issues

A free evidence-based community support group for those who are effected by the addictive behavior of a loved one. Please come join us to gain support, understanding, and tools to help you navigate your particular situation. This group is from the perspective of the family member or friend of a loved one engaged in, or in recovery from, addictive behavior. All are welcome to attend.


Group Facilitator:

Cordelia Kraus

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.662.2944

cordelia@cordeliakraus.com

Cordelia Kraus

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
5:30 PM

Cost:
Free, hat is passed for donations

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
The Alano Club
909 NW 24th Ave
Portland, OR 97210

The Daring Way™ (Based on the research of Dr. Brene Brown)

You are invited to join me on The Daring Way into a wholehearted life of greater joy, courage, gratitude, and authenticity. This experience will help you quiet your inner critic, embrace your imperfections, and own your birthright of worthiness. We will learn how to gather the courage to live bravely, show compassion towards self and others, and cultivate meaningful connections.


Group Facilitator:

Heidi Christensen, PhD Candidate,CADC I

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

971-226-8427

heidi.a.christensen@gmail.com

Heidi Christensen, PhD Candidate,CADC I

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
3311 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Suite 101
Portland, OR 97212

New Moms!

Postpartum, Pregnancy (Prenatal Mental Health)

Your body, identity, relationship and chemistry are just several changes that are occurring. You are amidst one of life's most spectacular miracles and transitions. Pregnancy holds many meanings and this group will provide a safe place to learn and share with other women. If you are trying to get pregnant, are pregnant or have welcomed your little one/s into the world please join us.


Group Facilitator:

Janean VeDova

Marriage and Family Therapist

5309663046

nopotherapy@gmail.com

Janean VeDova

Start Time:
TBD

Group Size:
No Specificed Size

Cost:
First time $5 . $10 per group meeting.

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
443 NE Knott Street
Portland, OR 443 NE Knott Street

Collaborative Problem Solving Parent Group

Child or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

For more info go to http://www.restoretherapypdx.com/expertise/collaborative-problem-solving/


Group Facilitator:

Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

503-376-7114

intakes@restoretherapypdx.com

Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
1235 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214

Men’s Personal Growth

LGBTQ Issues, Men’s Issues

This is an ongoing men's personal growth group where members have an opportunity to explore personal issues of concern in a supportive and honest environment. Members identify what topics and issues they want to discuss, however, some of the most common themes concern self-empowerment, intimacy and relationships, parenting, and overcoming obstacles to personal fulfillment.


Group Facilitator:

Roberto Olivero

971-800-1340

olivero9@gmail.com

Roberto Olivero

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
amount allowed by insurance, or $35 out of pocket

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
12 SE 14th Ave
Portland, OR 97214

Loving Bravely: An 8-Week Process Group for Women

Women’s Issues, Personal Growth

My goal is that through our work together, you will experience hope, renewed energy and passion surrounding your ability to love bravely.  The process will include examining our own stories about love, intimacy, sex, gender and commitment. We will identify ways we each navigate in the relational world and together we will learn to be brave in love, with ourselves, and with a partner.


Group Facilitator:

Kimberly Dickenson

Professional Counselor Intern

503-860-9894

solutionstherapypnw@gmail.com

Kimberly Dickenson

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Start Time:
5:00 PM

Cost:
$200 for 8 sessions payable at first class

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
7000 SW Hampton Street
Suite 125
Portland, OR 97223

Young Widow/Widower Support Group

Loss or Grief

The loss of your spouse is one of the most painful and difficult experiences to survive. When that loss occurs while you are young - it adds enormous complexity and challenge. Join us as we offer one another support through shared grief. We will explore the process of grief, healthy ways of coping with this new life, self-care, ways to mourn and move forward with your life and find hope again.


Group Facilitator:

Melinda Laus

Professional Counselor

503-806-6441

melinda@courageousmourning.com

Melinda Laus

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
10:00 am

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
12 group sessions that will twice monthly $40/session or $480 total ($20 discount if paid in full)

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
15110 Boones Ferry Road
Suite 248
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Mothering Mindfully

Parenting, Women’s Issues

Being a mother of an infant and toddler can have many moments of joy and struggle.  It can be a time of isolation, uncertainty, boredom, and amazement all in the same day.  This group will
provide a space for mothers to come together to support each other with compassion and openness, while also learning and practicing mindfulness and therapeutic skills to navigate the ups and downs.


Group Facilitator:

Francesca Dodson, MS, NCC

Professional Counselor Intern

503-502-0623

CounselingWithFrancesca@gmail.com

Francesca Dodson, MS, NCC

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
Cost: $30/session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4425 SW Corbett Ave
Portland, OR 97239

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Men’s Issues, Cultural and Systemic Oppression

This group is a process group that will allow men to explore personal growth, healing and masculinity in the 21st century. We will utilize the book No More Mr. Nice Guy, with a focus on breaking free exercises, accountability and process time.


Group Facilitator:

David Hayden

Professional Counselor Intern

503-405-1184

newlifecounselingpdx@gmail.com

David Hayden

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30

Session Length:
70 minutes

Address:
1312 E. Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97214

Men Together

Drug Dependence / Abuse / Addiction, LGBTQ Issues

Men Together(MT) is an integrated process group for male-identified individuals from 18-50 to address issues related to addictions, relationships, spirituality, identity questions, major life stressors and transitions. Major focuses of the group include learning and implementing healthy paradigms of masculinity, increasing emotional intelligence, improving relationship skills, and recovery work.


Group Facilitator:

Rhys Pasimio

Licensed Professional Counselor

971-220-6449

rhys@newpatterncounseling.com

Rhys Pasimio

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
2:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20-$40

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
123 E Powell Blvd #110
Portland, OR 97030

Interpersonal Process Group

Personal Growth, Relationship / Marriage Issues

Facilitating groups is one of my specialities. Members regularly express how profoundly meaningful group work has been for them. This semi-structured group provides a safe space to build more authentic connections, receive support and feedback, and learn about how others experience you. The group will have up to 6 members and begin on Tuesday, February 20th. Various insurance plans are accepted.


Group Facilitator:

Liz Cloud

Licensed Professional Counselor

(503) 622 8964

liz@portlandmh.com

Liz Cloud

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
5:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
sliding scale options available Accepted insurance: Regence BC/BS Pacific Source Out of Network

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
1785 NE SANDY BLVD, STE 270
Portland, OR 97232

Beyond #MeToo: A Safe Support Space for Survivors of Sexual Trauma

PTSD, Sexual Abuse

“Beyond #MeToo” is a weekly community support group for processing, healing, and becoming empowered. Each week, those who identify as female, will meet together in a safe and supportive space to share experiences, learn healthy holistic self-care practices, and become empowered together!


Group Facilitator:

Valenca Valenzuela Speer MSW

Social Worker

971-319-0579

healing.together.pdx@gmail.com

Valenca Valenzuela Speer MSW

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30 per week or $100 prepay for month (sliding scale available)

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1110 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97232

Assertive Communication

Codependency, Family Conflict

In this workshop  you will learn the basics of assertive communication and active listening in order to improve your ability to express how you feel, ask for what you want and set boundaries
with others. You will learn specific skills to help you identify and stay mindful of your objectives as well as reduce your anxiety when faced with an interpersonal conflict.


Group Facilitator:

Charmagne Westcott

Licensed Professional Counselor

503 875 5011

cwestcott@acuitymentalhealth.com

Charmagne Westcott

Cost:
Currently offering a 50% off GROUPON deal. Discounted fee is $145 for a total of 5 weekly sessions (or $29 per group).

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
1312 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214

Soul Journey, a Search for the True Self

Personal Growth, Men’s Issues

As a means of emotional survival, men wear a mask to hide their true self. But at some point the mask no longer serves them, and gets in the way of experiencing life in authentic and meaningful ways. This process group is a safe place where men can learn about what is behind their mask, as well as an opportunity to be open and honest with others.


Group Facilitator:

Brad Creel

Professional Counselor Intern

503-998-9465

brad@creelcounseling.com

Brad Creel

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$120. per month for the first 3 Wednesdays of each month. There is a 3 month commitment.

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4531 SE 45th
Portland, OR 97215

Modern Emotional Support

Personal Growth

Modern Groups provide support and insight in a forum that cannot be matched.  People report, “I was nervous about group at first but now I am more myself there than anywhere else.  I am beginning to say how I feel and what I need more directly.  Group brings me one step closer to working on my everything in my life.”

Six month commitment to group with scheduling conflicts provided in advance.


Group Facilitator:

Tracy Bryce Farmer, LCSW, PC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

503-451-3267

tbrycefarmer@gmail.com

Tracy Bryce Farmer, LCSW, PC

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Cost:
$30 per session; insurance may apply

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
1020 SW Taylor
Suite 435
Portland, OR 97205

Assertiveness Skills Group

Personal Growth, Self-Esteem

Are you shy and passive?
Or aggressive and abrasive when you speak up?

In 8 weeks you can learn specific skills to act in your own best interest without anger or anxiety and to express yourself comfortably without infringing on the rights of others.

This group is about changing attitudes and behaviors. You will work on at least one personal communication problem in a structured process throughout the week and discuss your progress with the group each Thursday. If you attend each group and do the homework, you will amaze yourself with your progress!


Group Facilitator:

Melissa Owens LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.963.9332

melissaowenslpc@gmail.com

Melissa Owens LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Cost:
$400 plus initial $125 history and screening

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
1020 SW Taylor Street, Suite 730
Portland, OR 97205

Seeking Safety: A Group for Addiction & Trauma Recovery

PTSD, Drug Dependence / Abuse / Addiction

Seeking Safety is an evidence-based, present-focused integrative counseling model to help individuals attain safety from trauma and addiction. Each group will address relevant topic areas (i.e., Self-Nurturing, Healthy Relationships, Healing from Anger, Detaching from Emotional Pain) and provide practical tools and education.


Group Facilitator:

Antonia Vee, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-260-7169

antoniavee@gmail.com

Antonia Vee, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Sunday

Start Time:
4:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30

Session Length:
120 minutes

Address:
433 NE Knott
Portland, OR 97212

FIRE Circle

Aspergers, Child or Adolescent Issues

FIRE Circle, is a therapeutic group that sparks conversations among youth who identify as being on the Autism Spectrum.  The group creates space for youth to process presented topics while intentionally cultivating peer support and social skills. Together, we will recognize our own potential by exploring assumptions we have of ourselves and assumptions often put upon those with a diagnosis.


Group Facilitator:

Kimberly Zeszutek, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-558-6809

FilteringLightCounseling@gmail.com

Kimberly Zeszutek, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30.00 per session, 6 week closed group, $180.00 total

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
Tabor Space
Portland, OR 97215

PTSD & Trauma

PTSD

Trauma group. Focused on recovery, not traumatic experiences.


Group Facilitator:

David B. Harris

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

5038941804

david@ptsdrecoverytherapist.com

David B. Harris

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday
  • Saturday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$35

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
833 Main Street
Portland, OR 97214

Caring Discipline: Parent/Educator Series

Family Conflict, Parenting

Five 1-1/2 hour classes covering a comprehensive parenting approach, Caring Discipline, which is based on Abraham Maslow's philosophy of human nature, and the principle of disciplining children with love and respect. Learn to feel confident in your parenting skills with other parents! Gain practical tools, skills and why your kids are misbehaving. Brainstorm, commiserate, laugh and grow together.


Group Facilitator:

Parent Support Center

503-796-9665

pscpdx@gmail.com

Parent Support Center

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$155/5 week course, scholarships available

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
3421 SE Salmon St.
Portland, OR 97214

Sexual Addiction Treatment Group for Men

Sexual Addiction, Relationship / Marriage Issues

Ongoing Sex Addiction Treatment group for men. This is a process group for defining sobriety, relapse prevention, media plan, sharing your life story including the negative consequences of sexual accting out and other self/other destructive behaviors, accountability for suffering caused to others, healthy sex plan and intimacy skills.


Group Facilitator:

Steven DeLugach

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-233-5827

steven.delugach@gmail.com

Steven DeLugach

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

Start Time:
4:00 PM & 5:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50 for 90 minute therapy group

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4445 SW Barbur Blvd
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97239

Transgender Support Group for Teens and Young Adults Ages 13-23

Gender Identity, LGBTQ Issues

A support group for transgender, gender diverse, and questioning teens and young adults. This group is in connection with Brave Space LLC and will be held at the Q Center in Portland, OR on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. There will be a coinciding Family Support group to support family members of transgender individuals.


Group Facilitator:

Stace Parlen

Marriage and Family Therapist

503-568-1427

stace@postscripttherapy.com

Stace  Parlen

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
2:30 PM

Cost:
10/group or $40 /trimester

Session Length:
1 hour

Address:
4115 N. Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97217

Yoga Calm® for Pre-Teen / Teen Girls:  Strong Heart, Mind & Body

Child or Adolescent Issues, Personal Growth

Imagine a world where our young girls are taught to celebrate & deeply cherish who they are and that self worth is not dependent on external standards. This six-week program teaches girls to approach health in body, mind and heart from a place of self-respect. Yoga Calm teaches deep self esteem, develops skills to navigate social & emotional pressures, and celebrates diversity & the inner spirit.


Group Facilitator:

Caroline McGrath LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.252.5243

caroline@livinggroovecounseling.com

Caroline McGrath LPC, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:00 pm (time may change depending on group)

Cost:
$150 for 6-week session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
15110 Boones Ferry Rd
Suite 150
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Interpersonal Process Group

Anxiety, Personal Growth

A weekly, interpersonal process group exploring self-awareness in relationship and ways of engaging that are authentic, satisfying, and aligned with who you really want to be. Informed by relational, experiential, and body-centered approaches. Facilitated by Jeannie Songer and Ryan Hofrichter.  Three month initial commitment required.


Group Facilitator:

Jeannie Songer

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-560-0804

jsonger@gmail.com

Jeannie Songer

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50 per session

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1235 SE Division, Suite 203B
Portland, OR 97202

Collaborative Problem Solving Parent Training Group

Child or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

The Collaborative Problem Solving approach by Think: Kids at Massachusetts General Hospital is a tried and true parenting method that calms behavior challenges, opens up new pathways of thinking, and builds the skills to meet more and more of your expectations. Group sessions involve a teaching portion as well as getting feedback a certified CPS trainer on how you are applying the skills.


Group Facilitator:

Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

503-376-7114

intakes@restoretherapypdx.com

Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97215

Men’s Process and Support Group

Men’s Issues, Personal Growth

The mission of this group is for men to support and challenge each other to be the best possible person they can be in their lives. Specifically, this group is for men who want to explore issues such as intimate relationships, anger, grief, money, sexuality, emotional expression, and power.


Group Facilitator:

Family Ties Counseling Center

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-349-2281

info@familytiescounselingcenter.com

Family Ties Counseling Center

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
7:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50 per group

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
0333 SW Flower St.
Portland, OR 97239

Love Addicts Group

Personal Growth, Relationship / Marriage Issues

The love addicts group is for people in any stage of struggle or recovery with love addiction. The group is partly educational, partly process oriented, and partly hands-on recovery work.


Group Facilitator:

Kerry Cohen, PsyD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

(503) 974-6641

kerry@kerry-cohen.com

Kerry Cohen, PsyD, LPC

Start Time:
TBA

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$60

Session Length:
80 minutes

Address:
650 NE Holladay St
Suite 1642
Portland, OR 97232

Reclaiming Sexual Desire

Women’s Issues, Sexual Problems

Are you suffering from low sexual desire? You’re not alone. Our lives are busy, stressful, and not conducive to feeling relaxed and present in our bodies. Low desire leaves us feeling defective and worried about the future of our relationships and our own pleasure! Join us as we learn the causes of low desire and the evidenced-based techniques that will reconnect you to your sexuality.


Group Facilitator:

Maegan Megginson, LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

(503) 941-0856

maegan@ccstpdx.com

Maegan Megginson, LMFT, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Start Time:
4:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$60 per session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
3537 N. Williams Ave. Suite 101
Portland, OR 97227

Exploring Authentic Masculinity

Men’s Issues, Personal Growth

Men in our society often feel emotionally isolated and limited in their ability to express themselves in authentic ways. The goals of this male identified group are to help men build better relationships, build skills and confidence in fully expressing themselves, and feel more holistically empowered with their masculinity.


Group Facilitator:

Brad Creel

Professional Counselor Intern

503-998-9465

brad@creelcounseling.com

Brad Creel

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$120 for three sessions per month

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4531 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97215

Women’s Anxiety Support Group

Anxiety, Panic

This group is for adult women (18+) suffering from high anxiety. Many in the group may also experience social anxiety, panic attacks, frequent worries, and fears of being judged by others. In addition to being a place of mutual support, we also explore a variety of effective coping techniques. You are not alone with your anxiety!  We limit participation at no more than 7 clients.


Group Facilitator:

Alissa Loncar

Licensed Professional Counselor

360-952-3070

info@starmeadowcounseling.com

Alissa Loncar

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$40

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
10000 NE 7th Ave
Suite 330
Vancouver, WA 98685

Traumatic Loss Grief Group

Loss or Grief

Professionally led grief group for adults who have lost a loved one to homicide, suicide, or fatal accident.


Group Facilitator:

Laurie Burke, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

5036731848

laburke@burkepsychological.com

Laurie Burke, Ph.D.

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
1235 SE Division
Suite 115
Portland, OR 97202

Women in Transition: Nourishment for Difficult Times

Women’s Issues, Aging Concerns

The purpose of this women's group is to provide nourishment and support during the process of moving through mid-life, to normalize what feels strange, to celebrate insights, to learn from each other.  Members have experienced changes in career, relationships, their bodies, identity shifts, empty nesting... The sessions provide a venue to share and tools to help navigate the waters ahead.


Group Facilitator:

Nani Waddoups, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-784-6214

nani@naniwaddoups.com

Nani Waddoups, LPC, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50/2-Hour Session

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
819 SE Morrison #220
Portland, OR 97214

Yoga for Healing

PTSD, Anxiety

Balance your nervous system through gentle breath, movement, and awareness in an inclusive, compassionate space that allows you to explore your experience in your body, at your own pace and on your own terms. Great if you're healing from trauma, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. Pre and post-natal friendly, all levels welcome. Includes weekly guided meditation emailed to you. Join us!


Group Facilitator:

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.610.8426

rebecca@theartofbalancepdx.com

Rebecca Macy LPC RYT

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
4:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$120/6 weeks

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
ShantiOm
7334 N. Chicago St
Portland, OR 97203

Family Caregivers Support Group

Family Caregiving

This is a free support group for family caregivers that meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month.  This is a safe space for you to connect with other caregivers, learn coping skills, share resources, and improve self-care.


Group Facilitator:

Camille Keith, MS, NCC

Professional Counselor Intern

971-295-1547

camillekeithcounseling@gmail.com

Camille Keith, MS, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
10:30 am

Cost:
Free

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
5050 SW Griffith Dr
Suite 206
Beaverton, OR 97005

Women’s Self-Compassion Group

Anxiety, Self-Esteem

Our inner critic can be relentless, mercilessly judging and criticizing for every inadequacy and shortcoming. In this weekly support group we will focus on developing the skill of self-compassion. We will learn how to motivate ourselves with self-compassion and treat ourselves with kindness and unconditional acceptance, the way we might treat a good friend.


Group Facilitator:

Laurie King, MS

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

503-995-0136

LaurieKingTherapy@gmail.com

Laurie King, MS

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$15 per session

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
2705 E. Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214

Men’s Process Group

Men’s Issues, Personal Growth

Connection and building relationships with others is an essential human need.  In today's social and political climate men need to support each other in leading lives of integrity, authenticity, and service.

Join us and a group of other men who are willing to take off the armor and share their thoughts, emotions, struggles, and triumphs.


Group Facilitator:

Kirk Shepard

Licensed Professional Counselor

5034988102

kirk@rootstockcounseling.com

Kirk Shepard

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$200/Month

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
909 N. Beech
#208
Portland, OR 97227

Support, Express, Empower Group for Empaths

Compassion Fatigue, Personal Growth

SEE group is a sacred space for support, sharing and self-nurturing

  • Experiential practices to re-align with your natural flows of energy:
  • Grounding, clearing and re-balancing energy
  • Mindfulness and meditation
  • Boundary awareness and management of overwhelm and saying YES to your authentic self
  • Embodied awareness and relationship with mind-body-Soul-Spirit
  • Expressive art, sound and movement


Group Facilitator:

Laura Riley, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.946.6530

coalescecounseling@gmail.com

Laura  Riley, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
35-45

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
959 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97214

ACT to Ease Chronic Pain

Anxiety, Chronic Pain or Illness

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) is easy and comfortable to learn in this enjoyable meeting format. Six simple tools begin to change your relationship to pain. Drop the “shoulds” and shame; Make space for difficult thoughts, feelings and sensations. (This gets easier!);  Access pleasant emotions;  Improve energy and stress responses; Connect to the activities and people important to you!


Group Facilitator:

Laurie Perdue

Professional Counselor Intern

503-659-2656

laurie@laurieperdue.com

Laurie Perdue

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
10:30 AM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$30/session or $200 eight week curriculum

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
2115 SE Adams Street
Milwaukie, OR 97222