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

Food Addiction & Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder, Obesity

Are you struggling with food addiction, binge eating disorder, or compulsive overeating? This group will help you understand what you are dealing with in a holistic way, not focusing exclusively on weight loss.

You are not alone. Come find out more about food addiction and other eating disorders, and also meet other people who are dealing with the same issues.


Group Facilitator:

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Professional Counselor

(503) 914-2749

heleen@lifesolutions.io

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Friday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4145 SW Watson Ave
Suite 350
Beaverton, OR 97005

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

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

Survivors of Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Abuse

It is not easy to  accept that the person you love may never stop hurting you, regardless of the promises he/she is making. It is even harder to leave, especially if you have nobody to support you.

You will receive information, support, and resources at this group. Come find out what you can do to  break free from the cycle of abuse.


Group Facilitator:

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Professional Counselor

(503) 914-2749

heleen@lifesolutions.io

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4145 SW Watson Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005

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

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

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

Love Addiction & Fear Of Rejection

Domestic Abuse, Self-Esteem

Do you feel that you are nothing, or simply cannot survive, without your partner? You may be staying with an abusive partner because you can not bear to be alone. You may even be in a happy relationships but live in constant dread that you may lose the affection or company of your partner.


Group Facilitator:

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Professional Counselor

(503) 914-2749

heleen@lifesolutions.io

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4145 SW Watson Ave
Suite 350
Beaverton, OR 97005

Holistic Feminine

This group for women seeking sisterhood and self-empowerment, while also being a safe place to cultivate, balance and reclaim feminine energy. It's geared to women in their 40's and 50's who yearn for more.


Group Facilitator:

Kerry Ogden, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

(503) 222-3618

kerry@kerryogden.com

Kerry Ogden, MA, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$8.00

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2326 SW Park Place
Portland, OR 97205

Back To School: An Eating Disorder Group for Teens

This group is for high school teens who can use extra support in transitioning from summer break back to the school year. We will focus on issues which teens with eating disorders face: eating structure at school, comparisons, negative body image, fat talk amongst peers, and more. Please visit the groups and workshops page on my website to get on the wait list. The first session is August 15th.


Group Facilitator:

Suzanne Sanchez

Licensed Professional Counselor

971-227-4266

help@suzannesanchezcounseling.com

Suzanne Sanchez

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Cost:
$50/session for 5 sessions (some insurances accepted)

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
8555 SW Apple Way Ste. 320
Portland, OR 97225

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

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

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

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

jv@janeanvedovatherapy.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

White Noise therapy group: Anti-racism work for white folks

Cultural and Systemic Oppression, Personal Growth

Unexamined whiteness is a part of white supremacy which harms communities of color. This group is for white folks to interpersonally examine and become accountable for racism in ourselves and our communities. Requirements: a basic understanding of race relations in the U.S., some kind of introspective work around being white, and a willingness to vulnerably explore white supremacy inside yourself


Group Facilitator:

Kelsey McMurray

Professional Counselor Intern

503-839-2931

understorycounseling@gmail.com

Kelsey McMurray

Group Meets:

  • Saturday

Start Time:
Sept. 29th, 2018

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$200 upfront for 8-week session or $35 per meeting if pay as we go

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
1135 SE Salmon
Portland, OR 97214

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

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

Intuitive Eating Process Group

Body Image Issues, Eating Disorder

The process group is for people with a general understanding, or better, of intuitive eating. This can be as simple as reading the book and/or working with an Intuitive Eating informed provider. We ask that folx with an eating disorder are committed to recovery.

Groups will meet the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6 pm to 8 pm. The initial dates are: Oct 11, Nov 8th, Dec 13th, Jan 10th.


Group Facilitator:

Cayla Panitz, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-512-9507

cayla.livinggroove@gmail.com

Cayla Panitz, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
Each group is $50. You are welcome to pay as you go. You can also pay up front for all dates listed.

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
5200 SW Macadam Ave
Suite 350
Portland, OR 97239

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

Sexual Abuse, Women’s Issues

A 6-week holistic support group for those who identify as female and have a history of sexual trauma. Our weekly trauma-informed groups will offer themes and educational topics on how sexual trauma may effect our minds, bodies, spirits, and relationships. Much of the group will be spent in support & process time and each week we will incorporate holistic practices (yoga, mindfulness, and more).

More Info: www.healingtogetherpdx.com


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:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
Full 6-week session (Early Bird before July 1st): $250 or Full 6-week session: $300

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
Confluence Clinic
506 SW 6th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204

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

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

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

Social Skills/Anger Management for Adolescents

Anger Management, Child or Adolescent Issues

Learn and practice healthy ways of communicating, handle stress/frustration and navigate social conflict in a fun and interactive environment. Nature based and animal assisted activities will be utilized to support engagement and help build necessary skills.


Group Facilitator:

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.221.4531

Joyce@alliancecounselingcenter.org

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
5:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$72.00 per 90-minute session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
22018 S Central Point Rd
Canby, OR 97013

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

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

Caregivers / Caretakers Support

Compassion Fatigue, Family Caregiving

Being a family caregiver can be exhausting due to the number of roles one has to play - caring for the loved one, providing for one's own family, all while meeting the demands of working and running a household. In this Group, caregivers can talk honestly about their struggles with other family caregivers who truly understand, encourage each other, share resources, and stamp out loneliness.


Group Facilitator:

Elaine Korngold, MA, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

503-770-0810

askcounseling@outlook.com

Elaine Korngold, MA, NCC

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$20 per session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
8885 SW Canyon Rd
Suite 108
Portland, OR 97225

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

kerrycohencounseling@gmail.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Healthy Boundaries in Relationships

Codependency, Relationship / Marriage Issues

Do you often try to help or save others? Are you often drawn into their drama or problems? Maybe you find it difficult to say no, or feel guilty when you do? You are noIn this group you will learn what healthy boundaries look like. You will also practice how to be assertive, stand up for yourself, say no, and teach others to respect your boundaries.


Group Facilitator:

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Professional Counselor

(503) 914-2749

heleen@lifesolutions.io

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
12:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4145 SW Watson Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005

Empowerment Through Mythology

Abuse, PTSD

This narrative therapy group is designed for survivors of trauma and abuse. Participants utilize the themes of world myths to view their past from a more balanced perspective, through a more positive lens. Weekly readings and discussions of myths in-session, and short writing assignments between sessions.


Group Facilitator:

Kimberlee Harrison

Professional Counselor Intern

(971) 712-6847

kharrisoncounseling@gmail.com

Kimberlee Harrison

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
5:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
This 10-week group meets once per week. The fee is $25 per meeting, with some limited sliding fee options.

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
5932 NE Glisan
Portland, OR 97213

Kids, Feelings and Problem Solving

Child or Adolescent Issues

This 6 week group will focus on helping children (7-9 years) learn to manage big feelings, engage in successful problem solving and have positive social interactions with their peers. As a group we will use nature based activities to explore the different feelings we have and how they show up in each of us, as well as ways to deal with all those big feelings! Through interactive games and stories.


Group Facilitator:

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.221.4531

Joyce@alliancecounselingcenter.org

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Group Meets:

  • Monday
  • Thursday

Start Time:
4:00pm

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$36 for a 45 minute session

Session Length:
45-50 minutes

Address:
22018 S Central Point Rd
Canby, OR 97013

Gender Unicorns Non-Binary/Genderqueer Support Group

Gender Identity, LGBTQ Issues

This group for non-binary, genderqueer, and other gender non-conforming folks  provides a supportive, safer community context for belonging and feeling understood. We understand your struggle with the gender-binarizing world! This semi-structured group for adults 18+ is professionally facilitated by nonbinary/genderqueer counselors. Advance registration required. Please get in touch to learn more!


Group Facilitator:

Sasha Strong

971-279-7261

sasha@brilliancycounseling.com

Sasha Strong

Group Meets:

  • Tuesday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
10-$40 sliding scale

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4531 SE Belmont St #316
Portland, OR 97215

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

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

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

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

info@trelstadcounseling.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

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

Helping Professionals Group

Personal Growth, Relationship / Marriage Issues

This group is for helping professionals in the medical and mental health fields. The group is run a process-oriented manner, where members share their emotional, relational and work struggles. We then move slowly towards a deeper and more direct connection with the other group members.


Group Facilitator:

Sean Donahue

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.753.2482

sean@pdxgroups.com

Sean Donahue

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50 or Insurance

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
221 SE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

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

Shopping Addiction / Compulsive Buying Therapy Group

Anxiety, Drug Dependence / Abuse / Addiction

Shopping Addiction Therapy is a comprehensive educational coaching experience designed to teach specific skills, tools, and strategies to help you eliminate compulsive buying and overshopping behaviors.

If you’re thinking about trying this group program, ask yourself this: “Am I or is anyone close to me concerned with my shopping and spending?” If the answer is yes, this therapy can help.


Group Facilitator:

Elaine Korngold, MA, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

503-770-0810

askcounseling@outlook.com

Elaine Korngold, MA, NCC

Start Time:
TBD

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20 per session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
8885 SW Canyon Rd
Suite 108
Portland, OR 97225

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

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

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)

Session Length:
90 minutes

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

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

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

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

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

Personal Growth,Women’s Issues

Personal Growth, Women’s Issues

Holistic Feminine is a program for personal transformation. The format is divided into three modules. In the first segment we take a look at old, unconscious stories and give them a fresh update. Then, we’ll take wellness up a notch by automating healthier habits that fit your lifestyle. We end by deepening pleasure and finding ways to bring more joy into your life.


Group Facilitator:

Kerry Ogden, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

(503) 222-3618

kerry@kerryogden.com

Kerry Ogden, MA, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
Let's talk!

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
2326 SW Park Place
Portland, OR 97205

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

Honoring Our Grief

Loss or Grief

"Honoring Our Grief" is an ongoing bi-monthly support group for those grieving a death. Grief is a universal human experience that lives within our bodies, minds, and spirits. This group will be a place to honor yourself where you are in your grief journey. Our community includes: compassionate support, psychoeducation, and holistic activities (yoga, mindfulness, writing, and creative activities)


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:
6:30 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
Fall Session (Oct. 3rd--Dec. 12th): $200 [you can join at anytime at a prorated amount]

Session Length:
2 hours

Address:
506 SW 6th Ave. (Suite 801)
Portland, OR 97204

Parenting Young Children

Child or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

Are you feeling lost and overwhelmed by your child's behaviors? Are you frustrated that your child won't listen? Puzzled by tantrums and poor sleep? Parenting can be an amazing journey and at the same time leave you feeling helpless and wondering what the "right" thing to do is. Together we will explore what might be underlying your child's behaviors and how you can help them be more successful.


Group Facilitator:

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.221.4531

Joyce@alliancecounselingcenter.org

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
9:00 AM

Group Size:
9-15

Cost:
$72.00 per 90 minute session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
22018 S Central Point Rd
Canby, OR 97013

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

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:

  • Tuesday

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

Support group for parents, whose children struggle with an Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder, Parenting

Eating Disorders thrive in isolation and secrecy, that is why family involvement is essential to the success of the ED treatment

  • Gain essential knowledge about how you can support your child’s recovery
  • Learn skills that are specific to the wellbeing of your family
  • Develop a self-care plan and get support implementing it
  • Alleviate feelings of guilt, shame and failure

RSVP REQUIRED by email. 


Group Facilitator:

Azhar Sultanova

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

707-760-9095

azharmft@gmail.com

Azhar Sultanova

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$30

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
5822 Greeley ave
Portland, OR 97217

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Girl Power!

Child or Adolescent Issues

This group will focus on important skills such as direct and healthy communication, setting boundaries, problem solving for positive outcomes, and relaxation techniques when under pressure or in social situations.We will provide a fun, challenging and safe nature-based environment in which to learn and grow.


Group Facilitator:

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.221.4531

Joyce@alliancecounselingcenter.org

ALLIANCE COUNSELING INC.

Group Meets:

  • Monday

Start Time:
3:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$72.00 per 90-minute session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
22018 S Central Point Rd
Canby, OR 97013

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

Teen Talk: Teen process group

Child or Adolescent Issues, Self-Esteem

For teens who are feeling stressed, anxious, or lonely, have limited structure in summer months, and/or those who might need more than individual therapy. Group will connect them with other teens and give them a safe place to talk about the pressures they experience while also focusing on strengthening identity, self-esteem, and communication. Contact: suzannesanchezcounseling.com


Group Facilitator:

Sarabeth Casey, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

503-869-3813

sarabethcaseylpc@gmail.com

Sarabeth Casey, LPC

Group Meets:

  • Thursday

Start Time:
1:00 PM

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$200 per 4 groups

Session Length:
1 Hour

Address:
8555 SW Apple Way Ste. 320
Portland, OR 97225

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

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

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

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

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

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

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

8326654640

maegan@ccstpdx.com

Maegan Megginson

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

Process/support group for therapists

Compassion Fatigue, Personal Growth

This is an interactive process/support group for therapists to explore the personal as well as professional and any overlap. A key feature is attention to therapist well-being and exploration of what is relevant to the whole person. It meets 2x a month with a minimum 5 month commitment. A pre-group interview is require to assess for optimal placement ($75).


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:
15+

Cost:
$75 month

Session Length:
2 hours

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

Parents/Caregivers of Children With Mental Disorders

Child or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

There is not a lot of support out there for parents of children with mental health disorders.  Come talk candidly with other parents who faced similar challenges. You will find NO judgment, just a deep empathy, and understanding of the toll mental disorders can take on the whole family.


Group Facilitator:

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Professional Counselor

(503) 914-2749

heleen@lifesolutions.io

Heleen Woest, MA, NCC

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
4145 SW Watson Ave
Suite 350
Beaverton, OR 97005

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

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

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

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

Surviving Spouses Support

Loss or Grief

While grief is a natural part of life, some people find themselves unable to move on from loss and need professional support to heal. People in the community often avoid discussing painful topics, leaving the mourner isolated in grief compounding the suffering. In group therapy, people learn to openly express their emotions with others who share their loss and know what they are going through.


Group Facilitator:

Elaine Korngold, MA, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

503-770-0810

askcounseling@outlook.com

Elaine Korngold, MA, NCC

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$20 per session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
8885 SW Canyon Rd
Suite 108
Portland, OR 97225

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

Women’s Interpersonal Group

Personal Growth, Women’s Issues

This small group is open to women ages 25 to 35 looking to build confidence, esteem and focus on relationship issues, perfectionism, and people pleasing. Readings and creative directives will be provided as prompts to explore themes.

Please contact me if you are interested!


Group Facilitator:

Sarah Dobey, LPC, MAC, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor

541.904.0024

headandhearttherapy@gmail.com

Sarah Dobey, LPC, MAC, ACS

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Start Time:
7:00 PM

Group Size:
2-5

Cost:
$35 per session

Session Length:
90 minutes

Address:
1722 NW Raleigh St. Office #304
Portland, OR 97209

Late 20s, Early 30s

Anxiety, Depression

Members will share emotional, relational, meaning and work issues in the group. I will then help direct you towards a more direct and genuine connection with the other members of the group.


Group Facilitator:

Sean Donahue

Licensed Professional Counselor

503.753.2482

sean@pdxgroups.com

Sean Donahue

Group Meets:

  • Wednesday

Group Size:
6-8

Cost:
$50 or Insurance

Session Length:
75 minutes

Address:
221 SE 11th Avenue
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