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Group Therapy Arlington, Virginia

Are you looking for Group Therapy Arlington, Virginia?

No matter the obstacle you’re dealing with, whether it’s stress, anxiety, or depression, having a community of like-minded individuals who share similar struggles provides a unique opportunity to grow and heal together.

Group therapy Arlington,Virginia, is a secure and supportive environment where everyone feels at ease sharing their stories, fostering a sense of connection among all members. You can open up about your experiences, gain fresh perspectives, and learn from others who are going through similar struggles. 

Being part of such a community, where challenges are shared, and solutions are collectively found, ensures that you leave each session feeling valued, understood, and more at peace with yourself.

The Counseling Center of Virginia offers various group therapy sessions to help children, adolescents, and adults. We also offer in person groups in Arlington and telehealth groups through a secure online platform to increase accessibility. 

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Our Group Leaders in Arlington, VA

Our professional therapists will facilitate meaningful conversations, give you a voice, and ultimately assist you in achieving personal growth.

VICTORIA MWONGELA The Counseling center of Maryland

Victoria Mwongela, LCPC

Victoria is a psychotherapist at the Counseling Center Group providing individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and group therapy to clients of all ages. Victoria is a Licensed Clinical Professional ...

How Group Therapy at The Counseling Center of Virginia Works

Participating in group therapy sessions in Arlington, Virginia, creates a secure and supportive space where a small group of 4 to 8 members gather to openly share their experiences, confront challenges, and celebrate successes, drawing strength from the collective wisdom of the group. This presents a unique opportunity for self-discovery and the establishment of meaningful connections with others.

Under the expert guidance of our professional therapists, who specialize in facilitating group dynamics, you will gain new strategies to address your challenges. They will be there to provide unwavering support and guidance throughout your journey.

Group therapy proves beneficial for a diverse range of mental health issues. Specifically, you can:

  • Acquire skills to manage stress, anxiety, or depression
  • Strengthen relationships
  • Effectively address addiction, including substance abuse
  • Recover from an eating disorder
  • Regulate and manage emotions
  • Improve parent-child relationships
  • Heal from trauma and PTSD
  • Enhance communication

Whether you or your loved ones are grappling with any of the mentioned issues or simply seeking personal growth, we are here to assist. Engaging in group therapy is not limited to addressing specific mental health problems; it can also contribute to the enhancement of your social and interpersonal skills.

Groups At The Counseling Center of Virginia

At the Counseling Center Group, we understand that individual therapy isn’t the right fit for everyone. That’s why we provide a variety of weekly group therapy sessions in Arlington to help you connect and grow alongside others. 

DBT Skills
Group Therapy

DBT Skills Groups are group therapy sessions that teach individuals skills from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), an evidence-based treatment for a variety of mental health conditions. These groups provide a supportive, collaborative and educational environment to help participants gain insight into their own emotions and behaviors.

Group Therapy

Process groups are an effective form of therapy that can help individuals make positive changes in their lives. They provide a safe and supportive space for members to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. During a process group, members explore their relationships to themselves, others, and the world around them.

Group Therapy

Mindfulness groups are groups that focus on teaching mindfulness techniques and practices to individuals. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing one’s attention to the present moment in a non-judgmental way. Through the use of mindful breathing, visualization, and body scan exercises, participants can learn to be present in the moment.
Addiction Recovery
Group Therapy
Our DBT-Informed Recovery Group is an Evidence-Based treatment that effectively treats Substance Abuse/other Process Addictions while simultaneously addressing other complex problems related to emotion dysregulation.
Eating Disorder Recovery
Group Therapy
Eating disorder recovery groups are groups that provide support and guidance to individuals who are struggling with an eating disorder or who are in recovery from an eating disorder.

Emotion Fitness Program
Group Therapy

Emotion fitness program groups are groups that focus on teaching individuals techniques and strategies for managing and regulating their emotions. These groups are led by trained counselors.

Group Therapy

Peer groups are groups of people who come together to support each other and share experiences and challenges. They can be helpful in providing a sense of belonging and connection, as well as a source of advice and guidance. 

The Professional Series
Group Therapy

Professional Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) groups are a type of therapy group that is led by a trained and experienced DBT therapist. They are designed to help individuals learn and practice the skills taught in DBT.

Parent-Child Interaction
Group Therapy
Parent-Child Interaction Group Therapy (PCIT) is a type of therapy that focuses on improving the relationship between parents and their children. PCIT focuses on teaching parents positive discipline strategies, improving communication between parent and child, and helping each parent understand the child’s behavior.
Advanced DBT
Group Therapy
In a Advanced DBT skills group, clients will learn and practice DBT tools to improve their ability to solve problems, cope with crises, manage interpersonal conflicts, and set and achieve goals in various areas of their lives. Together, clients will learn the theory and skills of DBT in an experiential way that helps to integrate these principles into their everyday.

Benefits Of Group Therapy In Virginia

Group therapy in Arlington is a journey toward healing and growth within a supportive community. It brings countless benefits to your well-being, relationships, and overall life.

Here are some of the benefits of group therapy:

  • You’re Not Alone: In group therapy, you’re surrounded by individuals who understand what you’re going through. This shared experience will help you feel connected and understood.
  • Diverse Perspectives: Every member brings their own life story. Learning from their experiences can broaden your perspective, and spark new ideas and ways of thinking you might never have stumbled upon on your own.
  • Growing Together: As you share and listen, you gain valuable life skills that extend beyond therapy. It’s a space where growth is collective and continuous.
  • Safety and Respect: Every session is a promise of confidentiality and respect. Here, every voice matters, and every story holds weight.
  • Skill Building: You will not only learn new tools and strategies to manage your challenges but will also practice interpersonal and communication skills, enhancing your day-to-day interactions.
  • Building Connections: The relationships that are formed in our sessions often extend and form close and lasting friendships.


Our professional therapists in Arlington, Virginia specialize in various therapeutic approaches such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy, and much more. 

Our goal is to create short-term, highly effective treatments specifically tailored to your needs to help you achieve meaningful, long-lasting results while setting you on the quickest path to well-being.

Book a Session Today For Group Therapy in Arlington

You don’t have to navigate your challenges alone.
The journey to personal growth is always richer when shared.
Group therapy in Arlington, Virginia might be the key to overcoming your mental health challenges and living a more fulfilling life.
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