Virtual Harm Reduction Therapy Groups!!

Sunday, August 29, 2021 8:08 AM | Cynthia Hoffman

How are your clients feeling about their relationship to substances now that things (maybe?) are loosening up? Help your clients Stay Connected  and explore their relationship with substances with these Virtual Harm Reduction Therapy Groups!  (These groups are virtual throughout California)

The next Introductory Virtual 8 week Psycho-Educational Harm Reduction Therapy Group starts on September 13th and is looking for 2 more participants.

This introductory group is for someone who is new to Harm Reduction. Group members will learn about the philosophy of harm reduction and help identify effective harm reduction techniques that work for them. They will also work to identify and help to deal with the feelings that are associated with alcohol and other drug use. CBT, DBT and mindfulness are used to teach coping skills. There is modest setting of  intentions  and exploration around the ability to adhere to those intentions.   This group meets via Zoom on Mondays from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.       Assessments for the group are $250 and each psycho-educational group is $75 per session.

Also: Ongoing Harm Reduction Therapy Support Groups  These online support groups are designed to provide additional support for clients who have completed the 8-Week Harm Reduction Psycho-educational Group or have had previous experience with harm reduction. The group topic comes from group participants and are focused around the issues that arise while working towards moderating or abstaining substances. Participants set intentions for use and healthy lifestyle practices that minimize the harm from use. Participants also explore with the group their ability to maintain their intentions or discuss the obstacles that may inhibit the ability to maintain their intentions. 

There are two ongoing support groups:  One meets meets on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:50pm and the other Wednesdays 7:10pm to 8:30pm.  The fee is $60 per weekly session. Each Group has 2 openings.

Contact us at or if you have questions you can text or call 415-987-5578    ********************************************************************************************************************SAVE SAVE THE DATE for these trainings and CE events!

You Rule Counseling and Therapy presents: Claudia Figallo and Cynthia Hoffman

Using Harm Reduction Therapy (November 6th and 13th)  

and Motivational Interviewing (December 4th and 11th)

in therapy and counseling :  12 CE’s are available!!

Cynthia Hoffman, LMFT.


SCV-CAMFT                 P.O. Box 60814, Palo Alto, CA. 94306                      408-721-2010

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