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CBT GROUPS Your Path to Wellness and Growth

Are you or someone you know facing challenges with anxiety, depression, addictions, or relationship issues? At CBT GROUPS, we are here to offer you guidance, support and transformative courses.

Our mission:

Empowering individuals on the path to mental and emotional well-being.

📚 What We Offer:

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal development.

Next Upcoming Event

Five Secrets Deep Practice Group with Heather Clague MD

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15 May 2024
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Local Date: May 16 2024 |
Local Time: 1:15 am - 2:45 am

Book CLub

when life hits hard
with Brandon Vance MD and Heather Clague MD

Cost $144 / sliding scale
Group Education Classes on ZOOM

Six Mondays, live online via Zoom
January 22nd – February 26th, 4:00-5:20pm Pacific Time
Cost $144 – sliding scale – no one turned away for lack of funds.
Whether it’s a sudden shocking loss or an ongoing hardship, each of us will have to face life’s downturns. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) offers a powerful approach to staying open to the richness of life and pursuing what matters even when things feel impossibly hard. In this book club, you’ll learn skills that will enhance your resilience and help you thrive when life hits hard

Deep Practice CLub

Five Secrets Deep Practice Group with Brandon Vance MD

Cost $480/for the 6-Group Series PER PERSON

6 Weeks, 90 minutes per session, from February 15-March 21 2024 9:00-10:30am US Pacific Time. Note that Daylight Savings begins in the US on March 12th so the last two meetings may be an hour different from the first 4 meetings depending on where you are in the world.

11 Weeks to Self Esteem Program - Dawn O'Meally, LCSW-C, PA

Cost: $350 total/ Group Education Classes on ZOOM

Unlock the path to lasting change in your life through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with our comprehensive 11 Weeks to Self Esteem program. Join Dawn A. O’Meally, MSW, LCSW-C, for engaging, 1 ½ hour long group sessions utilizing the transformative workbook “10 Days to Self Esteem” by David Burns, MD.

Duration: January 24, 2024 – April 17, 2024
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (ZOOM)
Format: 11 sessions, 1.5 hrs. each

Deep Practice CLub

Five Secrets Deep Practice Group with Heather Clague MD

Cost $480 for the 6-Group Series PER PERSON
Group Education Classes on ZOOM

Six Wednesdays, May 15th – June 19th, 2024, 4:15-5:45pm Pacific Time Pacific Time Six 90-minute sessions to help you improve your relationships by honing your skills in effective communication using the Five Secrets of Effective Communication developed by Dr. David. D. Burns.

Mastering Your Adult ADHD, A Cognitive Behavioral Psychoeducational Program

Cost $350/
Group Education Classes on ZOOM

Program led by Dawn A. O’Meally, LCSW-C, P.A. utilizing the workbook Mastering Your
Adult ADHD-A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Program Client Workbook,Second Edition, Steven A. Safren, Susan E. Sprich, Carol A. Perlman, and Michael W. Otto. Program: 13 weeks, Mondays,
Duration: February 19, 2024 – May 6, 2024
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (ZOOM)
Format: 11 sessions, 1.5 hrs. each

The Feeling Great Book Club with Brandon Vance MD and Heather Clague MD

Registration Current Closed
Group Education Classes on ZOOM

Learn powerful tools for Anxiety and Depression. In this book club, we will read “Feeling Great” by Dr. David D. Burns, a pioneer in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. In this expert-led group group, we will have small group discussions as well as demos and time to practice exercises from the book.

We can help you up-level your skills:

What we recommend:

Learn effective strategies to manage and overcome anxiety. Anxiety is a normal human emotion that we all experience. It leads to avoidance that can limit our experience of life and ourselves. Learning tools to conquer anxiety empowers your clients and you

Find tools and resources to get you through challenging times.The thoughts, “I’m not good enough.” “I can’t …” and “It will always be bad,” can haunt a life and rob someone of joy. Destroying these thoughts and creating new thoughts can remove the clouds and let the light and strength shine in on someone’s life

Get rid of habits that no longer serve you and develop positive ones. Our life is made up of a multitude of habits, beneficial, detrimental, and in between. Learning how to grow our life-serving habits can change our lives and the lives of our clients.

Relationship Issues.
Enhance your relationships with others through meaningful and supportive relationships.

Conflict and difference of opinion are part of almost all healthy relationships. The ability to resolve that conflict from a place of strength and warmth will determine the course of that relationship, as well as our relationship with ourselves. It is a rare person who cannot benefit from continued growth in their relationship skills, and thus continue to enhance their relationships.

Explore our courses and start your transformation today.

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Taught By Proven Professionals

Learn from experts in CBT groups

Heather Clague MD, MPH

I’m excited to partner with my patients to heal what needs to be healed and learn the skills to engage in the process of living a vital, meaningful life. My approach incorporates TEAM therapy (developed by Dr. David Burns), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), contemporary psychodynamic therapy and approaches such as mindfulness, visualization, and compassion practice, with attention to lifestyle and judicious use of medications when needed. I am particularly excited about the power of groups to facilitate growth and healing.

Dawn O’Meally, LCSW-C, P.A

 Dawn O’Meally, LCSW-C, P.A. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the owner of a private practice in Maryland-The Counseling Center for Change. In 2002,Dawn became inspired and excited by Dr. David Burns’ research and decided to lead a group for her patients based on his workbook 10 Days to Self Esteem. The reduction in anxiety and depression scores was astounding and the transformation she saw in her patients quickly convinced her that she wanted to offer this program to everyone she could! On 4/26/21, Dawn was honored to do a podcast with Dr. Burns and tell him all about her 20 years of experience facilitating group after group using his Self Esteem workbook and leader’s guide. https://feelinggood.com/2021/04/26/239-ten-days-to-self-esteem-featuring-dawn-omeally/About 150 Self Esteem Groups later, and still going strong, Dawn still gets excited for newcomers because she knows with 100% confidence how her intensive small group program will be life changing for the participants that are willing to dive in and do the homework. With her expert guidance, participants build a solid beginner’s toolkit of CBT techniques and practice them with step-by-step support. Dawn’s genuine, warm, and engaging presentation style fosters a transformative experience for her participants via ZOOM for people all over the country and around the world.

DR.Leigh Harrington MD

Meet Dr. Leigh Harrington: A renowned psychiatrist with extensive TEAM CBT Therapy Training and Teaching experience, Dr. Leigh Harrington. A multi-talented physician, psychiatrist, teacher, and coach, she offers her expertise to help you achieve your goals .
As a former Chief Resident at Stanford, former Medical Director for Yolo County, a voluntary faculty member at UC Davis, teacher/trainer, resource, and mother, Dr. Harrington brings a wealth of deep experience to the work.
Beyond the professional realm, Dr. Harrington is a seeker of joy, nature-lover and life enthusiast. Whether guiding others in their transformational journeys or endeavoring in a new skill, she’s an eternal learner and lover of life’s moments. Grateful for an incredible support network, she acknowledges the profound impact of mentors, including Dr. David Burns, colleagues, friends and family in shaping her path. She adventures near and far, raising two beautiful daughters along the way.
Living the dream is a challenge and reward she knows intimately—as a parent, partner, teacher, and friend. Connected and committed, she’s on a mission to turn suffering into joy and empower others to do the same. Join her to create your own vibrant journey!

Brandon Vance MD

My practice mindset centers on sustainability: I want to facilitate you learning and embodying the tools to feel and stay well and be freed up to live your life the way you want and have the kinds of relationships and achieve the things in the world that you want.  I work with individuals, couples, groups and also teach and consult with individuals and organizations.  My approach is usually structured by TEAM therapy which helps me and you get great results and have accountability for those results oriented towards your goals. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Our programs offer effective tools to conquer anxiety, empowering you to navigate life with confidence.

Our resources guide you in transforming negative thoughts like “I’m not good enough” into empowering ones, bringing joy back into your life.

Our programs help you understand and change life-serving habits, offering a transformative journey toward a healthier lifestyle.

Learn to navigate conflicts and differences in a healthy way, fostering meaningful and supportive relationships. Continued growth in relationship skills is valuable for enhancing all aspects of your relationships.ese pillars of marketing can easily boost your ROI considerably.

Yes, our courses are available online. You can access them remotely, providing flexibility for your learning journey.

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