At first, the idea of participating in group therapy might seem intimidating. Who wants to share their story with strangers? But group therapy, in which one or more therapists lead a group of 5 to 15 people, offers several advantages, including the development of effective communication and socialization skills. By actively participating in group sessions, individuals can learn to articulate their concerns and receive constructive feedback from peers. Group therapy facilitates the cultivation of self-awareness and personal growth.
Our Group Therapy Programs
DBT Skills Group
Participants will learn interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness skills. This group helps individuals manage moods, impulsivity, and self-destructive behaviors, build self-control, and move away from all-or-nothing thinking to a more balanced life. Offered in person and virtually.
Grief Support Group
This group is open to anyone in need of support during their grieving process, whether you are processing the recent loss of a loved one or have experienced a loss at any point in your life. Together, we learn coping strategies, foster resilience, and discover hope amidst the pain. Offered in person and virtually.
Richer Relationships: A Couple's Therapy Group
Calling all couples! Informed by dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), this group aims to strengthen your relationship by preparing yourself and your partner to combat stress, unmet needs, and unpleasant emotions. Offered in person and virtually.
Group Therapy Benefits
Group therapy provides a supportive and empathetic environment where individuals can connect with others who may be facing similar challenges. Sharing experiences, listening to others' perspectives, and receiving support from peers can help individuals feel understood, validated, and less alone in their struggles.
Skill-Building and Practice
Group therapy often focuses on developing specific skills to manage emotions, improve communication, or cope with stress. Through structured exercises, role-playing, and group discussions, individuals can practice these skills in a safe and supportive environment. The group dynamic allows for real-time feedback and reinforcement of new behaviors.
Group therapy offers the opportunity for psychoeducation, where participants can gain knowledge about various mental health issues, coping strategies, and personal growth techniques. Learning from both the therapist and fellow group members can broaden participants' understanding and equip them with new tools and insights.
Interacting with others in a group therapy setting provides an opportunity for individuals to develop and refine their social skills. Group members can practice effective communication, active listening, and constructive feedback. Engaging with others in the group can help improve interpersonal relationships and provide valuable insights into relational patterns.
Feedback and Different Perspectives
In a group setting, individuals receive feedback and insights from other group members. Different perspectives can shed light on blind spots, offer alternative viewpoints, and challenge unhelpful beliefs or behaviors. This feedback can provide valuable insights and contribute to personal growth.
Universality and Normalization
Group therapy can help individuals realize that their experiences and challenges are not unique to them. Hearing others share similar struggles can promote a sense of universality and normalization. It can reduce feelings of shame or isolation and increase self-acceptance, fostering a sense of belonging and connection within the group.
Thrive Beyond Trauma:
Trauma Recovery Circle
This transformative community is dedicated to supporting individuals who have experienced trauma and are seeking healing, resilience, and personal growth. Guided by the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), our group offers a safe and empowering space for individuals to embark on a journey of healing and reclaiming their lives.
Fostering Self-Esteem in Adolescent Girls
Informed by dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), this empowering and supportive group is specifically designed for girls who are navigating the unique challenges of adolescence. Our mission is to inspire and uplift young girls, fostering a strong sense of self-worth and confidence as they journey towards becoming empowered young women.
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Pricing and Insurance Information
We are in-network with most major insurers including Cigna and Aetna. If your health insurance covers group therapy, your responsibility will be determined by your health insurance benefits.
We have made every effort to make our group programs accessible and affordable for all. If you do not have or wish to use health insurance, a sliding scale copay of $30 per session will be assessed.