Host: Sheila Raitt, HBA, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"A ten week personal growth and empowerment group for women. Explore your thoughts and emotions as related to life's challenges. Receive guidance, information, and practical strategies to help navigate those challenges. You will have the chance to express your creativity ..."
(877) 659-2344
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Whitby, ON L1N
"A ten week personal growth and empowerment group for women. Explore your thoughts and emotions as related to life's challenges. Receive guidance, information, and practical strategies to help navigate those challenges. You will have the chance to express your creativity ..."
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Host: Miriam Klaczkowski, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a well researched, evidence-based treatment originally designed for Borderline Personality Disorder. This therapy blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), focusing on our thoughts and actions, and Zen Buddhism which focuses on becoming a mindful observer of ..."
(365) 650-2145
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a well researched, evidence-based treatment originally designed for Borderline Personality Disorder. This therapy blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), focusing on our thoughts and actions, and Zen Buddhism which focuses on becoming a mindful observer of ..."
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Host: Fatima Tahir, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a well researched, evidence-based treatment originally designed for Borderline Personality Disorder. This therapy blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), focusing on our thoughts and actions, and Zen Buddhism which focuses on becoming a mindful observer of ..."
(365) 655-0851
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a well researched, evidence-based treatment originally designed for Borderline Personality Disorder. This therapy blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), focusing on our thoughts and actions, and Zen Buddhism which focuses on becoming a mindful observer of ..."
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Host: Jacqueline Hebert, MNTCW, RP
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"A group that incorporates learning and experience. Each week incorporates a specific theme, as you are guided through a welcoming practice and various mindfulness exercises as well as guided meditations. Through participation, you will get to know how mindfulness and ..."
(289) 778-0263
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"A group that incorporates learning and experience. Each week incorporates a specific theme, as you are guided through a welcoming practice and various mindfulness exercises as well as guided meditations. Through participation, you will get to know how mindfulness and ..."
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Host: Derek Wright, BSW, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Men of Courage is a 10 week group program designed for adult men recovering from childhood sexual and/or physical abuse. The group is tailored toward the needs of men and focuses on their unique experiences of trauma. The goal of the ..."
(289) 271-0758
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Men of Courage is a 10 week group program designed for adult men recovering from childhood sexual and/or physical abuse. The group is tailored toward the needs of men and focuses on their unique experiences of trauma. The goal of the ..."
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Host: Sharmila Jaihindraj, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a well researched, evidence-based treatment originally designed for Borderline Personality Disorder. This therapy blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), focusing on our thoughts and actions, and Zen Buddhism which focuses on becoming a mindful observer of ..."
(289) 806-5068
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a well researched, evidence-based treatment originally designed for Borderline Personality Disorder. This therapy blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), focusing on our thoughts and actions, and Zen Buddhism which focuses on becoming a mindful observer of ..."
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Host: Vielka Almanzar Bautista, HBA, MEd, MA
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"The Positive Self Image Program is a 6 week-long program for teen girls ages (10 -16 years old). In the program, the girls will meet 2x weekly for 1 hour (Mondays and Thursdays). We will be addressing different topics such ..."
(289) 278-0853
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"The Positive Self Image Program is a 6 week-long program for teen girls ages (10 -16 years old). In the program, the girls will meet 2x weekly for 1 hour (Mondays and Thursdays). We will be addressing different topics such ..."
Photo of Miriam Klaczkowski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Miriam Klaczkowski, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"The Positive Self Image Program is a 6 week-long program for teen girls ages (10 -16 years old). In the program, the girls will meet 2x weekly for 1 hour (Mondays and Thursdays). We will be addressing different topics such ..."
(365) 650-2145
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"The Positive Self Image Program is a 6 week-long program for teen girls ages (10 -16 years old). In the program, the girls will meet 2x weekly for 1 hour (Mondays and Thursdays). We will be addressing different topics such ..."
Photo of Sharmila Jaihindraj, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Sharmila Jaihindraj, MSW, RSW
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"The Positive Self Image Program is a 6 week-long program for teen girls ages (10 -16 years old). In the program, the girls will meet 2x weekly for 1 hour (Mondays and Thursdays). We will be addressing different topics such ..."
(289) 806-5068
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"The Positive Self Image Program is a 6 week-long program for teen girls ages (10 -16 years old). In the program, the girls will meet 2x weekly for 1 hour (Mondays and Thursdays). We will be addressing different topics such ..."
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Host: Andrea Harris, RP
Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"I am currently providing a weekly mindfulness and meditation group ONLINE. My goal is to create a community where we can practice together, and learn and embrace mindfulness into our daily life. With a focus on acceptance, self compassion, and ..."
(289) 274-8354
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Group meets in:
Whitby, ON L1N
"I am currently providing a weekly mindfulness and meditation group ONLINE. My goal is to create a community where we can practice together, and learn and embrace mindfulness into our daily life. With a focus on acceptance, self compassion, and ..."

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Whitby Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Whitby counselling groups, Whitby support groups, Whitby mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counsellor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Whitby support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Whitby to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Whitby group?
In a professionally operated support group in Whitby, members provide each other with various types of help for a particular shared issue. The help takes the form of relating personal experiences and listening to and accepting others' experiences. Whitby group members may also provide a sympathetic understanding and a social network.

Group therapists or group counsellors lead or facilitate the group and provide group counselling in Whitby. They are sometimes specifically trained in group dynamics and the understanding of small group processes. So 'interpersonal learning', which can involve unfiltered feedback and confrontation between group members (and can be threatening) is safely moderated by the group therapist or group counsellor in Whitby.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?