Support Groups in 02445

In this group, we will explore all kinds of Relationships in the group members’ lives, including Family, Business, Romantic, Friendships, and others. We will use examples of how people relate in the group to improve the client's relationships outside the ...
Hosted by Felix William Treitler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, USTA, USPTA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
In this group, we will explore all kinds of Relationships in the group members’ lives, including Family, Business, Romantic, Friendships, and others. We will use examples of how people relate in the group to improve the client's relationships outside the ...
(781) 332-4637 View (781) 332-4637
A major element of my CBT group is reducing the patterns of avoidance that come to control a person's life. Many people with panic and anxiety disorders experience tremendous discomfort in situations they cannot "get out of" including social gatherings, ...
Hosted by Jonathan E. Goldberg
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
A major element of my CBT group is reducing the patterns of avoidance that come to control a person's life. Many people with panic and anxiety disorders experience tremendous discomfort in situations they cannot "get out of" including social gatherings, ...
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BPAR offers several adult adoptee groups and workshops, including a general adult adoptee group, a group for adoptees of color, a healthy relationships group for adoptees, and a writing workshop. The cost of the groups are $30-$35 per person. Please ...
Hosted by Boston Post Adoption Resources
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Not Verified Not Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
BPAR offers several adult adoptee groups and workshops, including a general adult adoptee group, a group for adoptees of color, a healthy relationships group for adoptees, and a writing workshop. The cost of the groups are $30-$35 per person. Please ...
(617) 420-7064 View (617) 420-7064
Co-led adult interpersonal group on Tuesday evenings in Brookline. For people hoping to develop a deeper understanding of themselves and others and work through struggles with the support of the leaders as well as other group members. Open to people ...
Hosted by Amanda Neas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
Co-led adult interpersonal group on Tuesday evenings in Brookline. For people hoping to develop a deeper understanding of themselves and others and work through struggles with the support of the leaders as well as other group members. Open to people ...
(781) 328-0723 View (781) 328-0723
BPAR offers several adoptee groups for children, including a group for kids ages 8-10, a group for tweens ages 11-12, a group for young teens, ages 13-15, and a group for older teens, ages 16-18. Cost for group is $30 ...
Hosted by Boston Post Adoption Resources
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Not Verified Not Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
BPAR offers several adoptee groups for children, including a group for kids ages 8-10, a group for tweens ages 11-12, a group for young teens, ages 13-15, and a group for older teens, ages 16-18. Cost for group is $30 ...
(617) 420-7064 View (617) 420-7064
If you love someone with Bipolar, you might feel overwhelmed: You’re struggling with stuff that’s way beyond your control. But we are here–for you–others going through the same thing, and professionals who care and can help. In service to you, I'm eager ...
Hosted by Shane MacDonald, LICSW, New Inspiration LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
If you love someone with Bipolar, you might feel overwhelmed: You’re struggling with stuff that’s way beyond your control. But we are here–for you–others going through the same thing, and professionals who care and can help. In service to you, I'm eager ...
(617) 675-2000 View (617) 675-2000
This group is ongoing and is meeting at my Brookline office. Working in an empathic, non-judgemental, confidential atmosphere, we will discuss issues involved in the grieving process. I will try to organize the themes around the death of a loved ...
Hosted by Felix William Treitler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, USTA, USPTA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
This group is ongoing and is meeting at my Brookline office. Working in an empathic, non-judgemental, confidential atmosphere, we will discuss issues involved in the grieving process. I will try to organize the themes around the death of a loved ...
(781) 332-4637 View (781) 332-4637
BPAR offers several parent support groups for parents of adoptees. This includes a parent group for parents of adoptees ages 4 - 7; a parent group for parents of children ages 8-10; a parent group for tweens ages 11-12; a ...
Hosted by Boston Post Adoption Resources
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Not Verified Not Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
BPAR offers several parent support groups for parents of adoptees. This includes a parent group for parents of adoptees ages 4 - 7; a parent group for parents of children ages 8-10; a parent group for tweens ages 11-12; a ...
(617) 420-7064 View (617) 420-7064
Call/email for telehealth therapy individual or group. Mental health groups focus on small, specialized groups meetings online (about 5-10 persons) to discuss different mental health issues such as work stress, relationship issues, anxiety, relaxation and meditation, parenting, adaptation to chronic ...
Hosted by Be Mindful and Well, PhD
PhD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
Call/email for telehealth therapy individual or group. Mental health groups focus on small, specialized groups meetings online (about 5-10 persons) to discuss different mental health issues such as work stress, relationship issues, anxiety, relaxation and meditation, parenting, adaptation to chronic ...
(617) 744-7497 View (617) 744-7497
If you love someone with Bipolar, you might feel overwhelmed: You’re struggling with stuff that’s way beyond your control. But we are here–for you–others going through the same thing, and professionals who care and can help. In service to you, I'm eager ...
Hosted by Shane MacDonald, LICSW, New Inspiration LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
If you love someone with Bipolar, you might feel overwhelmed: You’re struggling with stuff that’s way beyond your control. But we are here–for you–others going through the same thing, and professionals who care and can help. In service to you, I'm eager ...
(617) 675-2000 View (617) 675-2000
Hosted by New Inspiration Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, EdS, MSW, BA
Verified Verified
Group meets in Brookline, MA 02445
(978) 391-2567 View (978) 391-2567
FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in 02445?

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How does group therapy work?

Therapy groups are led by one or more therapists and serve to help people process their experiences and learn from others who understand their challenges firsthand. They can be based on a specific issue, such as addiction, grief, physical illnesses, parenting, and caregiving. They can involve a specific type of program or therapy, such as a social skills group or CBT group. They can also be specific to a particular population or community, such as teens or LGBTQ.

Support groups, like Alcoholics Anonymous, also focus on a specific issue, but are typically led by members with lived experiences and are less structured than therapy groups. Most therapy groups will meet for a fixed length of time with a consistent group of members, while many support groups meet for an indefinite period of time with members coming and going.

What are the benefits of group therapy?

Support groups help connect people with shared challenges or physical and mental health conditions. In a group setting, participants can receive support and feedback from peers and can acquire new skills, strategies and perspectives by listening to one another. Discussing your experience with someone who also has a cancer diagnosis, or whose son also struggles with addiction, for example, can help you feel less alone, reduce distress, find empathy and connection, and learn practical or medical information that has helped others. Group therapy can also be a more affordable option than individual therapy and just as effective.

Is group therapy as effective as individual therapy?

Support groups can be deeply valuable for both emotional support and/or treatment outcomes. It’s difficult to make a blanket statement on efficacy due to the many different types of support groups and conditions treated, but group therapy has been found to be just as effective as individual therapy in establishing long-term abstinence for conditions such as substance abuse, addiction and alcohol abuse.

How much does group therapy cost?

Group counseling is typically less expensive than individual counseling, with each session costing on average between $60 to $75. Meanwhile, individual therapy sessions can run anywhere from $100 to $200 and up, even after insurance. It is possible to find low-cost group therapy options and many therapists offer group sessions free of charge.

Does insurance cover group therapy?

As with individual therapy, many insurance companies do offer coverage for group therapy sessions. However, the coverage varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider. Individuals are encouraged to check with their insurance providers to verify coverage.

How long does group therapy last?

The length of a support group session is often one hour but can fall anywhere between 45 minutes and two hours. The amount of time that people remain in a support group varies based on their specific needs and goals and the type of therapy. Some individuals may seek a shorter-term group, such as a bereavement group, that may last between six and 20 weeks. Some may seek a longer-term group that lasts for a year or indefinitely.

What are the limitations of support groups?

Support groups have many benefits, but there are a few limitations as well. Support groups do not constitute formal therapeutic or medical treatment, and are not run by licensed mental health professionals, so some people may opt for group therapy or individual therapy instead. Additionally, support groups can depend on the other participants, so a disruptive individual has the potential to mar the group dynamic, and the anecdotal information shared may sometimes be unhelpful or inaccurate. Because it is a group setting, confidentiality can be more difficult to guard and participants receive less personalized attention than they would in an individual therapy session.