Support Groups in 10701

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Monthly Reiki Share
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"For all level of Reiki Practitioners to give and receive healing Reiki energy; Open to those who are interested in learning about Reiki healing. Please confirm that you will be attending at cynthiamchase@gmail.com. "
(860) 200-2981 
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Group meets in:
Yonkers, NY 10701
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D' Lyla - Discover Love in Your Life Again
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified
"If you are like many other women, you have fallen in and out of love and have wondered why you haven't found the man of your dreams. Understanding yourself and knowing what is most important to your happiness are the ..."
(917) 746-6402 
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Group meets in:
Yonkers, NY 10701

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Photo of Cynthia M Chase, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 10701, NY
Monthly Reiki Share
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"For all level of Reiki Practitioners to give and receive healing Reiki energy; Open to those who are interested in learning about Reiki healing. Please confirm that you will be attending at cynthiamchase@gmail.com. "
(860) 200-2981 
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Group meets in:
Yonkers, NY 10701
Photo of Angela Montague, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 10701, NY
D' Lyla - Discover Love in Your Life Again
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified
"If you are like many other women, you have fallen in and out of love and have wondered why you haven't found the man of your dreams. Understanding yourself and knowing what is most important to your happiness are the ..."
(917) 746-6402 
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Group meets in:
Yonkers, NY 10701


What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
10701 Support Groups and Group Therapy both offer a safe place to explore important issues. It is important, however, to understand the difference between the two.

Group therapy in 10701 is led by a therapist, group psychotherapist, or group counselor, and is generally structured around an issue. The therapist guides the group through a program as the group works together to better understand thoughts and feelings. Experienced therapists lead psychotherapy groups for various ages, such as adults, and specific issues including anger management, anxiety, and coping skills.

Support groups in 10701 are usually facilitated by a therapist or counselor, but can also be led by members with lived experiences. Generally, a support group is less structured than a therapy group. Support groups bring together members to provide support and strength to each other, often around a common challenge such as addiction or grief.

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.
Is Group Therapy Right For You?
Group therapy in 10701 allows you to benefit from the experiences and sharing of others. Listening to others, and recognizing what you have in common, allows you to learn about yourself. In the group environment, where therapy types such as Mindfulness Based group therapy are used, you can recognize aspects of yourself that you may choose to modify or change.

As other members share about their lives, you might see your own experiences or see patterns you hadn’t noticed previously. The group allows you to better understand issues you might not have noticed before.

Hearing the stories of group members gets you outside of yourself and helps you see your life differently. As you do that, a process of self-acceptance and empathy for others occurs as you learn to relate with others in the group.

Group therapy and support groups in 10701 can also be a less expensive alternative to individual therapy. While you should check with your insurance company, you’ll often find that therapist led group psychotherapy is covered, while peer-led support groups are not. Either way, group session costs are generally less expensive than individual therapy.