Host: Elaine Klionsky, JD, PhD
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"This mixed gender psychodynamic psychotherapy group addresses issues such as marriage, parenting, career development, life satisfaction, anxiety, and depression. Members are able to participate in discussion of the process of interacting while covering content. Members work on appropriate expression of ..."
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(301) 244-8991
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"This mixed gender psychodynamic psychotherapy group addresses issues such as marriage, parenting, career development, life satisfaction, anxiety, and depression. Members are able to participate in discussion of the process of interacting while covering content. Members work on appropriate expression of ..."
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Host: Elaine Klionsky, JD, PhD
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"This psychodynamic psychotherapy group is comprised of women in their 20's through 40's. The focus is on self-acceptance, relationship building, career development, and appropriate self-expression. Members have considerable psychotherapy experience and are able to observe themselves and the group process ..."
Adults
(301) 244-8991
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"This psychodynamic psychotherapy group is comprised of women in their 20's through 40's. The focus is on self-acceptance, relationship building, career development, and appropriate self-expression. Members have considerable psychotherapy experience and are able to observe themselves and the group process ..."
Photo of Elaine Klionsky, Psychologist
Host: Elaine Klionsky, JD, PhD
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"This is a mixed gender psychotherapy group addressing a variety of issues including career development, appropriate expression of feelings including anger, relationships with friends, colleagues, and romantic partners, parenting, work/life balance, depression, anxiety, and self-destructive behavior. The ages of members ..."
Adults
(301) 244-8991
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"This is a mixed gender psychotherapy group addressing a variety of issues including career development, appropriate expression of feelings including anger, relationships with friends, colleagues, and romantic partners, parenting, work/life balance, depression, anxiety, and self-destructive behavior. The ages of members ..."
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Host: Emily L Rizzo, LCPC, LPC, NCC
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"Monthly Support Group for parents of trans/non-binary youth/teens to come together and talk. Hosted by myself and Signey Olson, licensed nurse practitioner who specializes in hormone treatment. "
Adults
(240) 800-1569
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"Monthly Support Group for parents of trans/non-binary youth/teens to come together and talk. Hosted by myself and Signey Olson, licensed nurse practitioner who specializes in hormone treatment. "
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Host: Matthew Burgess Leary, PhD
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"Shame underlies so many experiences of fear, anxiety, depression, helplessness, and anger. And so often, hiding our shame robs us of the capacity to meaningfully connect with ourselves and other people. Using Brene Brown’s book The Gifts of Imperfection, this ..."
Adults
(240) 221-5449
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"Shame underlies so many experiences of fear, anxiety, depression, helplessness, and anger. And so often, hiding our shame robs us of the capacity to meaningfully connect with ourselves and other people. Using Brene Brown’s book The Gifts of Imperfection, this ..."
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Host: Michael Labbe, LCPC, LPC, NCC
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"This process group is set for adult males, to deepen personal understanding, address addictive behaviors and anxiety, lift depression, and meet change of life issues. The group is facilitated by Michael Labbe and Ron Miller (clinical director) and is process/interpersonal ..."
Adults
(240) 350-4424
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"This process group is set for adult males, to deepen personal understanding, address addictive behaviors and anxiety, lift depression, and meet change of life issues. The group is facilitated by Michael Labbe and Ron Miller (clinical director) and is process/interpersonal ..."
Photo of Marsha B Stein, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Marsha B Stein
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"Stress can have a huge impact on our emotional and long term physical well being. This support group will help identify individual stress triggers, stress physiology and specific coping mechanisms in dealing with stressful situation off the page in our ..."
Adults
(301) 852-5885
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"Stress can have a huge impact on our emotional and long term physical well being. This support group will help identify individual stress triggers, stress physiology and specific coping mechanisms in dealing with stressful situation off the page in our ..."
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Host: Marjorie Kreppel, LCPC, NCC, MA
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): a highly specialized form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) designed to help people with difficulties managing their emotions. In group, clients learn skills for better management of emotions, relationships, distress and focusing on the present moment. ..."
Adults
(301) 918-5182
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): a highly specialized form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) designed to help people with difficulties managing their emotions. In group, clients learn skills for better management of emotions, relationships, distress and focusing on the present moment. ..."
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"This group is for adults with ADHD (out of college) looking to improve executive functioning skills and manage the symptoms of ADHD. This 8-session virtual program will help participants instill practical tools and strategies that they can implement in their ..."
Adults
(240) 847-3728
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"This group is for adults with ADHD (out of college) looking to improve executive functioning skills and manage the symptoms of ADHD. This 8-session virtual program will help participants instill practical tools and strategies that they can implement in their ..."
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Host: Karen Hennessy, CPNP, PMHNP
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"This 8-session psycho-educational group is designed to help mothers raising a child with ADHD and related disorders. This group is a supportive place for mothers to share personal experiences and engage in collaborative problem solving. Topics: Setting realistic expectations for ..."
Adults
(240) 451-8893
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"This 8-session psycho-educational group is designed to help mothers raising a child with ADHD and related disorders. This group is a supportive place for mothers to share personal experiences and engage in collaborative problem solving. Topics: Setting realistic expectations for ..."
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Host: Marc Hafkin, PhD, LCSW-C, LPC
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"Growth based mixed therapy groups focusing on life transitions, being more mindful of individual life choices and increasing self awareness. "
Adults
(301) 656-7445
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"Growth based mixed therapy groups focusing on life transitions, being more mindful of individual life choices and increasing self awareness. "
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Host: Wendy J Hookman, MD
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"Nutritopia is a wellness and weight loss program for women who have tried everything but have never been able to gain balance in life or maintain weight loss. Nutritopia provides women the opportunity to overhaul their lives by giving them ..."
Adults
(301) 679-7575
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"Nutritopia is a wellness and weight loss program for women who have tried everything but have never been able to gain balance in life or maintain weight loss. Nutritopia provides women the opportunity to overhaul their lives by giving them ..."
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Host: David S. Rose, PhD, CGP
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"This is an open-ended Men's therapy group with a focus on intra- and interpersonal issues. Relationships and interaction in the group are used to understand these issues, and group members are encouraged and expected to be active in working their ..."
Adults
(301) 587-5735
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"This is an open-ended Men's therapy group with a focus on intra- and interpersonal issues. Relationships and interaction in the group are used to understand these issues, and group members are encouraged and expected to be active in working their ..."
Photo of Lisa Makstein, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Lisa Makstein, LCSW-C, LICSW
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"This group is for men and women interested in working on the relationships in their lives. Through telling our stories, we create opportunities to bring more of ourselves present. Participants have the chance to visit or re-visit parts of themselves ..."
Adults
(301) 485-6939
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"This group is for men and women interested in working on the relationships in their lives. Through telling our stories, we create opportunities to bring more of ourselves present. Participants have the chance to visit or re-visit parts of themselves ..."
Photo of Stewart A Zelman, Psychologist
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"Afraid to be you? Fear and anxiety get in the way of our goals and achievements. This ten week program is designed to help you overcome these obstacles and become the person you have always wanted to be. Incorporating newly ..."
Adults
(301) 485-6914
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"Afraid to be you? Fear and anxiety get in the way of our goals and achievements. This ten week program is designed to help you overcome these obstacles and become the person you have always wanted to be. Incorporating newly ..."
Host: Cindy Bull Crane, MSW, LCSW-C
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"My processing and CBT skills and mindfulness groups are for young adults and adults going through significant life transitions, including issues such as ADHD, Chronic Illness and Trauma-related issues of all types. Groups are rolling and limited to max of ..."
Adults
(301) 246-2921
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"My processing and CBT skills and mindfulness groups are for young adults and adults going through significant life transitions, including issues such as ADHD, Chronic Illness and Trauma-related issues of all types. Groups are rolling and limited to max of ..."
Photo of Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier, Counselor
Host: Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier, LCPC, MS, MEd, NCC
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"For mothers who seek to manage stress and anxiety better, feel more grounded amidst life's daily chaos, and discover new confidence, balance, and self-care tools, in a confidential, supportive group setting. "
Adults
(202) 335-6314
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"For mothers who seek to manage stress and anxiety better, feel more grounded amidst life's daily chaos, and discover new confidence, balance, and self-care tools, in a confidential, supportive group setting. "
Photo of Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier, Counselor
Host: Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier, LCPC, MS, MEd, NCC
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
"A one-day interactive workshop that prepares couples who are engaged, newly married, or in a long-term relationship to lay the groundwork for a conscious, fulfilling and life-long commitment. Couples learn tools to deal with conflict, communication skills, and ways to ..."
Adults
(202) 335-6314
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
"A one-day interactive workshop that prepares couples who are engaged, newly married, or in a long-term relationship to lay the groundwork for a conscious, fulfilling and life-long commitment. Couples learn tools to deal with conflict, communication skills, and ways to ..."
Photo of Len Guedalia, Psychologist
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"In group therapy, a small number of people (5-9) meet together weekly to work on ways to improve the quality of their lives and on how to get more from interpersonal relationships. Group members have said that being in group ..."
Adults
(301) 907-8995
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"In group therapy, a small number of people (5-9) meet together weekly to work on ways to improve the quality of their lives and on how to get more from interpersonal relationships. Group members have said that being in group ..."
Photo of Kristin Staroba LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Kristin Staroba, LCSW-C, LICSW
Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
"I co-lead this long-term co-ed group with a male therapist. We focus on relationship issues within the group and in members' lives. "
Adults
(301) 850-6349
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Group meets in:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
"I co-lead this long-term co-ed group with a male therapist. We focus on relationship issues within the group and in members' lives. "

Adults Support Groups
The Bethesda adult support groups listed here have identified their focus on adult therapy in Bethesda, adult counseling, help for Bethesda adults in therapy, or Bethesda adult counseling. An adult support group in Bethesda and adult psychologists mostly work with adults, handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to adult relationships, and adult child relationships.

Bethesda Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Bethesda counseling groups, Bethesda support groups, Bethesda 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 counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Bethesda 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 Bethesda to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.