Host: Jennifer Hairston-Davis
Group meets in:
Babylon, NY 11702
"Grief seems to be a central focus these days with disease, addictions and major life challenges on the rise. Come meet with those who can relate to what you're going through. Grief is often so isolating and connection to others ..."
(631) 526-7332
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Group meets in:
Babylon, NY 11702
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"Grief seems to be a central focus these days with disease, addictions and major life challenges on the rise. Come meet with those who can relate to what you're going through. Grief is often so isolating and connection to others ..."
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Host: Monica Rose Smith, MDiv, LMSW
Group meets in:
Millerton, NY 12546
"To be with others who are also experiencing grief and loss, and sharing our experiences with one another, can be a wonderful way to heal. Our group will be limited to 7 people and will run for 8 weeks. This ..."
(518) 963-6984
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Group meets in:
Millerton, NY 12546
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"To be with others who are also experiencing grief and loss, and sharing our experiences with one another, can be a wonderful way to heal. Our group will be limited to 7 people and will run for 8 weeks. This ..."
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Host: Dr. Sherry R Schachter, PhD, RN
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10075
"This discussion group is for men who are grieving a significant loss - for example, the death of a spouse/partner; or the death of a sibling or parent. Bereaved men generally find themselves as the only male in a bereavement ..."
(347) 767-4434
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10075
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"This discussion group is for men who are grieving a significant loss - for example, the death of a spouse/partner; or the death of a sibling or parent. Bereaved men generally find themselves as the only male in a bereavement ..."
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Host: Maryam Mortaz, MA, LMHC
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10036
"Sorry . no Groups at this time . "
(646) 663-5633
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10036
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"Sorry . no Groups at this time . "
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Host: Ms. Joanne L Harpel, MPhil, CT, JD
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10019
"You'd be amazed at how warm and welcoming Zoom support groups can be. I keep the groups small, so they're a safe space for meaningful sharing. And I'm right there with you, helping you cope with this unique, complicated, and ..."
(917) 877-0613
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10019
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"You'd be amazed at how warm and welcoming Zoom support groups can be. I keep the groups small, so they're a safe space for meaningful sharing. And I'm right there with you, helping you cope with this unique, complicated, and ..."
Host: Mrs. Sari L. Klar, LMHC , CASAC-T
Group meets in:
Long Beach, NY 11561
"Each teen grieves in a unique way. This group will support adolescents through the the difficulties of coping with the loss of a loved one. With the use of empathy combined with evidenced based and holistic healing strategies we can ..."
(516) 246-2237
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Group meets in:
Long Beach, NY 11561
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"Each teen grieves in a unique way. This group will support adolescents through the the difficulties of coping with the loss of a loved one. With the use of empathy combined with evidenced based and holistic healing strategies we can ..."
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Host: Dr. Linda Shanti McCabe, MA, PsyD
Group meets in:
Rochester, NY 14604
"This group is for you if you have lost their person. We will use expressive arts (writing, drawing, soulcollage) to travel more compassionately and creatively with grief. SoulCollage(R) is an expressive arts modality using collage to image the many parts ..."
(415) 413-3940
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Group meets in:
Rochester, NY 14604
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"This group is for you if you have lost their person. We will use expressive arts (writing, drawing, soulcollage) to travel more compassionately and creatively with grief. SoulCollage(R) is an expressive arts modality using collage to image the many parts ..."
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Host: Mrs. Susan M Isaacson, MA, CCC, LCSW
Group meets in:
Warwick, NY 10990
"Losing a parent is heartbreaking and devastating. Share your story and develop an understanding that such a loss is not yours alone. Discover and develop coping strategies that will acknowledge your grief as well as allow and help your healing. "
(845) 763-4099
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Group meets in:
Warwick, NY 10990
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"Losing a parent is heartbreaking and devastating. Share your story and develop an understanding that such a loss is not yours alone. Discover and develop coping strategies that will acknowledge your grief as well as allow and help your healing. "
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Host: Lois Akner, LCSW
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10128
"Currently, I run a therapy group for widows and widowers at the 92nd Street Y. Better understand and cope with your loss, learn about building a new life and explore ways to hold on to hope. "
(646) 603-1715
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10128
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"Currently, I run a therapy group for widows and widowers at the 92nd Street Y. Better understand and cope with your loss, learn about building a new life and explore ways to hold on to hope. "
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Host: Courtney Purslow, MS
Group meets in:
Great Neck, NY 11021
"Dealing with the loss of a loved one is not only extremely difficult, but it can feel very isolating. It's a pain that might be hard to explain to others, so seeking support from others who are also mourning can ..."
(332) 239-1631
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Group meets in:
Great Neck, NY 11021
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"Dealing with the loss of a loved one is not only extremely difficult, but it can feel very isolating. It's a pain that might be hard to explain to others, so seeking support from others who are also mourning can ..."
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Host: Ms. Lisa Marie McClary, Lisa, McClary, LMSW
Group meets in:
Rochester, NY 14624
"This closed group will focus on the cycle of grief and how to manage emotions that accompany it. It is geared toward adolescents who struggle with these emotions and impacts their day to day lives. When a person is grieving, ..."
(585) 326-9872
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Group meets in:
Rochester, NY 14624
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"This closed group will focus on the cycle of grief and how to manage emotions that accompany it. It is geared toward adolescents who struggle with these emotions and impacts their day to day lives. When a person is grieving, ..."
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Host: Mrs. Ziva Zaff, MS, LCAT, ATR-BC
Group meets in:
Scarsdale, NY 10583
"In a safe and compassionate environment, participants share and receive support from an experienced therapist and from peers, in learning to live with a loss. This may be loss of any kind, which may have left you feeling that life ..."
(914) 529-6365
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Group meets in:
Scarsdale, NY 10583
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"In a safe and compassionate environment, participants share and receive support from an experienced therapist and from peers, in learning to live with a loss. This may be loss of any kind, which may have left you feeling that life ..."
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Host: Ms. Debra Jacoby
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10038
"This is a support group for women considering or already going through separation and divorce or for those still struggling after this life-changing event. This group will be limited to a maximum of five women so that there is ample ..."
(607) 208-7736
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10038
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"This is a support group for women considering or already going through separation and divorce or for those still struggling after this life-changing event. This group will be limited to a maximum of five women so that there is ample ..."
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Host: Arey Lazarre, MS, MHC-LP
Group meets in:
Valley Stream, NY 11580
"This group is for adults having challenges coping with death. Support will be provided to address the unique emotions that come with grief. Coming together can be comforting and instill hope in your future. "
(929) 590-9817
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Group meets in:
Valley Stream, NY 11580
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"This group is for adults having challenges coping with death. Support will be provided to address the unique emotions that come with grief. Coming together can be comforting and instill hope in your future. "
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Host: Mr. Robert L Tobing, LCSW -R, BCD, CSWM
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10016
"COVID-19 has disrupted many of our coping mechanisms especially regarding the death of a loved one. We are challenged to develop new skills so that we can reassert ourselves, especially in the absence of someone who gave special meaning to ..."
(917) 397-0972
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10016
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"COVID-19 has disrupted many of our coping mechanisms especially regarding the death of a loved one. We are challenged to develop new skills so that we can reassert ourselves, especially in the absence of someone who gave special meaning to ..."
Photo of Lana M Ackaway, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Ms. Lana M Ackaway, LCSW-R, NCPsyA, CASAC
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10016
"Experiential Group for therapy-goers (over 55 y/o) who want to deal with significant loss and transition in their lives. Many have lost a career/job; death of spouse or child; lost youth; some experienced illness in self, spouse, family member; some ..."
(917) 791-3249
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10016
"Experiential Group for therapy-goers (over 55 y/o) who want to deal with significant loss and transition in their lives. Many have lost a career/job; death of spouse or child; lost youth; some experienced illness in self, spouse, family member; some ..."
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Host: Ms. Bonnie J White, MS, Psy, LMHC, EAS-C
Group meets in:
Rochester, NY 14607
"I get multiple calls from people looking for various types of grief groups. I am a LMHC that specializes in traumatic loss in private practice and I do not offer support groups. "
(585) 735-4785
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Group meets in:
Rochester, NY 14607
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"I get multiple calls from people looking for various types of grief groups. I am a LMHC that specializes in traumatic loss in private practice and I do not offer support groups. "
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Host: Miss. Jessica Clark, LMSW, MSSW
Group meets in:
Staten Island, NY 10312
"A group for people 20-30 who are learning how to cope with life after loss. I hope to create a non-judgemental space for healing and connection where you can know that you are not alone, learn new ways to cope, ..."
(929) 284-2500
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Group meets in:
Staten Island, NY 10312
Not accepting new clients
"A group for people 20-30 who are learning how to cope with life after loss. I hope to create a non-judgemental space for healing and connection where you can know that you are not alone, learn new ways to cope, ..."
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Host: Ms. Donna S Rosenthal, MA, LMHC
Group meets in:
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
"These groups are for widows and widowers, parents who have lost children, adult children who have lost parents, friends who have lost friends and people who have lost animal companions. They are intended to provide a space for grief, the ..."
(516) 318-1970
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Group meets in:
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
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"These groups are for widows and widowers, parents who have lost children, adult children who have lost parents, friends who have lost friends and people who have lost animal companions. They are intended to provide a space for grief, the ..."
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Host: Laura Roemer, LCSW, MFA
Group meets in:
New York, NY 10014
"The group will provide a safe space for women to connect and to gain therapeutic support around a loss that is so often experienced, but rarely spoken about. The group will meet on a weekly basis at my office in ..."
(917) 563-4481
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Group meets in:
New York, NY 10014
"The group will provide a safe space for women to connect and to gain therapeutic support around a loss that is so often experienced, but rarely spoken about. The group will meet on a weekly basis at my office in ..."

Grief Support Groups
Grief is the acute pain that accompanies loss. Because it is a reflection of what we love, it can feel all-encompassing. Grief is not limited to the loss of people, but when it follows the loss of a loved one, it may be compounded by feelings of guilt and confusion, especially if the relationship was a difficult one.

If you're looking for a New York grief support group, these professionals provide grief therapy and counseling in New York.

What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
New York 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 New York 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 New York 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.