Host: Dr. Brian Brown, PsyD
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
"This group may be a great fit for you if you're looking for a supportive space to increase connection. Meeting weekly on Tuesday evenings starting in January 2018, this is a group for male identified persons with the goals of: ..."
(773) 786-9188
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
"This group may be a great fit for you if you're looking for a supportive space to increase connection. Meeting weekly on Tuesday evenings starting in January 2018, this is a group for male identified persons with the goals of: ..."
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Host: Dr. Molly Pachan, PhD
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60603
"This group supports people who are undergoing Ketamine Infusion therapy for depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and pain disorders. "
(312) 698-3201
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60603
"This group supports people who are undergoing Ketamine Infusion therapy for depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and pain disorders. "
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Host: Katie Magrino, MA, LCPC
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) provides an opportunity to gain the skills necessary for identifying, experiencing and regulating emotions, in order to interact more effectively with ourselves and others. In this skills training group, discussions focus on managing emotions, learning to ..."
(773) 236-7921
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) provides an opportunity to gain the skills necessary for identifying, experiencing and regulating emotions, in order to interact more effectively with ourselves and others. In this skills training group, discussions focus on managing emotions, learning to ..."
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Host: Dr. Christine C Kieffer, PhD, ABPP
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60603
"This group is designed to help participants gain insight and improve their relationships, both personal and professional. Dr. Kieffer is board certified in group psychotherapy by ABPP and is a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Assn. She is a ..."
(773) 219-1088
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60603
"This group is designed to help participants gain insight and improve their relationships, both personal and professional. Dr. Kieffer is board certified in group psychotherapy by ABPP and is a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Assn. She is a ..."
Host: Ms. Chelsea Dillavou, MSW, LCSW
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This weekly group will teach all 4 Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills modules adherently according to Marsha Linehan's DBT manual. Modules covered include: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation & Interpersonal Effectiveness. The group is rolling, individuals can join any time and ..."
(872) 401-6160
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This weekly group will teach all 4 Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills modules adherently according to Marsha Linehan's DBT manual. Modules covered include: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation & Interpersonal Effectiveness. The group is rolling, individuals can join any time and ..."
Photo of Barry Shaeffer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Mr. Barry Shaeffer, LCSW
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
"The Daring Way group calls us to "Show up, Be Seen, Live Brave." Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, the process includes exploring topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness. Participants are invited to examine the thoughts, ..."
(773) 328-8350
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
"The Daring Way group calls us to "Show up, Be Seen, Live Brave." Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, the process includes exploring topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness. Participants are invited to examine the thoughts, ..."
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Host: Hector Rupitt, LPC
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has been shown to be an effective treatment for a number of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, and relationship problems. DBT is different than many other forms of treatment because it emphasizes learning and building concrete ..."
(312) 765-7115
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has been shown to be an effective treatment for a number of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, and relationship problems. DBT is different than many other forms of treatment because it emphasizes learning and building concrete ..."
Host: Ana Poulos, MA
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Gain insight into your feelings and experiences, and start responding effectively to the world around you. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is designed to effectively treat those who struggle with impulsive behavior, emotional dysregulation, and chaotic or unstable interpersonal relationships. Learn ..."
(312) 629-5096
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Gain insight into your feelings and experiences, and start responding effectively to the world around you. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is designed to effectively treat those who struggle with impulsive behavior, emotional dysregulation, and chaotic or unstable interpersonal relationships. Learn ..."
Photo of Maribel Ruiz Eggleston, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Mrs. Maribel Ruiz Eggleston, LCSW
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 516-2314
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
Photo of Stacy Rhoades, Counselor
Host: Ms. Stacy Rhoades, LCPC
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This is a long-term, open process group for female survivors of sexual trauma that incorporates some skill-building, grounding techniques, and body-centered interventions when appropriate. Participants can expect to 1) Discuss their experiences with other women who understand 2) Hear other ..."
(872) 213-7966
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This is a long-term, open process group for female survivors of sexual trauma that incorporates some skill-building, grounding techniques, and body-centered interventions when appropriate. Participants can expect to 1) Discuss their experiences with other women who understand 2) Hear other ..."
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Host: Dr. Kellie Rice, PsyD, CGP, CHHIMP
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Group Psychotherapy focused on the treatment of eating disorders through recovery, mindfulness & coping skills. Group also appropriate for women who have experienced traumatic or less than nurturing relationships. "
(312) 487-3526
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Group Psychotherapy focused on the treatment of eating disorders through recovery, mindfulness & coping skills. Group also appropriate for women who have experienced traumatic or less than nurturing relationships. "
Photo of Jason E LaHood, Psychologist
Host: Dr. Jason E LaHood, PsyD
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60603
"The interpersonal process group welcomes female, male, all sexual orientations including bi-sexual, asexual, queer and questioning as well as clients ages 19 and up. The group format is 'Here and Now' process group format which relies on the group to ..."
(312) 544-0985
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60603
"The interpersonal process group welcomes female, male, all sexual orientations including bi-sexual, asexual, queer and questioning as well as clients ages 19 and up. The group format is 'Here and Now' process group format which relies on the group to ..."
Photo of Cira Center for Behavioral Health, PC, Psychologist
Host: Dr. Colleen Duffy Cira, PsyD
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This is a long-term, open process group for female survivors of sexual trauma that incorporates some skill building, grounding techniques and body-centered interventions when appropriate. Participants can expect to 1) Discuss their experiences with other women who understand 2) Hear ..."
(312) 967-9204
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This is a long-term, open process group for female survivors of sexual trauma that incorporates some skill building, grounding techniques and body-centered interventions when appropriate. Participants can expect to 1) Discuss their experiences with other women who understand 2) Hear ..."
Photo of Tiffany M. Stevens, Counselor
Host: Ms. Tiffany M. Stevens, MA, LCPC
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60605
"It is time to design the life that you desire! Do you have a dream or a burning desire to do, be or have more? Are you tired of comparing yourself to others, or feeling like you want to be ..."
(312) 626-3257
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60605
"It is time to design the life that you desire! Do you have a dream or a burning desire to do, be or have more? Are you tired of comparing yourself to others, or feeling like you want to be ..."
Photo of Rae Reed, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Rae Reed, MS , LCSW
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Go through a twelve week trauma-informed story-telling group where you will learn to tell different parts of your story while learning skills to manage the effects of it. Learn how using narrative techniques and getting feedback from the group can ..."
(312) 779-1923
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Go through a twelve week trauma-informed story-telling group where you will learn to tell different parts of your story while learning skills to manage the effects of it. Learn how using narrative techniques and getting feedback from the group can ..."
Photo of Alexandra Hoerr, Counselor
Host: Ms. Alexandra Hoerr, MA, LCPC, RPT
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60605
"As a female in leadership, you feel the isolation & lack of support needed to flourish. We create connection and support through this Women in Leadership Group. Join our 8 week group where we cover topics: Your Story of Leadership, ..."
(855) 338-1135
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60605
"As a female in leadership, you feel the isolation & lack of support needed to flourish. We create connection and support through this Women in Leadership Group. Join our 8 week group where we cover topics: Your Story of Leadership, ..."
Photo of Jennifer Osborne, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Host: Dr. Jennifer Osborne, DNP, PMHNP, APN
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Ongoing weekly process group for those struggling with current or past Eating Disorder. Psychiatric medication management is also provided in group. "
(312) 516-2413
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Ongoing weekly process group for those struggling with current or past Eating Disorder. Psychiatric medication management is also provided in group. "
Photo of Wendi Lev, LCSW, ACSW, CADC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Ms. Wendi Lev, LCSW, ACSW, CADC
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This educational & discussion group is geared to those seeking to decrease anxiety, stress and attain enhanced meaning and purpose enabling optimal performance and satisfaction in career and relationships. Initially members will learn: the destructive concept of mindlessness; how it ..."
(773) 312-7918
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60601
"This educational & discussion group is geared to those seeking to decrease anxiety, stress and attain enhanced meaning and purpose enabling optimal performance and satisfaction in career and relationships. Initially members will learn: the destructive concept of mindlessness; how it ..."
Photo of Victoria Ann Kessinger, Counselor
Host: Miss. Victoria Ann Kessinger, MA, LCPC
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Great Lakes Therapy Center currently has seven DBT Skills groups. The program is designed for clients who would like to develop healthy habits and enhance their psychological and emotional stability. It is designed to encourage healing and acceptance, build insight, ..."
(312) 313-0481
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60602
"Great Lakes Therapy Center currently has seven DBT Skills groups. The program is designed for clients who would like to develop healthy habits and enhance their psychological and emotional stability. It is designed to encourage healing and acceptance, build insight, ..."
Photo of Christine Carpenter and Associates, Psychologist
Host: Dr. Christine Carpenter, PsyD
Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60610
"So often our interactions with others are guided by fears, beliefs or self-perceptions that may be inaccurate or unrelated to the current circumstance. This prevents us from being truly authentic in relationships and ultimately decreases satisfaction in life. Group therapy ..."
(773) 888-0757
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Group meets in:
South Loop
Chicago, IL 60610
"So often our interactions with others are guided by fears, beliefs or self-perceptions that may be inaccurate or unrelated to the current circumstance. This prevents us from being truly authentic in relationships and ultimately decreases satisfaction in life. Group therapy ..."

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What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
South Loop, Chicago 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 South Loop, Chicago 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 South Loop, Chicago 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 South Loop, Chicago 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 ranging from CBT to Mindfulness Based 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 South Loop, Chicago 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.