Support Groups in Brookline, MA

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Mind Body Health
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"A 5 session program for those interested in learning how to use therapeutic movement, breathing techniques, mindfulness and meditation, to find release from stress and improve well-being. In our practice we will be drawing on the Eastern traditions of Yoga, ..."
(617) 307-7053
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Recovering on Campus
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"Eating disorder recovery group for students currently attending higher education. Occurring virtually beginning on 9/15/22 and running for 8 weeks. Please reach out to complete a brief intake. "
(617) 410-5703
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Parenting...Better Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
"A skills-based and emotional support group for parents of young kids. Are you a parent of a young kid and feeling like you are 'doing it wrong'? Is your child anxious, irritable, worried, or having frequent meltdowns? Do you find ..."
(617) 674-0234
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Adult Adoptee Groups
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Verified
"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
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Brookline, MA 02445
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Divorce Support Group for Women
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CGP
Verified
Verified
"Ongoing, confidential support group for women who are contemplating divorce or who are navigating the process of divorce. Group meets weekly in Brookline on Tuesdays from 10:45 am until noon. Please call Oona Metz, LICSW for more information or to ..."
(617) 682-9046
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Individual/Parent DBT Summer Coaching
LMHC, CDBT
Verified
Verified
"Are you new to DBT or need a skills refresher? This course is designed to teach and reinforce DBT skills for adolescents and parents as an adjunct to outpatient therapy. Our coaching curriculum aims to provide a comfortable and collaborative ..."
(617) 272-7912
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Transforming Overeating
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified
Verified
"Using the Tapas Acupressure Technique, results of pre- and post-assessment from previous group members reveal a dramatically improved relationship with food, feelings and realistic weight loss as published in NASW Focus Newsletter, February 2011. "Sugar doesn't talk to me anymore. I ..."
(617) 237-6379
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Post Pandemic Adjustment Group
Counselor, LMHC, MEd
Verified
Verified
"This is a group for high functioning adults ranging in age from 25-45. This group is meant for individuals struggling to reemerge and adjust to life successfully post pandemic. Group therapy is essential in helping clients with socialization skills and ..."
(617) 675-5339
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Eating Disorders and OCD Exposure Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW, CEDS-S
Verified
Verified
"This hands on exposure-based group is for individuals struggling with eating disorders and OCD. The group will meet weekly for 75 minutes. It will be a closed and structured group in which members commit to attending weekly sessions. Each week, ..."
(857) 384-4858
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Meal Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Verified
"Mealtimes can be the hardest part of eating disorder recovery. If you need a little extra support, this group is for you! Each group begins with a time for checking in and setting intentions, and includes a skill or concept ..."
(617) 934-7674
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Brookline, MA 02446
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"Women's", "Men's" , "Learn What You Want" Groups
Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"Group Teletherapy "
(617) 431-2216
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Brookline, MA 02446
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CBT for Panic and Anxiety
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
"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, ..."
(857) 574-0964
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Brookline, MA 02445
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DBT Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"This is a virtual DBT Skills Group that meets weekly on Zoom. The group is didactic, feeling more like a class, and we learn DBT skills across four modules: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance. Each module is ..."
(857) 375-7682
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Brookline, MA 02446
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for male survivors who struggle with addiction
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
"This group is for male survivors of trauma who are already in therapy--who struggle with relationship, sexual, alcohol and/or drug addiction or pornography "
(617) 932-5878
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Women's Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Verified
"If you are a woman trying to figure it all out, find community, insight and support in this Women's Group. This will not be a cookie-cutter magazine pop psychology lecture with arbitrary advice...this will be a real conversation between 6-8 ..."
(617) 209-4885
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Boston Evening Therapy Associates, LLC
Counselor, MS, MA, LMHC
Verified
Verified
(617) 209-3050
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Brookline, MA 02445
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Eft Tapping Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Verified
"Happy taps, meditation taps, tap for different member issues , utilizing the "borrowing benefits" for all. Bring your issue and I will show you how to tap. COME AND HAVE FUN AND LEARN SOMETHING FANTASTIC! "
(857) 598-5385
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Stress Management, Life Skills, Weight Management
Psychologist, PhD, MA
Verified
Verified
"Boston Behavioral Medicine offers groups services for adults across the life span, including the emerging adult populations. Our groups runs for approximately 8 weeks. Call 617-32-2435 x) for specific date and time details. "
(617) 934-8550
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Brookline, MA 02446
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Improving Relationships In Your Life
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, USTA, USPTA
Verified
Verified
"This group is re-forming and will meet in Brookline. 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 ..."
(781) 332-4637
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Brookline, MA 02445
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Owners (Ainat Rogel & Diana Martinez)
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, MSW, LICSW, BCN
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Verified
"Our founders, Ainat Rogel (PHD, MSW, BCN, LICSW) and Diana Martinez (MD, PHD, LMCH, BCN), met while working with Bessel van der Kold at the Trauma Center in Brookline. Driven by the desire to help clients, conduct research, and train ..."
(857) 353-6740
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Brookline, MA 02446

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