Support Groups in Blue Point, NY

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Chronic Illness/Chronic Pain Therapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CCTP
Verified
Verified
"Chronic illness can often be a qualifier for trauma, not only for the patient but for those individuals who love the patient. It is a time of identity change, where the ways in which the patient once viewed himself/herself changes. ..."
(516) 686-9783
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Blue Point, NY 11715

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Chronic Illness/Chronic Pain Therapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CCTP
Verified
Verified
"Chronic illness can often be a qualifier for trauma, not only for the patient but for those individuals who love the patient. It is a time of identity change, where the ways in which the patient once viewed himself/herself changes. ..."
(516) 686-9783
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Group meets in:
Blue Point, NY 11715
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Support for Counselors-in-training
Counselor, LMHC, NCC
Verified
Verified
"Now offering support for counselors-in-training including counseling students. Are you feeling anxious about entering into the counseling field? Are you uncertain of how to work with your clients? Perhaps you are struggling with self-care? If yes to any of the ..."
(631) 212-9256
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Group meets in:
Bohemia, NY 11716
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Pre-Teen Anxiety Management Group
Counselor, MEd, LMHC, CSC
Verified
Verified
"This Cutting Edge Cognitive Behavior Therapy Group Targets Anxiety Awareness and Self Management for children ages 9-12. This 12 week program will teach children how to identify their own anxiety triggers and will also help them develop person specific coping ..."
(631) 651-1195
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Group meets in:
Islip, NY 11751
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"Be Me" Groups for Children and Adolescents
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified
Verified
"Several groups, organized by age and need, to build confidence, improve peer relationships, manage stress, improve in school, and much more! Please call to arrange a FREE consultation. "
(631) 392-6118
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Group meets in:
East Islip, NY 11730
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Millennials In Mourning
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CFTG
Verified
Verified
"This is for all Millennials (and older Zoomers) who are grieving the loss of a parent or parental figure. This is an especially complicated time to lose a parent because young adults are on the cusp of dependence and independence, ..."
(631) 430-6351
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Group meets in:
Smithtown, NY 11787
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Inspiring Wellness
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Inspiring Wellness is composed of a collaborative team of Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Reiki Practitioners and Mindfulness Facilitators. Our mission is to improve the emotional, physical and mental wellness of children, adolescents, young ..."
(631) 309-2971
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Group meets in:
Sayville, NY 11782
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One Heart, Two Homes
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified
Verified
"This group is for parents who have recently separated and are seeking education & insight on how to peacefully Co-Parent and protect the emotional needs of their children. This evidence-based program occurs over 10 weeks and is led by a ..."
(631) 904-7539
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Group meets in:
Islip, NY 11751
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On Phoenix Wings
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CFTG
Verified
Verified
"This is for adults (ages 18+) who want to rise from feeling burdened by childhood trauma to feeling empowered, in-control, and having a happy life! "
(631) 430-6351
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Group meets in:
Smithtown, NY 11787
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Coping with Stress and Depression in Everyday Life
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified
Verified
"This warm, supportive group of men and women helps all adults who seek to reduce anxiety and/or depression, develop better communication skills and build healthier relationships. "
(631) 392-6118
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Group meets in:
East Islip, NY 11730
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Couples Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW, BSW, AAS
Verified
Verified
(480) 470-9590
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Group meets in:
Holtsville, NY 11742
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Inspiring Wellness
Pre-Licensed Professional, MFT
Verified
Verified
"Inspiring Wellness is composed of a collaborative team of Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Reiki Practitioners and Mindfulness Facilitators. Our mission is to improve the emotional, physical and mental wellness of children, adolescents, young ..."
(631) 956-8635
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Group meets in:
Sayville, NY 11782
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Raising a New Generation
MA, MHC-LP
Verified
Verified
"A support group for parents of LGBTQIA+ youth who are struggling with their own emotions related to their child coming out and want to learn how to be the best support for their child. Benefits of Joining Raising A New ..."
(934) 203-8476
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Group meets in:
Smithtown, NY 11787
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Smoking Cessation
Counselor, LMHC, ABA, MS, MA
Verified
Verified
"Learn to quit smoking behaviorally. Once you have passed the addiction, behaviors become the main focus to overcome smoking. I will help you to implement new behaviors to keep you smoking free. "
(631) 546-7698
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Group meets in:
Lake Grove, NY 11755
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Positive Energy Counseling Center
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"Advanced Holistic therapists are trained in combining the best tools from traditional Psychotherapy, action-oriented Life Coaching, barrier-busting Energy Healing, empirical Science, and enlightening Spiritual Counseling. Our clients are treated as whole beings who deserve a holistic, intuitive approach.  And we believe ..."
(631) 212-0536
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Group meets in:
Bayport, NY 11705
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Social Dungeon Masters Class
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified
Verified
"The social dungeon masters class invites students on an epic adventure where they will encounter social dilemmas in an improvised storyline provided by the Dungeon Master/Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Frank Guastella, LCSW. Students will create their own character/persona and work ..."
(631) 540-2668
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Group meets in:
Stony Brook, NY 11790
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DBT Skills Parent-Child Group
Pre-Licensed Professional, MHC-LP
Verified
Verified
(934) 202-8196
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Group meets in:
Smithtown, NY 11787
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Create & Relate
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW, LMSW
"Teen Socialization group for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and/or who have other developmental/mental health challenges. The focus is on building connections with peers and learning/implementing social skills (empathy, perspective taking, healthy communication and coping skills, etc.). *New groups now ..."
(631) 657-2371
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Group meets in:
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
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Improv for Teens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CASAC
Verified
Verified
"Often times teens face the awkwardness of feeling different and unconnected. Through Improv Games and practice they can explore in a safe environment radical self acceptance. "
(631) 404-6068
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Group meets in:
Holbrook, NY 11741
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Educator Wellbeing Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Educators and School Professionals learn protective wellbeing factors to reduce stress, and reduce their risks of burnout and risks of developing a chronic mental health problem. As a previous School Leader, I led teams differently, proactively and positively to support ..."
(631) 337-8169
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Group meets in:
Sayville, NY 11782

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