Support Groups in Brooklyn, NY

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Work of Art Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Art is hard. Sustained creative work that actually leads somewhere tangible is not simple. Although the tools for making great art, music and writing are widely available, the struggle to bring something of value to fruition is as hard as ..."
(646) 461-6487
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Can I get a witness : Women of color support group
Art Therapist, MPS, ATR
Verified
Verified
"Can I Get A Witness is a group specifically designed for Women Of Color working through trauma,anxiety and depression. Are you interested in discovering more about your strength? Taking your mask off and beginning/continuing the healing process? Find camaraderie amongst ..."
(347) 697-4458
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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socialization groups for children, teen groups
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, PLLC, THTC
Verified
Verified
(917) 746-5389
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Waitlist for new clients
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Art therapy workshop
Art Therapist, LCAT, LPAT, ATCS
Verified
Verified
"For those who need support moving through daily stress. "
(929) 334-4988
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Waitlist for new clients
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New Parent Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"A supportive group for new parents. This group will run on a time limited basis, approximately 4 - 6 sessions. It will offer new parents an opportunity in a professionally facilated group to explore their concerns and the stress related ..."
(718) 305-4837
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Healing and Liberation Group for BIPOC Survivors
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"This is a therapeutic healing space for survivors of color (centering the experiences of those who identify as queer, trans, two-spirit and gender non-conforming +). This healing space will take place over the duration of 8-weeks and will infuse a ..."
(646) 374-4261
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11211
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Depression Cure designed by Dr. Ilardi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
"Please read or look into the book, The Depression Cure by Dr. Ilardi. This program is a 14 week program specifically designed for people suffering from depression. Please google Dr. Ilardi to see his TED talk to understand the full ..."
(347) 970-5594
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11242
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DBT Skills Group
Counselor, LMHC, NCC, JD
Verified
Verified
"This is a structured time limited group that teaches individuals skills for managing emotions in more effective ways, improving relationships and managing crises. "
(347) 609-0762
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group
Psychologist, PsyD, EdM
Verified
Verified
"This group is a great fit for people in distress who want tangible tools to improve their lives. It teaches four skill sets (Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Interpersonal Effectiveness) to help individuals gain greater control, clarity, acceptance and ..."
(718) 487-9517
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11249
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Therapy Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
"This group is available to all adults looking to connect, relate, and deepen their self-understanding, particularly around communication, relationships, and relating to others. Group members discuss issues with depression, anxiety, relationships, stress, family, and loss. Members also observe and explore ..."
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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Rebuilding Resilience Women's Group
Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, MFA, R-SMT
Verified
Verified
"This group is a blend of interpersonal processing and trauma-healing with a focus on people who are particularly looking to learn more about how relational trauma (family adversity, break-ups, divorce, separation, harmful relationships of all kinds) impacts their wellbeing and ..."
(929) 474-9705
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11242
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DBT Skills Training
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CFSW, SIFI
Verified
Verified
"We run DBT Skills training groups for adults and teens "
(718) 790-4290
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11218
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Parents of tgender expansive adolescents
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
"I hold a twice monthly group aimed to support parents of transgender, nonbinary and gender expansive individuals adolescents (12-17). In this guided group, we talk about the life-saving importance of parental support, as well as allowing space for discovery, reflection ..."
(646) 328-6865
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11243
Mindfulness Group
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
"For adults with chronic pain, anxiety, depression, sleep problems, attention/concentration difficulties, emotion regulation and distress tolerance difficulties. Goals: • Increases acceptance of uncomfortable physical and emotional states •Improves ability to orient and maintain attention •Improves ability to process information accurately ..."
(718) 667-5530
Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Monthly Manifesting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SIFI
Verified
Verified
"Every 3rd Wrdnrsday of the month we will meet to share highlights and new goals for the upcoming month and lunar cycle. This group is open to anyone 18+ looking for accountability, community and support moving forward and connecting with ..."
(646) 389-4886
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Parent Support Group
Counselor, PhD, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"Comprehensive Parenting Interventions, Psychoeducation for parents. "
(347) 609-7854
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11234
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Families of People Struggling with Addictions
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"(VIRTUAL GROUP) With the ultimate goal of understanding codependency and alleviating suffering, this group utilizes the participants’ own experiences to create and establish positive relationships with themselves and others. "
(917) 789-1794
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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S.Q.U.A.D Girls Group- Virtual Group
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
Verified
"Girls learn how to manage stress, build self-esteem, overcome bullying make good decisions and have healthy relationships. The girls also address topics such stress, confidence, social anxiety, communication and so much more. 13-18 years-old. Every other Thursday from 6-7PM. This ..."
(917) 525-5482
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11242
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Substance Abuse and Addiction
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWR, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Substance Abuse Education and prevention is a viable alternative to reduce addiction through peer advocacy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy Mr Vasu Murthy is a skilled counselor with family and marital therapy background and trained in Substance Abuse and Mental Health. Substance ..."
(646) 600-5137
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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FREE Masterclass 'How To Stop Feeling Anxious'
Psychologist, PsyD, MBA, RYT 200
Verified
Verified
"Anxiety hijacks lives. It limits where we go, what we do, and how we live. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. We have choices about whether worry, overwhelm, stress, and anxiety dominate our lives. Learn the three keys ..."
(833) 698-0247
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Group meets in:
Brooklyn, NY 11209


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