Support Groups in West Islip, NY

Our focus is directed to a positive, healthy lifestyle. Therefore, the group members can say as much or as little as they feel comfortable sharing about their compulsive behavior(s) such as substance abuse (alcohol and drugs), shopping, eating, dependency on ...
Hosted by Dorine D'Angelo, LCSW dba Enlightened Insights
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in West Islip, NY 11795
Our focus is directed to a positive, healthy lifestyle. Therefore, the group members can say as much or as little as they feel comfortable sharing about their compulsive behavior(s) such as substance abuse (alcohol and drugs), shopping, eating, dependency on ...
(631) 295-4054 View (631) 295-4054
Do you want to build better friendships and relationships? Do you want to feel more confident when expressing yourself? This group allows members to explore the difficulties they experience with socialization.
Hosted by Alisa A Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in West Islip, NY 11795
Do you want to build better friendships and relationships? Do you want to feel more confident when expressing yourself? This group allows members to explore the difficulties they experience with socialization.
(631) 449-7089 View (631) 449-7089
We are committed to building a community of healing where individuals can connect with others who have experienced trauma, share their stories, and find support and validation. This is emotional healing group classes for women who are abuse survivors via ...
Hosted by Narcissistic Abuse And Childhood Trauma Recovery Melissa Meli
Counselor, LMHC, CARC
Verified Verified
Group meets in West Islip, NY 11795
We are committed to building a community of healing where individuals can connect with others who have experienced trauma, share their stories, and find support and validation. This is emotional healing group classes for women who are abuse survivors via ...
(631) 526-7158 View (631) 526-7158
Overcoming the effects of bullying can be difficult. This group allows members to discuss and explore the impacts of bullying, while developing coping skills.
Hosted by Alisa A Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in West Islip, NY 11795
Overcoming the effects of bullying can be difficult. This group allows members to discuss and explore the impacts of bullying, while developing coping skills.
(631) 449-7089 View (631) 449-7089

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People who are currently caring for a loved one of any age, and with any illness or disorder, are welcome to join other caregivers who understand what they are going through. Mutual support and understanding is the primary goal.
Hosted by Linda Ganzenmuller
Psychologist, MS, PsyD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Commack, NY 11725
People who are currently caring for a loved one of any age, and with any illness or disorder, are welcome to join other caregivers who understand what they are going through. Mutual support and understanding is the primary goal.
(631) 392-7048 View (631) 392-7048
Group therapy can help teens realize they are not alone. The purpose of this group is to provide teens the opportunity to share their internal struggles with anxiety and depression and develop strategies to navigate their feelings. It is a ...
Hosted by Dana Kane-Glickman Lcsw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Dix Hills, NY 11746
Group therapy can help teens realize they are not alone. The purpose of this group is to provide teens the opportunity to share their internal struggles with anxiety and depression and develop strategies to navigate their feelings. It is a ...
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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 ...
Hosted by Jill Rothar
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Islip, NY 11751
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 View (631) 651-1195
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.
Hosted by Sunrise Counseling Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified Verified
Group meets in East Islip, NY 11730
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 View (631) 392-6118
A Mindful Meditation Program for those interested in learning and practicing Meditation.
Hosted by Scott Silverman
Counselor, EdD, LMHC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Melville, NY 11747
A Mindful Meditation Program for those interested in learning and practicing Meditation.
(516) 252-3355 View (516) 252-3355
14 Licensed and Specialized Psychologists with backgrounds in Clinical, School, Neuropsychological and Developmental Psychology.
Hosted by Joseph S. Volpe
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Group meets in Commack, NY 11725
14 Licensed and Specialized Psychologists with backgrounds in Clinical, School, Neuropsychological and Developmental Psychology.
(631) 657-7207 View (631) 657-7207
Kidz Helping Kidz is a weekly Social Skills Program combined with Recreational Events for Kindergarten- 18 Plus. Weekly activities include Friday Nights Outs , Saturdays-Girls Day Out and Sunday Socials- enjoying the video game room. Our group is a place ...
Hosted by Kidz Helping Kidz, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Dix Hills, NY 11746
Kidz Helping Kidz is a weekly Social Skills Program combined with Recreational Events for Kindergarten- 18 Plus. Weekly activities include Friday Nights Outs , Saturdays-Girls Day Out and Sunday Socials- enjoying the video game room. Our group is a place ...
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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.
Hosted by Sunrise Counseling Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified Verified
Group meets in East Islip, NY 11730
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 View (631) 392-6118
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Hosted by Marissa L. Felder
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHIMP
Verified Verified
Group meets in Amityville, NY 11701
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Come join us in a safe, non judgmental environment to learn about the benefits and tools of mindfulness. Each week we will start with a grounding guided meditation, a short check in, and a lesson on a some mindfulness techniques, ...
Hosted by Erin Cutrone
Counselor, LPCC, LMHC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Bay Shore, NY 11706
Come join us in a safe, non judgmental environment to learn about the benefits and tools of mindfulness. Each week we will start with a grounding guided meditation, a short check in, and a lesson on a some mindfulness techniques, ...
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Hold Me Tight is an efficient and fast paced program designed to help you reconnect with one another. You will gain a deeper understanding of your relationship difficulties and learn new strategies for tackling age-old problems. In this group, you ...
Hosted by LifeWorks Mental Health Counseling, PLLC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Group meets in Islip, NY 11751
Hold Me Tight is an efficient and fast paced program designed to help you reconnect with one another. You will gain a deeper understanding of your relationship difficulties and learn new strategies for tackling age-old problems. In this group, you ...
(631) 904-7539 View (631) 904-7539
10-week virtual group beginning in September for young adults ages 18-35 who have experienced childhood interpersonal trauma, defined as a consistent disruption of child's sense of physical or emotional safety within a relationship. It is a semi-structured group in which ...
Hosted by Jessica Hardial
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW, PhD(c)
Verified Verified
Group meets in Lindenhurst, NY 11757
10-week virtual group beginning in September for young adults ages 18-35 who have experienced childhood interpersonal trauma, defined as a consistent disruption of child's sense of physical or emotional safety within a relationship. It is a semi-structured group in which ...
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Hosted by Bonnie Neidecker Soukup
Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, NCC, EMDR, II
Verified Verified
Group meets in Islip, NY 11751
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Hosted by KarineMasoneCounseling P.C.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWR, CASAC
Verified Verified
Group meets in Lindenhurst, NY 11757
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A group for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Meets every Wednesday at 7:00pm- 8:15pm In person. Courage to heal is a support group that allows survivors of sexual trauma a safe healing environment. Purpose of group is to provide ...
Hosted by Antonietta Bruccoleri
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CTRS
Verified Verified
Group meets in Smithtown, NY 11787
A group for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Meets every Wednesday at 7:00pm- 8:15pm In person. Courage to heal is a support group that allows survivors of sexual trauma a safe healing environment. Purpose of group is to provide ...
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Group supervision is a powerful way to understand the psychodynamic principles and transpersonal dynamics happening in the room. In this sacred space, each therapist moves through many layers and experiences a parallel therapy process along with a concrete understanding of ...
Hosted by Jacqueline Hermida
Counselor, PD, LMHC, C-IAYT
Verified Verified
Group meets in Islip, NY 11751
Group supervision is a powerful way to understand the psychodynamic principles and transpersonal dynamics happening in the room. In this sacred space, each therapist moves through many layers and experiences a parallel therapy process along with a concrete understanding of ...
(631) 305-4908 View (631) 305-4908

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FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in West Islip?

Search for nearby support groups by inputting your city, zip code, or the name of the group into the search bar. From there, you can filter to find a group that suits your needs, whether you are looking for support for a teenager, a group that focuses on a specific issue, such as depression, or a particular program type, such as one geared toward developing social skills. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

How does group therapy work?

Therapy groups are led by one or more therapists and serve to help people process their experiences and learn from others who understand their challenges firsthand. They can be based on a specific issue, such as addiction, grief, physical illnesses, parenting, and caregiving. They can involve a specific type of program or therapy, such as a social skills group or CBT group. They can also be specific to a particular population or community, such as teens or LGBTQ.

Support groups, like Alcoholics Anonymous, also focus on a specific issue, but are typically led by members with lived experiences and are less structured than therapy groups. 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.

What are the benefits of group therapy?

Support groups help connect people with shared challenges or physical and mental health conditions. In a group setting, participants can receive support and feedback from peers and can acquire new skills, strategies and perspectives by listening to one another. Discussing your experience with someone who also has a cancer diagnosis, or whose son also struggles with addiction, for example, can help you feel less alone, reduce distress, find empathy and connection, and learn practical or medical information that has helped others. Group therapy can also be a more affordable option than individual therapy and just as effective.

Is group therapy as effective as individual therapy?

Support groups can be deeply valuable for both emotional support and/or treatment outcomes. It’s difficult to make a blanket statement on efficacy due to the many different types of support groups and conditions treated, but group therapy has been found to be just as effective as individual therapy in establishing long-term abstinence for conditions such as substance abuse, addiction and alcohol abuse.

How much does group therapy cost?

Group counseling is typically less expensive than individual counseling, with each session costing on average between $60 to $75. Meanwhile, individual therapy sessions can run anywhere from $100 to $200 and up, even after insurance. It is possible to find low-cost group therapy options and many therapists offer group sessions free of charge.

Does insurance cover group therapy?

As with individual therapy, many insurance companies do offer coverage for group therapy sessions. However, the coverage varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider. Individuals are encouraged to check with their insurance providers to verify coverage.

How long does group therapy last?

The length of a support group session is often one hour but can fall anywhere between 45 minutes and two hours. The amount of time that people remain in a support group varies based on their specific needs and goals and the type of therapy. Some individuals may seek a shorter-term group, such as a bereavement group, that may last between six and 20 weeks. Some may seek a longer-term group that lasts for a year or indefinitely.

What are the limitations of support groups?

Support groups have many benefits, but there are a few limitations as well. Support groups do not constitute formal therapeutic or medical treatment, and are not run by licensed mental health professionals, so some people may opt for group therapy or individual therapy instead. Additionally, support groups can depend on the other participants, so a disruptive individual has the potential to mar the group dynamic, and the anecdotal information shared may sometimes be unhelpful or inaccurate. Because it is a group setting, confidentiality can be more difficult to guard and participants receive less personalized attention than they would in an individual therapy session.