Depression Support Groups in Ardmore, PA

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Calm Mind Therapy, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"Calm Mind Therapy is a supportive space for healing. We are staffed by two Licensed Clinical Social Workers — and best friends — who take a relational approach to providing mental health care to individuals, adolescents, couples, and families. Let ..."
(484) 207-5494 
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Group meets in:
Ardmore, PA 19003
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Calm Mind Therapy, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"Calm Mind Therapy is a supportive space for healing. We are staffed by two Licensed Clinical Social Workers — and best friends — who take a relational approach to providing mental health care to individuals, adolescents, couples, and families. Let ..."
(484) 207-5628 
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Group meets in:
Ardmore, PA 19003

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Calm Mind Therapy, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"Calm Mind Therapy is a supportive space for healing. We are staffed by two Licensed Clinical Social Workers — and best friends — who take a relational approach to providing mental health care to individuals, adolescents, couples, and families. Let ..."
(484) 207-5494 
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Group meets in:
Ardmore, PA 19003
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Relationship Focused Group Therapy
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
"The group process is based on interacting with other members and understanding how you come across to to others and how others impact you. Learning to share thoughts and emotions respectfully without editing your reactions is a main group goal. ..."
(610) 915-8500 
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Group meets in:
Wynnewood, PA 19096
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The Connecting and Relating Group
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
"Members of this group discover they are not alone in facing life's greatest challenges. They feel a sense of belonging as the grow to trust each other. They develop new ways of relating and feel greater vitality and hope. At ..."
(610) 924-2721 
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Group meets in:
Wynnewood, PA 19096
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Self psychological group process
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
"Do you need feedback about how you come across and impact others? Do you feel disconnected or out of touch with your emotional reactions? Group process can help you feel more connected to yourself and others and provide insight and ..."
(610) 915-8500 
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Group meets in:
Wynnewood, PA 19096
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Evening Process Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified
"Clients meet weekly in the evening to discuss and process stressors and insights in order to receive support and feedback. Group members are encouraged to engage in group discussions, give feedback/support, and share common experiences with each other in order ..."
(302) 548-0796 
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Group meets in:
Narberth, PA 19072
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Group Therapy for Post- High School Young Adults
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW, CGP, AGPA-F
Verified
"I conduct three ongoing (open ended) groups for adolescents/young adults; pre-screening interview required. The groups are mixed gender and have by design, different problem profiles within the group. This group is for college-aged young adults, ages 18-23. The average length ..."
(484) 696-1433 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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How to Cope During Troubled Times
"Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic l will be having this group on Zoom. Call me to let me know what days and times you will be available. I accept payments through cash app PayPal and Square. The topics for ..."
(267) 613-9514 
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Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19151
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Virtual Support Group for Healthcare Professionals
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified
"Healthcare professionals are taking the brunt of the effects of the Coronavirus: physically, emotionally and spiritually. Working on the front lines is a noble and difficult feat. We want to support you. Here is a low fee space for you ..."
(415) 423-1875 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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Young Adult
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified
"The Intensive Outpatient young adult group meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1-3pm. The process group focuses on young adults from 18-26 and can help address substance use, mental health concerns, as well as co-occuring disorders. Groups also works on ..."
(484) 435-2907 
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Group meets in:
Havertown, PA 19083
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Virtual DBT Intensive Skills Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"**GROUP POSTPONED!! This group is led by myself and my colleague Amanda Kurpit, LCSW. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) uses a set of evidence-based skills that will teach you how to implement changes in your life outside of therapy that will ..."
(610) 983-8816 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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High School Group
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified
"The Intensive Outpatient high school group meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4-6pm. The process group focuses on teens 14-18 and can help address substance use, mental health concerns, as well as co-occuring disorders. Our group concentrates on life skills, ..."
(484) 435-2907 
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Group meets in:
Havertown, PA 19083
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Mixed Gender Group Therapy, 9th-12th graders
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW, CGP, AGPA-F
Verified
"I conduct two ongoing (open ended) groups for high school aged adolescents; pre-screening interview required. The groups are mixed gender and have by design, different problem profiles within the group. Like the movie, The Breakfast Club, I believe we can ..."
(484) 696-1433 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety and Depression
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
"Breathe Easy Group: BEG will teach you how to easily breathe your way through anxiety and depression using Mindfulness Meditation and other mental health strategies. Breathe Easy provides a way to reduce stress and unwanted emotion as well as gain ..."
(610) 285-7345 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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Virtual Support Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified
"Is the Coronavirus and the quarantine messing with your mental health? Do you need some support, but aren't sure where to turn? You need a space to connect with others' to combat isolation and uncertainty. We want to support you. ..."
(415) 423-1875 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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Teen IOP & OP
Pre-Licensed Professional, MFT, MDiv
Verified
"Our Teen Intensive Outpatient (IOP) group meets 3 times a week from 4-6pm and our outpatient group meets 1-2 times a week. Groups focus on life skills, 12-step principals, school difficulties, stress management, relationship/skill building, peer support and psychoeducation. "
(484) 559-1722 
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Group meets in:
Havertown, PA 19083
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DBT Skill Group
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified
"Do you feel emotions intensely and struggle with how to cope with them, often finding yourself using impulsive and destructive behaviors? Are you wanting to be social and find meaning in relationships but have trouble stepping out of your comfort ..."
(415) 423-1875 
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Group meets in:
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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Calm Mind Therapy, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
"Calm Mind Therapy is a supportive space for healing. We are staffed by two Licensed Clinical Social Workers — and best friends — who take a relational approach to providing mental health care to individuals, adolescents, couples, and families. Let ..."
(484) 207-5628 
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Group meets in:
Ardmore, PA 19003
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The Connecting and Relating Group
Psychologist, PsyD, CGP
Verified
"This is a long-term process group for individuals seeking to better understand their relational style and to work through dynamics with others in real time. This group is a great way to practice and enhance communication skills, increase your understanding ..."
(610) 665-3914 
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Group meets in:
Haverford, PA 19041


Depression Support Groups
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression support groups in Ardmore. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.

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