Support Groups in York County, PA

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Art Therapy Groups are forming now!
In the process of forming targeted art therapy groups now! Scrap the paint and sip! We offer a unique experience! Meet with peers, share your story, and gain insight from other members of our community. Groups are forming now for: ...
Hosted by Kimberly McGhee EMDR - Trauma - Art Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17403
In the process of forming targeted art therapy groups now! Scrap the paint and sip! We offer a unique experience! Meet with peers, share your story, and gain insight from other members of our community. Groups are forming now for: ...
(717) 990-7741 View (717) 990-7741
Anger Management
Since 2004, this 10 session group will has taught men and women the skills to overcome problem anger. Topics include identifying triggers, understanding how anger develops, controlling your anger in the heat of the moment, changing thoughts that fuel your ...
Hosted by David Kunkel
Psychologist, MS
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17406
Since 2004, this 10 session group will has taught men and women the skills to overcome problem anger. Topics include identifying triggers, understanding how anger develops, controlling your anger in the heat of the moment, changing thoughts that fuel your ...
(717) 382-6215 View (717) 382-6215
Social Skills Group
This group is currently for clients as young as 2 up to the age of 8. This is a specific social skills group that helps children with struggles such as autism, ADHD, to social anxiety. This group working on social ...
Hosted by Cheryl Stroup
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Group meets in Hanover, PA 17331
This group is currently for clients as young as 2 up to the age of 8. This is a specific social skills group that helps children with struggles such as autism, ADHD, to social anxiety. This group working on social ...
(717) 864-0639 View (717) 864-0639
Anger Management Groups at CCA'
This is a 12 week confidential group developed for those struggling with explosive and persistent anger, or impulse control issues in intimate relationships. Our anger management groups meet the requirements of any referring court system, or agency. In addition, those ...
Hosted by Christian Counseling Associates Of Central Pennsylvania
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17408
This is a 12 week confidential group developed for those struggling with explosive and persistent anger, or impulse control issues in intimate relationships. Our anger management groups meet the requirements of any referring court system, or agency. In addition, those ...
(717) 535-8046 View (717) 535-8046
Social Skills/CALM
Laura conducts an array of groups throughout the year. Groups have included: CALM group (emotion regulation/relaxation), social skills group (ADHD/autism), middle grades girls group (self-esteem), and music therapy groups (autism, intellectual developmental disabilities). Groups generally run for 6-8 weeks throughout ...
Hosted by Laura K Tauzin
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MT-BC, NCC, RPT, CAAPT
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17402
Laura conducts an array of groups throughout the year. Groups have included: CALM group (emotion regulation/relaxation), social skills group (ADHD/autism), middle grades girls group (self-esteem), and music therapy groups (autism, intellectual developmental disabilities). Groups generally run for 6-8 weeks throughout ...
(717) 496-9534 View (717) 496-9534
Anger Management Groups at CCA
This is a 12 week confidential group developed for those struggling with explosive and persistent anger, or impulse control issues in intimate relationships. Our anger management groups meet the requirements of any referring court system, or agency. In addition, those ...
Hosted by Christian Counseling Associates Of Central Pennsylvania
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17408
This is a 12 week confidential group developed for those struggling with explosive and persistent anger, or impulse control issues in intimate relationships. Our anger management groups meet the requirements of any referring court system, or agency. In addition, those ...
(717) 931-6722 View (717) 931-6722
Groups are forming! Email me if you're interested.
This isn’t Sip & Paint! This is a truly creative and therapeutic art experience, led by a licensed therapist! Being overworked keeps us from connecting to peers, and COVID has left us feeling more isolated than ever. Our groups will ...
Hosted by Kimberly McGhee EMDR - Trauma - Art Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17403
This isn’t Sip & Paint! This is a truly creative and therapeutic art experience, led by a licensed therapist! Being overworked keeps us from connecting to peers, and COVID has left us feeling more isolated than ever. Our groups will ...
(717) 990-7741 View (717) 990-7741
Adults experiencing anxiety/distress
Let's Make Some Art!!! Art therapy groups are designed to facilitate the therapeutic process by using art as a method of exploration and discovery of personal experiences and emotional expression. Combining creative expression with counseling techniques can help participants improve ...
Hosted by Kimberly McGhee EMDR - Trauma - Art Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Verified Verified
Group meets in York, PA 17403
Let's Make Some Art!!! Art therapy groups are designed to facilitate the therapeutic process by using art as a method of exploration and discovery of personal experiences and emotional expression. Combining creative expression with counseling techniques can help participants improve ...
(717) 990-7741 View (717) 990-7741

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FAQs - About Group Therapy and Support Groups

How can I find a support group in York County?

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.