Host: Mary Federowicz, MA, LPC, NCC, RYT
Group meets in:
Erie, PA 16506
"Are you interested in learning HOW to lose weight instead of WHAT to eat to lose weight? Are you interested in maintaining a healthy weight instead of these up and down diets? If so, contact me via email. "
(814) 261-2594
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Group meets in:
Erie, PA 16506
"Are you interested in learning HOW to lose weight instead of WHAT to eat to lose weight? Are you interested in maintaining a healthy weight instead of these up and down diets? If so, contact me via email. "
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Host: Janette Patterson, MSW, LCMFT, LMFT
Group meets in:
Exton, PA 19341
"This skills group is not a processing group. The focus is on learning and practicing skills and strategies. Therefore, it is a requirement for each group member to also be in individual therapy. The client can have their own therapist ..."
(240) 770-0046
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Group meets in:
Exton, PA 19341
"This skills group is not a processing group. The focus is on learning and practicing skills and strategies. Therefore, it is a requirement for each group member to also be in individual therapy. The client can have their own therapist ..."
Photo of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
"This bereavement support group for widows & widowers over age 50 meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month from 1:00-2:30pm at St. Sebastian's Parish, Haber Hall. Donations accepted. To register, call Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry at 412-366-1300. "
(412) 324-3164
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Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
"This bereavement support group for widows & widowers over age 50 meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month from 1:00-2:30pm at St. Sebastian's Parish, Haber Hall. Donations accepted. To register, call Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry at 412-366-1300. "
Host: Marjorie R Johnson, LCSW, PCC
Group meets in:
West Chester, PA 19382
"Learn Mindfulness Mediation an how to apply mindfulness principles to stress, anxiety and depression. This psycho-educational support group is facilitated by Marjorie R. Johnson. "
(610) 915-8276
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Group meets in:
West Chester, PA 19382
"Learn Mindfulness Mediation an how to apply mindfulness principles to stress, anxiety and depression. This psycho-educational support group is facilitated by Marjorie R. Johnson. "
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Host: Donald Cribbs, MA, NCC, LPC
Group meets in:
Camp Hill, PA 17011
"8 Sessions with individuals "
(717) 429-0775
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Group meets in:
Camp Hill, PA 17011
"8 Sessions with individuals "
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Host: Anita Torchia, LPC
Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
"Women in this group have experienced some type of trauma/abuse in their lives, are currently in therapy, and are searching for support as they heal. "
(412) 543-8600
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Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
"Women in this group have experienced some type of trauma/abuse in their lives, are currently in therapy, and are searching for support as they heal. "
Photo of Ethos Treatment LLC - West Chester, Treatment Center
Host: Michael Blanche, LCSW
Group meets in:
West Chester, PA 19380
"Our morning IOP is run by Eric Tankel, LPC. Eric is a Chester County native who returned home to help young adults and adolescents who struggle with addiction and mental health issues. He brings therapeutic services into the Synergy House ..."
(215) 774-5245
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Group meets in:
West Chester, PA 19380
"Our morning IOP is run by Eric Tankel, LPC. Eric is a Chester County native who returned home to help young adults and adolescents who struggle with addiction and mental health issues. He brings therapeutic services into the Synergy House ..."
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Host: Ulanda R. Davis, PhD, ND, CpastC, CPCT, HHSC
Group meets in:
Bethlehem, PA 18018
"Tired of losing "for good", then gaining again? There's more to this madness than meets the eye. Join our weight loss workshop and learn the "whys" concerning the psychology of weight loss and body image. Together we will overcome the ..."
(484) 626-5024
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Group meets in:
Bethlehem, PA 18018
"Tired of losing "for good", then gaining again? There's more to this madness than meets the eye. Join our weight loss workshop and learn the "whys" concerning the psychology of weight loss and body image. Together we will overcome the ..."
Photo of Rhona L Epstein, Psychologist
Host: Rhona L Epstein, PsyD, CAC
Group meets in:
Paoli, PA 19301
"group therapy and intensive group therapy for food addiction "
(484) 652-8716
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Group meets in:
Paoli, PA 19301
"group therapy and intensive group therapy for food addiction "
Photo of Danielle DiNatale, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Danielle DiNatale, LCSW
Group meets in:
Chester Springs, PA 19425
"If you are a LSW looking for supervision to earn your LCSW please contact me. I am available for individual or small group supervision sessions. Please call me for additional details on availability and fees. I look forward to hearing ..."
(610) 601-2365
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Group meets in:
Chester Springs, PA 19425
"If you are a LSW looking for supervision to earn your LCSW please contact me. I am available for individual or small group supervision sessions. Please call me for additional details on availability and fees. I look forward to hearing ..."
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Host: Lee Picariello, PsyD, MA, BCB
Group meets in:
Newtown, PA 18940
"ACT NOW identifies every child's attention as a variable that can be measured, trained and tracked over time. Our non-traditional group format celebrates physical activity and movement as a natural by-product of the active child. Healthy, small group competition with ..."
(484) 494-2100
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Group meets in:
Newtown, PA 18940
"ACT NOW identifies every child's attention as a variable that can be measured, trained and tracked over time. Our non-traditional group format celebrates physical activity and movement as a natural by-product of the active child. Healthy, small group competition with ..."
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Host: Dayna Pizzigoni, PhD, LPC, NCC
Group meets in:
Media, PA 19063
"This small group will support women in a safe space to increase their understanding of their body image, practice accepting their bodies, and grow in treating themselves with gentleness. Consider joining if you are hoping to restore a sense of ..."
(908) 666-4335
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Group meets in:
Media, PA 19063
"This small group will support women in a safe space to increase their understanding of their body image, practice accepting their bodies, and grow in treating themselves with gentleness. Consider joining if you are hoping to restore a sense of ..."
Photo of Jaclyn McNabb, Licensed Professional Counselor
Host: Jaclyn McNabb, MS, LPC
Group meets in:
Doylestown, PA 18901
(267) 360-7610
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Group meets in:
Doylestown, PA 18901
Photo of Stephanie Pearce, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Stephanie Pearce, MSW, LCSW, PMH-C
Group meets in:
Sciota, PA 18354
"Come connect with others in a caring, supportive environment to share feelings & coping skills during your family building journey. Group will be meeting virtually at this time. "
(908) 649-0689
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Group meets in:
Sciota, PA 18354
"Come connect with others in a caring, supportive environment to share feelings & coping skills during your family building journey. Group will be meeting virtually at this time. "
Photo of Kristen Tolbert, Counselor
Host: Kristen Tolbert, EdD, LPC
Group meets in:
Allentown, PA 18102
"Career CoLabs is a Career and Organizational Counseling and Consulting firm. We help people achieve work satisfaction and success through data-driven solutions that help them become smarter, stronger, better versions of themselves at work. Receive hands-on professional development support. Programs ..."
(877) 799-1506
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Group meets in:
Allentown, PA 18102
"Career CoLabs is a Career and Organizational Counseling and Consulting firm. We help people achieve work satisfaction and success through data-driven solutions that help them become smarter, stronger, better versions of themselves at work. Receive hands-on professional development support. Programs ..."
Photo of Alex Kapnek, Licensed Professional Counselor
Host: Alex Kapnek, LPC, CSAT, EMDR, NCC
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"A weekly group aimed at reducing shame associated with sexual addiction "
(610) 569-9330
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Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"A weekly group aimed at reducing shame associated with sexual addiction "
Photo of Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services, Inc, Treatment Center
Group meets in:
Uniontown, PA 15401
"Are you 18 or older and suffering from anxiety or depression? Is it starting to affect your quality of life? We offer a group counseling session with others, just like you, experiencing the same types of issues. "
(724) 437-0729
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Group meets in:
Uniontown, PA 15401
"Are you 18 or older and suffering from anxiety or depression? Is it starting to affect your quality of life? We offer a group counseling session with others, just like you, experiencing the same types of issues. "
Photo of Jenny Limm, MFT, M.Ed - Sex/Relationship Therapist,
Host: Jenny Limm, MFT, MEd
Group meets in:
Jenkintown, PA 19046
"Teen Art Space is a therapist facilitated weekly process group for teens addressing healthy ways to cope with Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Trauma, LGBTQ+, Family Conflict, Healthy relationships, and other teen issues using art as part of therapy. Art materials are ..."
(267) 633-8212
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Group meets in:
Jenkintown, PA 19046
"Teen Art Space is a therapist facilitated weekly process group for teens addressing healthy ways to cope with Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Trauma, LGBTQ+, Family Conflict, Healthy relationships, and other teen issues using art as part of therapy. Art materials are ..."
Photo of Sarah Hazlett, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Group meets in:
Bridgeville, PA 15017
"This group would benefit any child who has perfectionistic behaviors, avoids situations where they fear being judged, school avoidance, have a 504 plan because of anxiety, has quit a sports team or extracurricular activity because of anxiety, often complains of ..."
(412) 504-7482
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Group meets in:
Bridgeville, PA 15017
"This group would benefit any child who has perfectionistic behaviors, avoids situations where they fear being judged, school avoidance, have a 504 plan because of anxiety, has quit a sports team or extracurricular activity because of anxiety, often complains of ..."
Photo of Lisa Pagano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Lisa Pagano, LCSW
Group meets in:
Paoli, PA 19301
"I offer group supervision for social workers who are working toward their LCSW. Please contact me directly for more infomation. "
(484) 653-6349
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Group meets in:
Paoli, PA 19301
"I offer group supervision for social workers who are working toward their LCSW. Please contact me directly for more infomation. "

Pennsylvania Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Pennsylvania counseling groups, Pennsylvania support groups, Pennsylvania mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Pennsylvania support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Pennsylvania to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.
What to expect in a Pennsylvania group?
In a professionally operated support group in Pennsylvania, members provide each other with various types of help for a particular shared issue. The help takes the form of relating personal experiences and listening to and accepting others' experiences. Pennsylvania group members may also provide a sympathetic understanding and a social network.

Group therapists or group counselors lead or facilitate the group and provide group counseling in Pennsylvania. They are sometimes specifically trained in group dynamics and the understanding of small group processes. So 'interpersonal learning', which can involve unfiltered feedback and confrontation between group members (and can be threatening) is safely moderated by the group therapist or group counselor in Pennsylvania.

What's the difference between individual and group therapy?