Host: Karla Pazzi, LCSW
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19102
"This specialized program runs through Sanare Today to provide intensive DBT skill building in a 12 week format. This track was designed for individuals who struggle with managing emotions and impulsivity, who may have attended IOP previously, or a higher ..."
(484) 380-9227
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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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"This specialized program runs through Sanare Today to provide intensive DBT skill building in a 12 week format. This track was designed for individuals who struggle with managing emotions and impulsivity, who may have attended IOP previously, or a higher ..."
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Host: Dr. Jane K Shure, PhD, LCSW
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"The Resilience Group designs & facilitates programs to boost confidence, fortify courage and sustain resilience. We train individuals and leaders to develop the skills necessary for maintaining resilience, managing anxiety and staying positive in the face of life's ups and ..."
(215) 995-1198
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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"The Resilience Group designs & facilitates programs to boost confidence, fortify courage and sustain resilience. We train individuals and leaders to develop the skills necessary for maintaining resilience, managing anxiety and staying positive in the face of life's ups and ..."
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Host: Emily Koppenhofer, MA, MSEd
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a powerful therapy for individuals who have trouble regulating emotions & behaviors. These groups help replace problematic thought / behavior patterns with more adaptive ways of coping to create a "life worth living." We focus ..."
(267) 204-2708
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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"Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a powerful therapy for individuals who have trouble regulating emotions & behaviors. These groups help replace problematic thought / behavior patterns with more adaptive ways of coping to create a "life worth living." We focus ..."
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Host: Eunice E. Curry, LPC, NCC, CAMS-II, CCATP, CTMH
Group meets in:
Pottstown, PA 19464
"I am a certified anger management specialist with the National Anger Management Association. I offer Anger Management Education for individuals and groups. Currently accepting waitlist for groups. "
(484) 380-9182
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Pottstown, PA 19464
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"I am a certified anger management specialist with the National Anger Management Association. I offer Anger Management Education for individuals and groups. Currently accepting waitlist for groups. "
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Host: Tara Elliot, MA, LPC, RYT
Group meets in:
Reading, PA 19606
"Women to come together and continue their healing process through the use of experiential activities, movement, yoga, meditation, & psychoeducation. Tara takes a trauma-informed integrative approach incorporating mind, body, and spirit. For women who: desire to find their authentic voice, ..."
(610) 756-0896
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Reading, PA 19606
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"Women to come together and continue their healing process through the use of experiential activities, movement, yoga, meditation, & psychoeducation. Tara takes a trauma-informed integrative approach incorporating mind, body, and spirit. For women who: desire to find their authentic voice, ..."
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Host: Samantha Armes, LMFT
Group meets in:
Wexford, PA 15090
"A virtual support group held via Zoom for LGBTQIA+ teens (ages 14-18) to talk about... well... whatever comes up. In a safe space. Prescreening and registration is required. Come join us! "
(724) 201-3540
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Wexford, PA 15090
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"A virtual support group held via Zoom for LGBTQIA+ teens (ages 14-18) to talk about... well... whatever comes up. In a safe space. Prescreening and registration is required. Come join us! "
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Host: Melanie Taylor, LMFT, RYT-500
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19102
"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) was designed to help people learn how to understand and regulate their emotions, thoughts and behaviors. DBT is a skills-based, evidence-based treatment that emphasizes creating a life worth living and developing a sense of self-agency in ..."
(484) 380-9223
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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) was designed to help people learn how to understand and regulate their emotions, thoughts and behaviors. DBT is a skills-based, evidence-based treatment that emphasizes creating a life worth living and developing a sense of self-agency in ..."
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Host: Dr. Dempsey Young, PsyD
Group meets in:
State College, PA 16803
"This online affirming/supportive teletherapy group is for LGBTQIA+ identified individuals (18+) to discuss concerns and difficulties they are experiencing around their identities. Some common topics include coming out, sociopolitical climate and effects being a marginalized population, relationships with others, exploring ..."
(814) 831-7352
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State College, PA 16803
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"This online affirming/supportive teletherapy group is for LGBTQIA+ identified individuals (18+) to discuss concerns and difficulties they are experiencing around their identities. Some common topics include coming out, sociopolitical climate and effects being a marginalized population, relationships with others, exploring ..."
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Host: Dr. Harvey W Ziff, PhD
Group meets in:
Doylestown, PA 18901
"Social Skills "
(215) 526-5451
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Group meets in:
Doylestown, PA 18901
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Host: Sonia Voynow, LCSW
Group meets in:
Narberth, PA 19072
"This group for parents of children on the autistic spectrum can help you to explore the impact of your child's symptoms on your life and your other relationships. This group can help you: Learn to cope with everyday challenges, prioritize conflicting ..."
(215) 839-1194
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Narberth, PA 19072
"This group for parents of children on the autistic spectrum can help you to explore the impact of your child's symptoms on your life and your other relationships. This group can help you: Learn to cope with everyday challenges, prioritize conflicting ..."
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Host: Dr. Laurie S Levi, AM, PhD
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19121
"The goal is to prevent kids from getting off track developmentally when the family struggles with the challenges of a medical or emotional condition. It is a place to talk about thoughts and feelings and develop strategies to turn occurrences ..."
(610) 572-4961
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Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19121
"The goal is to prevent kids from getting off track developmentally when the family struggles with the challenges of a medical or emotional condition. It is a place to talk about thoughts and feelings and develop strategies to turn occurrences ..."
Host: Mrs. Candis R Ubiles, MSW, LCSW
Group meets in:
Colmar, PA 18915
"This group is designed to invest in and broaden the skillset and experience of Master Level Clinicians currently working towards their licensure. "
(267) 209-6741
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Colmar, PA 18915
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"This group is designed to invest in and broaden the skillset and experience of Master Level Clinicians currently working towards their licensure. "
Photo of Cornerstone Therapy and Wellness, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Mrs. Staci J Connolly, LCSW
Group meets in:
Malvern, PA 19355
"The mission of Cornerstone Therpay and Wellness, LLC is to provide the highest quality psychotherapy, speech therapy, medical nutritional and wellness practices in order to help our patients achieve optimal mental and physical health so that they may live a ..."
(610) 616-5935
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Group meets in:
Malvern, PA 19355
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"The mission of Cornerstone Therpay and Wellness, LLC is to provide the highest quality psychotherapy, speech therapy, medical nutritional and wellness practices in order to help our patients achieve optimal mental and physical health so that they may live a ..."
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Host: Ms. Brenda Cappy Gruhn, MA, LPC, NCC
Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
"Learn mindfulness and meditation techniques to help reduce stress, increase sleep and have less self- judgment! The KORU Mindfulness class is a 4-week course. The next group starts in July and will meet Saturday mornings from 10:00-11:15 AM via Zoom. ..."
(412) 207-3526
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Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
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"Learn mindfulness and meditation techniques to help reduce stress, increase sleep and have less self- judgment! The KORU Mindfulness class is a 4-week course. The next group starts in July and will meet Saturday mornings from 10:00-11:15 AM via Zoom. ..."
Photo of Amy Tielemans & Associates, Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Mrs. Amy Tielemans, LMFT, MBA, MA
Group meets in:
Doylestown, PA 18901
"Midlife is the beginning of many transitions in women's lives. Change occurs in many spheres as children leave home; parent's age, and relationships face new challenges. This group will help women at midlife and beyond (40 and up) address the ..."
(215) 995-5117
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Doylestown, PA 18901
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"Midlife is the beginning of many transitions in women's lives. Change occurs in many spheres as children leave home; parent's age, and relationships face new challenges. This group will help women at midlife and beyond (40 and up) address the ..."
Host: Ms. Cara Blouin, MEd
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19107
"This monthly group meets to support people who are in danger of burnout or suffering from compassion fatigue in their work or family responsibilities. "
(844) 946-2137
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Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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"This monthly group meets to support people who are in danger of burnout or suffering from compassion fatigue in their work or family responsibilities. "
Photo of Katrina Serrano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Katrina Serrano, LCSW
Group meets in:
Philadelphia, PA 19102
"Foresight is a mental health and wellness clinic providing patients with a wide range of treatment and services related to improving mental health and lifestyle. We are a team of psychiatrists, therapists, software engineers, bioengineers, and researchers with a mission ..."
(267) 458-6639
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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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"Foresight is a mental health and wellness clinic providing patients with a wide range of treatment and services related to improving mental health and lifestyle. We are a team of psychiatrists, therapists, software engineers, bioengineers, and researchers with a mission ..."
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Host: Mr. Troy Alan Longo, MICP, MA, EdS, LPC
Group meets in:
Easton, PA 18045
"Generally Men and women approach life in different ways, this includes managing a stressful event such as divorce. This group is meant to support men at any stage of the divorce process in a manner that best suits the male ..."
(732) 912-7835
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Group meets in:
Easton, PA 18045
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"Generally Men and women approach life in different ways, this includes managing a stressful event such as divorce. This group is meant to support men at any stage of the divorce process in a manner that best suits the male ..."
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Host: Mx. Maevon Gumble, MMT, MT-BC
Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
"Safe and inclusive virtual support group for adults running from 2/3/2022 - 8/5/2022, offering connection with those seeking to explore gender as it intersects with other aspects of identity. In this space, we'll use music and the arts as a ..."
(412) 223-7067
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Group meets in:
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
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"Safe and inclusive virtual support group for adults running from 2/3/2022 - 8/5/2022, offering connection with those seeking to explore gender as it intersects with other aspects of identity. In this space, we'll use music and the arts as a ..."
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Host: Dr. Eric Griffin-Shelley, PhD
Group meets in:
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
"Intensive outpatient psychotherapy group for men with sex & love addiction. Education & Therapy. "
(610) 365-4760
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Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
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"Intensive outpatient psychotherapy group for men with sex & love addiction. Education & Therapy. "

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