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Christine Tronnier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Christine Tronnier, PhD, LICSW, LCSW, LCAS
Group meets in:
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
"Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) is an eight to ten week, structured, group intervention that combines components of mindfulness, CBT, and positive psychology towards the goal of developing awareness about one's behaviors, skills to cope with stressors that lead to ..."
Video Game Addiction
(919) 883-4735
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Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
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Video Game Addiction
"Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) is an eight to ten week, structured, group intervention that combines components of mindfulness, CBT, and positive psychology towards the goal of developing awareness about one's behaviors, skills to cope with stressors that lead to ..."
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Julie Gold, Psychologist
Group meets in:
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
(857) 763-1688
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Group meets in:
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
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Matt Lipson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Matt Lipson, LICSW
Group meets in:
Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913
"DBT or Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an evidenced based treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder. This group will cover the four modules of DBT including Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance. This group is great for anyone struggling with ..."
(978) 792-5129
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Group meets in:
Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913
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"DBT or Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an evidenced based treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder. This group will cover the four modules of DBT including Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance. This group is great for anyone struggling with ..."
Rowell A Levy, Psychologist
Host: Rowell A Levy, PsyD
Group meets in:
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
"This is an ongoing support and process group for high functioning adults ages 27 -70. This group is well suited for people who are working through any of a variety of issues including: relationships, career decisions, life transitions, mental health ..."
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Boston, Massachusetts 02110
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"This is an ongoing support and process group for high functioning adults ages 27 -70. This group is well suited for people who are working through any of a variety of issues including: relationships, career decisions, life transitions, mental health ..."
Vanessa Lewis, Counselor
Host: Vanessa Lewis, MS
Group meets in:
Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
"15-week Anger Management group that will help you understand the causes of anger and develop and practice strategies to manage your reactions and respond more appropriately. START DATE: April 16, 2019 Please call us for more information. "
(617) 934-3122
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Group meets in:
Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
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"15-week Anger Management group that will help you understand the causes of anger and develop and practice strategies to manage your reactions and respond more appropriately. START DATE: April 16, 2019 Please call us for more information. "
Susan Bennett LMHC, Counselor
Host: Susan Bennett, MEd, CAGS, LMHC
Group meets in:
North Andover, Massachusetts 01845
"In this group I will help you to learn to trust your intuition, listen to your gut or "inner knower". You will learn how to access your intuition using meditation techniques and grounding exercises, and how to protect your energy ..."
(978) 735-2512
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Group meets in:
North Andover, Massachusetts 01845
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"In this group I will help you to learn to trust your intuition, listen to your gut or "inner knower". You will learn how to access your intuition using meditation techniques and grounding exercises, and how to protect your energy ..."
Sheri Damon, Counselor
Group meets in:
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043
"A family consultation session to help your family establish a healthy relationship with technology, reduce battles over remotes & electronics and reduce the emotional overdrive occurring in your household for long-lasting impact. "
(781) 995-2549
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Group meets in:
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043
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"A family consultation session to help your family establish a healthy relationship with technology, reduce battles over remotes & electronics and reduce the emotional overdrive occurring in your household for long-lasting impact. "
Felix William Treitler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Felix William Treitler, LICSW, USTA, USPTA
Group meets in:
Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
"This group is re-forming and will meet in Arlington and/or Milton. The day and time is yet to be determined. In this group, we will explore all kinds of Relationships in the group members lives, including Family, Business, Romantic, Friendships, ..."
(781) 332-4637
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Group meets in:
Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
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"This group is re-forming and will meet in Arlington and/or Milton. The day and time is yet to be determined. In this group, we will explore all kinds of Relationships in the group members lives, including Family, Business, Romantic, Friendships, ..."
Gabrielle Abby Dean, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Gabrielle Abby Dean, LICSW, MPH
Group meets in:
West Concord, Massachusetts 01742
"This is a 3 hour seminar taught by myself and a colleague with three goals: to learn about addiction, to learn about the impacts on the family and change your approach. Then you can begin to heal as you support ..."
(617) 413-6696
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Group meets in:
West Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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"This is a 3 hour seminar taught by myself and a colleague with three goals: to learn about addiction, to learn about the impacts on the family and change your approach. Then you can begin to heal as you support ..."
Richard Wai-Por Cheng, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Richard Wai-Por Cheng, LICSW
Group meets in:
Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
"Open group for foreign born parents who wish to learn more about educating and caring for American born children, improve relationship with teenagers, develop more satisfying and harmonious healthy relationship at home and in community. "
(978) 965-8999
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Group meets in:
Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
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"Open group for foreign born parents who wish to learn more about educating and caring for American born children, improve relationship with teenagers, develop more satisfying and harmonious healthy relationship at home and in community. "
Joe Pereira, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Joe Pereira, MSW, LICSW, CAS
Group meets in:
Arlington, Massachusetts 02476
"The program consists of twelve weeks of comprehensive psycho-educational group therapy with a focus on cognitive-behavioral skills. The goal is to teach individuals about the dynamics of anger and aggression, how to assess the impact of resentment on their anger, ..."
(781) 214-7243
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Group meets in:
Arlington, Massachusetts 02476
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"The program consists of twelve weeks of comprehensive psycho-educational group therapy with a focus on cognitive-behavioral skills. The goal is to teach individuals about the dynamics of anger and aggression, how to assess the impact of resentment on their anger, ..."
Host: Aliki Pishev, LICSW
Group meets in:
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
"This is an amazing group of 6 women, we have one space left. The group has been meeting for almost 7 years now. it is a group of intelligent, dynamic, compassionate and fun women who provide support and caring to ..."
(339) 888-9239
Group meets in:
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
"This is an amazing group of 6 women, we have one space left. The group has been meeting for almost 7 years now. it is a group of intelligent, dynamic, compassionate and fun women who provide support and caring to ..."
Compass Rose Counseling, Counselor
Group meets in:
Wenham, Massachusetts 01984
"Break the shame cycle. Learn new skills, practice self care, make changes that help your loved one get into treatment. Meet with concerned others to practice CRAFT(Community Reinforcement and Family Treatment) an evidence based treatment model, to break the addiction ..."
(978) 919-4658
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Group meets in:
Wenham, Massachusetts 01984
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"Break the shame cycle. Learn new skills, practice self care, make changes that help your loved one get into treatment. Meet with concerned others to practice CRAFT(Community Reinforcement and Family Treatment) an evidence based treatment model, to break the addiction ..."
Liz Burrows, Counselor
Host: Liz Burrows, LMHC
Group meets in:
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
"Does your preteen/teen struggle with intense emotions? Do you feel like you need to walk on eggshells around them to avoid arguments or to avoid them getting anxious? Are they struggling with making friends or keeping balanced relationships? Connect with ..."
(774) 541-1182
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Group meets in:
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
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"Does your preteen/teen struggle with intense emotions? Do you feel like you need to walk on eggshells around them to avoid arguments or to avoid them getting anxious? Are they struggling with making friends or keeping balanced relationships? Connect with ..."
Noemi Paciorek, Counselor
Host: Noemi Paciorek, MA, LMHC
Group meets in:
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
"This group teaches meditation and mindfulness techniques to help clients manage life stress and symptoms of anxiety and depression. It also gives clients tools they can use at home and a list of free resources they can access online. "
(508) 593-4927
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Group meets in:
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
"This group teaches meditation and mindfulness techniques to help clients manage life stress and symptoms of anxiety and depression. It also gives clients tools they can use at home and a list of free resources they can access online. "
Copernican Clinical Services, Treatment Center
Group meets in:
Newton, Massachusetts 02458
"This group is designed to address the developmental needs of younger children, 10-13 years, who are struggling with impulse controls within their school and family. Students generally require IEP supports to make effective academic progress. Social skill development is focused ..."
(617) 405-3203
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Group meets in:
Newton, Massachusetts 02458
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"This group is designed to address the developmental needs of younger children, 10-13 years, who are struggling with impulse controls within their school and family. Students generally require IEP supports to make effective academic progress. Social skill development is focused ..."
Yenkuei Chuang, Psychologist
Host: Yenkuei Chuang, Ph.D.
Group meets in:
Newton, Massachusetts 02459
(857) 305-6211
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Group meets in:
Newton, Massachusetts 02459
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Crosspoint Clinical Services, Counselor
Host: Tamise Francois, LMHC
Group meets in:
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
"CrossPoint Clinical Services "
(508) 213-4926
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Group meets in:
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
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"CrossPoint Clinical Services "
Family Counseling Associates,
Host: Intake Coordinator Ext 0
Group meets in:
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
"Family Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy for Children and Adults "
(603) 483-3730
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Group meets in:
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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"Family Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy for Children and Adults "
John Job, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Host: John Job, CNP, PMHNP
Group meets in:
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
"A reliable mental health private practice that provides Medication management and psychiatric evaluation for adult clients with various mental health issues. At Care4us we treat clients with Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Bipolar and related disorders, Depressive disorders, Post-traumatic stress disorder ..."
(774) 530-6955
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Group meets in:
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
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"A reliable mental health private practice that provides Medication management and psychiatric evaluation for adult clients with various mental health issues. At Care4us we treat clients with Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Bipolar and related disorders, Depressive disorders, Post-traumatic stress disorder ..."

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Video Game Addiction Support Groups
Video Game Addiction in Boston

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a support group in Boston with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.

Boston Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Boston counseling groups, Boston support groups, Boston 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 Boston 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 Boston to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.