Find the Best Therapy Groups in NYC

Therapy groups and support groups for DBT skills, addiction recovery, trauma, anxiety, and loss run by the best therapists and psychologists in NYC.

Divorce Support Group for Mothers

Group Therapist:Babita Spinelli
Time:Thursdays and Saturdays (Time TBD)
Description:If you are a Mom separated, going through a divorce or are divorced, this group is for you. Work through your emotional feelings and experiences in a supportive group setting with the guidance of a skilled therapist who has been there! Begin your day with an incentive for positive change!

Telehealth Support Group for Healthcare Workers

Group Therapist:Carter Thornton
Time:TBD (group meetings will be 60 minutes 1-2 times a week depending on availability of participants)
Description:This is a newly formed support group for healthcare workers needing to decompress from current pressures related to the coronavirus pandemic. We will focus on talking things out, learning self care techniques, and utilizing meditation to stay grounded.

Emotional Growth Group

Group Therapist:Joan Ingalls
Time:Weekly (every Monday 6pm-7:30pm or every Tuesday 12pm-1:30pm)
Description:In this group we focus on building an environment in which participants can get help and grow emotionally. As more emotionally developed people, we are better able to create the lives we want.

Coping Skills for COVID-19

Time:Mondays 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Description:This group offers skills specifically geared towards dealing with the impact of COVID-19. Whether it be learning how to self soothe while cooped-up at home, maintaining or forming new relationships virtually, or managing distress, this group offers practical skills that can be transferred to everyday life.

COVID-19 Support Group

Group Therapist:Michael Corning
Time:Mondays 7pm-8pm (starting 4/13/2020 for 8 weeks)
Description:Join us for our intimate online support group where we will videoconference, talk through struggles and shared experiences, and support each other in taking things one day at a time.

LGBT COVID-19 Support Group

Group Therapist:Michael Corning
Time:Wednesdays 6pm-7pm (starting 4/15/2020 for 8 weeks)
Description:Join us for our intimate online support group where we will videoconference, talk through struggles and shared experiences, and support each other in taking things one day at a time.

Coping Skills for Everyday Life

Time:Mondays 7:00pm-8:30pm or Wednesdays 12:15pm-1:15pm
Description:This DBT therapy group provides an accepting and validating environment to learn skills to find joy in the moment, gain control over emotions, tolerate painful experiences, improve confidence, and gain satisfaction in your personal relationships.

Psychodynamic Therapy Group for Substance Use Issues

Group Therapist: Wholeview Wellness
Time: Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Description: This 24-week group offers a safe environment for individuals in substance use recovery to be supported and understood by peers and an experienced therapist.

New Mother, New Baby: Support Group for New Moms and Babies

Group Therapist: Laura Venuto
Time: Thursdays starting January 31st from 11am-12:15pm for 7 consecutive weeks
Description: This 7-week group offers support and guidance to new moms navigating common challenges in the transition to motherhood.

Now That You Have Two (Or More) Parenting Group

Group Therapist: Laura Venuto
Time: 7 consecutive Thursdays from 9:30-10:45am
Description: This 7-week group offers support and guidance to mothers dealing with the challenges of having 2+ kids.

Relationship Building Group Therapy

Group Therapist: Joan Ingalls
Time: Wednesdays, 7:00pm - 8:30pm; Thursdays, 11:30am - 1:00 pm
Description: This weekly group offers a fun yet serious opportunity for participants to build community with group members while addressing personal difficulties in building intimate relationships.

Trauma Exploration and Imagination Reclamation Group

Time: Eight Mondays starting January 28th at 5:15pm
Description: This 8-week group for cis and trans adult women of color focuses on the impact of trauma while deconstructing stigma and promoting healthy coping strategies to encourage healing and increase self-care.

Depression Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Dan Sharir
Time: This is an ongoing group that meets Wednesdays from 6:15pm to 7:45pm.
Description: This weekly group run by Dr. Dan Sharir, PhD provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for individuals struggling with depression to decrease isolation and increase helpful coping strategies.

Creating a New Normal - Substance Use Support Group

Time: Please inquire for dates and times.
Description: This 8-week group for individuals in substance use recovery provides participants with the support and skills to reduce destructive behaviors, increase beneficial coping mechanisms, and live a more content life.

S.W.A.N.A (Southwest Asian and North African) Women's Group

Time: The group starts Thursday September 5th, 2019 and will be weekly from 8:00pm-9:30pm.
Description: This weekly group offers an opportunity for women who identify with Southwest Asian and North African regions to receive support, share past experiences, and learn methods to facilitate self-discovery and healing.

Parenting Workshop

Group Therapist: Lama Khouri
Time: Mondays from 10am - 11:30am
Description: This weekly workshop offers support and guidance in navigating common challenges faced by parents of preteen and teen children.

A Dungeons and Dragons Social Anxiety Group for Young Adults

Group Therapist: Joe Atanasio
Time: Fridays 4:00pm-5:30pm Forest Hills, Queens teen group: Mondays, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Description: This 10-week group for young adults utilizes the table-top game Dungeons & Dragons to build social skills, manage anxiety, and build assertiveness in the face of the difficult feelings of isolation and depression.

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) Skills Class

Group Therapist: Maggie Ritnour
Time: Wednesdays from 7:00pm-8:30pm
Description: This weekly group offers the skills for individuals with perfectionism and excessive self-control to live a more flexible life by utilizing Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) concepts.

Navigating Loss: A Grief & Bereavement Support Group

Group Therapist: Anna Zelig
Time: Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm
Description: This 8-week group provides a supportive and understanding environment for those who have just experienced a loss and wish to move forward in their lives while also exploring different ways of memorializing their loved one.

Creating A Connection - Body Image Group

Group Therapist: Lauren Fabrizio
Time: Mondays 7:00pm-8:30pm (February 10th- April 6th, 2020)
Description: This 8-week group (facilitated by both an art therapist and a registered dietitian) is a place where participants can explore how emotions, body image, and social interactions are impacted by one's relationship with food.

Stress Management

Group Therapist: Nicole Murray
Time: Tuesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm; August 20th-September 17th
Description: This weekly group teaches participants relaxation tools and techniques that can be used to reduce stress and optimize daily functioning.

Men's Addiction, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention group

Group Therapist: Peter Carrington
Time: Tuesdays at 6:00pm (tentative); start date TBD
Description: This weekly group for men in recovery from substance use (as well as for those curious about recovery and pursuing sobriety) offers skill-based sessions to prevent relapse, increase resiliency, and provide support.

I Am Magic

Group Therapist: Kezzia Quintyne-Hilaire
Time: Every Saturday from 1:00pm-2:00pm beginning September 7th
Description: This weekly group provides support and empowerment to women struggling to see their worth and maintain self-esteem.

Teen Girl's Group

Group Therapist: Dayana Jiménez
Time: February 25, 2020 - June 16, 2020 (please inquire for times)
Description: This weekly group for teenage girls aims to improve self-esteem and promote healthy coping in the face of stressors, such as peer pressure, social media, and schoolwork.

10-Week Group for Sibling Survivors of Suicide and Overdose Loss

Group Therapist: Rebecca Gerstein
Time: Tuesdays evenings 6:00pm-7:30pm (starting January 7, 2020 and ending March 10, 2020)
Description: This 10-week group run by Rebecca Gerstein, LCSW offers support and guidance for individuals who have lost siblings to drug overdose or suicide.

8-Week Women’s Mindfulness Support Network

Group Therapist: Wholeview Wellness
Time: Wednesdays from 11:00am to 12:30pm
Description: This 8-week group run by Dr. Jennifer Smith helps women explore their relationship with alcohol and utilize mindfulness practices to bring about change and recovery.

12-Week CBT Relapse Prevention Group

Group Therapist: Amy Colley
Time: Mondays from 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Description: This 12-week group run by Dr. Amy Colley from Wholeview Wellness is based upon CBT principles and is tailored for recently abstinent individuals seeking support in early substance use recovery.

6 Week Mindfulness & Compassion Group

Group Therapist: Snehal Kumar
Time: Wednesdays at 7:15pm (beginning Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Nov. 20)
Description: This 6-week group run by Dr. Snehal Kumar focuses on the integration of mindfulness and self-compassion practices to improve one's relationship with themselves and others.

Grief Support Group

Group Therapist: Diane Brennan
Time: Begins first Thursday of each month and runs for 4 consecutive weeks
Description: This 4-week group provides support and skills to individuals struggling with immense grief following the loss of a loved one.

Young Widows Support Group

Group Therapist: Diane Brennan
Time: Starts on Wednesday 10/23
Description: This supportive group offers a space to explore and cope with the grief that is unique to young widows with the loss of a husband or wife.

MindFit

Group Therapist: Amalea Seelig
Time: Thursdays at 7:30pm, Open and Accepting New Members
Description: MindFit is mental strengthening and coaching in a group setting. In an open and inclusive environment, members share about their experiences and what challenges them. We offer key support for discovering and choosing how to live best today.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group (NYC)

Group Therapist: Helen Kim
Time: Wednesday evenings from 6:45pm to 8:15pm
Description: This 27-week group guides participants through the four modules of DBT in an interactive style with discussion and real-world practice.

26-Week Adult Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Group

Group Therapist: Jody Kemmerer
Time: Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:00pm; new members may join at the start of a new module (roughly every 6-8 weeks)
Description: This 26-week group run by Jody Kemmerer, LCSW focuses on emotion education and regulation through the development of specific DBT skills.

Adoptee Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Jennifer Griesbach
Time: Every Monday 7:30pm-9:00pm
Description: This weekly group run by Jennifer Griesbach, LCSW supports adult adoptees in identity development, relationship building, and other current life challenges.

Breakup Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Sarah Gundle
Time: Wednesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm
Description: This 4-week group run by Dr. Sarah Gundle, PsyD provides compassionate support for individuals going through a traumatic breakup or divorce.

Virtual Art Therapist Supervison Group

Group Therapist: Stephanie Saklad
Time: Alternating Tuesdays, 7:45-8:45 PM (via the virtual platform Zoom)
Description: This group provides a unique opportunity for art therapists to come together to confidentially process various professional challenges while creating art.

Committed to Addiction Recovery Group in NYC

Group Therapist: Jaclyn Einstein
Time: Wednesday evenings 6:00pm-7:30pm
Description: This long-term therapy group run by Jaclyn Einstein, LCSW supports professionals in recovery from substance use disorders navigate daily life stressors while maintaining sobriety.

Reclaiming Sexual Intimacy: A 2-Part Workshop for Trauma Survivors

Group Therapist: Sarah Betz
Time: November 9 and November 16 from 2pm-4pm
Description: This two-part workshop for female-identified trauma survivors provides participants with information about trauma and consent in addition to offering skills for dealing with triggers in sexually intimate contexts.

Therapeutic Salon

Group Therapist: Julie Kolzet
Time: Thursday evenings 7:15pm-8:45pm (weekly sessions)
Description: This weekly group provides a space for high functioning females to receive support and discuss communication strategies, relationship enhancement, career transitions, and mood regulation strategies in the face of life's stressors.

CBT Therapy Group for Social Anxiety Disorder

Group Therapist: Amelia Aldao
Time: Monday evenings (starting December 2nd)
Description: This 12-week group run by Dr. Amelia Aldao, PhD provides a place for individuals struggling with intense social anxiety to learn CBT skills, get support from an experienced therapist, and become part of a group community.

CBT Support Group for Anxiety

Group Therapist: Amelia Aldao
Time: Monday evenings (starting December 2nd)
Description: This weekly group run by Dr. Amelia Aldao, PhD provides a safe space for individuals to learn CBT skills, decompress from their busy lives, and receive support from a therapist and peers.

Social Anxiety Group

Group Therapist: Laura Eidlitz
Time: Thursdays 5:00pm-6:15pm
Description: This weekly group provides individuals with social anxiety the opportunity to develop specific goals and work toward them in a supportive, positive environment.

Body Image Group

Group Therapist: Rebecca Brown
Time: Sundays 4-5 PM; starting on 1/19/2020
Description: This 6-week process-oriented group offers support and guidance for individuals dealing with the complexities of body image and/or food issues in today's society.

DBT Skills Group for Professionals in Business, Technology, Law, Healthcare, the Arts & Education

Group Therapist: Matthew Mandelbaum
Time: Mondays at 7:30pm-8:30pm beginning 1/27/20; Wednesdays at 1:30pm beginning TBD
Description: This 10-week group is for professionals looking to improve their interpersonal effectiveness, self-understanding, and stress management skills using evidence-based DBT.

DBT Skills Group for Emerging Adults & University Students

Group Therapist: Matthew Mandelbaum
Time: Tuesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm beginning TBD
Description: This 10-week group is for emerging adults and students looking to improve their interpersonal effectiveness, self-understanding, and stress management skills using evidence-based DBT.

Gay Men's Interpersonal Support Group

Group Therapist: Ryan Jacobs
Time: Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:30pm
Description: This weekly group provides a supportive space for gay men to share common experiences, feel understood, and discuss relevant topics.

Support Group for Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Group Therapist: Justina Dillon
Time: TBD
Description: This group provides a welcoming environment for individuals to move toward their own goals while being supported by group members with similar challenges.

Support Group for Trauma/PTSD

Group Therapist: Justina Dillon
Time: TBD
Description: This supportive group offers a welcoming space for individuals to process trauma and learn practical strategies to more effectively cope with distressing emotions.

Mindful Art Therapy Group

Time: Sundays 10:00am-11:00am
Description: This weekly group blends mindfulness and creativity to foster greater insight, self-compassion, and personal growth.

Adult ADD Productivity & Support Group

Group Therapist: George Sachs
Time: Mondays at 12pm (via the virtual video conference platform Zoom)
Description: This weekly virtual group provides the opportunity for adults with ADD to get support from others and develop skills to improve overall functioning and productivity.

Embracing Body Positivity Group

Group Therapist: Repose
Time: Fridays 12:00pm-12:50pm (February 28th, 2020 - April 24th, 2020)
Description: This 8-week group provides a small group setting for participants to explore and improve their relationship with food, exercise, and their body through skill-building and support.

Art-Based Supervision Group

Group Therapist: Stephanie Saklad
Time: Alternating Tuesdays, 7:45-8:45 PM
Description: This art-based supervision group offers clinicians of all modalities the chance to make art, process professional issues, and connect with like minded professionals in a supportive setting.

Young Adult Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Philip Bender
Time: Mondays 6:00pm-7:30pm (ongoing)
Description: This weekly group for adults in their 20s and 30s is a safe space for individuals to address and improve relationship challenges.

Parental Loss

Group Therapist: Rottenberg Therapy
Time: Saturdays 4:30pm-6:00pm
Description: This weekly group for individuals processing the loss of a parent offers a supportive environment for participants to move meaningfully through difficult periods of grief.

Support Group for Parents of Neurodiverse Children

Group Therapist: Hili Tsarfati
Time: Every other week 3/25/20-07/01/20
Description: This 8-week group aims to connect parents of special needs children to other parents facing the same joy and challenges that come with parenting their child.