Find the Best Therapy Groups in Rhode Island

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

Yoga + Talk: A Support Group for Women’s Emotional Wellness

Group Therapist: Michelle Vitale
Time: This group runs two times per year: Spring cohort starts every March and Fall cohort starts every October.
Description: This 8-week group for women blends restorative yoga with talk therapy and other creative expressive practices to improve emotional wellness and increase resilience in times of transition.

Thrive

Group Therapist: East Coast Mental Wellness
Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm on the first and third Thursday of the month
Description: This free group offers a supportive environment for transgender and gender-variant adolescents and young adults to meet, provide peer support, and share differing experiences.

Self-Development Through Movement and Mindfulness

Group Therapist: Amy Small
Time: To be determined (day times only)
Description: This interactive self-development group provides self-awareness and self-regulation strategies to help participants meet the challenges they are faced with in their life, work, and relationships.

Weight Loss & Wellness

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Wednesdays at 10:30am
Description: This weekly group takes a psychological approach to weight loss to increase knowledge and effective behaviors while decreasing anxiety and frustration.

Interpersonal Effectiveness: The Challenge of Anxiety & Depression

Group Therapist: Daniel Even
Time: Every other Tuesday at 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm. Ongoing.
Description: This group for adults 20+ draws on members' strengths to create an interactive group in which participants can seek interpersonal and personal insights.

WAAG: A Women Artist's Accountability Group

Group Therapist: Stacy Cristo
Time: Please contact Stacy for the next available session!
Description: This monthly group offers a supportive environment for women artists to support one another and encourage creativity.

Adolescent Girls Group - GIRLS RISING

Group Therapist: Jane Mizrahi
Time: Every Monday at 3:00pm. Groups run for four weeks continually.
Description: This 4-week group focuses on empowering young girls who may be struggling with self-esteem, peer, or family-based issues.

Monthly Therapist Peer Support Group

Group Therapist: Jane Mizrahi
Time: First Monday of every month (please inquire for the exact time).
Description: This monthly group for therapists offers a supportive environment to review difficult cases, explore ethical concerns, and share other experiences in working as a private practitioner.

Young Adult Eating Disorder Support Group

Group Therapist: Natalie Monaghan
Time: Every Monday, 5:45pm - 8:45pm (8 week groups)
Description: This 8-week group provides a safe and supportive environment for young adults to be supported by peers and an experienced therapist in their journey to eating disorder recovery.

Men's Group

Group Therapist: Corey Flanders
Time: Every Tuesday from 11:30 - 12:45
Description: This weekly group provides support for men dealing with challenging life transitions, struggling relationships, chronic stress, and other problems while aiming to reduce the shame that many may feel about reaching out for support.

Interpersonal Group Therapy

Group Therapist: Corey Flanders
Time: Every Tuesday, 3pm - 4:15pm
Description: This weekly group aims to provide members with the tools to form deeper connections with others, improve communication, and diminish feelings of isolation and shame.

Adult Group Therapy

Group Therapist: David Kahn
Time: Tuesday evenings (ongoing)
Description: This weekly group is for adults seeking to improve their communication skills and receive emotional support from others in an interactive environment.

Elective Interpersonal Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Daniel Even
Time: Every other Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Ongoing.
Description: This group is for adults 24+ who are looking to improve upon their interpersonal effectiveness and satisfaction in relationships in a supportive non-medically oriented (not targeting a diagnosis) group.

Yoga Therapy Group for Women

Group Therapist: Jane Mizrahi
Time: Every Wednesday at 1:00pm.
Description: A weekly group for women provides opportunity for members to explore their struggles and strengths through a combination group process and chair-based Kundalini yoga and meditation.

Personal and Professional Development Group

Group Therapist: Daniel Even
Time: Every other Thursday 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Ongoing.
Description: This group focuses on the concepts of emotional intelligence and mindfulness to help members reach professional and personal goals while increasing self-awareness, effectiveness, and authenticity.

Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy (ADBT) Skills Group

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Thursdays at 5:30pm
Description: This weekly group for individuals who have participated in past DBT groups focuses on further skill development and real-world applications of DBT skills.

Interpersonal Group for College Students

Group Therapist: Sarit Lesser
Time: Wednesdays from 12:30pm-2:00pm, starting in the fall
Description: This weekly group for college students is designed to address multiple challenges of young adult life, including social isolation, mood difficulties, and life transition challenges.

Navigating Motherhood: A Group for New Mothers

Group Therapist: Sarit Lesser
Time: Thursdays from 6:30pm- 8:00pm; Sep. 19th-Nov. 14th. (8 sessions)
Description: This weekly group for new mothers uses evidence-based approaches to address the stress, anxiety, frustration, and loneliness that can come with the transition to motherhood.

Healing Perinatal Loss: A Group for Pregnancy or Neonatal Loss

Group Therapist: Sarit Lesser
Time: Starting in fall 2019 (TBD)
Description: This 8-week group offers a safe space for individuals and couples to receive support and learn emotional coping skills following a perinatal loss.

Navigating College

Group Therapist: Barbara Krementz
Time: Screenings are underway. Group will start the week beginning January 27. Contact us for more information about the group and meeting times.
Description: This weekly group for college students explores the adjustment to college life and the central themes that come with this transition, including stress management, anxiety, relational challenges, academic expectations, and more.

Relationships: Everyone's Got One

Group Therapist: Barbara Krementz
Time: Screenings are underway. Group will start the week beginning January 27. Contact us for more information about the group and meeting times.
Description: This weekly group provides an opportunity for members to give and receive support navigating relationships with themselves as well as with partners, peers, and family.

Managing Diabetes Support Group

Group Therapist: Kevin Gaw
Time: Ongoing (A pre-group meeting is required with Dr. Gaw before being accepted into the group)
Description: Designed specifically for individuals living with diabetes, this group provides a supportive environment for participants to be understood and supported through the stress and burnout that can come with this chronic condition.

Résumé and Strategic Cover Letter Writing Class

Group Therapist: Kevin Gaw
Time: Classes are once a week on Monday evenings (and occasionally, based on demand, Dr. Gaw offers intensive 6-hour Saturday classes)
Description: This weekly group (open to adults at any stage of employment) provides participants with tools and strategies to prepare and improve their application in today's employment market.

Eating Disorder Support Group in Providence

Group Therapist: Karin Lewis
Time: Every second Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 11:30am
Description: This free monthly group is open to anyone looking for support from recovered professionals and understanding peers in their journey to eating disorder recovery.

Explore + Grow: A mindfulness and Compassion Support Group for College Students

Group Therapist: Michelle Vitale
Time: Meets weekly on Tuesdays from 12:30pm-2:00pm or on Fridays 11:00am-12:30pm; spring cohort starts February 2020; fall cohort starts October 2020.
Description: This 8-week group provides a connected and supportive space for undergraduate students to explore personal and relational challenges and develop more helpful ways of coping.

Interpersonal Group Therapy

Group Therapist: Victoria Sokolowski
Time: Tuesdays 6:00pm-7:15pm
Description: This weekly group aims to improve group members' interpersonal connection while decreasing social isolation in a highly supportive environment.

Transgender Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Eileen Casella Rider
Time: Tuesday 5:30pm-7:00pm (March 31-June 16)
Description: This 12-week group offers a safe and supportive environment for transgender individuals to deal with the specific challenges that arise with going through the process of transition.

Face Your Fears

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Mondays 5:30pm-7:00pm (for 8 weeks)
Description: This 8-week group utilizes exposure therapy to help participants feel less stuck and helpless in the fears that are holding them back.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group (Providence & North Kingstown)

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm or Wednesdays 7:00-8:30pm at East Providence
Description: This weekly group provides participants with the DBT skills needed to better manage intense emotions, participate fully in the present moment, and improve interpersonal relationships.

ADD/ADHD Skills Group

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: East Providence location: Mondays 3:45pm-5:15pm or 5:30-7:00pm North Kingston location: Thursdays 8:00am-9:30am
Description: This weekly group run by experienced psychologists at RICBT focuses on organizational skill development, attentional improvement, and time management for individuals with ADHD.

CPT for Trauma

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Description: This weekly group for individuals with PTSD uses evidence-based Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) to reduce distress around traumatic memories, decrease emotional numbing, improve trust issues, and improve day-to-day living.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group (East Providence)

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Wednesdays at 5:30pm or 7:00pm
Description: This weekly group provides participants with evidence-based DBT skills to improve their mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.

8-Week Grief Recovery Method Support Group

Group Therapist: Melissa Mastrostefano
Time: 8-week day class starts September 3rd from 10am-12pm; eight-week evening class starts September 5th from 6pm-8pm
Description: This 8-week group run Melissa Mastrostefano, LICSW aims to help clients rebuild their lives through the allieviation of emotional distress that can be caused by unresolved grief.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Substance Use Disorders and Gambling

Group Therapist: Robert Tilton
Time: Wednesdays 5pm-6pm
Description: This weekly group utilizes CBT and peer support to provide an encouraging environment for those in recovery from substance use/addiction.

Emotional Regulation using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Group Therapist: Robert Tilton
Time: Tuesdays 12pm-1pm
Description: This weekly group utilizes DBT to help participants regulate their emotions and improve interpersonal interactions.

Teen & High School Therapy Group

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Thursdays at 5pm (North Kingstown)
Description: This 12-week group for high school teens strives to provide support and enhance resiliency to drama, school, and mood challenges.

Young Adult & College Therapy Group

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Wednesdays 4:30pm to 6:00pm for 12 weeks
Description: This 12-week group combines a variety of evidence-based therapies to help young adults develop healthy coping skills, build confidence, and take control of their life in a time of transitions.

iLife: Designing Your Ideal Life Group

Group Therapist: RICBT
Time: Tuesdays at 5pm (Personal Life focus) or 7pm (Career focus)
Description: This weekly group helps participants across the lifespan deal with life transition challenges and build their way forward with balance, passion, and support.