Women's support group


Our women’s support group is a safe place for women to explore their problems and issues. We promote healing through sharing, honesty and deep conversation. Our group members learn to better handle their everyday stresses, and manage depression, anxiety and anger.

Topics include:


Break-ups, separation and divorce

Single life



Mid-life and aging

Body image

Disordered eating

Depression and anxiety

Relationship to money

The women's group is hosted in a comfortable and contained living room in Berkeley.

Group Therapist

Emily Chong AMFT is a psychotherapist in Berkeley, California. She specializes in couples counseling for multicultural and biracial couples, family therapy and adolescent mental health.

Emily holds a Master’s degree in counseling psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She trained extensively as a relational and psychodynamic therapist at the Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center. Additionally, Emily completed somatic training with the Hakomi Institute and the Couples Center in Berkeley. Emily is trained in the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique and integrates a mindfulness based approach to therapy.

Emily’s work is trauma informed and liberation based. She integrates Western psychological theory and evidence-based methods with Eastern philosophy and mindfulness practices.

Her therapeutic style is warm, compassionate, intuitive, collaborative and active. She is known to challenge her clients, highlight where they’re stuck, and to be a champion for their transformation.

Emily Chong

Emily Chong is a therapist in Berkeley, California specializing in anxiety, depression, couples counseling, family issues, adolescent mental health, and life transitions.

Thursdays 7:00pm - 9:00pm

1836 Sonoma Avenue, Berkeley, California 94707