Find the Best Therapy Groups in New York

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

Young Adult Adoptee Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Jennifer Griesbach
Time: Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm
Description: This weekly group supports college-aged and young adult adoptees transition to adult life and address any trauma, identity challenges, and/or relationship issues that may arise or resurface during this time.

Adult Adoptee Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Jennifer Griesbach
Time: Tuesdays 7:30pm-9:00pm
Description: This weekly interpersonal therapy group for adult adoptees addresses many major themes of adoption, including identity, trauma, loss, rejection, and connection.

BIPOC Support Space

Time: Wednesdays 5pm-6pm
Description: This is a 6-week process group created for the purpose of cultivating a healing space for BIPOC to navigate, process, and articulate their thoughts on our ever-evolving social climate.

Emotions Through Art

Group Therapist: Repose
Time: Fridays 2pm-3pm (October-December)
Description: Emotions Through Art is an art therapy group designed to help college students and young adults process COVID-19 emotions through peer connection and creative expression.

Managing Emotions - A DBT Skills Group for Young Adults

Group Therapist: Repose
Time: Fridays (time TBD)
Description: This online DBT group supports members in developing mindfulness practices and applying a variety of other concrete skills to help better manage their emotional reactions in daily life.

Open Studio: Womxn’s Art Circle

Group Therapist: Repose
Time: Wednesdays at 7:00pm-8:00pm EST
Description: This weekly open-ended group guides womxn through art creation pertaining to menstrual health, womxn's empowerment, and emotional growth as a way to build self-esteem and practice self-care.

Dungeons and Dragons Social Skills Building Group

Group Therapist: Joe Atanasio
Time: Every other Wednesday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Description: Combining group talk therapy and game therapy, this group utilizes the table top game Dungeons and Dragons to help members work as a team while building their communication, critical thinking, and conflict management skills.

Interpersonal Process Group for Adults

Group Therapist: Philip Bender
Time: Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:30pm (ongoing)
Description: This virtual group for adults is a safe space for participants to better understand and challenge longstanding behaviors, such as social anxiety, assertiveness struggles, emotional detachment, intimacy fears, and/or relationship challenges.

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Class (Virtual)

Group Therapist: Maggie Ritnour
Time: Wednesdays 11:00am-12:30pm EST
Description: This virtual 30-week group helps clients struggling with over-control and perfectionism live a more flexible and intuitive life through the development of Radically Open Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (RO DBT) skills.

DBT Skills Group

Group Therapist: Aliza Tropper
Time: TBD (morning and evening times offered)
Description: This virtual group is for adults who are interested in learning dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) skills to better manage their emotionalal dysregualtion, depression, intense anxiety, and/or relationship challenges.

Emotion Regulation Group

Group Therapist: Nicole Murray
Time: Mondays at 10am or 12pm
Description: This 4-week skills-based group helps participants develop techniques to better regulate their emotions in order to more effectively problem-solve, communicate with others, and feel in-control of their life.

Master Your Mind: Bi-Weekly Wellness Workshops

Group Therapist: Angela Teri
Time: Fridays at 3:00pm
Description: This online support group, co-led by a therapist and a Transformational Wellness Coach, offers an open format for clients to discuss and receive support around a variety of life stressors and challenges.

Panic/Anxiety Group

Group Therapist: Merav Gur
Time: Mondays 5:15pm-6:15pm
Description: This 4-session group uses a combination of ACT (acceptance & commitment therapy), CBT, and psycho-education principles to help clients struggling with panic/anxiety better manage their symptoms and triggers.

Koru Mindfulness Group

Group Therapist: Kim O'Connor
Time: Fridays 10:30am-11:15am
Description: This 4-week group utilizes a unique, evidence-based curriculum of mindfulness and meditation to help participants more effectively manage stress, improve sleep, and focus the mind.

Process Painting Group for Women

Group Therapist: Elissa Arbeitman
Time: Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm and Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm
Description: Join a community of creative women where you can nourish your creativity, foster self-care, and quiet your inner critic with this online process-oriented painting group.

Wellness While Sheltering in Place

Group Therapist: Aurora Center NYC
Time: Tuesdays at 7:30pm
Description: Wellness While Sheltering Place is an online therapy group designed to support and teach participants skills, tools, tips, techniques, and activities to better cope with the current quarantine conditions imposed by COVID-19.

Yoga Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Aurora Center NYC
Time: Tuesdays at 5pm & Fridays at 11am
Description: This twice-weekly online yoga therapy group aims to create connection and foster wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 College Student Support Group

Group Therapist: Aurora Center NYC
Time: Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Description: This weekly online group provides a space for college students to process the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic with other peers who are also adjusting to this new normal.

Recovery in Color

Group Therapist: Aurora Center NYC
Time: Mondays at 7pm
Description: Recovery In Color is an online support group providing a safe space for individuals of color to discuss and process their personal experiences with disordered eating and eating disorder treatment.

Binge Eating Disorder Group

Group Therapist: Aurora Center NYC
Time: Mondays at 6:45pm
Description: This 4-week group offers support and strategies for individuals struggling with binge eating disorder during these uncertain times.

NY Healthcare Workers Virtual Support Group

Group Therapist: Happy Apple
Time: Saturdays 2pm-3pm
Description: This group offers New York healthcare professional support and coping skill guidance for managing the stress, worry, and burnout that may come with being on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.

Thursday Therapy Group

Group Therapist: Nathaniel Smith
Time: Thursdays 6:45pm-8:00pm
Description: This weekly process group for adults helps members cope with a wide variety of challenges through group support and guidance.

Mixed Issue Psychodynamic Process Group

Group Therapist: Nathaniel Smith
Time: Wednesdays 7:15pm-8:45pm
Description: This ongoing weekly process group for adults is a place for members to work on personal challenges of various origin while receiving support and feedback from the group setting.

Single Parents Support Group with a Mindfulness Approach

Group Therapist: Ann Smith
Time: Wednesdays 9:00-10:30am via Zoom (Ann will consider other times during the week if this date does not work for prospective participants)
Description: This virtual group utilizes group discussion and mindfulness exercises to help support single parents dealing with the added stress of COVID-19.

COVID 19: Parents of Children Under 12 Support Group

Group Therapist: Ann Smith
Time: Wednesdays 1:00pm-2:30pm
Description: This online group provides support for parents struggling to cope with caring for themselves and their young children during quarantine.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Substance Use

Group Therapist: James Benton
Time: Saturdays 12:00pm
Description: This weekly group utilizes acceptance and commitment therapy to help participants explore the triggers that lead to avoidant behaviors and develop the willingness to act in a way in-line with personal values and goals.

New Parent Support Group

Group Therapist: Katherine Casey
Time: Wednesdays at 11:30am
Description: This group helps new parents navigate the uncertainties and difficulties of raising a family in the time of a global health crisis.

Expectant Parent Support Group

Group Therapist: Katherine Casey
Time: Thursdays at 12pm
Description: This group helps expecting parents navigate the unique issues of growing a family while dealing with the stress of a global health crisis.

Self-Care & Sanity!

Group Therapist: Katherine Casey
Time: Fridays at 12:30pm
Description: This weekly group during COVID-19 provides a supportive space to help participants process emotions, cope with stress, and connect with others through a variety of self-care practices.

Divorce Support Group for Mothers

Group Therapist: Babita Spinelli
Time: Thursdays and Saturdays (Time TBD)
Description: This virtual group provides a space for recently separated or divorced mothers to work through their emotions and share experiences with other women going through similar challenges.

Coping Skills for COVID-19

Group Therapist: Koepke Counseling Services
Time: Mondays 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Description: This weekly group helps participants develop coping skills to deal with the unique challenges of COVID-19.

Emotional Growth Group

Group Therapist: Joan Ingalls
Time: Weekly (every Monday 6pm-7:30pm or every Tuesday 12pm-1:30pm)
Description: This weekly group offers an opportunity for participants to receive support, give support, and grow emotionally in the context of a group setting.

DBT Skills Group

Group Therapist: Colleen Lang
Time: Tuesdays 10:15am - 11:45am
Description: This weekly group is a space for adults to learn and practice DBT skills in the four main DBT modules of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.

Asian American Women's Anxiety Group

Group Therapist: Cathay Che
Time: Saturdays 11:00am-12:30pm
Description: This 4-week group is designed to help Asian and Asian American women in their 20s navigate their anxiety regarding various aspects of life.

Early Recovery from Alcohol and Substances Group

Group Therapist: In Process
Time: Thursdays 6:15pm-7:30pm
Description: This weekly group for individuals in early recovery from alcohol and/or other substance use utilizes both harm reduction and abstinence models to guide participants in exploring their relationship with substances.

Coping Skills for Everyday Life

Group Therapist: Koepke Counseling Services
Time: Mondays 7:00pm-8:30pm or Wednesdays 12:15pm-1:15pm
Description: This weekly DBT-based therapy group provides an accepting and validating environment to learn a variety of skills to improve coping with everyday life challenges.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parents of Children with Autism Support Group

Group Therapist: Rowena Talusan-Dunn
Time: Friday evenings 6:45pm-7:45pm
Description: This weekly group for parents of children with autism combines therapeutic support with creative art making to foster self-care and healing.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

12-Week CBT Relapse Prevention Group

Group Therapist: Wholeview Wellness
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.

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.

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.