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How to Find Group Therapy for Mental Health Near Me?

Nancy MacGregor MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ACS, Clinical Director

Group therapy can be a great way to get therapy while surrounded by encouraging group members who have similar experiences to yours. Group members have the chance to support one another, learn from each other, and offer guidance through shared experiences. It also breaks down the walls of isolation that you may be feeling due to your mental health disorder.

Whether you have been in group therapy before, been recommended for it by your mental health professional, or it’s just something you are interested in checking out, it’s important to find a group therapy in South Jersey that’s right for you.

Where to find group therapy for stress and anxiety

Okay, so you’ve made the decision to seek out group therapy but you’re not sure where to start. Here are some places you can turn to begin your search for group therapy near you.

Get recommendations

It’s likely that your therapist or mental health practitioner either runs group therapy sessions or knows someone who does. Ask them for recommendations and see if you can get a couple of options from them that you’ll be able to research and explore.

You can also reach out to friends and family to see if they know of any groups that you may be able to learn more about. Even if they’ve never attended a group therapy session before, they might know someone who has.

Recommendations are always a good way to find group therapy groups because they’ve been “vetted” by someone you already know. But, just because someone recommends a group doesn’t mean you have to go to it. That’s up to you to decide!

Google it

If you open up Google and type in ‘group therapy in South Jersey,’ you are sure to find various search results pop up. These can include websites that have lists where you can find group therapy options or mental health providers that are offering them. You might even find some online therapy groups in the search results as well. Like anything else, be sure to do ample research before you choose one to attend and see if you can speak to one of the group therapy administrators beforehand to gather more information.

Harmony Bay’s Way to Wellness

Harmony Bay Wellness is offering a new group therapy program for people who want to work through their mental health disorders. It’s called their Way to Wellness program. Every Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, a group will join to offer support and work through different topics such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicidal Thoughts

By changing topics, it gives you a broad understanding of the different factors that make up mental health disorders. Also, you will have the opportunity to practice strategies that you may have been developing and working on in your individual therapy sessions.

To learn more about group therapy for anxiety, stress, depression, addiction, or more, contact Harmony Bay Wellness today at 855.857.6050. Get the help you need with the support you deserve.

Treatment with Harmony Bay

Harmony Bay is an outpatient behavioral health service that offers primary mental health treatment for a variety of mental health disorders. Our mission is to make mental health care convenient and affordable while providing an unmatched experience to our clients. contact us today by calling 855.765.6399.