Chicago Counseling Groups

quarantine support group for young professionals

Date: March 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th 
Time: Mondays, 8-9 pm CT
Cost: $25/group
Location: Urban Balance Virtual Group 

Description: This group will serve as a space for young professionals (18-35) who are living alone or feeling lonely to build connection and social support during this pandemic. Light homework on “ambiguous loss” will be assigned for the first week; then, group members will determine topics for the remaining three weeks.

For more information email Holly Chuang, Clinical Intern.

Chronic Illness Support Group

Date: January 28th – March 4th, 2021
Time: Thursdays, 7-8 pm CT
Cost: Group therapy is covered by most insurances and sliding scale pay will be accepted
Location: Urban Balance Virtual Group (Zoom)

Description: Living with a chronic illness can present challenges in many realms of life – physical, psychological, professional, social and relational. Talking with others who have similar struggles can feel supportive and offer new ideas to overcome obstacles and increase quality of life and fulfillment. For more information email Joe Flint, LCPC

Supporting a Chronically-Ill Loved One

Date: January 27th – March 3rd, 2021
Time: Wednesdays, 7-8 pm CT
Location: Urban Balance Virtual Group (Zoom)
Cost: Group therapy is covered by most insurance and sliding scale pay will be accepted

Description: When you have a close relationship with someone living with a chronic illness, you may be impacted by their struggles. Day to day functioning, such as important conversations, making plans, and sharing responsibilities can be challenging. This group is designed to support caregivers and others supporting those who are chronically ill. Group participants can expect to share their stories, increase their resilience, and gain effective coping skills. For more information email Joe Flint, LCPC

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    Anxiety Support Group

    Date: January 26th – March 2nd, 2021
    Time: Tuesdays, 7-8 pm CT
    Cost: Group therapy is covered by most insurance and sliding scale pay will be accepted
    Location: Urban Balance Virtual Group (Zoom)

    Description: Anxiety symptoms can present in different ways, including perfectionistic tendencies, the need to control situations, overanalyzing behaviors, ruminating thinking patterns, and more. Anxiety can be episodic and specific, or it can be chronic and generalized. You may think you are alone, but you’re not. For more information email Joe Flint, LCPC

    Men’s Support Group

    Date/Time: This group is currently full.
    Cost: Group therapy is covered by most insurance and sliding scale pay will be accepted
    Location: TBD

    Description: Men often get the message to “go it alone” and not bother others with their problems, which leads to isolation and little support. This group is for men willing to challenge that outdated idea of masculinity. For more information email Kevin Newhall, LCSW

    Grieving the Loss of a Loved One During The Pandemic

    Date: TBD
    Time: TBD
    Cost: Group therapy is covered by most insurances and sliding scale pay will be accepted
    Location: Urban Balance Virtual Group (Zoom)

    Description: During this unprecedented time, this grief support group offers a space where you can talk freely and without judgment about the loss of a loved one during the pandemic. During the weekly group session, you will also be able to find companionship from others who may understand what you are experiencing and develop coping strategies. For more information email Joe Flint, LCPC

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