Urban Balance Group Starting In the Fall: Supporting A Chronically-Ill Loved One

Supporting a Chronically-Ill Loved One

Date: Wednesdays for 6 sessions: September 18 – October 23, 2019

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: Urban Balance Evanston: 990 Grove St, Suite 303, Evanston, IL 60201

Cost: Most insurance plans cover group therapy including Aetna, BCBS, Cigna, Humana and United.  Our billing department will verify your insurance benefits and notify you of any estimated copay and/or coinsurance amounts as with any other therapy session.  For clients not using health insurance, self pay and sliding scale rates for those who qualify are also available.  Please contact intake@ for your benefit quote today.

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.

Group Objectives:

  • Engage in discussion with participants to strengthen support system
  • Identify coping strategies to reduce stress and increase resilience
  • Learn how to create healthy boundaries to provide support, while also maintaining self-care
  • Explore uncertainty and/or fears regarding loved one’s health and impact on relationship

For more information email Joe Flint: jflint@urbanbalance.com

On July 30th, our current electronic health system will transition to a new and advanced system to better serve you: Athena. Prior to the transition date, you will be sent a registration link to create a new patient account in Athena. If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your therapist, or call our office to speak to a staff member.