Group Therapy Wilmette

Offering PhD-led group therapy services near Wilmette for addiction recovery.

Therapy Groups with CRC Wilmette

Our therapy services, led by professional psychologists, help make the most of your time at CRC Institute. Our gender-specific support groups combine medical oversight and holistic practices to support the difficulties and successes of life in recovery. We help you process your mental health surrounding trauma, social skills, and family issues in a safe space.

Our Group Therapy Offerings Include Topics Such As:

  • Early Recovery
  • Emotional Sobriety in Recovery
  • Meditation and Mindfulness for 12-Step
  • Advanced Relapse Prevention
  • DBT Skills Group (weekly evening sessions)
  • Advanced DBT Practice
  • Recovery & Emotional Sobriety
  • Skills Groups
  • Disordered Eating
  • Nutrition
  • Family Coping Skills
  • Relationships and Sobriety

No matter what type of treatment you or your loved one requires, CRC can create a unique and stimulating schedule for continued growth. Our therapy team at CRC meets patients at whichever stage they are at in their recovery, and also provides custom options for family therapy.

Therapy groups at the CRC Treatment Center near Wilmette are available on a weekly, bi-weekly, or daily basis with our highly-trained therapy staff.

What is Group Therapy?

As a type of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), therapy groups can be a powerful form of healing. DBT was first developed to help individuals struggling with bipolar disorder, but it has since evolved as a tool for treating eating disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse. Other examples of DBT include couples therapy and working with a family therapist.

This type of therapy brings together a small number of individuals with similar experiences in-person to discuss healing. Led by a professional counselor, individuals can share personal experiences as well as learn from others in the group.

It’s normal to feel nervous during the first few therapy sessions, but over time most people begin to see their support group members as friends and they feel comfortable opening up. Of course, individuals may still have a difficult time opening up. Everyone is encouraged to share with their groups when they feel ready.

Through therapy, individuals can experience personal growth as they process life transitions. Group members will experience self-confidence as they learn how they build relationships in life, along with discussing feelings of anxiety, addiction, and isolation in a caring environment.
At Chicago Rehab Center, we utilize evidence-based clinical programming, including group therapy, to design programs that are tailored to the individual’s overall well-being throughout their recovery process.

Other areas we offer group therapy include:

Wilmette | Chicago | Evanston | Northbrook | Arlington Heights | Winnetka | Hinsdale

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CRC Institute: Group Therapy Wilmette

At CRC, our goal is to create lasting changes towards recovery. We do not believe that you need to be “fixed.” During treatment, we work with both patients and families to support a long-term continuum of care that lasts well after patients move on from our structured services and support.

Group Therapy Wilmette: Modern Recovery Therapies for Substance Abuse

In addition to Chicago IOP treatment, clients receive a variety of evidence-based therapies customized to their needs:
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Our goals at CRC are:

  • Help you heal your mind, body, and soul through a variety of effective treatments and therapies that cater to your needs
  • Provide state-of-the-art care to help you during your healing process
  • Teach you tools to cope with life’s challenges in a healthy way
  • Help you to feel empowered and confident in your day to day life
  • Help you gain awareness of your specific triggers
  • Address any co-occurring mental health conditions
  • Treat not just yourself as an individual but also address your relationships with family members and loved ones
  • Offer you collaborative therapy and treatment during your recovery

Our medical and wellness teams provide patients with a truly singular experience through respect, kindness, and compassion that promotes ease and tranquility. When you are ready for more info about mental health services at CRC in Wilmette, reach out to us at any time. Your mental health is our priority and we can’t wait to focus on your journey today.

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Speak with our team to see how we can help you with our evidence-based addiction treatments & integrated medicine approach.

Why Choose CRC Institute?

Recovery from addiction is different for every individual, but the two elements that are always involved include connection and empowerment. To achieve these two treatment components, our therapies at the CRC Treatment Center near Wilmette are:

Our Board-certified and licensed medical team goes to extraordinary lengths to fully and comprehensively evaluate all of our patients’ concerns, needs, medical history, and specific goals for treatment. Our unique combination of therapy, clinical modalities, and outpatient programs have consistently proven to help individuals overcome and heal from substance abuse for a successful long-term recovery.

About CRC Treatment Center

CRC Treatment Center is home to the industry’s most stimulating and successful programming for an evidence-based personalized approach to substance abuse treatment and health optimization that facilitates whole-person healing. Our treatment and wellness team consists of the best doctors, clinicians, and holistic practitioners in their field.

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Wilmette Group Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions

CRC Wilmette group counseling creates a safe environment for individuals to share personal emotions and experiences that others in the group are also experiencing. Dialectical behavior therapy can help patients feel less alone through their recovery journey. Our evidence-based therapy sessions have shown to be highly beneficial in aiding with long-term healing.

During group therapy and counseling, clients can expect to learn how to better their lives through self-awareness and positive coping skills. Clients also learn how to adjust the way they relate to others and address feelings of depression, isolation, and anxiety.

Group therapy is successful when each participant is willing to actively share their personal experience, as well as listen to others in their group. A Wilmette therapist helps guide group therapy sessions and helps participants navigate all conversations that take place.

Group therapy can be highly beneficial for many individuals at different stages of their recovery and healing process. Therapy participation should always be voluntary.  At CRC, we believe it is about finding the right group where you feel comfortable engaging in the conversation.