Group Therapy Winnetka

Group therapy allows individuals to learn from others in a similar situation, and gain useful tools for the journey to wellness and recovery.

What is Group Therapy?

Group therapy brings together a small number of like-minded individuals who are going through similar challenges in a safe and supportive environment. Sessions are led by a trained group leader who facilitates discussion where individuals can share personal experiences as well as learn from others in the group.

It’s normal to feel nervous during the first few group therapy sessions, but over time most people begin to feel comfortable opening up about themselves and sharing how the challenges they have faced have impacted their physical and mental health. We remind all of our clients that sharing is always by choice, and individuals are only encouraged to contribute to the group conversation in a proactive way when they feel comfortable.

Through group therapy, individuals can learn new things about themselves, gain insight into their relationships in life, and address feelings of anxiety and isolation. Group therapy provides a sense of community and allows those in recovery to realize they are not alone.

At Chicago Rehab Center, we understand that one size does not fit all when it comes to substance abuse treatment and recovery. By utilizing evidence-based clinical programming, we’ve designed programs such as group therapy that are tailored to the individual’s needs, goals, and desires throughout their recovery process. Additionally, group therapy provides individuals with resources to connect with others on a similar journey.

Benefits of Group Therapy Services for Adults Near Winnetka

Group therapy offers multiple benefits to participants on their road to long-term recovery. Group therapy participants can expect to:

  • Learn new things about themselves
  • Create new patterns of thinking and self-talk
  • Adjust the way they relate to the world
  • Learn effective coping skills
  • Improve mental health
  • Gain understanding about specific conflicts within the environment
  • Address feelings of depression and isolation
  • Overcome anxiety
  • Have a safe space to express emotions
  • Improve the quality of life
  • Gain positive relationships

Group Therapy for Individuals in the Winnetka Area with CRC

Our clinical social work and PhD-led group therapy treatment options help make the most of your time at the CRC Institute. Combined with medical oversight and holistic and an alternative approach to healing, our gender-specific groups help process the difficulties of a new life in recovery as well as celebrate the successes along with peers going through similar life experiences.

Our group therapy offerings include topics related to:

  • Early Recovery
  • Emotional Sobriety in Recovery
  • Meditation and Mindfulness for 12-Step
  • Advanced Relapse Prevention
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Skills Group
  • Advanced DBT Practice
  • Recovery & Emotional Sobriety
  • Skills Groups
  • Disordered Eating
  • Nutrition
  • Family Coping Skills
  • Relationships and Sobriety
  • Being of Service

Group therapy sessions at the CRC Treatment Center at our clinic near Winnetka, IL are available on a weekly, bi-weekly, or daily basis with a highly-trained therapist.No matter what type of challenges you or your loved one has faced, CRC can create a unique and stimulating schedule for continued growth for a lifetime of sobriety. A licensed clinical professional meets patients at whichever stage they are at in their recovery, and also provides custom options for family therapy and individual therapy for well-rounded healing and skill development.

Other areas we service for group therapy include:

Winnetka | Arlington Heights | Chicago | EvanstonNorthbrook | Hinsdale | Wilmette

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CRC Institute: Group Therapy Winnetka

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 in Winnetka: Modern Recovery Therapies for Substance Abuse

In addition to substance use treatment, clients receive a variety of evidence-based therapies customized to their needs:

The front desk reception area at CRC Institute's rehab center in Chicago is modern and elegant with black and copper tones, a big chandelier, and the CRC Institute logo displayed on the wall behind the copper desk.

Our goals at CRC are:

  • Help you heal your mind, body, and soul through a variety of effective treatments and therapies
  • 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 life
  • Help you gain awareness and insight into 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.

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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 for Group Therapy and More

In order to heal from a chronic condition, one thing has to change – Everything. This journey towards health and wellness is different for every individual, but the two elements that are always involved include Connection and Magic. In order to achieve these two treatment components, our therapies at the CRC Institute 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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Winnetka Group Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions

Group therapy and group counseling create a safe environment for individuals to share personal emotions and experiences with others in the group who have experienced similar challenges. Group therapy can create a sense of community, while allowing participants to gain new insight into themselves and how they engage in the world around them. Our evidence-based group therapy sessions have shown to be highly beneficial in aiding with the development of positive coping skills and creating strong, healthy relationships.

Group therapy can be highly beneficial for many individuals at different stages of their recovery and healing process. At Chicago Rehab Center, we believe in care that caters directly to your needs, and we will work with you to find a group where you feel comfortable listening and eventually engaging in the conversation.
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During group therapy and counseling, clients can expect to learn new things about themselves that contribute to a higher quality of life, create new patterns of thinking and self-talk, and learn effective coping skills.

Clients also learn how to adjust the way they relate to the world and others and address feelings of depression, isolation, and anxiety, and learn they are not alone in the challenges they are facing.
and address feelings of depression, isolation, and anxiety.

Group therapy is successful when the participant shares personal experiences and emotions, listens to others in the group, and offers encouragement. Clients benefit the most from group therapy when they actively engage in the sessions and work to understand how the discussions can create a positive change in their own life. A therapist will always guide group therapy sessions and will help participants navigate the conversations that take place.