CBT Group Therapy in NYC

We offer a variety of CBT-based group therapy to address specific problems that are particularly amenable to treatment in group settings. If you are interested in participating in any of the groups described below, please complete the form below the group description or contact us at (212) 546-9200. These groups are offered as stand-alone treatments. Individual therapy with a CBT/DBT Associates therapist is not required.

 

Groups for Adolescents

Mindfulness Games for Teenagers

July 1st - July 29th | Wednesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Led by Haley Rottenberg, Psy.D.
Worried about summer social activities for your teen or your adolescent clients? Noticing your teenager is isolating more? Here is a great opportunity for them to stay engaged and meet new friends during the summer! This is a weekly group for high schoolers to have fun while also learning more about mindfulness. Weekly meetings will involve engaging in fun, active mindfulness exercises, and will include a discussion about each exercise. Teens will have the opportunity to learn how to be aware of their experiences in the present moment while connecting with peers.

This group is appropriate for high school students.

To register for this group, click here.

*Due to the current pandemic, all groups and workshops will be conducted remotely*

 

Groups for Adults

Mindfulness and Zen Skills (Not Currently Being Offered)

Mondays, 11:00AM - 12:00 PM | Led by Practice Founder and Director Lisa Napolitano, J.D., Ph.D.

This 60-minute group focuses on the application of Zen skills to issues of daily living. No prior experience with mindfulness or Zen is required.  The skills taught will vary with the issues raised by the participants in each group.

To register for this group, click here.


CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I) Group (Not Currently Being Offered)

Wednesday, 11:00AM | Beginning October 16 | Led by Tory Tomassetti, Ph.D.

Group duration: 4 weeks; new sessions are offered on a rotating basis monthly.

Our CBT-I Group is a 4-week program, offered either as a stand alone, short-term treatment or in conjunction with ongoing individual sessions. All participants will complete an individual intake session (75 minutes), which will include instruction in the first CBT-I tool, calm breathing. Participants will then complete four group sessions, during which they will learn how thoughts, lifestyle, and environmental factors affect sleep as well as a set of CBT-skills for combating insomnia.  An optional fifth session will be offered for individuals who experience chronic, repetitive nightmares.

To register for this group, click here.


CBT for Social Anxiety (Not Currently Being Offered)

Tuesday, 6:15PM | Beginning February 18th | Led by Michelle Litwer, Psy.D.

Group duration: 8 weeks; new sessions are offered on a rotating basis monthly.

Over the course of 8 weeks, group members will learn how to be in the moment when interacting with others, practice assertiveness and conversational skills, and get feedback from supportive peers. Additionally, participants will:

  • Enhance confidence in social settings
  • Initiate conversations
  • Express positive and negative emotions to others

This group is appropriate for adults 18+.

To register for this group, click here.