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Group Therapy

Group Therapy for Mood & Anxiety Disorders

Group therapy is an effective form of treatment for many mental health issues. Group therapy is sometimes called:

  • Group psychotherapy
  • Group cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Skills training groups
  • Support groups
  • Psycho-educational groups

UI Health offers group therapy that may be short-term, long-term or open-ended. The following groups are currently under way:

Symptom Management Group

Wednesdays, 3–4 pm
This group is for patients with chronic illnesses, such as schizoaffective, schizophrenia, or bipolar disorder. The focus is on symptom identification and management using a mixture of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in a recovery process. Members learn to better manage symptoms, improve functioning, and develop social skills. Participation is ideal for patients transitioning to the Community Reintegration Program or other Intensive Outpatient Program.

Contact Robert Marvin, MD, at rmarvin@psych.uic.edu, or call 312.413.1718.

Additional Resources

Mood and Anxiety Disorders