Support Groups

Knowing that we are not alone in our struggles can have a positive effect on our well-being and mental health. It takes courage to open up and share when we feel vulnerable, but the benefits are numerous. We are excited to offer additional opportunities to increase support and provide additional ways for people to connect. 

Are you interested in participating in any of the following groups and need additional information? Call us at (203) 227-7644. 

Meets Every Monday on Zoom Starting June 1st                                                 

 5 - 6 PM     

SMART methods are based on the tools of SMART Recovery and CRAFT Therapy (Community Reinforcement & Family Training). Meetings provide concerned significant others the tools they nee...

Meets Every Wednesday on Zoom Starting June 3rd 

 5 - 6 PM

Ages `18 - 25 

Are you struggling with substance misuse? During these meetings you will learn to build and maintain motivation to change. Learn to cope with urges and manage your thoughts, feelings and behaviors to live a balanced life. 

Zoom: https://smartrecovery.zoom.us/j/95712470696

In response to the uncertainty and circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we are hosting supportive online gatherings for adults of all ages designed to help maintain healthy connections with others, and gain helpful insight and ideas. Join our virtual support group led by Karen Krupnik, LPC.  

Tuesdays 7 - 8 PM 

Fees are billed through insurance. Most major insurances accepted. 

To register and learn more, call or email: Angel...

First and Third Wednesday 

From 10:00 am -11:00 am

New Members Welcome

Care giving can be physically and emotionally draining. In caring for a
loved one the caregiver often puts their own needs last. This program
will help the caregiver find ways to reduce stress and learn how to seek
solutions to the challenges of being a caregiver. The Southwestern
Connecticut agency on Aging (SWCAA), The Westport Center for
Senior Activit...

Meets Biweekly: Tuesday evenings                                                           6:00-7:00pm

Just when you thought parenting would get easier because your child is now an adult, it happens.  Your child comes home from college and assumes the old house rules don’t apply anymor...

Meets Weekly: Wednesday mornings                                                    11:00-12:00pm

The Juggle Struggle is a counselor-led, open support and skills group for women of all ages. We live in a stressful time, in a stressful area, and women are called upon to juggle multiple roles – mother, daug...

Meets Weekly: Wednesday evenings (per 8-week session)                 5:00-6:30pm

GEMS is a counselor-led support group for girls ages 12-14. In this activity-based group, girls will learn strategies to build positive peer relationships, communicate assertively and feel empowered, deal with drama, recognize signs of unhealthy relationships and keep themselves safe in relationships an...

Meets Monthly: First Monday of each month                                          5:00-8:00pm

This group involves “digging deeper” into your Family of Origin by examining patterns of mental health disorders, substance use, and relationship dynamics across generations. When genograms are used in therapy, it can be an eye-opening...

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90 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06880

Tel: 203.227.7644   |   Fax: 203.227.0037

Office hours:

Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 6:00 pm