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Adult Therapy Groups

CBT/DBT Group for Depression and/or Anxiety

This is a skills-based education and training group designed to help you cope with facing basic everyday problems in your life including distressing emotions like depression and anxiety that interfere with your daily functioning and getting ahead in your life. The group will focus on practical coping strategies and useful tools including changing your thinking and behavior and becoming more interpersonally effective to help you manage better in your everyday life.

  • Develop a better understanding of your problems with depression and anxiety
  • Learn practical strategies and solutions for managing difficult feelings and distress
  • Practice these techniques in a safe and supportive group setting
  • Develop a ‘tool box’ of strategies to use in your everyday life to reduce depression and anxiety to help you function better after the group

Please call: (415) 459-5999 x450

When: Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $20 - 40 Sliding Scale Medi-Cal accepted
Where: 1330 Lincoln Ave #201 Group Room
Led By: Loretta Abbott, MS, MFTI Nalini Calamur
Under the supervision of: Robert Reiser, PhD LIC#PSY9327

Build Fulfilling Relationships Group
Develop awareness of how you relate to partners, friends and others through the experience of group therapy.

Develop gratifying fulfilling relationships by exploring patterns of:

  • self-expression
  • intimacy
  • dealing with strong emotions
  • assertion
  • self-awareness

Please call: (415) 459-5999 x450

When: Wed 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Led by: Chris Guthrey M.A., Caroline Keyston, Under the supervision of Walter Stone, MD Lic# C50809
$15 - $35 Sliding Scale
Location: 1330 Lincoln Ave #201, San Rafael, CA 94901-2141

Eating Disorder Support Group
Start Date to be Determined

This group is for those who are in the process of recovering from an eating disorder or disordered eating issues. The group will cover mindfulness skills, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness skills, distress tolerance skills, self-compassion and healthy eating skills. This group is ideal for men and women who struggle with food and body image issues, those who are looking for additional support to complement their individual therapy, or anyone who has completed an intensive treatment program. Community Institute for Psychotherapy offers low fee and sliding scale psychotherapy with interns trained specifically to work with disordered eating, body image issues, and eating disorders. 10 WEEK GROUP

Please call: (415) 459-5999 x102

Where: 1330 Lincoln Ave #201 Group Room
When: Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Group Leaders: Lorretta Abbott, MS Pre-doctoral intern and Samantha Russell Practicum intern Under the Supervision of: Lois Friedlander, LMFT LIC#MFC27235
$15 - $40 Sliding Scale


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