Women’s Counseling Support Groups

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Women’s Counseling Support Groups

There are many benefits to participating in a women’s counseling support groups. One of the most significant advantages is sharing your experience and finding comfort in knowing that you are not alone.

Support groups also allow you to learn from others who have been in similar situations.

The group is a safe and supportive place where women can “talk” things out, bounce ideas off of each other, and learn how to get out of their situation. It’s a place where they can receive encouragement and support from others who are “walking in their shoes.”

It brings together women who are open, honest, and vulnerable enough to share their lives and their challenges..


Introduction to Women’s Counseling Support Groups

Support groups are an excellent resource for women who are facing tough times. They’re also a great solution to help people overcome their problems. They force you to confront your problems. These counseling support groups can help women struggling with isolation, depression, recently divorced, separated, or any other issue that keeps them from leading a happy life.

When you decide to attend one of our counseling support group sessions, you’ll be able to share your experiences and get empowered to stand up for yourself.


Who Are Women’s Counseling Support Groups For?

Our group is designed for women who want to work on life balance, healthy relationship building, mindfulness skills, emotional regulation, empowerment and self-advocacy, and interpersonal effectiveness. The group provides an environment to work on these skills with like-minded people so that we can learn from each other and grow together.


What to Expect after Attending a Women’s Counseling Support Group?

After being in a women’s counseling group for several months, you may find you can start to let go of negative emotions. Sometimes the change is gradual. Through the group sessions, you will gain new skills and communicate more effectively among your peers. It often also helps you to feel more comfortable with your own body.


You can get support from other group members, which can help you feel better. Regardless of why you decide to attend a women’s counseling support group, you’ll be glad you did. Support groups are an excellent way to combat loneliness, loneliness being a top cause of depression and anxiety. Support groups also help you feel more connected to others who share your problem. 


Top Benefits of Attending Women Counseling Support Groups

Women’s support groups are beneficial for several reasons. Women can be more open among other women. The following are some benefits of attending women’s counseling support groups:

  • Women often feel anxious about asking questions in mixed groups, but they can ask questions without feeling judged in support groups.
  • Support groups can be beneficial in easing anxiety and depression.
  • Groups provide an excellent outlet to brainstorm ideas, share experiences, and provide feedback.
  • Apart from the mental health benefits, joining a women’s counseling support group is also physically beneficial. It is a great way to release stress, learn healthier ways of dealing with it, and stay active.
  • The most important benefit might be the friendships you will make along the way. Having a support system to lean on can help you get through some of the most challenging times in your life.


Take The First Step

Participating in a women’s counseling support group can give you the tools to overcome your loneliness and depression. You’ll be better equipped to face problems and feel confident in yourself again. You’ll also come to a better understanding of yourself, your personality, what caused your issues, and what you can do about them.


Our Wednesday Women’s Connections group is accepting new members. The group is led by therapists Diane Geiser, MSW, LCSW and Chelsea Laliberte, MSSA.


Date: Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30pm

Location: Cherry Hill – Lake Zurich, 61 S. Old Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Cost: $185/month (Please contact to discuss sliding scale fee if needed)

Contact: Chelsea Laliberte, 847-438-4222 x35