Group Therapy & Workshops


Many of our groups will be meeting virtually until further notice. 

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Mindful Anger Management

Starting: August 5, 2021

Anger management is a 10-week curriculum-based group combining classic anger management skills and mindfulness. The group will explore the evolutionary role of anger, when anger is appropriate, the difference between assertiveness and aggressiveness, and how to differentiate between anger, fear, and frustration.

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Making Meaning: Using Stories to Heal, Broaden, and Reclaim our Lives

This 4-week group is intended for those who are interested in writing, storytelling, activating meaning, creativity, and growth. Special emphasis on questioning normality, reclaiming and re-storying our lives in the face of trauma, and engaging with strengths and inner resources.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Feeling overwhelmed and out of control? Years of research shows that Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a powerful and proven intervention that provides you with real-life, take-home skills in 4 areas: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an 8-week evidence based curriculum targeted to learn meditation strategies to reduce stress, physical pain, and emotional suffering. In this class, we will learn and practice several forms of meditation, as well as integrate new skills of stress-reduction into our daily lives.

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Dance and Movement Therapy for Grief and Loss

This 6-week group is intended for people who have experienced grief and loss (within a year), and are finding their paths in more healthily and comfortably grieving.

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Weekly Virtual Meditation Group (via Facebook Live)

Weekly Virtual Meditation Group meets online via our CMP Facebook page on Wednesdays from 6:15-6:30pm CT. Led weekly by Jennifer Klein, MA, NBC-HWC. Jennifer begins each week’s meditation with minimal guidance followed by silent sitting for 10-12 minutes. No experience required.

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Recovery Dharma for Addictions

Recovery Dharma (formerly called Refuge Recovery) is a non-theistic, Buddhist-inspired approach to recovery from addictions of all kinds. The meetings are peer-led and include guided meditations, readings, and group sharing and discussion. Meetings are hosted at CMP (Andersonville location) but are run by Recovery Dharma. At this time, all Chicago-based Recovery Dharma meetings are held online. If you are looking for a meeting please visit:

For more information about returning in-person meetings, please email: