Group Therapy

Inclusive and judgment-free Group Therapy to foster healing

Shared experiences foster healing. Engage with others facing similar challenges in a supportive, group environment. Affordable care in a group setting means you're not alone on this journey.

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Group Therapy

How Group Therapy
Can Help You

Virtual Groups
Mindful Care's Group Therapy offers you the flexibility of being seen at home on your schedule
Cost Effective
Our Group Therapy sessions are intended to be cost effective and convenient
World-Class Therapists
All of our sessions are with members of our world-class provider team and tailored to meet your needs.
Shared and Safe Experience
Our Group Therapy offers a shared experience to foster healing. Our expert facilitators guide each session, ensuring a safe space for all.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to redefine the delivery of mental health services, making immediate support not just a possibility but a new standard.

Our Commitment

We're committed to saving and transforming lives through innovative and compassionate care, fostering a culture of immediate hope and healing.

Monthly Featured Providers
Robert Marez
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Aswathy Krishnakumar
Psychiatric Physician Associate
Soledad Pirro
Family Nurse Practitioner
Oluseyi Aluko
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Our Groups

CALM – Group Therapy for Anxiety

This group focuses on reducing the power of your anxiety. Having some anxiety is normal but it can turn excessive and debilitating. Most of our anxiety is fueled by our fear of what might happen. Through the practice of mindfulness (being more aware) and the skills of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (changing your thoughts and behavior), you will begin to feel more comfortable in your skin.

SAFE – A Group for Individuals with Trauma

SAFE is a highly structured 12-week psychotherapy group, divided among behavioral, cognitive and interpersonal topics, and designed for individuals with trauma. This group will address topics on, managing trauma symptoms, coping with life without the use of unhealthy coping mechanisms, learning to take good care of yourself, finding safe people who can support you, freeing yourself from unhealthy relationships, preventing self-destructive acts, and finding ways to feel good about yourself and enjoy life.

HOPE – Group Therapy for Depression

You may not feel like yourself anymore. Your energy is reduced, your thoughts are more negative and you may be forgetful. It can seem like nothing really matters. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is one of the most effective treatments for depressive symptoms. Changing your thoughts and behavior can make a meaningful difference. The power of HOPE can change your experience of life.

Teen Connection – Group Therapy for Young Individuals

Our goal is to create a nurturing environment where teens can share their experiences, build connections, and learn valuable coping skills. Whether they’re navigating school stress, friendships, or other challenges, this group aims to provide guidance and encouragement.

Focus – CBT, Mindfulness-Based, and Solution-Focused

In this CBT, Mindfulness-Based, and Solution-Focused group you will be able to work on managing and coping with you ADHD naturally. Such as learning how to combat procrastination, learn new organizational techniques, identify symptoms, as well as develop better listening and communication skills to improve maintaining & developing healthy relationships and supports. So, you can FOCUS more efficiently during your work and person life, as well as structure, organize, and prioritize tasks of daily living.

Connect and Reflect –DBT for Teen Well-being

Welcome to “Connect and Reflect,” a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group designed specifically for teens aged 15 to 17 years old. This group is a safe space where you can learn and practice skills to enhance your well-being, manage emotions, and navigate the challenges of teenage life. Each session will cover essential DBT skills, including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. You’ll engage in discussions, activities, and exercises that will help you apply these skills to your daily life.

GRIEF – Group Therapy for Dealing With Loss

GRIEF extends a nurturing environment to those enduring the pain of loss. We aim to ease the sorrow that often intertwines with mental health challenges. Participants will cultivate vital skills and garner wisdom that nurtures inner peace, solace, and self-compassion through the trials of bereavement. Engage with us as we journey together towards serenity and empowerment in the face of grief.

ENDURE – Group Therapy for Chronic Physical Conditions

ENDURE aids individuals with chronic physical conditions, focusing on therapeutic strategies to alleviate illness-related discomfort, which is frequently exacerbated by mental health issues. Within this group, participants will develop essential skills and gain insights that foster a sense of well-being, tranquility, and self-acceptance amidst the challenges posed by persistent physical ailments

RISE – Group Therapy for Life’s Challenges

In RISE, you will address challenges across the important areas of your life. Work to raise the bar from where you currently are to where you would like to be. Practice skills that allow you to identify and shift negative or inflexible thoughts and familiar behavior so that new outcomes are possible.

STRENGTH – Group Therapy for survivors of sexual assault

STRENGTH unites survivors of sexual assault, offering a space where the sense of isolation that often shadows such traumatic experiences can be overcome. It is a sanctuary where individuals are welcomed to engage in their healing journey, surrounded by others who truly understand. The psychoeducational nature of the group fosters a communal atmosphere, encouraging participants to learn and adopt coping mechanisms that aid in confronting and processing their traumas.

CONNECT – Group Therapy for Healthy Relationships

Finding a way to build healthy relationships is not easy. With our partners, friends, family, colleagues, bosses, roommates… all relationships can go south. In this group, you will master skills in communication, mindfulness, and CBT that allow for changes in perspective and behavior. Discover how to have relationships that work. Even in the most challenging circumstances, healthy relationships are possible.

SHINE – Support Group for the LGBTQA+ Community

The LGBTQA+ community represents authenticity, understanding, compassion, respect, diversity, and love. This therapy group is no different. LGBTQA+ individuals are at an increased risk of experiencing depression, anxiety, suicide, and substance-use, among other struggles. Together, we will tackle challenges through an inclusive, non-judgmental, and person-centered approach and promote self-acceptance. Learning to love and own who you are is a superpower. Take pride in all that is fabulously you and SHINE.*This group is exclusively for LGBTQA+ identifying individuals.*

RECOVER – Group Therapy for Substance Use

Substance use can take over your life. Through psychoeducation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy come to understand the nature of your addiction and that recovery is possible. Learn tools to conquer cravings, prevent relapse and re-engage with life in a substance-free way. Our approach is non-judgemental, patient-centered, and designed to reinforce your positive behaviors. Start to RECOVER and take back control of your life.

BALANCE – Group Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Individuals living with Bipolar Disorder often struggle with both manic and depressive symptoms. Finding balance can be uniquely challenging. Here we address your experience and how it relates to the world around you. Through a strength-based approach and the skills of CBT, we support you to manage and transform the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that can bind you, allowing for an overall and new sense of harmony.

WISE – A Skills Group for Handling Tough Emotions

Sometimes our thoughts and feelings are so overwhelming we react in ways that hurt ourselves and others. In this group, we use Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to help regulate these intense feelings. DBT is one of the most effective ways to treat diagnoses such as Borderline Personality Disorder and useful for depression and anxiety, as well. In WISE, we find balance in everyday life, through mindfulness, new skills and a non-judgmental approach.

We Take Insurance

Our experts are in-network with most major insurance carriers
Conditions we Treat

Beat Anxiety, Bipolar, and More With Results-Driven Care

Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) is a brief, intense anxiety condition occurring within a month of a traumatic event. Symptoms include flashbacks, nightmares, and avoidance behaviors.
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by persistent patterns of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that can impact daily functioning and relationships.
Panic Disorder
Panic Disorder is a type of anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, unexpected panic attacks—intense episodes of overwhelming fear accompanied by physical and cognitive symptoms.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a lasting anxiety condition triggered by a traumatic event. Symptoms involve persistent flashbacks, nightmares, and avoidance behaviors.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression linked to specific seasons, typically occurring in fall and winter. Symptoms involve low energy, irritability, and changes in sleep patterns.
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings, ranging from manic highs to depressive lows. These mood shifts can impact energy levels, sleep, and daily activities.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is a chronic condition marked by excessive worry and anxiety about various aspects of life. Individuals with GAD may experience persistent restlessness, muscle tension, and difficulty concentrating.
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), or depression, involves persistent sadness, loss of interest, and various emotional and physical symptoms affecting daily life.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or experiencing restful sleep. It often leads to daytime fatigue, irritability, and impaired concentration.
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How do I schedule an appointment?

For new patients, the best way to schedule an appointment is to schedule online at:
Once you submit your appointment request, our team will contact you within 24 hours to schedule and confirm your appointment.
For existing patients, please call us at 516.505.7200 or email to schedule an appointment.

How long does it take to be seen?

We aim to offer same and next day appointments Sunday through Friday, 8am to 6pm. The wait can occasionally be longer due to high demand but for the most part, we are able to accommodate patients within 48 hours.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes! We accept most commercial health insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, Managed Plans. To verify your insurance coverage, we require a copy of your health insurance card. You may submit your insurance information when scheduling an appointment. If Mindful is not covered in your insurance network, we will notify you prior to confirming your appointment. If you are not currently covered by an insurance plan, our affordable pricing ensures that you can still receive the support and treatment that you need.

Who will I be seen by at my appointment?

Our team is made up of Nurse Practitioner’s (NP) and Certified Physician Associate’s (PA-C) who will meet with you in-person or virtually. All of which are trained and certified to treat mental health patients. They work very closely with our Supervising Psychiatrists (MD) to coordinate and review treatment.

What Is A Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Certified Physician Associate (PA-C)?

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Associates (PA-Cs) are licensed healthcare professionals who have successfully completed master's degree programs. These programs equip them with the skills to diagnose, prescribe medication, offer health education, and provide therapy. NPs and PA-Cs deliver healthcare services in primary and acute care settings, covering various specialty areas such as general medicine and mental health.

Will I be seen in-person or virtually?

It depends on your appointment type – some are virtual and some are in person. Please confirm your visit type when scheduling.

What ages do you see?

Psychiatric Services (Medication Management) - Ages 12+

Therapy Services (Individual and Group Therapy) - Ages 18+

Substance Use Counseling - Ages 18+

Can I choose my provider?

We do try to accommodate all provider requests but please understand that this may delay getting an appointment depending on the provider’s availability.

How long will I be treated?

There are two different treatment timelines at Mindful Care, Urgent Care and Continued Care. All new patients are entered into our 12-week urgent care plan, which consists of five appointments over that period. During this time the goal will be to get your symptoms stabilized and develop the best treatment plan for your needs. After those 12 weeks, you will either be transitioned to our Ongoing plan or to a higher level of care more suitable for your needs. Ongoing Care consists of regularly scheduled appointments that will continue as long as your provider determines it is best for you and your treatment.

What medications do you prescribe?

Mindful Care prescribes a wide variety of psychiatric medications for mental health that are safe and effective, including antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, and mood stabilizers.

We do not prescribe any controlled substances, habit-forming medications, or long-acting injectables, with the exception of those receiving treatment for opioid use disorder.