Drop-Ins and Therapy Groups
You may join these groups any week, by just showing up. No preregistration necessary.
*We no longer allow groups to be “observed” by students, professionals or researchers.
Drop-In Eating Disorder Support Group
A safe place to discuss struggles and successes with others in recovery. Family/Friends may attend. You may join any week by just showing up. Please check the Calendar below or for more information check out our Facebook page:
The Awakening Center Support Groups.
Suggested Donation $5/week.
Drop-In Eating Disorders Anonymous – “EDA”
A 12-step group to discuss struggles and successes with others in recovery. You may join any week by just showing up. Please check the Calendar below or check out our Facebook page: The Awakening Center Support Groups.
Suggested Donation $5/week
The following groups require an intake interview and a commitment to the group. The following are NOT drop-in groups. Your insurance may cover the cost of these groups:
Eating Disorder Therapy Group
In a safe & caring community of individuals committed to one another’s growth, explore & resolve negative patterns in your life.
Amy Grabowski - 773.929.6262 x11.
DBT Group (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)
For those who feel emotions more quickly & intensely than others & who have difficulty “coming down” from their emotions. Become more aware, feel more in control of your life, tolerate distressing emotions, regulate uncomfortable feelings, & learn how to have healthy relationships.
Colleen Lally - 312-373-0436 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Expressive Therapies Group
For those who want to explore emotions & express feelings in non-verbal modalities.
Erin Channell 773.929.6262 x19
Nutrition Counseling Group - CURRENTLY THIS GROUP IS ON HOLD
Please call 773.929.6262 x14 to add your name to a waiting list.
Led by a registered dietitian who specializes in Eating Disorders. This group is for individuals
who struggle to develop and maintain a healthy relationship with food. Discuss nutrition
questions and concerns, challenge food thoughts and fears, and learn how to meet your nutrition
needs each day.
Yoga-Informed Therapy Group
For those who want to explore the therapeutic benefits of yoga in their journey toward mental health. This group introduces yoga as a series of skills for self regulation, coping, and a mind-body-spirit connection. No previous yoga experience required.
Rachel Baker - 773-929-6262 x21
“Awaken Your Mind” Workshops
One-day classes and workshops for emotional, physical, interpersonal & spiritual wellness.
See Calendar below for Workshop listings or call 773.929.6262 x 14.