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Group Therapy Specialist

Strategies for Success -  - Psychiatric Clinic

Strategies for Success

Psychiatric Clinic & Mental Health Clinic located in Chandler, AZ & Phoenix, AZ

Group therapy gives you an opportunity to make connections with people and build a support team to help you manage your mental health needs. John G. Garofalo, MD, and the mental health experts at Strategies for Success in Sun Lakes, Anthem, Casa Grande, and Queen Creek, Arizona, offer many types of group therapy to meet a wide range of needs. Call the office nearest you today or request an appointment online to learn more about group therapy options.

Group Therapy Q&A

What is group therapy?

Group therapy is a type of psychotherapy led by one or two therapists that includes up to 15 people struggling with similar problems. 

At Strategies for Success, your group therapy may be part of your comprehensive treatment, which may include individual therapy and medication management. Or, it may be the only treatment, depending on your needs. 

What are the types of group therapy?

Strategies for Success offers many types of group therapy and classes that focus on a variety of needs. The types of group therapy include:

Positive parenting program

Strategies for Success offers an evidence-based positive parenting program. It offers Coaching for parents with children between the ages of 0-12 and for parents with children between the ages of 13-17, because, being a parent doesn't come with a manual, right? This is a very hands on course let by a professionally trained Positive Parenting Program instructor. 

This Coaching program includes 10 hours of class instruction and weekly individual coaching to assist implementation of concepts learned in class with your instructor. 


The LGBTQIIA+ teen group is for teens who are questioning or identify with the LGBTQIIA+ community, to come together in a safe, private space. 

During group therapy sessions, discussion topics may include anxiety, dysphoria, school, family dynamics, confidence, social media, and more. Parental consent is required to participate.

Teen Social Group

Teen will learn to identify, express and manage their emotions and practice important communication skills to navigate the social mystery of teen life. The instructor utilizes evidence-based instruction of experiential,  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioral therapy for teens having a hard time managing their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.

At Strategies for Success, teen DBT includes an initial consultation, a personalized treatment plan, and a kit with the program’s supplies.  

Adult Trans Support

The adult trans support circle at Strategies for Success is a private space that allows questioning and transgender adults to get support, share ideas, and learn strategies to navigate personal, occupational, and family dynamics. 

Am I a candidate for group therapy?

To see if you’re a candidate for group therapy, your provider first conducts an initial evaluation so they can fully understand your needs and goals and provide a personalized treatment plan, which may include a group therapy program. 

Teen groups do require parental consent.

Call Strategies for Success or schedule a group therapy consultation online today. Telemedicine appointments are available.