Group Therapy Program

At Crossroads Maine, our group therapy program is here to help you realize that you aren’t alone in your struggle with achieving and maintaining a sober lifestyle. We work to create an environment in which our clients feel safe to share. Our group therapy program allows clients to learn from one another. At Crossroads Maine, we create a sense of community among our clients and therapists/ counselors.

Following are the outpatient therapy and educational groups at Crossroads Maine’s counseling centers in Kennebunk and Scarborough. We understand that it can be nerve-wracking to share your story with others. All groups cater specifically to women or men. We understand the importance of holding groups in a comfortable, discreet environment. Crossroads accepts MaineCare, Medicare, private insurance, and self-pay.

Greater Portland Counseling Center (Scarborough)

Address: 71 US Route 1, Suite E, Scarborough 877.978.1667 or intake@crossroadsme.org Directions to Greater Portland Counseling Center

Eating Disorders Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

When: Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Who: Women (gender-responsive)

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Women

When: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Who: Women (gender-responsive)

Kennebunk Counseling Center

Address: 65 Portland Rd., Building A, Suite 2, Kennebunk 877.978.1667 or intake@crossroadsme.org

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Who: Men and Women (co-ed)

Outpatient Group Therapy Program

Women’s Aftercare Group

While you’re in IOP, you may make plans that feel foolproof for your aftercare. When real-life sets in, things can get complicated. At Crossroads Maine, we recognize this and want to continue to provide you with the support you need to be successful. The Aftercare Group (TAG) provides supportive group counseling once a week

with an emphasis on encouraging the development of the fulfillment, accountability, and self-care that can lead to sustained, stable recovery. Themes of the group counseling may include: warnings signs to interrupt relapse, developing healthy relationships, assertive communication, emotional regulation skills, self-sufficiency and independence, managing stress, and sober fun. This group is for women who have recently completed an IOP, residential or both and for women with one month or more of sobriety looking for support.

Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm (Scarborough)
Thursdays 9:00am – 10:30am (Scarborough)
Thursdays 9am-10:30 (Kennebunk)

The Effects of Addiction on Friends & Family

Group therapy for addiction is important, and it’s also helpful for people affected by a loved one’s addiction. The Effects of Addiction on Friends & Family 4-Week Educational Series Crossroads offers The Effects of Addiction on Friends & Family 4-Week Educational Series to anyone who has a loved one with a substance abuse problem, male or female, who may or may not be in treatment. Those working with people affected by addiction will also find this series helpful. The 4-week series covers: The Basics of Addiction, The Effects of Addiction on the User & Family & Friends, Relapse & Recovery, and The Do’s & Don’ts. Please call 877.978.1667 for more information about the next scheduled session.

Sessions begin at 5:30 pm and conclude at 7 pm. Call 877.978.1667 today to register.

Men’s Early Recovery Group

The Men’s Early Recovery Group (TAG) is for men recovering from alcohol and drug use problems. This group will help you find your way to a satisfying recovery in a safe, helpful, nonjudgemental environment. The early stages of recovery can prove challenging, as you learn to navigate your new life while avoiding triggers. By helping you learn methods to deal with cravings, stress, and relationship problems, this counseling group will allow you to discover fulfillment and contentment that leads to a healthy and stable life in recovery.

  • Managing healthy relationships
  • Tools for managing triggers and cravings
  • Effective communication
  • Discovering and exploring sober social activities
  • Dealing with difficult emotions

Thursday evenings 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Crossroads: Group Therapy Program In Portland Maine

If you’re ready to find the support you need to make choices that help you begin and maintain a sober lifestyle, our group therapy program for addiction is here to help. Call us today at 877.978.1667 to learn more about our group therapy program opportunities in Portland, Maine.