Group Therapy

In addition to individual therapy, we also offer therapy in a group format. See below for a list of therapy groups that are starting in the near future:


CBT for Social Anxiety

  • Therapist: Sonya Jendoubi

  • Anticipated weekly time: Tuesday afternoons

  • Anticipated start: October 29th, 2019

  • Email sonya@seattleanxiety.com to enroll or for more information about this group

CBT for Chronic Worry and Stress

  • Therapist: Sonya Jendoubi

  • Anticipated weekly time: Wednesday afternoons

  • Anticipated start: October 30th, 2019

  • Email sonya@seattleanxiety.com to enroll or for more information about this group


The Evidence for Group Psychotherapy

Group psychotherapy is one of the most effective forms of psychological treatment. This has been established by numerous studies and meta-analyses. For example:

(1) Norton, Peter J. "An open trial of a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety disorder." Behavior Therapy 39.3 (2008): 242-250.

(2) Dugas, Michel J., et al. "Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: treatment outcome and long-term follow-up." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology71.4 (2003): 821.

(3) Paul, G. L., & Shannon, D. T. (1966). Treatment of anxiety through systematic desensitization in therapy groups. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 71(2), 124-135.

(4) Erickson, David H. "Group cognitive behavioural therapy for heterogeneous anxiety disorders." Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 32.4 (2003): 179-186.

(5) Manassis, Katharina, et al. "Group and individual cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood anxiety disorders: A randomized trial." Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 41.12 (2002): 1423-1430.

(6) Norton, Peter J., and Debra A. Hope. "Preliminary evaluation of a broad-spectrum cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety." Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 36.2 (2005): 79-97.

(7) Barkowski, Sarah, et al. "Efficacy of group psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: A meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials." Journal of anxiety disorders 39 (2016): 44-64.