Bipolar Support Groups

Support Groups for Individuals
Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

Support Group for Professionals Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder
(for actively employed individuals over age 30)

When:           Every Other Wednesday – 6:15 to 7:45
Where           918 91/2 St., NE, C’Ville  22902
Cost:              $70 per month ($35 per session)
Leader:         Russ Federman, Ph.D.

Support Group for University Students Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder (Only meets during fall and spring semesters)

When:           Every Other Wednesday – 6:15 to 7:45
Where           918 91/2 St., NE, C’Ville  22902
Cost:              $70 per month ($35 per session)
Leader:         Russ Federman, Ph.D.

Criteria for Potential Inclusion in the Group:

  • Group members must already have the diagnosis of bipolar I or II and be accepting of the diagnosis (should not attend if they are doubtful about it).
  • Group members must be able to assure confidentiality with regard to other members’ identities and content that will be disclosed during the group.
  • Group members must have the capacity for trust and open sharing of personal information.
  • Group members must have a current relationship with a prescribing psychiatrist and/or a psychotherapist (these can be the same). If a therapy relationship is not currently in place, a group member must have the capability/willingness commence individual therapy if such is indicated.
  • Group members must have the capacity to commit to consistent attendance.

For further information on either group, please contact Russ Federman at: 434-962-7495 or rfederman1@gmail.com