Online Support Groups For Women Struggling With Their Mental Health

Last Updated on January 19, 2024 by Lori Pace

It is no secret that times are difficult. These aren’t normal situations. Many people, including women, have experienced mental decline. You don’t have to be alone. It’s okay to feel difficult and different, but it’s also important to remember that not everyone feels the same way. You might not realize that there are many people who struggle with the same issue. Luckily, there are many online support groups for Women, and especially, Single Moms.

What Are Support Groups?

A group of people that come together to support each other. There are many support groups that have a specific focus. They can help alcoholics recover or provide a safe place for domestic abuse victims.

Support groups are a place where people can share their problems and learn from others who have overcome similar difficulties. Support groups help people realize that they are not the only ones going through difficult times. They also provide advice and assistance when necessary. A support group is a great way for women who are struggling with mental health to get help and feel like part of a larger community.

No matter what your past experiences with support groups were, it’s now easier than ever to attend virtual ones. All you need to do is open your computer. Here are some support groups for women who want to improve their mental health.

Support Groups For Women With Trauma And PTSD

Virtual Women’s Circle: Trauma

There is an evening virtual women’s trauma group for women. Virtual groups have many advantages, especially in light of COVID-19. This women’s group is for you if you are interested in personal empowerment, digging deeper within yourself and connecting with others.

Topics addressed: Trauma and PTSD, women’s issues
Host: Jackie Vermaat, MS, LPC
When: Wednesdays 1-2 p.m. or Wednesdays 5-6 p.m.
Cost, if any: Unspecified
Phone: (309) 724-4194

support groups for women with trauma

Virtual Women’s Healing from Trauma

Are you often reactive because of past experiences? Do you want to find new ways of coping that allow you to be free? In a calm, compassionate environment, we can help you manage anxiety from past traumas. We help people to feel secure again, deal with flashbacks and triggers, and have a general “on-edge” feeling. Specific traumas won’t be addressed as this is not a group process. This is a “covering Trauma” approach and we are happy to answer any questions.

Topics addressed: Anxiety, coping skills, trauma and PTSD
Host: Lorrie Johnson, LCSW
When: Mondays 5:45-7 p.m.
Cost, if any: $40/session
Phone: (585) 209-5165

Support Groups For Women With Stress & Anxiety

Polite Psychotherapy – Virtual Women’s Therapy Group

Applications for a virtual women’s therapy group are being accepted with a focus to coping with anxiety and goal attainment and personal growth. Nouna Jalilzadeh will facilitate the group, she is a New York-based Mental Health Therapist with Polite Psychotherapy. Learn how to manage stress and anxiety better, identify triggers and develop coping skills to reach your personal goals and thrive. Each week, the group meets on weekday evenings for six weeks. 

Topics addressed: Anxiety, life transitions, stress
Host: Nouna Jalilzadeh, MHC-LP
When: Weekday evenings (6 weeks)
Cost, if any: Unspecified
Phone: (929) 254-4441

Self-Compassion Group for Women (online)

Many people criticize themselves on a daily basis. We aren’t smart enough, attractive enough, hard working enough, good enough partners/daughters/mothers, and the list goes on. Self-criticism can cause lifelong feelings and inadequacies. The belief that we aren’t worthy of love can affect our relationships with ourselves as well as with other people. This group encourages self-compassion and empathy through peer connection. 

Topics addressed: Anxiety, stress, women’s issues
Host: Carmen Kirchoff, Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
When: Wednesdays 4:30-6 p.m.
Cost, if any: $50/session
Phone: (612) 712-4641

support groups for women with anxiety

Anxiety Support Group for Women, Virtual

A virtual support group for women who struggle with anxiety. The level of isolation has reached an all-time high. It’s a relief to not have to interact with the outside world, but it can also lead to a reversal in the progress made before the pandemic. For women who are struggling with anxiety, join us for a virtual support group. We will help you to build your confidence and skills to overcome any anxiety that has prevented you from living the life of your dreams. You’re not alone. We can all do it together.

Topics addressed: Anxiety, coping skills, self-esteem
Host: Noelle Nevins, Pre-Licensed Professional, MA CMHC, NCC, LPCA
When: Wednesdays 7:30-8:30
Cost, if any: $20-30/session
Phone: (475) 242-8095

Support Groups For Women With Depression

Women Anxiety/Depression Counseling Group

This group will meet via Zoom, or Simple Practice.

Topics addressed: Anxiety, depression, self-esteem
Host: Suzette D Blount
When: Every other Sunday at 10-11:30 a.m.
Cost, if any: $20-40/session
Phone: (678) 929-5234

Support Groups For Women With Impulse Control Disorders

Women’s Virtual Group

Learn new coping strategies that can be used all through a person’s life, particularly during difficult times.” Mindfulness, emotional regulation, mindfulness and relationships will all be discussed. This group is DBT-informed and lasts 12 weeks. New members are welcome throughout the course of the program. The group will meet virtually. For those who are interested in reviewing skills or if they start late, the topics will be repeated after 12 weeks.

Topics addressed: Impulse control disorders, stress, coping skills
Host: Kylie Ball, LPC Intern, MS
When: Wednesdays 6-8 p.m.
Cost, if any: $40/session
Phone: (833) 700-4997

Support Groups For Women With ADHD

Virtual Women’s Empowerment Group

Like many ADHD women, It’s expected that you should be able to manage your career, run a household and take care of your children. Wednesday evenings from 7-8 pm, the Women’s Empowerment Group (CHADD) will provide support, motivation, as well as inspiration to women who are facing similar challenges. We will be discussing a new topic each week and learning tools and strategies for managing stress and overwhelm.


*Upon registration, a confirmation with a code will come with instructions on how to join our Zoom group.

Topics addressed: ADHD, life coaching, women’s issues
Host: Jill Linkoff
When: Wednesdays 7-8 p.m.
Cost, if any: Unspecified
Phone: (443) 399-2254

Final Remark

Women need to make mental health a priority. Virtual support groups make it easier than ever. There are many mental health support groups available for women, so don’t hesitate to reach them!

Lori Pace
Lori Pace

Lori Pace is a single mother of three daughters ages 7 and under. As a working mom from home, she balances kids, work and two crazy dogs with humor and love. Follow Lori as she honestly gives tips and advice based on her own experiences as a single mom!