Find connection, support and new friendships in a therapist-led Lilac Tree Support Group.

We offer groups for every stage of the process: contemplating divorce, in the process, and life after divorce (post decree).

Our 8-week groups are led by Licensed Social Workers who offer a therapeutic, compassionate and supportive environment. Finding friendship and support from other people at the same stage of separation or divorce is empowering. Our groups serve to connect people who are facing similar challenges and provide a supportive, positive environment from which to learn and grow. All support groups take place in a safe non-judgmental environment where participants share their experiences and learn from each other.

Support groups are single gender and we welcome people who are transgender.

If you are interested in joining a group or want more information please contact Julie at 847.328.0313 or by email at info@thelilactree.org

2018 support groups

For Women In The Process
Monday Evenings - Evanston 6:30pm - 8:30pm FULL
Tuesday Evenings -
Chicago 6:00pm - 8:00pm FULL
Thursday Mornings -
Highland Park FULL 
Thursday Evenings - Evanston 6:30pm - 8:30pm FULL

For Women Contemplating
Friday Mornings - Evanston FULL

We are currently collecting interest in forming Support Groups for women who are post-decree or self-representing (pro-se). Contact us if you are interested in being on a wait list.

2019 Support GROUPS

Call us to register for newly forming groups.

We now offer support groups regardless of gender identity, however, each group is single gender.

Be sure to let us know if you are interested in a post-decree or self-representing (pro se) group.

Requirements

Groups are limited to eight (8) people and only begin when full.

All groups cost $35 per week, for a total of $280. (Groups are not pro-rated).

Since there are limited spaces in each group, pre-registration and a commitment payment (half the full fee) are required to secure your space. Payment can be made using a payment plan over the length of the group for the remaining amount due.

Through our Scholarship Fund, fee assistance is available if needed.

Please note: there are no refunds. 

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Personalized Sessions

Attend a confidential one-on-one hour-long session with one of our trained divorce counselors.

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Workshops + Webinars

Learn in-depth and objectively about legal, financial and emotional topics related to separation and divorce.