More CEOs look to support groups for help, guidance

Groups of like-minded executives are increasingly coming together not to network, but to offer each other emotional support, reports Bloomberg Businessweek.

The support groups are backed and organized by companies like Declare, which focuses on women in finance, and Enrich, which sets up group dinners for high-level professionals in the San Francisco area.

Executives are encouraged to lean on each other for emotional support, share their stressors and offer each other advice. Founders, CEOs and other high-level executives have used the groups to talk about anything from working through a divorce to finding startup investors. They are encouraged to be "authentic" and avoid networking.

Many who go through the programs find it therapeutic and that it helps them feel less alone.

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