Benefits of Group Counseling
Many students find that group helps them to feel a greater sense of connection to others and normalizes what they are going through. Joining a group of strangers may sound intimidating at first, but group therapy provides benefits that individual therapy may not. Check out the video below to learn more about the benefits of group therapy.
11 Curative Factors of Group Therapy
Groups typically have 5-10 members that meet with 1 or 2 trained counselor(s), usually once a week for 90 minutes. Group members talk about a variety of issues including exploring relationships and enhancing coping skills. Group leaders create a brave space for students to share information about themselves, gain insight into their own thoughts and behaviors, and provide feedback and support to others.