IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN
INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP THERAPY
When most think about therapy, we think about laying on a leather sofa and disclosing all our darkest moments. This phenomenon is referred to as individual therapy. There are advantages and disadvantages of individual therapy, and the gaps are filled with group therapy advantages. What is group therapy? Group therapy usually involves more than one therapist who leads a group of more than one, addressing concerns and assisting with positive changes. Group therapy can build self-confidence, assertiveness, and empowerment in those that participate. It can equip the participants with tools to cope, process and manage negative emotions to get through life’s stressors.
Benefits of Group therapy for children:
- Mimics the real world
- Learning boundaries and their benefits
- Coping skills
- Peer-to-peer learning
- Ability to learn while concealing personal issues.
- Positive communication skills