Are There Any Problems with Group Therapy?
More like misconceptions. Let’s explore what those are.
In psychology we say it’s easier to change your behavior than to change your attitudes and beliefs. And when it comes to group therapy, negative attitudes and beliefs regarding the practice might be preventing you from giving it a try.
So let me put a positive spin on some beliefs that might stop you from joining a group for therapy and choosing individual therapy instead.
“In group therapy, I’ll have to listen to the others and not be heard myself.”
Unfortunately, this is too often the experience of some people in their families of origin. They are never truly seen or heard.