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GROUP THERAPY

Group therapy is an effective psychotherapy treatment option used by psychologists worldwide to address and combat many mental illnesses. Cadabams has specialised in group therapy for 28+ years to treat mood disorders, panic disorders, anxiety disorders, cognitive impairments, eating disorders, phobias, substance abuse, etc.

Our multispecialty team of expert psychologists, counsellors, therapists work round the clock to ensure that you get the treatment you need and deserve. Cadabams Hospital offers world-class evidence-based  and solution-oriented group therapy. 

Group therapy is a sort of psychological treatment that addresses specific problems such as depression, panic disorder, chronic pain, social anxiety, or substance abuse in a person. This kind of therapy is an ideal choice for making some positive changes in the life of a person depending on the nature of a problem. Together with a therapist and other group members, the person gets a support network to share life experiences and work better on understanding oneself.

Cadabam’s have launched Group Therapy Programs and Sessions to help individuals and young adults who are in need of emotional assistance for a positive transition of life.

FAQs

> What are the benefits of group therapy?

When you join group therapy, you may find it intimidating at first, but it has some significant benefits that are not present in individual therapy. Psychologists say that group members are always pleasantly surprised at how rewarding they find group therapy.

Group therapy sessions are like a support network and sounding board, where other members will offer help on certain ideas. These suggestions can help enhance difficult situations or life challenges.

Group therapy programs encourage listening and talking to others because it will help you gain perspective on your problems. Most people experience mental health issues but only a few speak about them openly. Talking to strangers will help patients talk about their issues without feeling shame or guilt. Hearing others talk about their problems will make you realize that you’re not alone.

Another significant benefit of group therapy is diversity. People come from different backgrounds and ethnicities, and they will have their perspectives when looking at situations. When patients see other members of online group therapy sessions tackle their problems, they learn about new strategies to face their problems.

Group therapy programs include members who will offer valuable support, and the sessions will be quite beneficial as opposed to self-help treatment. The group therapy sessions will be led by one or more psychologists who have special training. This means they understand the concept of group therapy and will provide strategies that will help manage certain problems. For example, if you are attending group therapy for anger management, the psychologist in charge will suggest scientifically tested strategies to control your anger. Expert guidance will provide you with the best group experience.

> How effective is group therapy?

Studies have shown that group therapy is quite effective when compared to one on one therapy. Group therapy helps patients express themselves in front of other people, without feeling like they are being judged. It helps the participant develop compassion and empathy while sharing knowledge and common experiences. Group therapy instills a sense of understanding in the patient by helping them analyze their past experiences and identifying their triggers.

> How do you know if you need group therapy?

Group therapy is perfect for you if you want to connect with people going through similar experiences or have the same mental health issue as you. You can seek out group therapy if you want to work on your relationships, practise active listening, and learn to navigate through differences that you may have with others.

> What issues are treated in group therapy?

There are various types of group therapy, and each is targeted to address/treat a specific problem. Some of the common issues that are tackled in group therapy include:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Obesity
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Social anxiety
  • Panic disorder
  • Anger management
  • Low self-esteem

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