There’s nothing quite like the support, understanding and feedback that you get through a group therapy session. You discover that you’re not alone in your suffering. You learn from the experiences of others. You enjoy the confidentiality and freedom to speak your mind in front of others experiencing the same conditions. Take advantage of the group therapy sessions offered at Online Psychiatrists, which may be used in conjunction with individual appointments. Call today to find out if group therapy is the right approach for you, whether through in-person or remote telepsychiatry sessions.★★★★★
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Group therapy, sometimes referred to as support groups, is a valuable tool that allows you to access the experience of others with similar mental health challenges. It’s been proven to be helpful for:
As you consider the available options in psychotherapy, you and your therapist may decide that group therapy is well-suited to your needs. Online Psychiatrists offers an extensive range of group therapy programs. You can participate in traditional in-person meetings or avoid long commutes and achieve social distancing through virtual group therapy sessions, courtesy of remote telepsychiatry.
Group therapy sessions target a wide range of mental health disorders. Directed by your mental health professional, groups consisting of five to 20 participants meet for one to two hours each week. You’re introduced to people who share your specific challenges. Group therapy sessions are particularly useful for treating:
You and your psychiatrist may decide that you’ll benefit from individual counseling in conjunction with group therapy. By combining the two, you get targeted suggestions and expert analysis of your mental health issues together with the camaraderie of group support.
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Group therapy provides a safety net for your thoughts and emotions. It’s a support network you can rely on when you need encouragement. It provides you with a safe place to practice new skills while exposing yourself to a group of strangers, which may seem daunting, especially if you’re dealing with social anxieties or depression. Other benefits of group therapy include:
You may also enjoy group therapy’s affordability. Since your therapist works with multiple patients at the same time, the costs are shared across the group.
When you’re in the midst of mental health struggles, it’s difficult to think of different strategies to overcome your challenges.
Having a safe, confidential environment to process your emotions removes their debilitating effects on your life. Exhibiting strong or taboo emotions can be exhausting and uncomfortable. In the real world, these displays often have unintended consequences, such as damaging:
To ensure your privacy, Dr. Zletin Ivanov of Online Psychiatrists requires confidentiality regarding personal details and identifying characteristics of each group member. Group members are encouraged not to divulge group membership to outsiders.
Group therapy teaches you to manage your emotions in real-time. Find an open, trusting network that works to strengthen your coping mechanisms and increase your mental and emotional reserves. Contact Dr. Ivanov today to get started in your group therapy.