Therapy Toronto Psychotherapy Definitions

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Group Therapy
Group therapy refers to a wide range of therapy in which individual clients participate in the work of others in group meetings. The power of the group includes, but is not limited to the phenomenon that whenever a group gathers, the unconscious mind of the group emerges more powerfully than in most individual sessions. Thus, the work can be conducted on a deeper level.


Group therapy appears to be very effective when the group therapist is also the individual therapist of the clients in the group. No group seems to be successful unless the individual members are in therapy during the process.

The greatest contribution of groups appears to be that groups enable people to reach deeper into their issues and to provide deeply meaningful connection between group members in the resolution of their individual issues.
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