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Understanding the Difference Between a Support Group and Group Therapy
Understanding the Difference Between a Support Group and Group Therapy

Understanding the Difference Between a Support Group and Group Therapy

As a certified group therapist, I often get calls from people seeking support groups.  But after speaking with them, I realize that many of these people would actually benefit more from a therapy group and that’s actually what they’re looking…

Are you letting your fears and judgments stop you from making friends?
Are you letting your fears and judgments stop you from making friends?

Are you letting your fears and judgments stop you from making friends?

Across the circle we took surreptitious glances at each other.  This was a diverse group of men and women; Caucasian, Asian, Hispanic, gay, straight, shy, extroverted.  Yet, I felt especially different from the man sitting directly across from me. He…