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Group Therapy Activities
Group Activities - Expressive Therapist
Do you ever find yourself in need of quick and easy group counseling activities? Of course, you do. A student makes a disclosure and Child Protective Services is heading your way. A grandparent shows up at school and wants to share concerns about a student with you. Another student is crying because he misses his mom. Or maybe you have time to plan, but no funding to purchase curricula or group counseling activities. Without beautiful group counseling plans and resources, what will you do?
10 Group Therapy Activities for Treating Addiction
For those who have decided to be proactive in seeking help, group therapy activities offer a great coping mechanism. Groups focus on interpersonal learning and allow others to work together to help each other through communication inside the group while focusing on problems outside of the group. Trust is important in groups because members share deeply with one another.
When most new practitioners conjure up the idea of owning their own private practices, one-on-one, individual-and-counselor therapy is often the first thing that comes to mind. Then, market your services on your website, email newsletter, or send a brochure as a direct local mailing. Consider asking the group if they have any rules they feel needs to be included. Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress.