There are a lot of reasons people give for not wanting to take part in group therapy. Many therapists even have difficulty with groups, saying they don't like leading them or find them frustrating! Here at Grow Counseling, we have a different mindset. Our culture has become so individualized that we've lost many valuable aspects of community interaction. Without interaction, accountability, and shared experience, culture as a whole is becoming more suspicious, polarized, depressed, lonely, ashamed... add your adjectives here. People do better in community.
At Grow Counseling, we want to get back to the basics of doing what works. While group therapy may not be a great fit for every client, we value the learning that comes through a larger community. Here are a few reasons why: