- Finding a relationship: group psychotherapy can help you become more relaxed when talking to new people and learn how to connect with new people more easily.
- Social isolation: group psychotherapy is a way to learn how to be friends with others and to bring new people into your life.
- Codependency: Group Psychotherapy is a way of learning to take care of yourself better and to set boundaries in relationships.
- Learning to be close: When you join a group you gradually become close with other group members and overcome barriers to closeness by exploring your issues with others whom you trust.
- Social needs: A group is a warm and caring environment where you can have some of your needs for contact and closeness met as you learn about yourself in relationships.
Nancy Wesson, Ph.D. has 25 years of experiencing leading psychotherapy groups and 15 years training other group psychotherapists. She was trained by Dr. Irvin Yalom and is the founder of Center for the Study of Group Psychotherapy. Please contact her if you are interested in joining a therapy group. Dr.NWesson@sbcglobal.net.