Group therapy for addiction is an important part of healing in the process of addiction recovery. Group therapy is a safe place to discuss feelings, fears and agitations in a non-threatening environment. Each person in the group understands the misfortunes and burdens of addiction and has made the personal choice to change. Group Therapy proves to be very helpful in identifying what other clients have experienced and helps clients understand that they are not alone. This helps a voluntarily reveal and assists in breaking down walls that have gone up over years of drugs and alcohol use.
Group therapy for addiction is beneficial for therapists and counselors to better appreciate their clients, their peers and challenges they have faced in active addiction and in their lives in general. Group therapy activities will cover relapse prevention, triggers, behavioral patterns and coping skills. Our Place treatment staff are professionally trained, licensed, experienced and sympathetic. They enable the group dynamic by applying tools such as Cognitive Behavioral Training, Motivational Interviewing and Health Realization.
Our Place Recovery groups, in which a therapist facilitates among 10-12 clients, provide multiple benefits:
Benefits of Florida Group Therapy for Addiction
Many times, what people learn in group therapy will be talked about in individual therapy. This creates well-rounded discussions that involve many perspectives, which is imperative for long-term recovery.