Group Therapy

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.

Florida Group Therapy for Addiction

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:

  • The group provides feedback from a range of perspectives, enabling the participant to attain greater self-insight and understanding of how his or her behaviors affect others.
  • Contributes to the recovery of others while enhancing empathy and self-worth.
  • Reinforces the commitment to positive change within the group.
  • Group members absorb from one another. They share mutual experiences and sympathize.
  • Group members form strong social networks. Building relationships with others in treatment, the individuals learn how to rebuild relationships in their own lives.
  • A supportive group under the guidance of an experienced therapist challenges the individual to be honest and confront delusions and fears. The group members develop a sense of responsibility to one another, providing strength to each other for the courage to change.
Group Therapy - Drug Rehab

Benefits of Florida Group Therapy for Addiction

  • Helps everyone realize that they are not alone.
  • Encourages the giving and receiving of support.
  • Teaches you how to relate to others in community situations.
  • Place to practice certain skills such as sticking up for yourself, being self-confident and acting courageous.
  • Connects those who are going through comparable life experiences.

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.

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