Group therapy provides psychotherapy treatment in a format where there is typically one therapist and six to twelve participants with related problems. People in group therapy improve not only from the interventions of the therapist, but also from observing others in the group and receiving feedback from group members. it has several advantages include:
- Group therapy can provide the patient with feedback from other people. Getting different perspectives is often helpful in promoting growth and change
- By seeing how others handle similar problems, the patient can rapidly add new coping methods to his or her behaviors.
- Many people learn to improve their social skills in group therapy