Group Therapy in St. Louis

Group therapy can provide a number of benefits to those who participate and Open Arms Wellness has several therapy groups that meet on a regular basis. Mental health group therapy is a supportive and non-judgmental place to gain coping skills and improve your overall wellbeing. 

About Group Therapy

Whether it is anxiety, sexual assault or daily life issues, group therapy can be a very beneficial choice to supplement individual therapy. 

Some of the key benefits include:

  1. Increased social support: Group therapy provides individuals with a sense of belonging and the opportunity to connect with others who may have similar experiences and challenges. This can help reduce feelings of isolation and increase feelings of support and validation.
  2. Improved self-esteem and confidence: Through group therapy, individuals can gain insights into their own thoughts, behaviors, and feelings, and learn new ways of thinking and communicating. This can lead to increased self-awareness and improved self-esteem and confidence.
  3. Better communication skills: Group therapy provides an opportunity for individuals to practice and improve their communication skills. This can include active listening, expressing thoughts and feelings effectively, and giving and receiving feedback.
  4. Enhanced coping skills: Group therapy can help individuals learn new coping skills to deal with stress and life's challenges. They can learn from the experiences of others and benefit from their insights and perspectives.
  5. Cost-effectiveness: Group therapy is often more cost-effective than individual therapy. This can make it an accessible option for individuals who may not have the resources to pay for private therapy sessions.

Overall, group therapy can provide a supportive, therapeutic environment where individuals can learn, grow, and heal. It can be especially beneficial for those struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship difficulties, and trauma.

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Cynthia Holbrook in a group counseling session.