group therapy

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of group therapy

: therapy in the presence of a therapist in which several patients discuss and share their personal problems called also group psychotherapy

group therapist

noun

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First Known Use of group therapy

circa 1925


GROUP THERAPY Defined for English Language Learners

group therapy

noun

Definition of group therapy for English Language Learners

  • : a method for helping people with mental or emotional problems by having them discuss their problems together in a group


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group therapy

noun

medical Definition of group therapy

: therapy in the presence of a therapist in which several patients discuss and share their personal problems

group therapist

noun

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