group therapy

noun

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

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group therapist noun

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There will also be yoga and fitness rooms, a classroom and different rooms for group therapy, Curran said. Alexandra Kukulka, chicagotribune.com, "Eating recovery, behavioral health facility for children to open in Northbrook," 2 July 2019 Large practices, training clinics, and community health centers sometimes offer group therapy facilitated by a licensed therapist at a very low cost, Vaile Wright says. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "7 Ways to Find an Actually Affordable Therapist," 15 Feb. 2019 Togetherspace provides group therapy remotely using video connections. Peter Krouse, cleveland.com, "First 10 startups make pitch for time at Plug and Play in Cleveland," 1 Mar. 2018 Mueller received some pointed comments from a panel of mentors about elements missing from his pitch on TogetherSpace, a company seeking funding to offer online clinical and group therapy to patients dealing with depression, trauma or addiction. Julie Washington, cleveland.com, "Mentoring sessions open first day of Medical Capital Innovation Competition in Cleveland (photos)," 23 Apr. 2018 Enter group therapy programs, Moore suggests, which will give you the opportunity to see how others talk about their emotions. Korin Miller, SELF, "Here's What Alexithymia Actually Is—and Why It Can Make Therapy Challenging," 14 Feb. 2019 But first, there's the play: Gloria: A Life, a stage experience that's one part theater, one part consciousness-raising group therapy session. Noor Brara, Vogue, "Gloria: A Life Is One Part Theater Experience, One Part Group Therapy," 19 Oct. 2018 Today Donna is in a group therapy session at Family First, an outpatient substance abuse program for women. Hayley Krischer, Marie Claire, "How Heroin Came for Middle-Class Moms," 20 Aug. 2018 Most of their addiction patients get individual or group therapy, or both, at the agency across the street, the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa. Abby Goodnough, New York Times, "When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic," 23 June 2018

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First Known Use of group therapy

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

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group therapy

noun

English Language Learners Definition of group therapy

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

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

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group therapist noun

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