Members of the psychoeducational group share a similar or the same diagnosis, ie they experience difficulties in the same areas of life.This allows the group to focus on specific needs and unique topics, because focusing on mental health needs is a vital component of the recovery process.
Giving space to explore complex, personal topics is essential for effective self-care. In mixed groups, it can be difficult to discuss sensitive topics and ask questions that are too personal and intimate for the client.
In focused groups such as psychoeducation groups, clients benefit through interacting with others who share similar experiences. Clients ask questions, share experiences, and listen to each other to learn more about their own needs, discuss potential triggers, how to develop healthy coping mechanisms, and how to avoid self-sabotage.
Why psychoeducational groups?
Although these groups are not focused on developing interpersonal relationships, like some other forms of group therapy, clients still benefit from interacting with group members. Feelings of isolation, loneliness can be reduced through attendance, especially when clients begin to realize that their problems are not just theirs, that others are going through similar processes. Understanding that others have similar experiences helps clients to be more open and more involved. In these sessions, clients learn more about their own needs and practice new skills in a safe environment, with people willing to connect with their experiences. With the help of group influence, they can begin to work on strength development and learn how to manage their own needs and move forward.
- Work on communication
- Feeling distant or disconnected from others
- Research on specific stressors in a relationship (finances, family, infidelity, loss, infertility and other adjustments in a relationship)
- Preparing for marriage
- Research and preparation for divorce and / or divorce
- Parental preparation and support
- Visualization activities
- Stress management
- I’m sorry
- Interpersonal skills, etc.
If you feel you need therapy, here we are:
- Monday-Friday: 09:00 – 18:00
- Weekend: Closed
We also offer the possibility of various online testing.