Southport Central Psychology | Group Therapy
Some problems are very successfully treated in small therapeutic groups. Many people find the group setting makes them feel more confident, it reaffirms that people are not as ‘neurotic’ or alone as they might feel when experiencing life’s difficulties.
Group Therapy, Southport Central Psychology, Southport, Australia, Rosalind Philp, Psychologist
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Group Therapy

Group Therapy

Why choose group therapy over individual therapy?

Some problems are very successfully treated in small therapeutic groups. Many people find the group setting makes them feel more confident, it reaffirms that people are not as ‘neurotic’ or alone as they might feel when experiencing life’s difficulties.

Unlike individual therapy sessions, (small) group therapy offers participants the opportunity to interact with others with similar issues in a safe, supportive environment.

Participants can try out new behaviours, role play, and engage with others in not only receiving valuable feedback and insight from other group members, but also in giving it.

Isn’t a group setting a little embarrassing?

Many people are quite apprehensive about the idea of being in a group. Rosalind ensures high quality experiences by screening each possible participant privately, for suitability to this mode of treatment. Only people who will flourish in a well-facilitated structured group program are enrolled. If people do not want to participate in a group, or are not suited to group counselling, they will of course be treated in individual private sessions.

Rosalind currently conducts Group Therapy sessions for the following

  • Pre and Post Natal Anxiety and Depression
  • Mindful Mothers
  • Panic
  • Anxiety Stress and Worry Management
  • Perfectionism
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Self-esteem
  • For women getting their lives together:after relationship meltdowns
  • “Picking up the Pieces”
  • “Kickstarting Weightloss”
  • “Surviving Cancer”- maximising wellness after treatment

Medicare rebates are available to those with Health Care Cards.