Group of teen

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Group therapy helps teens give and receive support while learning from each other and their therapist by discussing the issues they have in common. As a teen, in group you will connect with other teens who understand you and what you are going through! Does your anxiety interfere with forming healthy relationships? Does your anxiety sometimes prevent you from trying new things? Gain an understanding of your fears and worries, discover healthy ways to respond to your anxiety, and learn to manage anxiety in your friendships. This is an ongoing weekly group.

What are the Benefits of Group Therapy for my Teen?

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In a group therapy environment, a mental health professional or therapist with work with a small group of adolescents who are all struggling with similar issues. For example, one group may focus on eating disorders, while another may be for suicide attempt survivors. Group sessions are directed by the facilitator, but much of the healing and progress for the individuals come from the group dynamic. Teens who might be reluctant to share or even defiant in individual sessions with an adult, will often open up and share with peers. Teens realize they are not alone in their emotions and struggles. Often they have the opportunity to develop a more global understanding of their situation, thus shifting them away from a self-focused world view. Different groups tend to have different focuses.

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These may be things like grief, depression, anger, or could be prompted by issues with cutting, alcohol, or drugs. In these groups, students will also learn life skills that will help them deal with stress, relationships, challenges, school and more! The thing that makes our support groups different is that the teenagers, as participants, get to have input into how the group will work and what we will talk about throughout the process.
Ever feel like an anthropologist trying to decipher the odd customs of the tribe known as teenagers? Cliques and subcultures are always forming based on attitudes, styles of dress, and tastes in music. This guide will help you to identify the group where your own teen belongs.