Group therapy is basically a shared experience in the therapeutic setting which involves the trained and experienced professional who has worked in a variety of similar settings. A collaborative environment is promoted and the focus is on the development of interpersonal relations. The group members share their concerns and the emotional and psychological problems are discussed and they are treated with the group therapy and it addresses a variety of problems. In a group therapy there are psychologist who basically leads a group of around 5 to 15 clients. The group meets for an hour or two every week and they participate in the group activities.
The clients discuss their issues and emotions they experience related to their problems. Group therapy helps in improving the behaviour issues, social skills, communication, and helps in the management of aggression and maintains the self-esteem. Moreover, the clients have reported that they feel less shy and lonely after the group therapy sessions. They groups are a source of support which provides a network of people who have shared issues and face difficulty in dealing with daily life activities. Listening to the problems of others and discussing their experience and what they are feeling helps the other feel that they are not alone. Moreover, talking to other in the therapy sessions builds up confidence and assists them in having positive aspirations for their future.