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I Have Been In Group Therapy

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    I Am Interested

    I am interested in the concept of group therapy. I am 35 years old. I have social issues that include: lack of patience, anger, selfishness, etc. I really don't see how I'm going to get much better with these issues in one-on-one therapy, since I don't really...
    KathleenAP KathleenAP 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I Have Been In Group Therapy

    Back when I was institutionalized (voluntarily) for suicidal tendencies during a psychotic episode, I attended group therapy several times a day.  And when I was released, I went back to the hospital everyday for group therapy, as well.  I really enjoyed it. ...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F Feb 5, 2009

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    Damned If I Do, Damned If I Don'T

    I'm in a program that specializes in BPD. I have group therapy from 10:15-11:30 five times a week. I don't like being in group because it makes me extremely uncomfortable and I try to say as little as possible. When I do speak, I'm very friendly. There's 8 people in my group...
    StrangeDisaster StrangeDisaster 18-21, F Sep 27, 2013

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    I Hated It...

    The guy in charge of my group was kind of a creep; he was always touching my knee, trying to get me to open up.. But he knew I hated being touched, and it just made me jump away, which made him angry.. That aside, I didn't like it anyway. The main goal of wanting real help was...
    StrippedxPride487 StrippedxPride487 18-21, M Jul 15, 2011

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    It Really Helped Me Out Of My Shell

    Group Therapy was part of my In Patient programme,we all had to do it. At first i wasn't interested,i just wanted to be left alone, especially as every single detail of what was going on with you was shared with the group, -if we didn't say it, our psychiatrist would and it could...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 16, 2010

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    Support Group Therapy

    I used to go to group and support group. It became a addiction. and I will say it helped me to some degree just to know I wasn't alone. I seen a good psychiatrist (dr harmon) who would run rings around many therapists - such a elegant and dignified lady that reflected that...
    redcoordial redcoordial 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2010

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    I Presently Attend Group Therapy.

    I'm presently in gt and wholeheartedly endorse it. I attend M-F from 9:40am till 2:05pm which mean i am in four groups per day. We have 1 educational group which include such topics as Nutritional Health and Medications. We have an "activities" type group which have included...
    justaSeeker justaSeeker 56-60, M May 19, 2010

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