psychotherapy in which a number of patients discuss their problems together, usually under the leadership of a therapist, using shared knowledge and experiences to provide constructive feedback about maladaptive behavior.
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Origin of group therapy
First recorded in 1940–45
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Example sentences from the Web for group therapy
The group-therapy sessions are designed to bring up deep-seated pain and resentments in most of the participants.Too Close for Comfort: ‘Couples Therapy’ for Courtney Stodden on VH1|Maria Elena Fernandez|October 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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British Dictionary definitions for group therapy
psychol the simultaneous treatment of a number of individuals who are members of a natural group or who are brought together to share their problems in group discussion
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Medical definitions for group therapy
A form of psychotherapy that involves sessions guided by a therapist and attended by several clients who confront their personal problems together. The interaction among clients is considered to be an integral part of the therapy.
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Cultural definitions for group therapy
notes for group therapy
Group therapy is often used to explore interpersonal relations.
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