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.
(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
group therapy n.
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.
Any form of psychotherapy involving a group of patients, rather than a one-on-one session between a patient and a therapist. (See encounter group).
Note: Group therapy is often used to explore interpersonal relations.
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