- You realize you are not alone in your feelings and concerns
- You recognize other members’ success which helps develop optimism and hope for your own improvement
- You learn from the advice given by the therapist and other group members
- By seeing how others handle similar problems, you rapidly add new coping methods to your behaviors
- The group experiences feelings of trust, belonging and togetherness, fostering cohesiveness.
- You gain self-understanding and insight into motivations underlying your behavior and emotional reactions.
Hope – Connection – Compassion