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Group Therapy: A Radically Effective Vehicle For Unlocking Therapeutic Change

Updated: May 14



Welcome to the transformative world of group therapy! If you're curious about diving into a supportive community that can accelerate your personal growth, you're in the right place. In this blog, we'll explore the dynamic and impactful approach to group therapy, inspired by the visionary Dr. Irvin D. Yalom. His groundbreaking work has not only changed the way we view group therapy but has also paved the way for individuals to connect, support each other, and flourish together.


Yalom's approach isn't just about sitting in a circle and sharing feelings. It's a journey that mirrors real-life interactions, allowing you to explore your patterns, gain insights, and build meaningful connections with others. Let's break down why Yalom's approach is so transformative:


We're All in This Together (Universality):


  • Idea: Group therapy shows us that we're not alone in our struggles.

  • Impact: Feeling understood and knowing others share similar experiences reduces isolation and creates a safe space where everyone belongs.


Helping Each Other Helps Us (Altruism):


  • Idea: Helping others in the group contributes to our sense of purpose.

  • Impact: It's a two-way street – as you help others, you're also receiving support, reinforcing the idea that everyone has something valuable to offer.


Figuring Out How We Tick (Interpersonal Learning):


  • Idea: The group is like a mini version of real-life relationships.

  • Impact: Through interactions, you'll learn more about your communication style, how you relate to others, blind spots and the effects of your behaviour.


Creating a Circle of Support (Group Cohesiveness):


  • Idea: Building a sense of belonging and connection within the group.

  • Impact: Trust, empathy, and respect grow as you share experiences and vulnerabilities, creating a community that supports your journey.


Letting It Out Together (Catharsis):


  • Idea: Emotional release and expression within the group setting.

  • Impact: Sharing your emotions becomes a powerful experience, offering relief and contributing to your personal growth.


Sarah is gearing up to co-facilitate a series of group therapy sessions in Ibiza this spring centred around some common themes. If you're keen on discovering more about yourself and open to working in a collaborative and supportive environment, keep an eye out for upcoming dates in March 2024.


Limited places. €20 per-person. Evening sessions. Central island location.


If you are looking for Therapy in Ibiza, Counselling in Ibiza or Psychotherapy in Ibiza then please get in touch via WhatsApp.







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