Group therapy

What is Group Therapy?


Group therapy can be an effective form of treatment for children who are experiencing mental health concerns. Group therapy involves bringing a small group of children together in a therapeutic setting, typically led by a  trained  child psychologists and therapist, where they can share their experiences, learn from each other, and work through any challenges they may be facing under guidance and supervision.

What can we do at AWC?

At American Wellness Center our highly qualified child and  adolescent clinical psychologists offer  different types of group therapy for children, each with its own specific focus and objectives.

Social skills group therapy:

The focus of this program is on helping children develop and improve their social skills. It can be particularly beneficial for children who have difficulty interacting with others or have been diagnosed with conditions such as autism spectrum disorder. Our well trained and specialized therapists evaluate and then create groups based on needs, requirements and evidence based diagnosis.

Trauma-focused group therapy:

This type of group therapy is designed for children who have experienced traumatic events, such as abuse or neglect. The professionals at AWC aim to help children process and cope with their traumatic experiences and develop healthy coping mechanisms.

Behavior management group therapy:

This type of group therapy is designed to help children who struggle with managing their emotions and anger. It can teach children how to identify and express their feelings, develop coping strategies, and control their anger in appropriate ways.

Grief and loss group therapy:

This type of group therapy is designed to help children cope with grief and loss, such as the loss of a loved one or a major change in their life. It can provide children with a safe and supportive environment where they can process and express their feelings, and learn coping strategies to navigate their loss.

Who are the best candidates for Group Therapy?

Group therapy can be particularly beneficial for children as it allows them to share their experiences and learn from each other, which can help to reduce feelings of isolation and promote a sense of connection and understanding. Our group therapy sessions are designed to provide children with an opportunity to practice social interactions and communication skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Group therapy is cost-effective for families, provides a space for peers to understand each other, and also it allows children to learn from the experience of others who may have gone through similar experiences.

It is important to note that group therapy usually is recommended to be used in conjunction with other forms of treatment, such as individual therapy. At American Wellness Center, we aim to offer comprehensive treatment plan through different type of group therapies tailored to children's specific needs and these groups are being created based on the diagnosis, symptoms and other important factors considered by well trained professional psychologists at AWC.

We encourage you to follow the treatment plan of your child’s clinician to get the optimum results.

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