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Group Therapy

Group therapy

Group Therapy focuses on the interactions that occur in the group, which becomes a space to air the problems of each one of the members and find a solution to them. Like individual psychotherapy, this work method is aimed at helping people resolve their conflicts, find their emotional balance, stimulate their personal growth, enhance their social skills and provide them with the coping tools they need. Group therapy is so effective because people feel that they are not alone with their problem, the isolation to which many had been subjected is broken. On the other hand, the possibility of sharing their emotions and thoughts without fear of criticism fosters a high level of group cohesion that leads to more stable psychological changes in the long term.

 

DATA & STATISTICS

 

Group therapy became popular in the United States after World War II. Slavson founded the American Group Psychotherapy Association, while his rival Moreno created the American Society Group of Psychotherapy. Subsequently, other schools and authors had a significant influence on these therapies, such as Gestalt, neo-Freudians, Ellis or Carl Rogers, Alex Figueroa, Psychology and Mind.

 

BENEFITS

 

The patient can see and learn about the condition she is going through and also how it affects other people. This helps not only understanding, but also the accompaniment offered by the psychotherapy group. Discovering that the image that a person gives is very different from what she herself thinks. Group therapy offers members a very important framework of support and accompaniment, as an added benefit to the understanding of personal problems. People are part of a group in their day to day, such as the family group, friends, school and work among others. That is why this type of psychotherapy allows us to understand why some situations occur and the ways to solve it.

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Family Constellations

Generally group therapy to resolve blockages and unwanted repetitive patterns that come from previous generations and that affect my life now, following the teachings of Bert Hellinger and the orders of love.

Family constellations is a therapeutic approach developed by the German psychotherapist Bert Hellinger. It is based on the idea that the problems and conflicts we experience in our lives are related to unconscious dynamics and loyalties within our families.

The family constellation is carried out in a group or individual space with the help of a facilitator or specialized therapist. During a session, the individual seeking the constellation, known as a "client," selects other members of the group to represent key members of their family or related system, including parents, siblings, or other relatives.

Once representatives have been selected, the client places each one in the room space according to her intuition, thus creating a "constellation" that reflects the family dynamic. Through observing rep positions and interactions, hidden patterns and relational dynamics are revealed that may be contributing to customer problems.

The facilitator guides the constellation, asking questions and facilitating the exploration of the representatives' feelings and experiences. As patterns and dynamics are unraveled, solutions or reconciliations can be found that allow the client to free themselves from the blockages or conflicts they were experiencing.

Family constellations are based on the idea that there is an energetic field or a "collective consciousness" that unites the members of a family, and that the traumas or imbalances of previous generations can affect future generations. Through the symbolic representation and exploration of these dynamics, it seeks to restore balance and order in the family system, which can lead to greater harmony and well-being for the client.

It is important to note that family constellations are not widely accepted in the scientific community and there is no strong scientific evidence to support their effectiveness. However, many people have reported benefits and improvements in their emotional well-being through this practice. If you are interested in exploring family constellations, I would recommend finding a trusted therapist or facilitator with experience in this area.

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