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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 an integral part of the therapeutic process.
group therapist n.
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(Psychiatry) 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
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psychotherapy in which a group of patients, usu. led by a therapist, discuss their problems.
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|Noun||1.||group therapy - psychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapist; interactions among the members are considered to be therapeutic|
psychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
family therapy - any of several therapeutic approaches in which a family is treated as a whole
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