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group therapy

n.
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.

group therapy

n
(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

group′ ther′apy


n.
psychotherapy in which a group of patients, usu. led by a therapist, discuss their problems.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.group therapy - psychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapistgroup 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
Translations

group therapy

n (Psych) → terapia di gruppo

group ther·a·py

n. terapia de grupo.
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