Group Therapy

Mental Health, TMS & Psychiatry located in Fox Valley Mall, Aurora and Chicago, IL and Las Vegas, NV
Group Therapy

Group Therapy services offered in Fox Valley Mall, Aurora and Chicago, IL and Las Vegas, NV

Talking with others struggling with similar issues helps you learn more about yourself and how to make positive changes in your life. At Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy in Aurora and Chicago, Illinois, Lawrence Abah, PMHNP-BC, Pauline Bao Ling Soh, PA, and the team use modern behavioral science to help their patients achieve mental wellness. They offer group therapy to help those who would benefit from sharing with and listening to others. To find out more about group therapy at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy, call or schedule a consultation online today.

Group Therapy Q&A

What is group therapy?

Group therapy is a type of psychotherapy that includes one or more behavioral health specialists who work with several people at the same time. These groups usually focus on helping people with a specific problem or skill. 

While in group therapy, your therapist leads the discussion but encourages equal participation from all of the members of the group.

Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy is a modern psychiatry practice that provides patient-centered care. The team uses many techniques to help their patients reach their goals, including group therapy.

What are the benefits of group therapy?

Group therapy offers many benefits, and patients are often surprised at how rewarding it is. Some of the benefits include:

  • Developing a support network
  • Learning new coping skills 
  • Sharing your concerns in a supportive environment
  • Finding people who can help you stay accountable

Talking and listening to others with similar problems helps you gain perspective and makes you feel less alone.  

What are some types of group therapy?

The team at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy may use different types of group therapy to address specific issues. Some of the types include:


Cognitive behavioral groups

Cognitive behavioral groups work together to identify and change negative thoughts and behaviors and improve emotional and mental well-being.


Interpersonal groups

Interpersonal groups help people work on their social interactions. These groups also help you get the support you need.


Skills development groups

Skill development group therapy focuses on helping you develop specific skills, such as managing anger or improving social skills.


Support groups

Support groups are a type of psychotherapy for those struggling with a specific mental illness and their families. These groups help individuals and their families develop coping skills and find outside support for their struggles. 

Am I a candidate for group therapy?

Schedule a consultation at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy to see if you’re a candidate for group therapy. The team completes an initial psychiatric consultation to determine your needs and develop your personalized treatment plan.

They may recommend individual and group therapy if they think it can benefit your mental well-being. Or, the team may recommend transitioning to group therapy after individual therapy.

Call Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy or schedule a consultation online today.

Mental Health, TMS & Psychiatry located in Fox Valley Mall, Aurora and Chicago, IL and Las Vegas, NV