Addiction Group Therapy in South Carolina
Group therapy is one of the most important addiction treatment modalities. However, many clients are initially shy and ashamed to share their stories with strangers. This is entirely normal, and our clinical therapist know how challenging it is to speak candidly about your addiction and the effects it has caused in your life.
BriteLife South Carolina is an atmosphere of hope and healing. The staff and your rehab peers will stand with you to encourage you and support your struggles. Through it all, South Carolina group therapy will afford you the opportunity to be open and honest to heal and recover from addiction.
How Does Group therapy Work?
Most people understandably are afraid before joining a group therapy session for the first time. What should I say? What types of things should I discuss? Will everyone think I am weird?
These are common feelings and it’s crucial to feel comfortable during any therapy session. Please bear in mind that you’re not the only one who is sharing and having these same worries. By revealing your story, you’ll begin to understand the origins of your addiction and the causes behind it.
Initially, the other group peers will be outsiders to you, but rapidly you’ll begin to see them as friends and “teammates.” As you come to realize recovery is a team sport!
Benefits of an addiction support group
Group therapy is an important treatment modality of addiction rehab. It’s also shown to be an effective method for promoting progressive growth and change.
This psychosocial therapy provides an opportunity for clients to reveal their addiction battles. At the same time, the other group members communicate by sharing their own stories. As a result, clients gain a better comprehension of their addiction and set goals for their healing and recovery.
Group therapy benefits include:
- Peer support and encouragement
- Point of view through discussion
- Behavioral advances
- Cultivates trust and awareness
While group can appear overwhelming at the beginning, it’s more gratifying than most outside people think. By listening to other client’s stories, individuals can connect with the topic and gain invaluable perspective that they are not alone, and they can recover.
Small groups of 10-12 clients intersect and gain recognition about their addiction. Group therapy in South Carolina is utilized alongside individual therapy, as well as other treatment modalities including. Support is also essential for accomplishment in rehab, and group therapy provides assurance and a supporting cast that can always relate to your addiction problems.
Group Therapy Creates Support and Camaraderie
Addiction is widely known as being a lonely disease, but group therapy is 180 degrees in the opposite direction. The group provides immediate support, camaraderie, and empathy. Giving and receiving encouragement from others with related substance abuse issues is one of the fastest ways of finding insight, relief, and confidence during your addiction treatment episode.
Initially, it may be hard to see the solution to your problem because you’re too close to it. By discussing your addiction experience in a group, you’ll receive sage advice and support in a confidential, safe place.
Not only is group therapy useful, but the many other evidence-based therapies offered at BriteLife South Carolina that include:
- Adventure therapy
- Art Therapy
- Nutritional guidance
Call us today to get on the road to recovery.