Whatever their symptoms and problems, most people who seek addiction treatment experience the underlying difficulty of establishing and maintaining satisfactory relationships with others.
The purpose of the group is honest, interpersonal exploration, i.e. learning about yourself in relation to and as seen by other people.
Evidence indicates that group therapy participation increases a person’s connection with self, self confidence, self esteem and self care in order for participants to gain the skills to develop and maintain positive relationships.
These group sessions are difficult at first but become easier as self confidence is restored and trust develops.