Group Work

The Benefits of Group Work for Children and Adults Impacted by Divorce

Published on May 11, 2016 under Group Work
by Robert DiCarlo, Ph.D. Family members affected by divorce are likely to experience a range of emotions, thoughts, and feelings that may have consequences for short and long-term healthy functioning.  In general, engaging family members in a therapeutic process has been shown to improve outcomes for both the parents as well as the children of divorce.  Group counseling may be a favorable alternative to costlier and lengthy individual therapeutic interventions. Group modes of therapy have unique processes that benefit members in ways that can be challenging to achieve through individual therapy.  For example, interacting with a group of individuals with…
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