Group Therapy and Personal Development Groups for the Tunbridge Wells to East Grinstead areas.

Group therapy is a powerful and dynamic way of working, providing a greater degree of challenge and support than one to one therapy. Groups enable us to become more aware of our reactions to others and the habitual patterns of behaviour that limit our ability to have satisfactory relationships. They can be more effective in supporting this awareness than almost any other situation due to the dynamic variety and diversity of reactions and resources available. Groups are also powerful because of the way that people’s energy can combine, creating a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.

From my practice here in Withyham I am hoping to develop further this personal development group work as run running occasional workshops to support self exploration through using our here and now awareness of ourselves and how we react and relate to others. This helps us to see what our needs are, how they relate to the meaning of our lives as well as experiencing the privileged of sharing others peoples journey’s and gaining a deeper understanding of how groups function.

I hope, specifically, to run some workshops on the theme of exploring the relationship between our psychological and spiritual needs / experience, and how they relate to each other. Exploring the paradox that we live with every day, between ‘doing’ and ‘being’.

Monthly Therapist Support Group
Click here for information about monthly therapist support group

Fortnightly Gestalt Therapy Group (Tunbridge Wells to East Grinstead)
7.30 – 9.30 p.m. on Wednesday evening. This personal development group is open to anyone with some experience of therapy. Click here to see more information

Bi-Monthly Saturday Gestalt Group
This group is on hold for the moment

Men’s Therapy Group (Tunbridge Wells to East Grinstead)
I am interested in setting up a men’s therapy group  with more emphasis on the particular difficulties us men face in understanding ourselves. Helping to understand how we have absorbed society’s imperatives for us to be ‘competent’ adults, self-sufficient and free from vulnerability, and how shame is often such a strong underlying feature of our psyche.

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If you are interested in participating in a group pleased do get in touch.