So often, people are afraid to be angry. I love how this therapy group dealt with the emotion. Too bad I cannot do it alone because it would be a great coping skill!
If any of you have ever had group therapy, you will know what I mean when I say that every session has an atmosphere. You can walk into the room and instantly feel relaxed and open or, as it felt this week, you can feel the tension and sadness and want to walk straight back out again.
I don’t know why it seems to happen that the whole group feels one underlying emotion at the same time. Do moods become cyclical? Does the strongest personality in the room influence the others? Is it the weather? Whatever, this week our group was angry, sad, tired and and lacking in motivation to want to change.
But our therapists are amazing and they like a challenge. Picking up on the anger and knowing that we weren’t going to get anywhere in a session full of so much negativity, our female therapist said…
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