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Understanding Self and Others

This therapy group is open to students who are interested in understanding themselves and their relationships, learning to communicate more honestly and effectively with others and gaining support from peers. The group meets at CAPS and typically has five to eight members and two co-leaders (CAPS staff). Group sessions are usually 1 ½ hours long, and are held weekly during fall and spring semesters. What group members talk about and when is up to each individual. Most find that once they feel comfortable in the group, they benefit from discussing issues that led them to counseling. All members agree to keep group content confidential. Individuals can benefit from membership in a therapy group in the following ways:

  • Gain greater self-awareness
  • Understand their relationships better
  • Improve existing and future relationships
  • Increase self-esteem
  • Learn to trust others
  • Foster personal growth

Groups are offered multiple times a week.  For more information please contact Dr. Susan Walker at walkersu@montclair.edu. Interested students have a pre-group meeting with group co-leaders before entering group.