W When pursuing recovery in treatment, it is likely that your treatment plan will possess several methods to best accommodate for your individual needs. While many forms of psychotherapy and other groups possess intellectual prospects in the therapeutic process, there are some groups that specialize on the application of knowledge. Skill Development Group Therapy is an effective way for members to develop, hone and practice skills to function in the outside world and be able to handle stressors and avoid potential relapses. Combined with adequate knowledge, these groups equip members with the capability of applying their knowledge into a successful recovery.
``Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.`` - Dr. Rollo May
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