Later In The Groups Life The Working Phase

As the group develops over time, the individual members are more able to tolerate and respond to one another's feelings. There is a greater sense of safety and common purpose: whatever happens, we are here to help one another. The therapist can allow exchanges to play themselves out for longer periods of time intervening later on with questions, observations, or interpretations that foster further insight and growth.

Now, when a confrontation occurs, the therapist can sit back and observe, knowing that the group has experienced this before and knows that he or she will intervene if the therapist thinks it's necessary. Otherwise, as uncomfortable as it may get, it feels safe enough. After a time, the therapist has a choice of interventions, depending on the therapist's theoretical orientation.

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