Nursing. | NRNP 6650 | Walden University
One curative factor present in groups is fostering a sense of belonging or acceptance among its members. This can include creating an environment where participants feel heard and valued for their individual perspectives. Additionally, this could involve developing trust among members by allowing them to express themselves without fear of judgment or criticism from the other participants or facilitator. Members may also be encouraged to give feedback and advice in an open and constructive manner, helping build a sense of unity within the group while also promoting self-reflection.
Another curative factor includes providing emotional support to members so they can better cope with difficult feelings or challenging situations in their lives. During sessions, participants are able to talk about their struggles openly with others who empathize with them and offer encouragement when needed. The therapeutic relationship formed between peers allows for deepened understanding through shared experience which helps promote personal growth as well as improved mental health outcomes such as reduced stress levels, improved self-esteem, increased insight into one’s behavior patterns/motivations etc..
Overall, these curative factors improve client progress by allowing individuals to develop meaningful connections with others who share similar struggles which encourages honest communication about difficult topics while also ultimately building greater resilience among all involved parties.