New Psychotherapy Group


We are pleased to announce a new psychotherapy group starting in 2017. The group will be on a Thursday evening from 17:30 to 19:00 and will run for a minimum of two years.

Steve Delaney is a qualified group analyst and will conduct the group

There are 8 places available.

If you are interested in joining you can book an exploratory session with the Steve to discuss if group therapy might be helpful for you.

Group therapy is a unique opportunity of sharing your therapeutic experience with others.  Through unfolding relationships with other members of the group, you will gradually develop your interpersonal skills and establish new affirming ways of being with others.

Benefits of Group Psychotherapy

Group psychotherapy is a talking therapy that takes place in a group. Personal issues are explored in an atmosphere of developing trust and confidentiality. Some of the benefits of group psychotherapy are;

  • You can learn to communicate more openly in all you relationships
  • Understand your symptoms through your relationships with others
  • You get a better sense of yourself by being with others
  • You can help others as well as helping yourself
  • You can hear other people say the things that you have not been able to say
  • You can feel part of a group
  • Build your confidence in social situations
  • Learn to be more assertive
  • Learn to deal with conflict
  • You get long-term support
  • Its more affordable than individual psychotherapy

If you want more information about group therapy you can download our Group Therapy Leaflet.

Book and exploratory session to discuss group therapy

Please contact Share Psychotherapy on either 0114 273 0200 (24hr answer machine) : office@sharepsychotherapy.org or use the 'Contact us' tab on the left, to book an exploratory appointment.  Whether contacting by email or phone, please leave your postal address and a phone contact number.  

Here are some comments from people who have had group therapy at Share Psychotherapy

“I will be taking memories of the quiet connection I have felt with the group.  The love and affection between us.  The times we laughed and cried.  A renewed feeling of safety and trust around people.  A feeling of being valued, having increased self-esteem.  How similar and different we all are.  How brave we are.”

“I feel much more insightful, more rounded as a person and closer to my ‘true self’ then I have been for a long time.”

“The group has helped me to challenge some of my preconceived notions about myself and others.” 

Q & A’s about group therapy

What is an exploratory session?

Like all types of therapy, it is always helpful to take a little time to explore if this type of support would be beneficial to you.  Normally you will be offered three exploratory sessions that will help us decide whether group therapy is right for you.

When are exploratory sessions offered?

You can book an exploratory session on Thursdays at 16:00, 17:30 and 19:00.

Appointments last for 50 minutes.

When could I start group therapy?

If you are offered a place, you will be given a time frame for when you could join.  This is dependent on the circumstances of the group at any given time, but could vary from a few weeks to a couple of months.

How long can I stay in the group?

You get to decide when you leave the group, but as a rule of thumb, it is helpful to stay in group therapy for a minimum of one year.  This will give you and the group time to get to know one another.  It will also give you an opportunity to work through some of the issues that come up for you whilst you are in the group.  Normally the longer you stay, the more you will benefit from group therapy.

How much does group therapy cost?

Share Psychotherapy offers group therapy at a subsidised rate and we operate a sliding scale for fees.

Fees for group therapy per session are

                                             £0 - 12k                £10 

                                             £13-£20k             £12 

                                             £21-£27k             £15

                                             £28-£35k             £20

                                             £36-£40k             £25

                                             £41K+                   £30               

Exploratory sessions are the same price as weekly group fees.

Checked/updated 110th May 2017