People around a table in a group therapy session at CAPS

Group Services & Therapies FAQs

What is Group Therapy?

Peer-to-peer Interaction

In group therapy, 4-10 people meet with one or more trained group therapists and talk about what is troubling them. Group therapy provides exciting opportunities for growth and development. Groups meet weekly. Groups tend to be anywhere from 1 to 2 hours in length. Confidentiality is discussed in all groups. Group orientations (30-minute introductory meetings with a therapist) are required prior to joining some groups.

CAPS is committed to the health and safety of our students. We continue to review protocols including masking, distancing and virtual options to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and its variants, as well as to keep you and all members safe. For that reason, CAPS groups and workshops will be held virtually, unless otherwise noted.  

Group offers:

  • An open, trusting, and safe environment.
  • Hope, genuineness, caring and support.
  • A place to feel accepted and connected.
  • The opportunity to learn about one’s self and different ways of relating to people.
To obtain more detailed information regarding the types of groups available please view our Group Listings and Times page or call (765) 494-6995.
Understanding Self and Others (USO) Groups

Students can:

  • Share experiences with other CAPS clients.
  • Give and receive support and feedback.
  • Experiment with new interpersonal behaviors.
  • Talk about in-group, peer-to-peer interactions.

A group orientation must be completed prior to beginning a USO group.

Support Groups

Students can:

  • Talk with peers.
  • Give and receive support.
  • Learn new ways of interacting with others.
Psycho-educational Groups

Students can:

  • Focus on education and learning.
  • Increase knowledge of resources.
  • Build coping skills.