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Group online therapy, is also known as group e-therapy, group e-counseling, or group cyber-counseling. The online support group has emerged since mankind found the benefits of the Internet, yet is a relatively new development in mental health in which a therapist or counselor provides psychological advice and support over the Internet in a group format. It provides many benefits to include location challenges, limited budgets and desire for anonymity.
Group Therapy online targets individuals from all walk of life that face common life challenges. Group therapy utilizes the support of peers and the experience of trained professionals to help understand and discuss integral parts of one’s self. Yet, Online therapy is not appropriate for everyone, but it has shown effectiveness in some situations. Therefore, group sessions aims to combine the best of both conventional and online approaches to online mental health support.
It is important to note that group online therapy cannot be considered as psychotherapy and will never replace traditional group therapy. While online therapists cannot diagnose or treat mental illness online, they can offer guidance and advice to people experiencing problems in relationships, work, or life. Despite its limitations, online group counseling becomes an important resource for a growing number of users that benefits from it.