Group psychotherapy is a treatment of psychological problem in which two or more patients interact in the present of a psychotherapist.
Objectives of Group Therapy
To help the patient to:
Milieu is a French word meaning "Middle place". In English language, milieu means "Environment" or "Setting". Therapeutic milieu is a 24 hours environment designed to provide a secure retreat for individuals whose capabilities for coping with reaiity have deteriorated. The therapeutic milieu gives them opportunities to acquire adaptive coping skills. It is the multidisciplinary therapeutic approach used on inpatient psychiatric wards.
The term milieu therapy reflects the idea of all activities in a ward and are oriented towards increasing a patient's ability to cope in the ward and relate appropriately to others. Milieu therapy generally involves groups and may include art therapy, occupational therapy, activities of daily living, community meeting, group passes and social events.