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How effective is group therapy after a spinal cord injury?

How effective is group therapy after a spinal cord injury?

Laura Tuck, PsyD

Psychologist, Memphis VA Medical Center

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Group therapy is actually very effective because it’s an opportunity to meet with other people who have gone through or are going through this similar or same situation. When we work with people, we’re all experts—and you all have expertise on ... Show More

Group therapy is actually very effective because it’s an opportunity to meet with other people who have gone through or are going through this similar or same situation. When we work with people, we’re all experts—and you all have expertise on your body and your experience—and we have our own experience from working with similar people, or from an academic background. However it’s invaluable what you can get from peers and other caregivers. We find it is a wonderful opportunity for people to also make friends and have connections, so once they leave the hospital they’re able to continue the rehab process in a supportive group.

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How effective is group therapy after a spinal cord injury?

Laura Tuck, PsyD

Psychologist, Memphis VA Medical Center

More Videos by Laura Tuck
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Group therapy is actually very effective because it’s an opportunity to meet with other people who have gone through or are going through this similar or same situation. When we work with people, we’re all experts—and you all have expertise on your body and your experience—and we have our own experience from working with similar people, or from an academic background. However it’s invaluable what you can get from peers and other caregivers. We find it is a wonderful opportunity for people to also make friends and have connections, so once they leave the hospital they’re able to continue the rehab process in a supportive group.

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