How group counseling benefits colleagues
Many clients spend as much time with their coworkers as they do with their families. In fact, strategies used in group counseling for colleagues and business partners often resemble family therapy.
The world of modern business is fast-paced and stress-inducing. Employees and employers alike deal with demanding clients, stiff competition, and quick turnarounds. Colleagues have high expectations of each other and of themselves.
Counseling provides an opportunity to step back and take stock of everyone’s emotional well-being. It can also offer a safe place to examine and correct problematic behavior.
Therapy sessions for business groups are practical and focus on results. A counselor can teach skills to improve motivation and productivity. Participants also learn techniques to reduce stress and resolve conflicts amicably.
Other counseling topics depend on the unique needs of each group. Sometimes business partners have financial problems that are causing discord. Other times employees suffer bullying or harassment. In some cases an employee with anger management issues may make coworkers feel uncomfortable or even unsafe.
Counseling is an empowering experience. Participants are empowered to examine themselves and figure out what is making them think and act in productive and destructive ways. For instance, a worker may have blown up at a client not because of anything that was wrong in the moment but as a result of some unresolved conflict or untreated mental disorder. Understanding all the forces at play provides an opportunity to address issues that lead to unproductive behavior. Business group counseling allows the time and space to perform this vitally important work.
Experienced counselors have trained to treat each individual holistically. Once they have some insight into the things that motivate their emotions and behavior, they are able to work with other participants and solve group concerns.
Contact the MindSol Wellness Center for business group counseling in Sarasota, FL
If you are curious about how group therapy could benefit your Sarasota FL-area business, call the MindSol Wellness Center today at (941) 256-3725.