Research has shown that group therapy can lead to improvements in social skills, self-esteem, and problem-solving abilities in children with these difficulties. Studies have found that group therapy can lead to improvements in attention, behavior, and social skills in children with ADHD and social interactions, communication, and adaptive behaviors in children with Autism. It’s worth noting that the effectiveness of group therapy may depend on the specific population, type of therapy, and the setting in which it’s applied. Group therapy should always be part of a comprehensive treatment plan and should be tailored to meet the specific needs of the child.
Group therapy can be used as an adjunct to medication and other interventions. For children with ADHD and Autism, studies have found that group therapy can lead to improvements in attention, behavior, social skills, social interactions, communication and adaptive behaviors.