A crucial part of the Therapeutic Community process involves sharing one’s experiences with other members. In a seminal study, Wootton (1977) explored the process of sharing in a mental health Therapeutic Community. Our research expands on and further develops those early findings.
By sharing their experiences in group meetings, Therapeutic Community clients can engage in self-reflection and receive feedback and support from others. However, several hurdles can get in the way and make sharing difficult.
This section of the website explores some of these hurdles and the ways in which Therapeutic Community members navigate them. Click on the following links to know more: