An Integrative Group Therapy Model for Depression and Anxiety in Later Life

  title={An Integrative Group Therapy Model for Depression and Anxiety in Later Life},
  author={I. S{\"o}chting and E. O'Neal and Betty M. W. Third and J. Rogers and J. Ogrodniczuk},
  journal={International Journal of Group Psychotherapy},
  pages={502 - 523}
Abstract Research shows that elderly patients are fully capable of benefiting from psychotherapy, and often prefer this non-pharmacological treatment option. Further, there is consensus among geriatric clinicians and researchers that a group format for psychotherapy is likely especially helpful for the elderly. In this paper, we describe a unique group therapy program for elderly patients referred to a community outpatient setting for depression and/or anxiety. This integrated group therapy… Expand
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