Sooo I recently came across this blog called Farnsworth Family Blog. It’s run by someone who enjoys chronicling their family’s highlights through photos. I figured it wouldn’t have anything relevant to group therapy, but I was wrong! I found this activity that you can definitely try in group. This is how it works:

1. Sit a group member in front of a whiteboard (if you don’t have a whiteboard, you can just tape a roll of paper to the wall)
2. Instruct the other group members to write words about that person on the whiteboard/paper behind them (the group member sitting down can’t turn around to see what they’re writing)
—Make sure you tell the group members to write POSITIVE things only!!!
3. When they’re done writing, take a picture of the person & everything their group members wrote
4. Give the group member the picture once it’s printed!

Check out this image below to see exactly what I’m talking about.

Now, I understand that this can be tricky because you’re mostly likely not allowed to have cameras (or phones) in group, but I’m sure you can figure out a way to make it work. This is a great self-esteem booster, and it’s something the group members can keep with them forever. Imagine how they’ll feel when they get the picture!


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