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What psychotherapy is best for helping an adult learn social skills?

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Dr. Laura Davies
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Group

Many things can be helpful, and it primarily depends on your diagnosis.
In general, to improve social skills, group therapy can be helpful.

In brief: Group

Many things can be helpful, and it primarily depends on your diagnosis.
In general, to improve social skills, group therapy can be helpful.
Dr. Laura Davies
Dr. Laura Davies
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Group Therapy

I have been conducting group for over 25 years and I have found this modality extremely effective in improving social skills, particularly expanding one's empathetic range.

In brief: Group Therapy

I have been conducting group for over 25 years and I have found this modality extremely effective in improving social skills, particularly expanding one's empathetic range.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Kevin Nasky
Psychiatry

In brief: Depends

Depends on the particular disorder (causing the social skills deficits) and the individual's particular strengths and weaknesses, thus thorough assessment is key to 'prescribing' the therapy that best "fits" the person.
Common techniques to teach social skills include instruction, modeling , role-playing, shaping, feedback, and reinforcement, .

In brief: Depends

Depends on the particular disorder (causing the social skills deficits) and the individual's particular strengths and weaknesses, thus thorough assessment is key to 'prescribing' the therapy that best "fits" the person.
Common techniques to teach social skills include instruction, modeling , role-playing, shaping, feedback, and reinforcement, .
Dr. Kevin Nasky
Dr. Kevin Nasky
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