At the completion of Fall semester 2012 almost 100 UF students completed evaluations about their group therapy experience. On average they attended 8 sessions that semester. Here is what they said:
- 100% of students agreed or strongly agreed with this statement: The group counselors created a safe and supportive group environment.
- 99% of students agreed or strongly agreed with this statement: I am satisfied with the quality of my group counseling experience.
- 90% of students agreed or strongly agreed with this statement: At the end of group, my overall well-being has improved.
- 88% of students agreed or strongly agreed with this statement: Group helped me improve my ability to communicate and interact with others.
“This was a great group that really helped me to have a healthier college experience.”
"My experiences in group have made me more accepting of myself and progressing in life. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity.”
“The best place and aspect at UF.”
“This has been an invaluable experience. I do not think I could have accomplished all that I have personally without group.”
“This was an amazing and helpful experience. I am grateful to the facilitators and other group members for being so supportive and judgment free as I worked through my situation. I will never forget the people I met here and the support received.”
“Group has been wonderful. I’m very happy to have been recommended this coming out of individual counseling.”
The most helpful aspect of my group therapy experience has been:
“Being able to talk/vent and get feedback from professionals; Feedback that friends wouldn't normally give.”
"Calm, quiet discussions and the consideration of everyone for each other. It was truly supportive.”
“Hearing different opinions from other people and how to relate them back to my experiences”
“Learning skills to improve my well-being and knowing that I am not alone in struggling...”
“Having a place to express issues I faced in my day to day life, and also provide support for others.”