Group Psychotherapy

A 16-week course of Group Psychotherapy held at The School of Life's therapy space in London. 

There can be great advantages to joining a group, where we meet regularly and talk with unusual focus and openness about our emotional lives. Group therapy differs from a mere gathering of friends, because it is led by a therapist trained in how to offer structure and support and guide the conversation in the most useful and interesting ways.

Why join a group? Perhaps you are interested in self-development and want to improve your communication skills. You might feel socially anxious and struggle to assert yourself in certain situations. Maybe you feel isolated, low in mood, or you feel a bit stuck in your life and you are not sure how to move forward. Perhaps you experience relationship difficulties, or you find it hard to share and feel intimate with others. You might just want an emotional challenge. There are so many reasons to experience group therapy.


Group therapy offers rich insights into how we behave around and respond to other people. Fears, hopes and patterns of behaviour that don’t normally get observed in daily life can be studied and discussed in an atmosphere of deep insight and kindness. The group provides an opportunity to work through a range of issues, helping you experience healthier ways of relating. 

The School of Life group is on Tuesday evenings, over sixteen weeks.

If you aren't able to attend this course but might like to attend Group Therapy in the future please register your interest by subscribing to our 
mailing list, we will email you once we release new dates.

Useful information:

Currently we don’t have dates fixed for our next Group, however, please register your interest by subscribing to our mailing list, we will email you once we release new dates.

Location: The School of Life London Therapy Space, 8 Northington Street, London WC1N 2JQ

Cost: The initial therapy consultation costs £30 and will last for 50 minutes. This will be an opportunity for the facilitator to get to know you, for you to ask any questions you might have and to help you identify what you want to address in group therapy. Following this initial session if you and the facilitator decide that group psychotherapy is not the best option for you, she will either refer you to one to one therapy at The School of Life or make other suitable recommendations. If you decide to undertake the group psychotherapy course the cost for the 16-week course is £900 (This is the equivalent of £56.25 per session). You can either pay in 4 instalments of £225 (paid at the start of each 4 week period), or you can pay the full amount in advance for a 5% discount, paying £855.

Group Facilitator: Dr. Violetta Papachristodoulou, Counselling Psychologist

Read our Frequently Asked Questions about Therapy at The School of Life

Group Psychotherapy