Group counselling plays an important role in enhancing the mental health of individuals associated with the group. Group consists of individuals bound together by a common interest, purpose, or function. In the present day context, the groups are functional and also goal oriented.
In groups, an individual experiences dealing with significant others in the outside world and environment, and in the process learns the group values. These group values are beneficial for all interpersonal relationships whether of friends, authority or family members.
Group counselling focuses on assisting counselees to cope with their day to day adjustment and other concerns. Examples might focus on behavioral modification, developing personal relationship skills, concerns of human sexuality, values or attitudes, or career decision making.