ACU Portrayal of Group Therapy on Addressing Mental Health Issues Paper

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You have the choice of picking a movie that needs to focus on group therapy in the mental health field. You will write a reflection on the movie, your reaction to the characters, the message the movie was sending and your overall thoughts on the validity this movies has concerning the depiction of the mental health field.

Reflection Paper on movie needs to be 3-5 pages. Please make sure to state the movie of your choice.

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Running head: PORTRAYAL OF GROUP THERAPY ON ADDRESSING MENTAL
HEALTH ISSUES

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Portrayal of Group Therapy on Addressing Mental Health Issues
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PORTRAYAL OF GROUP THERAPY ON ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

Portrayal of Group Therapy on Addressing Mental Health Issues
The film industry has plays a significant role in creating movies aimed at raising
awareness on various mental health issues. Various mental health issues have been brought
into public awareness, such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, alcohol addiction and
substance abuse among others. The role of the film industry in increasing awareness of
existent mental issues plays an important role in making individuals aware of the different
forms that mental health issues manifest themselves. For example, alcohol addiction is not
easily identified by an individual since it is normally concealed by a façade of social activity
that enforces a sense of belonging among individuals.
Hence, the paper shall explore a movie that focuses on group therapy in the mental
health field. This movie to be assessed is ‘My Name is Bill W.’, which shows the journey of
a stockbroker, Bill Wilson, to his recovery from alcohol addiction as well as the creation of
the renowned ‘Alcohol Anonymous’ group (Durchow & Garner, 1989). The discussion will
assess the message of the movie concerning alcohol addiction as well as how they depict it.
The movie’s depiction if the group therapy in treating alcohol addiction will be assessed
based on the actual clinical mental health treatment through group therapy.
Summary of ‘I am ...


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