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is otherwise known as a direct-contact group. Face-to-face groups are groups where individuals interact on a person-to-person basis and can therefore perceive each other's needs and responses to developing situations.

FACE-TO-FACE GROUP: "There is a range of psychotherapy groups which encourage face to face (group) interaction as their primary mechanism of communication."

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