Group Therapy Icebreaker Questions For Adults

Group therapy can be an intimidating prospect, both for individuals and the group facilitator. Icebreakers are an important part of helping people feel comfortable in such a setting, get to know each other and build relationships with one another. Here are 20 creative and engaging icebreaker questions for adults in a group therapy setting.

1. What brings you here today?
2. If you could sum yourself up in three words, what would they be?
3. What are three of your most cherished values?
4. What is the fondest memory you have from childhood?
5. Who is the biggest influence in your life and why?
6. What was the last “aha” moment you had?
7. Do you have any hidden talents or quirky hobbies?
8. What do you find most rewarding about your life right now?
9. When you’re feeling down, what is the one thing that cheers you up?
10. What do you think is the most important thing in life?
11. If you could invite five guests – living or dead – to dinner, who would you choose?
12. Describe an experience where you were proud of yourself.
13. What is your favorite thing to do in your free time?
14. What is the most meaningful item in your house?
15. What would you sing if you had to perform karaoke right now?
16. What are three pieces of advice you have been given that have made a lasting impact?
17. What is the best book you have ever read and why?
18. If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?
19. What is one thing you have done lately to take care of yourself?
20. If you could have any superpower, which one would it be?