For several months, a patient in group therapy always participated
in conversation but only shared positive stories about her own life. During the next session, she finally confessed that she has been depressed and cutting herself. What is the best response by the PMHNP?
A. “Why did you hide this important disclosure from the group for so long?”
B. “Thank you. Remember that everyone needs to share personal information.”
C. “You must feel comfortable with the group now to share this with us.”
D. “Excellent. It wasn’t that difficult to share this with the group, was it?”