Interactive Group Therapy: Integrating, Interpersonal, Action-Orientated and Psychodynamic Approaches [NOOK Book]


First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Interactive Group Therapy: Integrating, Interpersonal, Action-Orientated and Psychodynamic Approaches

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The book contains no figures.

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Earley (Director of the Group Therapy Center of Long Island) presents an approach that attempts to combine the three main strands of American group therapy. Covering both long-term and short-term therapies, Early emphasizes an active leadership style, group member interaction as the primary vehicle for change, and an attention to unconscious processes and childhood origins of current problems. He explains the proper way to facilitate this approach and discusses issues arising from special populations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135826758
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 262
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
Chapter 1 Introduction 1
I. The Therapeutic Change Process
Chapter 2 Access 9
Chapter 3 Healing Response 18
Chapter 4 Experimenting 37
Chapter 5 Inner Healing 44
Chapter 6 Transcript 50
II. Creating A Therapeutic Group Culture
Chapter 7 How to Structure a Group 61
Chapter 8 Therapeutic Group Norms 80
Chapter 9 Responsibility, Motivation, and Direction 94
Chapter 10 Self-Exploration--Awareness and Insight 103
Chapter 11 Interactive Work 118
Chapter 12 Presence and Contact 129
Chapter 13 Transcript 136
III. Facilitating the Process
Chapter 14 Defenses and Resistance 149
Chapter 15 Problem Ownership 158
Chapter 16 Aggression 168
Chapter 17 Intervention Choices 174
Chapter 18 The Group Leader's Attitude 185
Chapter 19 The Leader-Client Relationship 197
Chapter 20 Outside Contact Between Group Members 210
IV. Group-Related Issues
Chapter 21 Developmental Stages of Group Process 219
Chapter 22 Termination 236
Chapter 23 Group Roles and Positions 243
Chapter 24 Difficult Group Members 251
Chapter 25 The Group as a Whole 260
V. Special Issues
Chapter 26 Gender and Diversity 275
Chapter 27 Other Issues 282
Chapter 28 Specialized Groups 296
Chapter 29 Societal Issues 310
Glossary 321
Appendix 325
References 339
Index 343
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2009

    Everyone cannot write a book

    This book was hard to follow. When used in a classroom setting, the instructor and the book were not on the same page.

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