The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

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by Irvin D. Yalom, Molyn Leszcz
     
 

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In this completely revised and updated fifth edition of group psychotherapy’s standard text, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator present the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise. Among the significant new topics: Online therapy Specialized groups Ethnocultural diversity…  See more details below

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In this completely revised and updated fifth edition of group psychotherapy’s standard text, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator present the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise. Among the significant new topics: Online therapy Specialized groups Ethnocultural diversity Trauma Managed care Plus hundreds of new references and clinical vignettes

Editorial Reviews

American Journal of Psychiatry
Probably the best single-author book on the subject ever written.
Contemporary Psychology
Far and away the best book about group psychotherapy.
Booknews
This standard text in the field covers aspects of group therapy such as interpersonal learning, group cohesiveness, transparency and transference, patient selection, problem patients, specialized therapy groups, and training the group therapist. This fourth edition is revised to reflect the changes in DSM-IV and features new sections on combining individual and group therapy, and brief group therapy, as well as new clinical vignettes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465012916
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/03/2008
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
569,769
File size:
2 MB

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"Further enhances its . . . position as the single best book in the field of group psychotherapy."

Meet the Author

Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was the recipient of the 1974 Edward Strecker Award and the 1979 Foundation's Fund Prize in Psychiatry. He is the author of When Nietzche Wept (winner of the 1993 Commonwealth Club gold medal for fiction), Love's Executioner, Every Day Gets a Little Closer (with Ginny Elkin), and the classic textbooks Inpatient Group Psychotherapy and Existential Psychotherapy. Molyn Leszcz, M.D., F.R.C.P.(c) is head of the Program in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto.

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