The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy [NOOK Book]

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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

"...reflects the latest DSM-IV changes, and features new info on ...

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Overview


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

"...reflects the latest DSM-IV changes, and features new info on brief group therapy and combining individual and group work to deal with the newly emerging homogeneous focal groups--including survivor groups."

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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780465012916
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 3/3/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition, Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 122,402
  • File size: 2 MB

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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Table of Contents

1 The therapeutic factors 1
2 Interpersonal learning 19
3 Group cohesiveness 53
4 The therapeutic factors : an integration 77
5 The therapist : basic tasks 117
6 The therapist : working in the here-and-now 141
7 The therapist : transference and transparency 201
8 The selection of clients 231
9 The composition of therapy groups 259
10 Creation of the group : place, time, size, preparation 281
11 In the beginning 309
12 The advanced group 345
13 Problem group members 391
14 The therapist : specialized formats and procedural aids 429
15 Specialized therapy groups 475
16 Group therapy : ancestors and cousins 525
17 Training the group therapist 543
App Information and guidelines for participation in group therapy
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  • Posted October 5, 2009

    good book

    It is full of good theory but a litle overwhelming in the short class I had.

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  • Posted February 11, 2009

    Group Therapy

    If you are interested in leading groups someday, this is a must read book. Don't assume that you know how to run a group without reading this book!

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