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Block 5 | Technical and Special Issues in Group Psychotherapy


Determining the type of treatment and facilitating entry into treatment is crucial to the success of the treatment. Utilizing a didactic and experiential approach this workshop provides participants with a review of the essential elements that determine whether the foundation for a successful short-term or long-term group treatment can be built. Key theoretical and technical concepts such as methods for screening and  preparing patients for group, techniques for building an effective group, successful integration of  new group members, and the effective conduct of a short-term group will be discussed. The application of major theoretical and technical innovations such as bridging, and the immediacy principle will be reviewed and experientially demonstrated within this workshop group setting.

Earlier Event: October 20
Working with Aggression in Groups
Later Event: November 10
Creating a Group Flow